2022 Recruit of Interest: New Jersey Point Guard Ben Roy

With the season unfortunately coming to a conclusion, The Providence Crier has naturally began to pivot the focus to recruiting. Recruiting, as everybody knows, is the lifeblood of any basketball program, and Providence is no different. With the roster about to significantly turn over during the next 1-2 years, it is imperative to Ed Cooley and the staff that the 2022 recruiting class is a homerun.

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Providence Hangs On: Friars Beat #10 Villanova

Providence, building a massive first half lead, withstood a surge from the shorthanded Villanova Wildcats and defeated them 54-52 to close the regular season on a high note.

With this win, the Providence Friars close the regular season at 13-12 and 6th in the Big East.

We revisit the key themes heading into the game from our preview article (https://theprovidencecrier.com/2021/03/06/providence-wraps-up-regular-season-against-villanova-prep-for-big-east-tournament-ahead/#more-3352) and discuss relevant topics heading into the Big East Tournament.

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Providence Wraps up Regular Season against Villanova – Prep for Big East Tournament Ahead

Providence, sitting at .500 for the season at 12-12, looks to end their tumultuous season on a high note against #10 ranked Villanova. The game is being held at Alumni Hall in Providence at 2:30 on Fox. Providence is looking to even the score against the Wildcats, as Villanova beat Providence 71-56 in Philadelphia.

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Providence Looks to Carry Momentum into Match-Up of St. Johns

Providence, off a 7 day break following a convincing victory over Xavier, is looking to settle the score with St. Johns after losing to them earlier this year. The last time these two teams played, St. Johns was scorching hot offensively. The Johnnies scored 92 points en route to an 11 point win, shooting 53% from 3 and 59% from the field.

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Providence Takes on Xavier in Rematch – Game Preview & Predictions

It has been about 45 days since Providence and Xavier first played. Providence had the game won on the road in Cincinnati before a horrendous late game collapse. Xavier hit a late 3 to win 74-73. The Musketeeers, to their credit, overcame a 7 point deficit with 73 seconds left to win the game.

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Providence Comfortably Wins against DePaul: Takeaways and Themes for Remainder of Season

Providence traveled to Chicago and beat DePaul 57-47, marking a two game winning streak for the Friars as they make a late season push into the NCAA tournament. Sound familiar?

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