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Friars Win: Saint Louis 63, Providence 90

1H 2H Final Score
Saint Louis 21 42 63
Providence 41 49 90

Stat Leaders

Points Rebounds Assists
Saint Louis Roby: 14 Hines: 2 French: 10
Providence Bullock: 15 Cartwright/Jackson: 4 Cartwright: 5

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Friars Win: Washington 70, Providence 77

 

1H 2H Final Score
Washington 30 40 70
Providence 37 40 77

Stat Leaders

Points Rebounds Assists
Washington Dickerson: 19 Timmins: 8 Crisp: 4
Providence Bullock: 17 Bullock: 9 White: 6

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2K Classic Game Notes & Preview: Providence (1-1) vs Washington (2-0) 11/16/17

Where: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY

When: 9:30pm EST

How: ESPN2 (Jon Sciambi & Sean Farnham)/WatchESPN (Where Available)/WEEI 103.7 FM and Friars.com (John Rooke and Joe Hassett)/FriarTV

Tickets: SeatGeek

Game Notes

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Providence to Play Washington in 2017 2K Classic in November

The matchups for the bracketed portion of the 2017 2K Classic were announced via a release on Monday with Providence facing off against Washington and Virginia Tech and Saint Louis filling out the other half of the bracket. The Friars will also play Houston Baptist and Belmont in the campus site portion of the 2K Classic with the Houston Baptist game opening Providence’s season on campus at Alumni Hall due to a scheduling conflict at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. The Friars game against Washington will be the later game at Madison Square Garden on November 16th. The Virginia Tech/Saint Louis game tips at 7pm. Both games will be on ESPN2 that night.

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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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Tickets on Sale Now for November 2017 2K Classic at MSG featuring Providence

The Big East Tournament got underway on Wednesday night and Providence’s quarterfinal matchup against Creighton at Madison Square Garden takes place later this evening. No coach likes to look ahead even a game but Providence fans can look all the way ahead to November 2017 beginning today. Fans now have the opportunity to purchase tickets to the 2017 2K Classic Championship Round that will feature the Friars as one of four headlining teams.

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Big East Tournament 2017: 35 Years at Madison Square Garden…and Counting

No offense to the Providence Civic Center (now the Dunkin’ Donuts Center), the Carrier Dome or the Hartford Civic Center (now the XL Center) but the best Big East Tournaments have happened at Madison Square Garden. This is the 35th straight season the basketball-focused conference has had their postseason tournament at MSG after rotating between the three aforementioned buildings in the league’s first three year of existence. The Big East Tournament being played at the Garden is a foundational part of the league’s history. Dave Gavitt, the Big East’s father and former Providence coach and Athletic Director, had a way of being ahead of his time. A great example is his insistence that the newly formed Big East play it’s conference tournament in NYC, a story relayed by former Big East commissioner Mike Tranghese to Brendan McGair this week.

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