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NCAA Tournament First Four 2017 Game Notes & Preview: (11) Providence (20-12, 10-8) vs (11) USC (24-9, 10-8) 3/15/17

Where: UD Arena – Dayton, OH

When: 9:10pm ET

How: truTV (Spero Dedes, Len Elmore & Steve Smith with Ros Gold-Onwude)/March Madness Live (Where Available)/WEEI 103.7 FM and Friars.com (John Rooke and Joe Hassett)/Westwood One (Ted Emrich and Austin Croshere)/FriarTV

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WATCH: Providence News Conference in Dayton

Providence’s Kyron Cartwright, Rodney Bullock, Emmitt Holt and Jalen Lindsey will meet with the media from 1:35pm ET through 1:55pm ET. Ed Cooley is scheduled to meet with the media from 1:55pm ET through 2:15pm ET. Following this news conference the Friars will hold an open practice from 2:20pm ET through 3:00pm ET at UD Arena:

The Providence players are at 46:30. Cooley is at 1:06:20.

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How to Watch Your Team on truTV for the 2017 NCAA Tournament

It’s that time of year again. Madness is upon us but it shouldn’t be maddening to find the channel your favorite team is playing on. If you’re here I’m assuming it’s because the game you are looking for is on truTV and you have absolutely no idea where that is on your TV dial. Below are the national providers and their channel listings, plus a local Cox channel listing for Rhode Island — you’re welcome, Friar fans. If you have a regional provider, click this link and enter your zip code to find truTV.

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Providence Makes School-Record Fourth Straight NCAA Tournament

Providence losing to Creighton in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday night broke a streak of three straight trips to the semifinals. One streak that will continue is their NCAA Tournament appearance streak. Providence will be an 11 seed in the East region in a rematch of last year’s First Round game with USC. The Friars and Trojans will face off in Dayton as part of the First Four. The game tips at 9:10pM ET on Wednesday.

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Friars Lose: (1) UNC 85, 9) Providence 66

Final Score
(9) Providence 66
(1) UNC 85
Leading Scorer Leading Rebounder
(9) Providence Dunn: 29 Lindsey: 4
(1) UNC Johnson: 21 Johnson: 10

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NCAA Tournament 2016: Game Notes & Preview (9) Providence (24-10, 10-8) vs (1) UNC (29-6, 14-4) 3/19/16

Where: PNC Arena – Raleigh, NC

When: 9:40pm EDT

How: TBS (Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller & Dan Bonner with Lewis Johnson)/WEEI 103.7 FM and Friars.com (John Rooke and Joe Hassett)/FriarTV

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NCAA Tournament 2016: Second Round Tip Times, TV Schedule and Announcer Pairings in Providence

Many Providence basketball season ticket holders opted to buy tickets to the NCAA Tournament’s First and Second Rounds being played at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center this year. While the committee wasn’t able to ensure that the Friar are playing on the opposite day that their home site is hosting games, there will be plenty of time to watch action at the Dunk before Providence and UNC tip off in Raleigh at close to 10pm EDT on Saturday night. There are also some marquee names for fans to see at the Dunk that are unlikely to be there to take on the Friars. Here are the games, tip times, TV schedule and announcer pairings for the Second Round games being played in Providence.

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