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Providence Recruiting Guide to the Second April 2017 Live Evaluation Period

The second and final live recruiting period of April is here to close out the live evaluation periods until July. Providence’s coaches were at all of the major shoe company events last weekend between Hampton, VA, Dallas, TX and NYC. Week two of the Nike EYBL will be in Indianapolis and they are joined in Indy by Under Armour’s Association. The adidas Gauntlet series heads to Atlanta this weekend.

As I traditionally do each spring and summer, I’ll be providing a guide for fans to follow along and see where Providence’s targets are playing during a given live evaluation period. This post will be updated as the weekend goes on and more information is known. The name of the assistant next to the player’s name indicates who the lead assistant is for that player and does not necessarily mean that coach will be at that event Continue reading Providence Recruiting Guide to the Second April 2017 Live Evaluation Period

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Providence Recruiting Guide to the First April 2017 Live Evaluation Period

The first live recruiting period of April is upon us and the Providence coaches are expected to hit the ground running to find future Friars all across the USA this weekend. The major shoe companies have their opening weekends with Nike’s EYBL starting off in Hampton, VA, Under Armour’s Association beginning in NYC for the second straight year and the adidas Gauntlet series kicks off from Dallas, TX. You can also listen to the latest Friartown Fan Voice podcast where, among other interesting topics, Brendan McGair and I previewed the first live period of April.

As I traditionally do each spring and summer, I’ll be providing a guide for fans to follow along and see where Providence’s targets are playing during a given live evaluation period. This post will be updated as the weekend goes on and more information is known. The name of the assistant next to the player’s name indicates who the lead assistant is for that player and does not necessarily mean that coach will be at that event Continue reading Providence Recruiting Guide to the First April 2017 Live Evaluation Period

Rivals Released Expanded and Updated Class of 2019 Top 100 Recruit Rankings

Rivals expanded and updated their class of 2019 recruit rankings on Thursday with with mere hours to go until the start of the first April live period. The recruiting service bumped the rising junior class rankings from a Top 75 to a Top 100 and there proved to be little change in terms of where Providence’s recruits were ranked. A few new names were added to the mix with the additional 25 ranked spots and Providence has already cast a net over some very talented players who will be evaluated more closely in the upcoming months on the various grassroots circuits beginning on Friday.

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Scout’s Expanded and Updated Class of 2019 Top 60 Player Rankings Released

Providence is hosting a 2017 guard recruit for an official visit this weekend but it’s never to early to look ahead. Scout.com released an updated and expanded Top 60 for the Class of 2019 on Friday and the Friars already have some targets that are among the best in the country as high school sophomores. The prospects range from those playing in the NEPSAC locally to

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Providence Recruiting Update: Holiday Tournaments Galore

Recruiting never stops, even during the course of the college basketball season. That was especially true between Providence’s game on December 10th against UMass and now. Ed Cooley and his staff hit the road shortly after that win over UMass last Saturday and they’ve used the extra time during the final exam break to go see some of their top recruits in action. Cooley was spotted at DeMatha Catholic on Saturday and Sunday where he took in the action and specifically watched 2017 commit Nate Watson and 2018 target Hameir Wright. Watson is already in the fold and is having a very good senior season at Bishop O’Connell.

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Providence Recruiting Update: New 2019 Offer and New 2018 Interest by Friar Staff

Providence’s first public appearance at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center for the 2016-17 season is about a week away when the Friars will play an exhibition game against Canadian school Carleton University on October 29th. The season being right around the corner doesn’t mean that the Providence coaching staff has taken their foot off the pedal on the recruiting trail, though. Providence extended an offer to a 2019 big man this week and has recently expressed interest in some new names in the class of 2018. Let’s learn more about these new Providence targets.

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Providence Recruiting Guide to the 3rd July 2015 Live Evaluation Period

The final live evaluation period of the summer is upon us and most of the attention turns to Las Vegas as many of Providence’s targets will be lacing it up in Sin City over the next few days. There is also a big AAU National tournament in Louisville taking place and some events happening in New Jersey. The Rivals — read: Wenyen Gabriel — are in Vegas at the adidas Uprising Championships so I would expect Ed Cooley will be all over them at that event.

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