Friar Basketball

Friar Starting Five: Weekend Edition

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Here are links to five topics that may be of interest to Friar fans:

1.  Kevin Farrahar: Georgia Guard Alyn Breed Commits to Providence.

2.  Friars.com: Men’s Basketball Announces 2019-2020 Big East Schedule.

3.  For all those older Friar fans (like myself) who will never forget the magical ride the Friars went on during the 1972-1973 season, Paul Lonardo has a new book out on the 1972-73 Friars called “Homegrown: The Making of the 1972-73 Providence College Friars.” You can obtain more information and a copy of the book here.

4.  John Rooke has some interesting takes in his weekly Thinking Out Loud column.

5.  Providence will play preseason exhibition games against Purdue over the next two seasons.

Off the Bench

Brendan McGair: In Breed, Friars land first recruit from Class of 2020.

Kevin McNamara: PC Secures Commitment from Alyn Breed.

It looks like A. J. Reeves is just about all set for the start of the season:

https://twitter.com/hoopmajor_john/status/1169984136670535680?s=20

Here is the preliminary schedule for the annual National Prep School Invitational which will take place January 30th to February 2nd at Rhode Island College. Once again many of the top Prep School Programs in the country will be participating including Brewster Academy, Putnam Science Academy, and Northfield Mount Hermon School.

Here is new Friar commit Alyn Breed showing his hops:

https://twitter.com/alyndbreed/status/998017208168210432?s=20

And here are some more highlights of Alyn Breed:

 

One Comment

  1. Jim J

    September 8, 2019 at 7:43 pm

    I’ve watched some video on Breed he had a good shot, squares up well & a soft touch around the basket.

    Homegrowns is a must buy. That team had a chance to win it all til Marvin hurt his knee. The rematch with UCLA might have gone their way.

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