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Friars Win: Butler 60, Providence 70

1H 2H Final
Butler 29 31 60
Providence 25 45 70

Stat Leaders

Points Rebounds Assists
Butler Baldwin: 25 Baldwin/Wideman:7 Jorgensen: 5
Providence Cartwright: 18 Bullock/Young: 8 Cartwright: 11

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Game Notes & Preview: Providence (10-5, 1-1) vs Marquette (10-4, 1-1) 1/3/18

Where: Dunkin’ Donuts Center – Providence, RI

When: 6:30pm EST

How: CBSSN (John Sadak & Steve Lappas)/CBSSN Live (Where Available)/WEEI 103.7 FM and Friars.com (John Rooke and Joe Hassett)/FriarTV

Tickets: SeatGeek

Game Notes

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Friars Lose: Providence 64, (25) Creighton 83

1H 2H Final
Providence 29 35 64
(25) Creighton 39 44 83

Stat Leaders

Points Rebounds Assists
Providence Watson: 20 Bullock: 10 Diallo: 6
Creighton Foster: 18 Krampelj: 8 Foster/Mintz: 4

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Game Notes & Preview: Providence (10-4, 1-0) at (25) Creighton (10-3, 0-1) 12/31/17

Where: CenturyLink Center – Omaha, NE

When: 2:30pm EST

How: FS1 (Vince Welch & Nick Bahe)/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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AP 2017-18 Preseason Poll Released

The Associated Press released their preseason poll on Wednesday and Providence was among the group of schools who received some votes but not enough to crack the Top 25. The Friars got 34 votes and are ranked 30th by the 84 writers who cast ballots. The Big East has 3 schools inside the Top 25, including league favorite Villanova who is ranked 6th. The Friars’ first opponent at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center as part of the Gavitt Tipoff Games is Minnesota who is ranked 15th and Providence’s in-state rival finds themselves two spots in front of the Friars 9 days before the 2017-18 season kicks off across the country.

Here’s how the Big East and Providence’s non-conference opponents fared in this preseason poll:

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Providence Sending Four Players to 2017 Big East Media Day on October 18th

The Big East will hold their annual Media Day on Wednesday, October 18th  at Madison Square Garden. All ten member schools send their head coach and usually a few players to NYC each year to hear Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman give her “State of the Big East” speech and meet with the media ahead of the upcoming season. Providence will have X players in attendance this year, the league announced today via the Big East Men’s Basketball Twitter account. Seniors Rodney Bullock and Kyron Cartwright will be joined by sophomores Alpha Diallo and Kalif Young as Providence’s player representatives.

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2017-18 Big East Schedule Released, Providence Opens On The Road For Third Straight Season

The 2017-18 Big East schedule was released on Tuesday and the Friars will open league play on the road for the third straight season. Each and every one of the 90 Big East league games will be on national television with at least 17 games will be played on FOX. Last year there were 12 games on FOX. The Big East also has a deal with CBS to televise games. At least 2 games will be on CBS while at least 18 contests will be shown on CBS Sports Network. That’s the same as last season with CBS and CBSSN.

Here is Providence’s 2017-18 Big East schedule:

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