5-2 Friars Roll Into The Ryan Center

Posted by Scott Tashjian on December-4-2009 Add Comments

While only seven games into the young college basketball season, the Providence Friars take their 5-2 record and resilient attitude down to Kingston where they face the URI Rams at the Ryan Center tomorrow. Bragging rights on the line.

The annual grudge match between the two state rivals was won by the Friars last year 66-65 on two critical free throws by senior forward Geoff McDermott. This year however, much has changed on this Providence squad.

Senior guards Sharaud Curry and Brian McKenzie are back but the real interest is in the play of sophomore Jamine "Greedy" Peterson, junior Marshon Brooks, and true freshman Vincent Council. 

Peterson has been a force on the glass averaging a double double this year includi...

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