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  • Adam Finkelstein: Sidiki “as mobile as he is powerful”

    Adam Finkelstein: Sidiki “as mobile as he is powerful”

    Multiple media outlets were reporting on Tuesday morning that Arizona transfer Sidiki Johnson would be transferring to Providence. If the reports are ultimately proven to be accurate, Johnson could officially suit up for the Friars by mid-year of next season, at which point he would have three and a half years of eligibility remaining. Johnson would help to provide a badly needed interior presence on a Providence team that is already strong in the backcourt and adding plenty more with […]

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  • La Salle vs St. Rays

    La Salle vs St. Rays

    Varsity Life’s game of the week took place between the La Salle Rams facing off against the defending state champion St. Rays. This game is an instant classic in Rhode Island basketball history as this game went into double overtime. Charles Correia scored his 1000th career point in this game as well as hit a three pointer to send the game into its first overtime. But St. Rays could not do enough to hold off the Ram’s and that led […]

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  • Cox Sports National Prep School Invitational Preview

    Cox Sports National Prep School Invitational Preview

    The 14th annual National Prep School Invitational presented by Cox Sports will have a new home this year as recent NCAA legislation preventing basketball events from being on division I campuses will take the NPSI away from its longtime home at the University of Rhode Island and send it to Rhode Island College. The complete schedule can be found online at www.NationalPrepInvitational.com. Fans can also check-out our schedule of games streaming LIVE on Go.CoxSportsOnline, and later to be shown on […]

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  • Friars shut-out UConn, 2-0

    Friars shut-out UConn, 2-0

    With  yesterday’s Cox Sports televised 2-0 win over UConn, senior goaltender Genevieve Lacasse  earned her 58th career victory. The mark ties former Friar great Jana Bugden for most all-time in Providence College program history. “I am very happy for Genevieve,” explained Bugden, who was in attendance Saturday for the Friars’ Tenth Anniversary Team Celebration. “She has worked extremely hard and deserves all of her success.” For the seventh consecutive game, the Friars who scored the first goal, this time breaking […]

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  • Rams upset Dayton, 86-81

    Rams upset Dayton, 86-81

    Rhode Island ended its six-game slide and picked up its first win in Atlantic 10 play on Saturday night, topping Dayton 86-81. Billy Baron scored a career-high 25 points and Rhode Island erased a late 3-point deficit to beat Dayton, 86-81, on Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd of 13,147 at the UD Arena and earn its first Atlantic 10 Conference victory of the season. Rhode Island returns home to host Massachusetts on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 7 […]

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  • South Kent vs Brewster Academy Live Stream

    South Kent vs Brewster Academy Live Stream

    Here’s the South Kent School produced stream of the #1 team in the nation, Brewster Academy (and Friar target Jakaar Sampson) & the South Kent School, featuring Providence College signee Ricky Ledo.

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  • Smithfield High School’s Athletic Success

    Smithfield High School’s Athletic Success

    In this weeks Varsity Life, we discuss Smithfield High School and all the success the teams have been having this year. They’ve won multiple state championships and they do not plan on stopping. We talk with some of the players and see how they feel about their schools success.

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  • Former Boston Bruin Ross Brooks on Varsity Life

    Former Boston Bruin Ross Brooks on Varsity Life

    Varsity Life’s Frank Carpano interviews Ross Brook and they discuss the 20th year of the annual Christopher Brooks Scholarship hockey game. They also discuss the scholarships that they give out every year to young hockey players in Rhode Island. This will be the last year of the annual hockey game as well as the annual golf tournament in Chris’ honor. Both great fundraisers that have made the Christopher Brooks Scholarship possible for now and the extended future.

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  • Friars All Access “OT”

    Friars All Access “OT”

    Cox Sports host Vin Parise and Providence College basketball coach Ed Cooley take some extra time after a Friars All Access taping to talk about the Friars’ record, how the players are growing, and the support of the fans.

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  • Coach Ed Cooley’s Basketball Camp & Giving Back

    Coach Ed Cooley’s Basketball Camp & Giving Back

    On last week’s episode of Friars All Access, Vin Parise and Coach Cooley took a look at how Ed Cooley has given back to the community in Rhode Island. Coach imparts his knowledge of basketball, leadership, and life to inspire the youth of Rhode Island to reach for the stars and achieve their dreams.

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