Providence basketball

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John Rooke
September 05, 2019 - 1:32 pm
The march toward March is back on, for Providence. After failing to reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time in six years last season, the Friars now know the road(s) they must travel in order to return to the Big Dance in 2020. The Big East Conference schedule has been finalized and features a...
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Providence coach Ed Cooley
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John Rooke
June 06, 2019 - 4:11 pm
There’s a strong mix of opportunity and jeopardy for the 2019-20 Providence Friars, as the team announced its non-conference schedule Thursday afternoon. Opportunity features games with name programs, expected to be contenders nationally and within their own leagues, coming from Florida, Texas,...
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WEEI
June 12, 2018 - 2:01 pm
By John Rooke At first glance, Ed Cooley must think highly of his new kids. Providence released its’ 2018 non-Big East schedule Tuesday, and the 13 opponents (8 home, 3 neutral, 2 away) feature a few college basketball heavyweights in the mix. The season opens on Tuesday, November 6th at the Dunkin...
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WEEI
September 15, 2017 - 10:16 pm
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering whatever happened to Gayle Sierens? With the long-awaited Big East schedule release this week, the major takeaway from a Providence perspective? A second straight year starting with two straight road games in conference play. Anyone else in the league...
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WEEI
September 12, 2017 - 2:58 pm
By John Rooke When you are expected to be a contender, you can’t expect to receive any favors from anyone – including the schedule-maker. But all in all, as the 2017-18 Big East men’s basketball schedule was released Tuesday by the conference, Providence fared about as well as any of the preseason...
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