Providence

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13:  Ben Bentil #0 of the Providence Friars goes up to the basket as Daniel Ochefu #23, Josh Hart #3, and JayVaughn Pinkston #22 of the Villanova Wildcats defend during a semifinal game of the Big East basketball tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 13, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

No. 4 Villanova Escapes Providence With 63-61 Win In Big East Semis

Ryan Arcidiacono hit two free throws with 3.1 seconds left after a questionable foul call, and fourth-ranked Villanova escaped Providence 63-61 on Friday night to return to the Big East title game.

03/13/2015

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No. 24 Providence Rallies To Beat Struggling Seton Hall

Ben Bentil scored a career-high 21 points and added 10 rebounds and No. 24 Providence shot 67 percent from the field in the second half in rallying from a big first-half deficit to defeat Seton Hall.

03/05/2015

FILE -- St. John’s players Phil Greene IV, left, Rysheed Jordan, second from left, Chris Obekpa, second from right, and Sir'Dominic Pointer talk during the second half of their win over Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on Dec. 6, 2014. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

St. John’s Holds Off Providence’s 2nd Half Rally, 75-66

Sir’Dominic Pointer had 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists to help St. John’s beat Providence 75-66 on Saturday.

01/31/2015

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01/20/2015

St. John’s guard Rysheed Jordan (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

St John’s Tops Providence For First Big East Win

Rysheed Jordan added 15 points and Sir’Dominic Pointer had scored 14 and grabbed seven rebounds for St. John’s (12-4, 1-3), which shot 51 percent overall and made a season-high 10 3-pointers.

01/15/2015

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05/06/2014

LaDontae Henton #23 of the Providence Friars reacts after James Michael McAdoo #43 of the North Carolina Tar Heels hit a free throw during the closing seconds of the Tar Heels 79-77 win during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at AT&T Center on March 21, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

No. 6 North Carolina Survives Scare By Providence

James Michael McAdoo sank two free throws in the final 3.5 seconds, and No. 6 seed North Carolina rallied to beat 11th-seeded Providence 79-77 Friday night.

03/21/2014

during the Championship game of the 2014 Men's Big East Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 15, 2014 in New York City.

Providence Beats Creighton 65-56 To Win Big East

The fourth-seeded Friars (23-11) used a 2-3 zone to hold the second-seeded Bluejays (26-7) 24 points below their season average and to an 8-for-30 effort from behind the 3-point line.

03/15/2014

Doug McDermott #3 of the Creighton Bluejays receives congratulations from his father, head coach Greg McDermott of the Creighton Bluejays. (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Despite Major Shakeup, Big East Tournament Tickets Remains Among Most Expensive

The Big East is as good as ever, particularly after adding a Creighton team that features likely NCAA Player of the Year Doug McDermott.

03/12/2014

Ed Cooley of the Providence Friars. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Cooley Rallies Friars & More

The Friars are now legitimately in the NCAA picture after five consecutive victories including wins over Creighton and Xavier.

01/27/2014

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Providence Beats St. John’s 84-83 in Double-OT Thriller

Bryce Cotton made the biggest defensive play of the game and then the biggest offensive play. What would you expect from a guy who played 50 minutes and nearly had a triple-double?

01/17/2014

Policemen keep watch as all trains towards Boston were cancelled at Pennsylvania Station, in New York, on April, 19, 2013. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Limited Amtrak Service Resumes Between New York And Boston

Transportation to and from the Boston area was virtually shut down Friday morning as the manhunt continued for the second suspect in the marathon bombings.

04/19/2013

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Big East: One More Time, With Feeling

The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.

03/18/2013

Kris Dunn #3 of the Providence Friars fights for the rebound during the second round of the Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 13, 2013. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cincinnati Makes Easy Work Of Providence At Big East Tournament

JaQuon Parker had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Bearcats (22-10), who might have solidified an NCAA tournament berth with the win.

03/13/2013

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