BOC and I really enjoyed our time in Newark at the Legends Classic despite the 1-1 result from the Friars. We met a ton of great people and despite the humble pie served by UVA, the Friars should feel good about themselves going the rest of the non-conference slate. Here’s all the content we’ve put out over the last few days.
- Friars Spoil Justin Moore’s Return, Get Key Road Win at VillanovaThe Crier is fully aware that the Villanova Wildcats were 10-10 entering today. However, this was always going to be a tough win to get. The Wildcats were fighting for their tournament lives to try and get a win today and got a huge emotional boost with the return of Justin Moore. No matter. These … Continue reading “Friars Spoil Justin Moore’s Return, Get Key Road Win at Villanova”
- Providence Looks to Start a New Trend Against the Kyle Neptune-Led Wildcats – Providence Villanova PreviewFor the last several years, the Villanova Wildcats have been the class of the Big East (and of college basketball, if we are being honest). Jay Wright ran a Top 5 program, and Providence often succumbed to the juggernaut that was the Wildcats. Whether it be in conference games or at the Big East Tournament, … Continue reading “Providence Looks to Start a New Trend Against the Kyle Neptune-Led Wildcats – Providence Villanova Preview”
- After Slow Start, Friars Dominate Bulldogs & Get Season SweepLadies and Gentlemen, it’s officially sweep season in the Big East. At the end of the day, a race for the Big East crown is all about getting splits and a few sweeps along the way. Well the Friars are now two-for-two in their chances to sweep a conference foe with a 79-58 victory over … Continue reading “After Slow Start, Friars Dominate Bulldogs & Get Season Sweep”
- Friars Looking for Bulldog Season Sweep – Providence Vs. Butler PreviewThere are few “gimmes” in the Big East. This may constitute as one, as Providence hosts the 11-10 Butler Bulldogs. Butler is 3-7 in conference and coming off a shellacking from both Creighton and Connecticut. In their first match-up, Providence beat Butler by 20 and held them to 52 points. Below, we’ll discuss what Providence … Continue reading “Friars Looking for Bulldog Season Sweep – Providence Vs. Butler Preview”
- Crier Recruiting Corner- Junjie “Barry” WangThe Friars had a recruit visit this past weekend when PC took the floor Saturday against DePaul. Junjie “Barry” Wang is a 6-8 forward from China. He attended the Friars 75-64 victory over DePaul. Barry currently plays for the NBA Global Academy in Australia. Wang also has international experience competing for the Chinese U15 national … Continue reading “Crier Recruiting Corner- Junjie “Barry” Wang”