The College Blog

March 17, 2017 - 4:14 pm
The River Hawks had a tough task ahead with the loss of a large senior class, including goalie Kevin Boyle, heading into the 2016-17 season. After falling in the Hockey East championship game to Northeastern last season, it seemed it would be difficult to return to a similar spot while having to...
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March 16, 2017 - 3:40 am
[caption id="attachment_5430" align="alignright" width="350"] Providence fell in the First Four Wednesday night. (Rick Osentoski/USA Today Sports)[/caption] To spin a phrase once written so capably by Charles Dickens in A Tale of Two Cities: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."...
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March 14, 2017 - 2:24 pm
[caption id="attachment_5427" align="alignright" width="400"] The Friars are ready to go in Dayton. (John Rooke photo)[/caption] It isn't a long and storied history between the two programs, but their most recent meeting on the hardwood has had lingering effects for both sides. As Providence and...
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March 14, 2017 - 5:16 am
There's something to be said for getting out of town, at just the right time. With a snowstorm barreling down on the northeast, travel plans involving east coast teams in this week's NCAA tournament have been adjusted and in some cases, moved up so the weather won't keep anyone from arriving for...
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March 12, 2017 - 5:01 pm
They've met 127 times previously on the basketball floor and Rhode Island has certainly won its' share over the past 97 years. But without playing a game this time, Rhody's Rams may have dealt Providence's Friars a loss they weren't expecting. As expected, Providence reached the NCAA Tournament as...
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