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Ed Cooley Appointed to USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee

Ed Cooley has been very proud of his involvement in USA Basketball. Cooley, who can routinely be seen wearing a USA Basketball when not in Providence Friars gear, was an assistant coach under Sean Miller on the 2015 USA U19 World Championship and under Billy Donovan on the 2014 USA U18 Championship teams. Both teams went on to win gold medals those years. He was also a court coach during the U19 team training camp in the summer of 2013. USA Basketball announced on Tuesday that Cooley was appointed to the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee for a term of 2017-2020.

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Game Notes & Preview: Providence (5-0) vs. Arizona (5-0) 11/27/15

Where: Titan Gym – Fullerton, CA

When: 11:30 EST

How: ESPN2 (Roxy Bernstein & Sean Farnham)/WEEI 103.7 FM and Friars.com (John Rooke and Joe Hassett)/FriarTV

Game Notes

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Several Providence Recruits Among 57 Invited to USA Basketball Junior National Team Minicamp

USA Basketball has become a big part of Providence’s basketball program because head coach Ed Cooley has taken on growing responsibilities with the organization over the last few years. In the summer of 2013 Cooley was a court coach during training camp in Colorado Springs. In 2014 Cooley was named as an assistant coach on Billy Donovan’s staff for the U18 USA National Team that participated and won gold at the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship. After Donovan took the head coaching job with the Oklahoma City Thunder Cooley’s fellow assistant on Donovan’s U18 staff Sean Miller was promoted to head coach of the U19 team and Cooley remained as Miller’s assistant for the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship. That squad also brought home the gold from Crete, Greece.

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Providence Releases 2015-16 Non-Conference Schedule

Providence has released their non-conference schedule for the 2015-16 season. The Friars should have another very strong strength of schedule in the non-conference with road games at Rhode Island and Massachusetts, home games against Harvard and Illinois and a potential neutral site matchup against Arizona in the Wooden Legacy tournament. Here’s a brief description of each of the games on Providence’s non=conference slate this upcoming season.

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