The Providence Friarcast returns after a couple weeks off and we have the full crew of Brendan, Chris and Mike discussing the Friars’ recent 3-game road trip at Villanova, Seton Hall and Marquette. There was also a recap of the Friars’ win at home against Georgetown this week, a lookahead to their game on Saturday against DePaul for Alumni & Family Weekend at PC and we finished with a discussion about the impact that Isaiah Jackson and Alpha Diallo have had this season, especially in Big East play.
Go ahead and give it a listen:
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A 1-4 start to Big East play isn’t something Providence fans are used to under Ed Cooley, at least not since the league became the current 10-team configuration before the 2013-14 season. The Friars did start Big East play 1-4 in Cooley’s first two seasons at Providence but since then the Friars have been 3-2 through their first 5 Big East games every other season under Cooley. The fanbase appears to have had a meltdown after the DePaul loss with the outburst being book-ended by the Friars dreadful loss at Boston College on December 23rd to close out non-conference play.
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Providence head coach Ed Cooley gave an update on his injured Friars during Thursday’s Big East media call. Cooley his players are still “hobbling and getting some treatment.” When asked to provide specific updates on Kyron Cartwright — who played against DePaul on Tuesday night after missing the second half against Creighton last Saturday — and Jalen Lindsey — who did not play against DePaul after injuring his hand at the end of the Creighton game — Cooley termed both players as game-time decisions.
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Those fans who have been grumbling about the long and slow lines to get into the Dunkin’ Donuts Center will be happy with this announcement. No, the new policy isn’t $1 beers before every home game — damn you, Creighton and your fun policies. This new policy will allow fans to get into their seats 90 minutes ahead of the scheduled tip time. The previous policy only allowed fans entry 60 minutes before the tip. It remains to be seen if this will have any impact on those who wait until the very last second to close their bar tabs at Trinity Brewhouse or Murphy’s, but it should at least alleviate some of the logjam of those who arrive early. Here is the email that Providence’s Athletic Department sent out earlier Thursday:
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