5:25 PM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014
Providence Journal 4 hours ago

College hoop Top 25 is out; little A-10 or Big East love

It’s always a pleasure to be asked to vote in the Associated Press Top 25. The preseason poll was released Friday with a top five of Kentucky (52 first place votes); Arizona (5); Wisconsin (8); Duke; and Kansas. Can you say Blue Blood?
Providence Journal 21 hours ago
Mark Divver: BU’s star freshman Eichel will be a treat to watch

Mark Divver: BU’s star freshman Eichel will be a treat to watch

Don’t have a ticket for Friday night’s sold-out game between Providence College and Boston University at Schneider Arena? Or maybe you have to take the kids trick-or-treating.You’re in luck — CoxSports...
Providence Journal Oct 29, 2014
Bill Reynolds: PC’s Kris Dunn ready to put the pain behind him

Bill Reynolds: PC’s Kris Dunn ready to put the pain behind him

I first saw Kris Dunn in March of 2012. It was at New London (Conn.) High School and I was there with colleague Kevin McNamara to see Dunn’s “Senior Night,” there to get a sneak preview of one of the Friars’...
Providence Journal Oct 25, 2014

Saracino's late goal helps Friars gain tie at North Dakota

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Nick Saracino scored both Providence goals, including the game-tying goal with 38.3 seconds remaining, as No. 5 Providence College tied the No. 3 University of North Dakota, 2-2, on Saturday night.
Providence Journal Oct 24, 2014

North Dakota 6, Providence 1: Friars are no match for UND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Drake Caggiula had a goal and three assists as North Dakota routed Providence College, 6-1, in a showdown between top-five men’s hockey teams on Friday.
Providence Journal Oct 24, 2014

PC frosh Ben Bentil gets good word from NCAA

PROVIDENCE – After losing a few key eligibility cases in his first three years at Providence, Ed Cooley won a very big one Friday.
Providence Journal Oct 24, 2014

Bryce Cotton looking for new hoop home

Bryce Cotton’s quest to carve out a place in pro basketball is at a crossroads.
Providence Journal Oct 23, 2014

#5 Friars ready for rough-and-tumble series at #3 North Dakota

Fifth-ranked Providence College (1-1) is expecting a very physical two-game series when it visits third-ranked North Dakota (3-1) this weekend for the first time since President Reagan’s second term in office.
Providence Journal Oct 22, 2014

Cooley not happy with Henton slight

NEW YORK – Here are a few dribbles and tip-ins from Big East media day. *The Big East is lacking star power- on Oct. 22 anyway. After riding Doug McDermott’s press clippings in Year One of the conference, the Big East’s preseason Player of the Year is D`Vauntes Smith-Rivera of Georgetown. Some college hoop fans will ask `Who is that?’’
Providence Journal Oct 22, 2014

PC picked to finish fifth in preseason Big East poll

NEW YORK – Providence College is picked fifth in the Big East men’s basketball preseason poll of the league’s coaches.
Providence Journal Oct 21, 2014

Sharks’ John Scott credits former PC assistant coach for helping him earn college degree

BOSTON — San Jose’s John Scott probably wouldn’t have earned his mechanical engineering degree from Michigan Tech if not for Jamie Russell, his former coach with the Huskies.
Providence Journal Oct 19, 2014

St. Andrew's Terrell Brown could be next big man on R.I. campus

BARRINGTON — Terrell Brown’s sizeable basketball potential is now coming to fruition and the basketball world is taking notice.
Providence Journal Oct 19, 2014

Mark Divver: American hockey talent found all over the map

If anyone has an accurate read on the pool of young U.S. talent, it’s Granato, the coach of USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program U-18s.
Providence Journal Oct 18, 2014

The Madness is over; college hoop season around the corner

The smoke has cleared. The music has (thankfully) died down. The students have enjoyed their big night – and better come back for the games!
Providence Journal Oct 16, 2014

PC skates to 3-3 tie with U.S. National Team Development Program U-18s

PROVIDENCE – Fifth-ranked Providence College received the kind of difficult test that coach Nate Leaman was looking for in Thursday night’s very entertaining 3-3 exhibition tie with USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program U-18 team at Schneider Arena.