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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

Steve Lavin (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

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

2012 Big East tournament (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

AP: Catholic 7 Get ‘Big East’ Name, Football Schools Keep $100M In Split

The basketball schools will receive $10 million, the Big East name and the right to play their conference tournament at Madison Square Garden.

03/05/2013

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Rothstein Files: 5 Questions Heading Into A Busy Wednesday In College Hoops

Providence is very dangerous at home. And that’s bad news for Cincinnati.

02/06/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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Big East’s Non-FBS Schools To Discuss Leaving On Saturday

Officials from the seven schools planning to break off from the Big East will hold a conference call Saturday to discuss leaving the league.

12/14/2012

D'Angelo Harrison (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Big East, Basketball Schools Headed Toward Complicated Split

The Big East is headed for another break up. This time, the seven prominent basketball schools that don’t play FBS football are planning to cut ties with the ever-changing conference.

12/14/2012

Steve Lavin

Big East Expected To Split As Basketball-Only Schools Plan Shakeup

The struggling Big East could soon announce a big, big change.

12/13/2012

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Rothstein Files: Ed Cooley Keeping Providence Ship Afloat

Entering their second season under the stewardship of Ed Cooley, Providence is deeper, hungrier, and more skilled than they’ve been in years.

07/06/2012

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