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Game Notes & Preview: Providence (1-0) vs (14) Minnesota (1-0) 11/13/17

Where: Dunkin’ Donuts Center – Providence, RI

When: 6:30pm EST

How: FS1 (Tim Brando & Bill Raftery)/Fox Sports GO (Where Available)/WEEI 103.7 FM and Friars.com (John Rooke and Joe Hassett)/FriarTV

Tickets: SeatGeek

Game Notes

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Recruiting News: Scout.com Class Of 2016 Top 100 Recruit Rankings Updated

Scout.com released their updated class of 2016 top 100. ESPN updated their 2015, 2016 and 2017 rankings on January 21st. Providence is involved with more than 10% of the Scout’s latest top 100 and the Friars can afford to be a little picky with only 2 scholarships available as of now.

To see the entire top 100, click here.

PC Recruits:

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Recruiting News: ESPN Updated 2015, 2016 and 2017 Recruit Rankings

ESPN updated all three of their high school basketball recruiting rankings Tuesday. Paul Biancardi also gave some background on how the rankings are done:

We base our rankings on the four Ps: Performance, production potential and projection, among many other factors. First we analyze and evaluate a prospect’s individual performance, his production level now and possibly at the collegiate level, his potential in the college game, and where he could land on a possible professional draft board.

Let’s start with the class of 2015 where Providence currently has 1 open scholarship:

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#pcbb Weekly Recruiting Update 9/26/14

After last weekend’s flurry of visitors Ed Cooley and his staff didn’t sit at home and rest on their laurels. Cooley and his staff were spotted all over the country this past week checking in on future prospects in 2016 and 2017 but also making a point to be seen by primary 2015 target Justin Robinson. To see where the staff was this week, check out the site feature called “Where is Ed Cooley and the staff?” which is linked at the top of the page on the menu bar.

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Recruiting News: Scout.com Class Of 2016 Top 100 Recruit Rankings Released

Scout.com released their updated post-summer Class of 2016 rankings. Just as with the ESPN rankings there are a number of PC recruits on the list.

To see the entire top 100, click here.

PC Recruits:

  • #8 – Kobi Simmons – 6’5 PG – St. Francis/Alpharetta, GA
  • #17 – Josh Langford – 6’5 SG – Madison Academy/Madison, AL
  • #31 – Rawle Alkins – 6’4 SG – Christ the King/Brooklyn, NY
  • #34 – Miles Bridges – 6’5 SF – Huntington Prep/Flint, MI
  • #35 – Amir Coffey – 6’6 SF – Hopkins Sr HS/Minnetonka, MN
  • #39 – Braxton Blackwell – 6’6.5 SF – Christ Presbyterian Academy/Nashville, TN
  • #53 – Bruce Brown – 6’3 SG – Vermont Academy/Wakefield, MA
  • #70 – Trent Forrest – 6’4 SG – Chipley/Chipley, FL
  • #90 – Jordy Tshimanga – 6’10 C – The MacDuffie School/Springfield, MA
  • #95 – JJ Caldwell – 5’11 PG – Cypress Woods/Cypress, TX

PC Recruit Makes USA U17 Team

USA Basketball announced the final 12 man roster for the U17 team that will play in the FIBA U17 World Championships beginning on August 8th in Dubai. 33 players were invited to try out overall, including 6 PC recruits. Only 1 of those 6 actually made the final cut:

2016 Tyus Battle (Gill St. Bernard’s School/ Edison, N.J.)

The other 5 PC recruits that tried out but didn’t make the team are:

USA’s first game in the preliminary round of Group A play in Dubai is August 8th against Greece. The other preliminary round games will be August 9th against Angola and August 11th against the Philippines. The USA is a two-time defending champion at the FIBA U17 World Championships.

PC Recruits Try Out for USA U17 Team

Ed Cooley was on Billy Donovan’s staff for the U18 FIBA Americas games in June. These players will be trying out for the U17 USA squad that will compete in the FIBA U17 World Championships from August 8th-16th in Dubai. Per USA Basketball, July 25th will be the only day of the tryouts that college coaches will be allowed in to evaluate the 33 players trying out for the team during the third and final live evaluation period.

Here are the 6 PC recruits, all in the class of 2016 except Eric Davis, that are trying out for the U17 USA team in Colorado Springs: