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Annual Big East Meetings Underway in Florida

The Big East conference is holding their annual offseason meetings in Ponte Vedra, FL this week. The meetings will be lead by Big East commissioner Val Ackerman and will include “planning sessions with the ten-member school’s athletic directors, senior woman administrators, and men’s and women’s basketball head coaches,” according to a release sent out by the league. The meetings began on Monday and the agenda items include:

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Friars Win: Xavier 63, Providence 75

1H 2H Final Score
Xavier 31 32 63
Providence 29 46 75

Stat Leaders

Points Rebounds Assists
Xavier Gaston: 19 Gaston: 14 Macura: 4
Providence Cartwright: 17 Bullock: 10 Cartwright: 5

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Xavier’s Trevon Bluiett Doubtful for Tonight’s Game

It looks like Xavier will be without their leading scorer on Wednesday night at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Chris Mack told FanragSports.com’s Jon Rothstein that Trevon Bluiett is “doubtful” against the Friars tonight. This news comes a few hours after the betting line opened late with Providence showing as a 3-point favorite, which didn’t line up with the analytics sites like Kenpom.com who was predicting a 70-69 Xavier victory. A 4-point difference in the Kenpom number and Vegas is rare and was a clue that Bluiett would at best be limited in this game. Since this news broke the line has climbed to Providence being favored by 5 and even 5.5 points in some places.

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Game Notes & Preview: Providence (15-11, 5-8) vs Xavier (18-7, 8-4) 2/15/17

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

Game Notes

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Friars Lose: Providence 56, (17) Xavier 82

Final Score
Providence 56
(17) Xavier 82
Leading Scorer Leading Rebounder
Providence Jackson: 17 Young: 5
(17) Xavier Bluiett: 22 Bluiett: 9

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Game Notes & Preview: Providence (10-3, 0-0) at (17) Xavier (10-2, 0-0) 12/28/16

Where: Cintas Center – Cincinnati, OH

When: 7:00pm EST

How: FSN (Justin Kutcher & Stephen Bardo)/WEEI 103.7 FM and Friars.com (John Rooke and Joe Hassett)/FriarTV

Game Notes

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