• RI Basketball Season Recaps Told by Famous Sports Movies

    RI Basketball Season Recaps Told by Famous Sports Movies

    By Daniel James Now that college basketball has come to a close there’s a lot to do to kill time during the offseason. Watching other sports is nice, but nothing beats a feel-good sports movie. As much as art imitates life however, sometimes life imitates art and fans can find themselves looking back on their teams’ season and feeling as if maybe there was a bit of a connection to some of their favorite sports films. For that reason the […]

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  • Ray Treacy Honored as Friar Track Season Kicks Off

    Ray Treacy Honored as Friar Track Season Kicks Off

    With the winter sports season officially over and the arrival of warmer weather indicating spring has finally begun, the Providence College track and field team has shifted its focus from indoor meets to outdoor. The PC Friars entered the new season of competition with something to celebrate: they have a brand new home venue at which to train and compete. Named for the current and revered long-time head coach and Director of Track and Cross Country Operations, the Ray Treacy […]

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  • Friars Win Inaugural Invitational at New Track

    Friars Win Inaugural Invitational at New Track

    This past Saturday ushered in a new chapter in an already storied running program at Providence College. The Friars ran their first ever home meet on the newly constructed Ray Treacy Track hosting Bryant and Stony Brook. In the men’s 3000 meter run, Juniors Benjamin Connor (Derby, England), Shane Quinn (Waterford, Ireland) and Liam Hillery (Smithfield, R.I.) took first through third, respectively. Connor finished in a time of 8:16.25, while Quinn and Hillery ran times of 8:17.03 and 8:23.07, respectively. […]

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  • Cooley Addresses Off-Season Needs

    Cooley Addresses Off-Season Needs

    When it comes to recruiting, there really is no off-season.   At the recent Cox Sports end-of-the season awards luncheon, we caught up with Providence College Head Coach Ed Cooley who addressed some of the team’s current needs.  Obviously, the loss of Bryce Cotton and Kadeem Batts leave a huge hole for a team that landed in the NCAA Tourney for the first time in ten years. The recent addition of 5-11 Compton, CA guard Kyron Cartwright along with frontline help from ESPN 100 prospects seven […]

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  • Cox Basketball Luncheon Awards Winners

    Cox Basketball Luncheon Awards Winners

    This past week Cox Sports held its’ annual Awards Luncheon honoring our Division I, II and III players and coaches of the year. There were a few familar faces in this year’s winner’s circle. Providence College’s Ed Cooley was named Coach of the Year for the Joe Mullaney Award after leading the Friars to the team’s second BIG EAST Tournament title and first since 1994. He also guided the team to a 23-12 mark and the Friars’ first appearance in […]

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  • UCONN and MSG Deliver During March Madness

    UCONN and MSG Deliver During March Madness

    by Vin Parise | Madison Square Garden – the Mecca of Basketball – The World’s Most Famous Arena – went through renovations the past two years and the costs were astronomical. And if you’ve followed the New York Knicks at all; the NBA has hardly been a return on investment for New York City diehard hoop fans. Eventually the bills get paid; but eventually you also need memories – you need those moments that give you goose bumps. March delivered […]

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  • PC Friars advance to 2nd round with 4-0 win over Quinnipiac

    PC Friars advance to 2nd round with 4-0 win over Quinnipiac

    The Providence College Friars played hard for the full 60 minutes as they won their first round game against Quinnipiac 4-0 in the NCAA East regional in Bridgeport, Ct. Friday night. With the win, the Friars advance to the second round and will face top-seeded Union on Saturday at 3:00pm. For Friar fans that can’t make it to Bridgeport, that game will be televised by ESPN2. The Friars took a 1-0 lead at 3:37 of the first period with what […]

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  • Ed Cooley National Coach of the Year Finalist

    Ed Cooley National Coach of the Year Finalist

    It was announced on Wednesday, March 19 that Providence College Head Coach Ed Cooley was named one of 15 finalists for the 2014 Jim Phelan Award, which is presented annually to the nation’s top Division I men’s basketball coach. The award is named in honor of Jim Phelan who coached his entire career at Mount Saint Mary’s University. He led the Mountaineers to the 1962 NCAA Men’s Division II Basketball Championship. The other finalists for the award are: Steve Alford […]

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  • Friar Hockey’s Golden Reunion

    Friar Hockey’s Golden Reunion

    Providence College has a great tradition of men’s hockey teams and as the current Friars try to put their own mark on college hockey at the NCAA Regionals in Bridgeport, Ct., the first Friar hockey team to make it to the Frozen Four, 50 years ago, gathered over a weekend in February to celebrate that team and their lasting friendships and hockey memories.

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  • NCAA Hockey: Filling Out Your Bracket

    NCAA Hockey: Filling Out Your Bracket

    NCAA Hockey: Filling out your bracket By Jayson Hron March madness isn’t reserved for college hoops. And while millions of American sports fans have already lost hope in their basketball brackets, thousands in hockey country are just now contemplating the 15 puck picks that could carry them to office-pool glory. Until Friday afternoon, when the NCAA regionals begin, hope remains alive and well for these frozen forecasters. If you’re among them, we’re happy to be your ace in the hole. […]

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