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.
- How One Offseason Has Laid the Groundwork for a Final Four RunEverybody has heard the slight murmurs in the background: “This was a fluke season by Providence” “Flash in the pan” “Everybody is gone. I hope Friar fans enjoyed this lucky run” Let everybody enjoy making these comments. With what Ed Cooley did this past season and into the offseason, the trajectory of this program has … Continue reading “How One Offseason Has Laid the Groundwork for a Final Four Run”
- Bryce Hopkins Transfers to Providence – Analyzing the ImpactFormer Top 50 4 Star recruit Bryce Hopkins from Chicago decided to depart the Kentucky Wildcats and transfer to Providence College. Like Locke and Floyd Jr., Hopkins considered Providence out of high school, but ultimately enrolled elsewhere. After playing spot minutes on a loaded Kentucky squad this past year, the big bodied 3/undersized 4 will … Continue reading “Bryce Hopkins Transfers to Providence – Analyzing the Impact”
- Friars Add Former Husky and PC Legacy- Corey Floyd JrLast June, the Big East conference got rid of the 20+ year rule of disallowing intra-conference transfers. The Friars are the first school to take advantage, as former UConn guard Corey Floyd Jr announced he’d be transferring to Providence Sunday afternoon. The theme of this offseason appears to be transfers seeing the light and turning … Continue reading “Friars Add Former Husky and PC Legacy- Corey Floyd Jr”
- Friars Strike Again in The Portal- Land Devin Carter & Clifton MooreIt’s been a great Easter weekend for Friar fans. After landing Louisville transfer Noah Locke on Friday, Cooley and staff got two more pledges to Friartown on Sunday. Both Clifton Moore and Devin Carter visited campus this weekend and both announced their intentions to play for Providence.
- Portal Spotlight- LaSalle’s Clifton MooreWhile Friar fans were anticipating the visit of South Carolina guard Devin Carter, there was another portal target on campus this weekend, Clifton Moore. Clifton Moore is a 6-11 big man who original played at Indiana for two years before transferring and playing at LaSalle the past two seasons. Last year he averaged 12.9 ppg … Continue reading “Portal Spotlight- LaSalle’s Clifton Moore”