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  • PC Friars Lacrosse vs Denver Pioneers April 19 Preview

    PC Friars Lacrosse vs Denver Pioneers April 19 Preview

    The Providence College Lacrosse team will look to end a rough season on a high note when they play their second to last game Saturday, April 19. The 3-10 Friars will take on the 10-2 University of Denver Pioneers at the Friars home field in Providence, RI, for the Friars’ Senior Day. The Friars, led by head coach Chris Gabrielli, started the 2013-14 season off strong with three wins in their first four games (beating Vermont, Boston University and Fairfield) […]

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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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  • 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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  • Dayton Overcomes Odds in NCAA Tourney

    Dayton Overcomes Odds in NCAA Tourney

    Dayton Overcomes Odds in NCAA Tourney By Benjamin Larsen We sure do love a good Cinderella. Last year, it was Florida Gulf Coast — or Dunk City for those well informed. Before that, there was Gonzaga, Virginia Commonwealth, George Mason and Davidson. And who can forget Butler’s consecutive runs to the National Championship game? With Dayton’s unexpected and awe-inspiring run this March, college basketball fans can surely add another team to the Mount Rushmore of Cinderellas. But, how surprising is […]

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  • Watch the Documentary “Cooley” – Now Online

    Watch the Documentary “Cooley” – Now Online

    Over a year ago, Cox Sports debuted “Cooley,” an original documentary film telling the story of Providence College men’s basketball coach Ed Cooley’s rise from the South Side of Providence to coaching in the Big East. The film tells Cooley’s story, beginning with his youth in Providence, attending Central High School and earning two Rhode Island Player of the Year awards. It continues with his college career at Stonehill and previous coaching positions at URI, Boston College, and Fairfield. The […]

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  • There’s Something Special About this Team

    There’s Something Special About this Team

    As the 11th seeded Friars jet for San Antonio and a NCAA Tournament matchup with North Carolina, we look back more than five months ago, at the Big East’s Media Day in New York. Providence College Seniors Kadeem Batts and Bryce Cotton were the undisputed leaders, and Cooley knew they had the makeup to take this team to new heights. To see how things worked out for the Friars in the Big East, click here.

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  • Cotton and Batts Talk Family and Friday

    Cotton and Batts Talk Family and Friday

    Cox Sports chatted with Providence College seniors Bryce Cotton and Kadeem Batts before they head for San Antonio and Friday’s NCAA tournament match-up with the North Carolina Tarheels. The Friars earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament after capturing the BIG EAST Tournament title on March 15 with a 65-58 win over No. 14/14 Creighton at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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  • Looking Back at LaDontae’s Freshman Interview

    Looking Back at LaDontae’s Freshman Interview

    March 2014: LaDontae Henton is a Big East Champion. January 2012: LaDontae Henton is a Friar Freshman having played only a handfull of Big East Conference games and making his first appearance on Cox’s “Friars All Access” with Ed Cooley and Vin Parise. It’s always fun to look back. Ed Cooley obviously had high hopes for LaDontae right from day one. He calls LaDontae a “Jack of all trades” player whose tenacity and versatility bode well for his future. Coach […]

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  • Party at PC as Friars Head to the Big Dance

    Party at PC as Friars Head to the Big Dance

    Cox Sports was at Providence College’s Alumni Hall for yesterday’s NCAA Selection announcement and the ensuing celebration. Ed Cooley’s Friars will be a No. 11 seed and will play sixth-seeded North Carolina on Friday, March 21 in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament in San Antonio, Texas. (Click here for a full replay of our coverage from the Selection Sunday party at Alumni Hall.) The Friars earned an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament by winning the Big East […]

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  • Join the Party for the Big East Champion, PC Friars – Streaming LIVE 5:45 PM

    Join the Party for the Big East Champion, PC Friars – Streaming LIVE 5:45 PM

    Friar fans are invited to watch a FREE STREAM of the NCAA Selection Show party at Alumni Hall on the campus of Providence College on Sunday evening as the men’s basketball team learns where it will be headed in NCAA Tournament play.  WATCH REPLAY OF SUNDAY’S SELECTION SHOW SATURDAY night Providence was crowned the BIG EAST Tournament Champion by defeating No. 14 Creighton, 65-58, in the Championship Game at Madison Square Garden. Cox congratulates Coach Cooley and his team for […]

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