Providence College

Thom Kendall
Mike Cratty
April 11, 2019 - 7:51 pm
The remarkable journey for the UMass Minutemen took its next step with a 4-3 overtime win over the Denver Pioneers in the Frozen Four Thursday night. UMass blew a 3-1 third-period lead and appeared to lose any and all momentum heading into the overtime period. They went much of the overtime without...
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Ben Bentil
Mike Petraglia
October 21, 2016 - 2:01 pm
In the effort to trim the roster down to the maximum 15 players by next Wednesday's opener against the Nets, the Celtics have said goodbye to another draft pick. The team announced Friday that Ben Bentil, the second round pick out of Providence this June (51st overall), has been released while...
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Providence guard Kris Dunn is considered the top point guard in the draft. (Geoff Burke/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
May 19, 2016 - 5:50 am
The Celtics may take a long, hard look at Kris Dunn as a candidate for their third overall pick in the upcoming draft. But the feeling may not be mutual. According to veteran NBA scribe and Yahoo Sports insider Adrian Wojnarowski, those handling the star point guard out of Providence don't want him...
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April 13, 2015 - 4:00 am
Welcome to Monday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . MONDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Nationals at Red Sox , 3:05 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM) MLB: Phillies at Mets, 1:10 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Royals at...
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Mike Petraglia
April 12, 2015 - 7:35 am
Jon Gillies really does feel for his buddy Matt O'Connor. The Providence College goalie made that much clear after he and his Friar teammates skated off with a 4-3 win over Boston University in the NCAA championship game Saturday night at TD Garden. Gillies, voted the Most Outstanding Player of the...
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Mike Petraglia
April 09, 2015 - 6:02 pm
When it comes to understanding his surroundings, no one is better than Providence College coach Nate Leaman. The 42-year-old fourth-year coach of the Friars has led his team to the NCAA hockey title game for the first time since 1985 by virtue of a 4-1 win over Omaha Thursday night at TD Garden...
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Scott McLaughlin
October 14, 2013 - 5:12 am
It may not have been against the toughest competition in the world, but Boston University will gladly take a 2-0 start to the David Quinn era. The Terriers are a young team -- 18 of their 25 players are freshmen or sophomores -- so growing pains are going to be inevitable. They certainly...
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Scott McLaughlin
October 07, 2013 - 5:22 am
If you go to enough Hockey East media days, you'll realize that there are certain lines you're bound to hear from coaches year after year. "Anyone can beat anyone in this league." "There isn't much of a difference between the first-place team and the last-place team." "This might be the deepest the...
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June 14, 2011 - 5:54 am
WEEI.com continues to provide daily insight and analysis on the 2011 NBA draft. This is one in a series of profiles of players who might be available for the Celtics to select with one of their two picks (25th and 55th overall). Marshon Brooks Position: Shooting Guard Team: Providence Height: 6-...
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March 16, 2011 - 7:08 am
According to a report at CBSSports.com , former Boston College and Ohio State coach Jim O'Brien is one of the frontrunners for the vacant job at Providence. The report credits a source as saying Fairfield coach and former BC assistant Ed Cooley also is a leading candidate. Boston University coach...
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