Providence, coming off an 83-75 win against Georgetown, look to sweep this week with a win at home against the Butler Bulldogs. We provide insight into the Butler Bulldog team and how the Friars can secure a victory. Butler is coming off a 19 point defeat to the UCONN HuskiesContinue reading “Providence Looks to Finish the Week 2-0 at Home: Butler – Friar Preview”
Providence, coming off a 12 day break due to COVID issues within the program, were able to take care of business and win against a sharpshooting Hoya team 83-75. The win for Providence keeps them atop the Big East at 5-1 and improves their record to 15-2. We revisit the keys to victory and analyze themes that helped propel the Friars.Continue reading “Providence Returns from COVID Pause and Beats Georgetown to Remain Atop the Big East”
The #21 nationally ranked Providence Friars will play their first game in 12 days after a postponement of 3 games due to COVID hitting the Friar squad. Providence takes on the Georgetown Hoyas. We preview the game and provide our thoughts on the Hoya squad.Continue reading “Providence Looks to Continue Winning Ways After COVID Break: Georgetown – PC Preview”
Providence, fresh off landing a stellar 3 man recruiting class in 2022, look to stack another solid recruiting class on top of that to continue to remain in the upper echelon of the Big East. We analyze team needs for the 2023 class, identify the key recruits Providence is targeting, and provide our predictions for who the Friars ultimately land.Continue reading “The 2023 Recruiting Primer: Providence Friars”
Providence, 14-2 and coming off a very nice win at home against St. John’s, looks to head into Omaha and get a road win on the Creighton Blue Jays. This is the first game of a big week for Providence, matching up at home against UCONN on Saturday.
In staying true to form, we give below a breakdown of the Creighton Blue Jays and our blueprint for how the Friars should look to execute to secure the ever difficult Big East road win.Continue reading “Providence – Creighton Preview: Friars Look to Steal One on the Road”
Providence, fresh off a dismantling at the hands of the Marquette Golden Eagles, look to right the ship against St. Johns. The Friars play the Red Storm Saturday at Noon in Providence on FS1.
We break down the Red Storm and detail our keys to the game for a Friar victory.Continue reading “Providence Looks to Rebound Against the Johnnies – Providence St. John’s Game Preview”
The Providence Friars, 1-0 on their 2 game road trip after soundly defeating DePaul 70-53, look to head back to Rhode Island with hopes of beating the Marquette Golden Eagles in Wisconsin. The game will be taking place at 9PM EST on FS1.Continue reading “Friars Look to Finish Road Trip with Win Over Marquette – Game Preview”
It is truly incredible what is happening in Friar Town. Providence is 13-1, atop the Big East, nationally ranked, and on an 8 game winning streak. When I’ve glanced over this team’s statistics, nothing jumps out which clearly defines why Providence is doing so well. Is it fool’s gold or can the numbers help tell us something?
I decided to take a deeper dive into how this team stacks up nationally, using a few key metrics to compare the Friar team as a whole to the rest of the D1 (using stats through games as of 1/1). I then got a bit more granular and compared individual stats to the rest of the players in the Big East.
The findings below tell a pretty unique story that this Friar team has hung its hat on defense, and that will be their calling card moving forward. Additionally, the sum of this team is greater than its individual parts, exemplified by no one individual player dominating stats like we’ve routinely seen with Friar teams in the past.Continue reading “Analyzing Providence’s Scorching Start Through Statistics”
Providence, fresh off a win against a depleted #15 Seton Hall team, strolled into Chicago and handily beat the DePaul Blue Demons to get to 13-1 on the season. Providence maintains their grip atop the leaderboard of the Big East at 3-0 in conference play and have won 8 in a row. We break down the win below.Continue reading “Providence Cruises to an Easy Road Win against Depaul 70-53”
Providence, hot off a win at home against #15 Seton Hall, look to extend their 7 game winning streak when they take on the Blue Demons of DePaul in Chicago. We preview the game below and provide keys to victory for Providence.Continue reading “Providence Friars Look to Start 2022 With a Win – PC vs. DePaul Preview”