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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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  • 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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  • Baby Bryce: Cotton’s 1st “Friars All Access” Frosh Interview

    Baby Bryce: Cotton’s 1st “Friars All Access” Frosh Interview

    Time sure flies. So interesting to watch Freshman Bryce Cotton being interviewed by then “Friar’s All Access” host Kristina Akra and then Friars Coach Keno Davis. Bryce appears quiet and a bit nervous compared to the confident young man he has since become. The segment showcases “Bryce’s Freshman Journal” in which Cox cameras documented his feelings at initial practices as well as his first game. Cotton notes the big difference in high school and college basketball among other observations. He […]

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  • 100% Cotton: Four Years Have Flown By

    100% Cotton: Four Years Have Flown By

    Friars Co-Captain Bryce Cotton joins Coach Cooley and host Vin Parise on “Friars All Access” final show of the season. Coach Cooley has called Cotton, the name by which his teammates and coach prefer to address him, the most valuable player in the country. Vin Parise wants to know how Bryce has arrived at this level of success. Cotton explains that every year he has focussed on a couple of different aspects of the game. A lot of hard work […]

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  • College Basketball Preview: PC Friars vs Butler Bulldogs 2/23

    College Basketball Preview: PC Friars vs Butler Bulldogs 2/23

    The 17-10 overall Providence College men’s basketball team is in Indianapolis, Indiana today for a February 23 match-up against the 12-14 overall Butler University Bulldogs. The PC Friars, 7-7 in conference games, are coming off an 82-79 loss in double overtime at home to Villanova on February 18, while the Bulldogs, 2-12 in conference games, are coming off of a 77-52 defeat by St. John’s on the same day, which gave them their fifth straight loss. The Friars will look […]

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  • Adam Finkelstein talks about Ed Cooley’s Friar recruits

    Adam Finkelstein talks about Ed Cooley’s Friar recruits

    February means tough conference play, make it or break it games on the road to tournament season, and, of course, recruiting expert Adam Finkelstein’s annual visit to “Friars All Access” to discuss Ed Cooley’s recruiting efforts. Adam points out that Cooley’s relentless approach to recruiting has really been noticed, and that Providence College is considered a team on the rise.  Cooley has been recruiting at an extremely high level since his arrival, but has basically been fairly unlucky, as we […]

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  • PC’s dance team has all the right moves

    PC’s dance team has all the right moves

    Bryce, Kadeem and Company are not the only ones giving it their all on the floor of the Dunk. The Providence College Dance Team pours energy and inspiration into each game. Certainly, most fans enjoy their tightly choreographed, flawless moves, at each game, but many folks probably don’t realize the extremely labor intensive and time consuming work that goes into each routine … until now. The young women on the team are extremely committed. Head Coach Ashley Fishback (PC ’11) […]

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  • K-Mac’s Friars and Big East Perspective

    K-Mac’s Friars and Big East Perspective

    The Providence Journal’s Big East man-in-the-know, Kevin McNamara, dropped in on “Friars All Access‘” Vin and Ed show. Parise and Cooley spoke with Kevin about a number of hot-button Friar Hoops topics. McNamara admits two months ago, he never saw the Friars as being where they stand today, to Cooley and his staffs’ credit. Kevin also feels that at NCAA tournament time, a team is evaluated on their best wins, and that PC’s Creighton and Xavier wins will remain impressive. […]

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  • Friars: How We Got Here…

    Friars: How We Got Here…

    In case you missed it, “Friars All Access” takes a look at just how the Friars landed where they did come January 2014. Fall 2013 was a mixed bag for Friars Coach Ed Cooley, his team and loads of Friar fanatics. It seemed that the joy accompanying the dawn of a new era in Friartown was often quickly tempered by one unanticipated wrinkle or another. The expression “two steps forward and one step back” seemed to be the theme underscoring […]

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  • Who knew LaDontae Henton could sing?

    Who knew LaDontae Henton could sing?

    On “Friars All Access” show #1 we get to know the “glue guy,” LaDontae Henton. It is enjoyable to see just how mature this junior has become in such a short time. On fan favorite segment “Friar to Friar,” Henton’s teammates take us inside the man, his humor and his love of singing Beyonce’s songs. Well Spoken and introspective, Henton tells Coach Coooley and Vin Parise, “The team is still strong.” and “We’re all we’ve got.” Henton relates how he […]

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