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  • Providence College @ #12 Georgetown

    Providence College @ #12 Georgetown

    Courtesy of the Georgetown athletic department, here are the game notes for this afternoon’s game as the Friars head to DC to face the #12 ranked Hoya’s in Georgetown’s Big East home opener. Tip off is at 2 PM, with TV coverage on ESPN2. Today’s game marks the 60th meeting all-time between the schools. The Hoyas lead the head-to-head series, 40-19, and have won the last five games, including an 83-81 decision last year. Georgetown is 20-4 all-time at home […]

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  • URI vs. James Madison on tap from Orlando

    URI vs. James Madison on tap from Orlando

    The University of Rhode Island Rams head to Orlando tonight to face the James Madison Dukes as part of the 2011 UCF Holiday Classic. This is the first ever meeting between the two schools & between the two coaches, and the teams’ seasons so far couldn’t be more opposite. James Madison comes in with a 6-3 record and have won 5 of their last 6, including a 62-57 victory over George Washington. Jim Baron’s Rhody Rams on the other hand […]

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  • Baron: “It’s a learning process…”

    Baron: “It’s a learning process…”

    Before the recent URI-PC interstate rivalry game, URI head basketball coach Jim Baron talked to Cox Sports about his team’s slow start; about his decision to discipline players; and about the impressive graduation rate his basketball program has maintained.

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  • PC-URI highlights from The Post-Game Show

    PC-URI highlights from The Post-Game Show

    PC fans may want to revisit the highlights of the Friars’ big win over URI – especially after last night’s sobering loss to St. Johns, 91-67, in a game televised by Cox Sports. URI fans now lament the loss of their top two scorers, Nikola Malesevic (out with a broken hand) and Jamaal Wilson (dismissed from the team for an unspecified violation of team rules.) The season remains young, and hope springs eternal in both camps.

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  • Providence & URI recruiting update

    Providence & URI recruiting update

    Cox Sports’ resident recruiting analyst Adam Finkelstein of the New England Recruiting Report recently gave views an update on Providence College & University of Rhode Island basketball recruiting. Coach Cooley continues to look for a big man to round out his stellar class while Jim Baron has needs on the perimeter & a couple of scholarships yet to fill

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  • PC @ St. John’s on Cox Sports

    PC @ St. John’s on Cox Sports

    PLEASE NOTE: the vendor for our guide failed to update our TV listings, but tonight’s game will be on Cox Sports at 7pm. Here are the official game notes for the start of Providence’s Big East season. The Friars surprised everyone but Coach Cooley with the success they had in the non-conference schedule. Even though they hardly faced a murderer’s row of opponents, few would have thought they would be in this position heading into January. They have a great […]

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  • Cox on Campus Wrestling: J&W vs. Roger Williams

    Cox on Campus Wrestling: J&W vs. Roger Williams

    Cox Sports heads to Johnson and Wales where the Wildcats took on the Hawks from Roger Williams.

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  • Friars drop Rams 80-61

    Friars drop Rams 80-61

    Few experts were willing to predict the decisive 19 pt margin of victory, but Ed Cooley’s Providence College Friars left no doubt as to which team is the best in the state, in defeating Jim Baron’s Rams 80-61. Bryce Cotton led a balanced attack with 19 points. Bryce Kofane continued his impressive play of late, contributing 10 rebounds. The struggling Rams,now 1-11, were without their second-highest scorer Nikola Malesevic (13.4 ppg.), who suffered a broken hand after Sunday’s 68-65 loss […]

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  • Finkelstein: What to Expect in Billy Baron’s Debut

    Finkelstein: What to Expect in Billy Baron’s Debut

    After literally years of anticipation, Billy Baron will finally suit up for his father and URI tonight. It couldn’t come at a better time as URI is out of the gate with a 1-10 record and in desperate need of help in the backcourt – both in terms of their point guard play and three-point shooting. Tonight’s game against Providence puts his anticipated debut on center stage and if you’re not familiar with the youngest Baron brother from his days […]

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  • Parise: Rams need to shut down at least 2 of the Big 4 for PC

    Parise: Rams need to shut down at least 2 of the Big 4 for PC

    Here are 3 big factors to watch tonight as Jim Baron and URI host yet another state rivalry against the Providence Friars- First 8 Minutes The team that gets off to a good start is a big factor tonight. It’s going to be interesting to see how both teams look after the first two media timeouts.  Auburn transfer Andre Malone & Virginia transfer Billy Baron are finally eligible to play for the struggling Rhody Rams who are 1-10.  So from […]

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