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Hopkins' 22 lead Providence over Manhattan 99-59

Dec. 07, 2022 23:34 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Bryce Hopkins scored 22 points as Providence beat Manhattan 99-59 on Wednesday night. Hopkins added 11 rebounds for the Friars (7-3). Ed Croswell scored 15 points while shooting 6 of 8 from the field and 3 for 7 from the line, and added six rebounds and...

Siegrist leads No. 25 Villanova past Providence 79-54

Dec. 04, 2022 15:03 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Maddy Seigrist scored 20 of her 29 points in the first half and grabbed nine rebounds to lead No. 25 Villanova to a 79-54 win over Providence on Sunday. Seigrist was 12-of-18 shooting, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range. The Wildcats (7-2, 1-1 Big East...

Hopkins powers Providence to 88-74 victory over Rhode Island

Dec. 03, 2022 20:43 PM EST

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Bryce Hopkins scored 14 points as Providence beat Rhode Island 88-74 on Saturday night. Hopkins added 15 rebounds for the Friars (6-3). Clifton Moore and Jared Bynum scored 14 points apiece. The Rams (2-6) were led in scoring by Josaphat Bilau,...

Rhode Island latest state to allow recreational pot sales

Dec. 01, 2022 11:46 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Customers started lining up to buy recreational marijuana in Rhode Island on Thursday, a little more than six months after Gov. Dan McKee signed legislation permitting such sales to people 21 and older. Five stores are currently allowed to sell recreational...

Croswell's 13 lead Providence over Columbia 78-64

Nov. 26, 2022 19:10 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ed Croswell scored 13 points as Providence beat Columbia 78-64 on Saturday night. Croswell added five rebounds for the Friars (5-2). Jayden Pierre was 5 of 8 shooting (3 for 3 from distance) to add 13 points. Noah Locke recorded 10 points and was 3 of 10...

Croswell scores 17, Providence defeats Merrimack 71-57

Nov. 23, 2022 22:04 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ed Croswell had 17 points in Providence's 71-57 victory against Merrimack on Wednesday night. Croswell had seven rebounds for the Friars (4-2). Noah Locke scored 14 points and added seven rebounds. Bryce Hopkins had 13 points. Ziggy Reid led...

Officer acquitted of assaulting woman at abortion rally

Nov. 16, 2022 14:43 PM EST

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island police officer charged with punching a political rival at an abortion rights rally was acquitted Wednesday of a misdemeanor simple assault charge by a judge who determined that his actions were justified because he was trying to maintain public order. ...

Providence defeats Stonehill 100-76

Nov. 15, 2022 21:47 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ed Croswell had 16 points in Providence's 100-76 victory over Stonehill on Tuesday night. Croswell also had nine rebounds for the Friars (3-0). Bryce Hopkins scored 16 points while shooting 5 of 8 from the field and 6 for 6 from the line, and added eight...

Landrum sparks Boston U in 96-51 rout of Johnson & Wales

Nov. 14, 2022 21:58 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Otto Landrum had 12 points in Boston University’s 96-51 victory over Johnson & Wales (Providence) on Monday night. Landrum shot 5 of 5 from the field for the Terriers (2-1). Walter Whyte scored 12 points, going 5 of 6 (2 for 3 from distance). Ethan...

Bynum scores 21, Providence takes down Northeastern 89-65

Nov. 12, 2022 23:47 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Jared Bynum scored 21 points as Providence beat Northeastern 89-65 on Saturday night. Bynum also added nine assists for the Friars (2-0). Clifton Moore scored 15 points while going 6 of 8 from the field and added five rebounds. Noah Locke recorded 13 points...