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No. 7 Creighton loses point guard Maurice Watson Jr. to knee injury

CINCINNATI (AP) — No. 7 Creighton lost point guard Maurice Watson Jr. to a knee injury in the first half against Xavier on Monday.

Watson banged his left knee in a collision on the court midway through the first half, falling to his back. 199 more words

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Cooley: Redshirting Drew Edwards "definitely a possibility"

For those Friar fans wondering where Drew Edwards has been lately — he sat out Providence’s final non-conference game against Boston College last week — Ed Cooley may have hinted at a potential answer: Edwards might get shut down to redshirt. 405 more words

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Rodney Bullock Named Big East Player of the Week 12/5/16

For the first time in his career Rodney Bullock has been named the Big East Player of the Week. Bullock scored a career-high 36 points on Wednesday against New Hampshire and followed that up by scoring 17 points against then 21st-ranked Rhode Island on Saturday. 142 more words

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2016-17 Big East Schedule is Out, Friars Open on the Road for Second Straight Season

The Big East released their conference slate on Tuesday and they will have a second straight year with no true 5-game marathon on December 31st. Instead, the Big East will have a marathon of games on Martin Luther King, Jr Day on January 16th, the… 618 more words

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Big East Announces MLK Day Hoops Marathon for 2016-17 Season

The Big East has said they will release the full conference schedule on Tuesday, but the league announced a bit of a teaser on Monday afternoon. 269 more words

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Listen to Ed Cooley on "College Hoops Today" Podcast with Jon Rothstein

Ed Cooley was this week’s guest on the “College Hoops Today” podcast with Jon Rothstein. Cooley talked about the excitement of having two players as possible first round picks in this week’s NBA Draft, what that means for the Providence program, the state of the Big East and much more. 12 more words

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