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Providence Wins First Game on Italy Trip in Blowout Fashion

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The Friars won game 1 of 3 on their Italy trip in blowout fashion behind a 32 point performance from redshirt sophomore Junior Lomomba. Game 2 is Monday in Rome.

Providence's Bob Simon Promoted to Associate Head Basketball Coach

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Bob Simon was promoted from assistant coach to associate head coach. Simon was held that position on Cooley's staff at Fairfield but has only held the position of assistant coach while at Providence. "I am very happy that we are able to reward Bob with this promotion," Cooley said. "Bob has done a great job coaching, recruiting, mentoring and promoting our program over the last three years. This is another step in his growth as he will be a tremendous head coach someday."

Eight rising Big East sophomores

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Matt Giles from NYCBuckets.com takes a look at eight rising sophomores in the Big East that will see their roles expand greatly in the 2014-15 season. Giles looks at players from Seton Hall, Butler, Villanova, DePaul, Marquette, Creighton, Georgetown and Providence.

Crossroads Classic extended through 2019.

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The all-Indiana showdown will continue through the end of this decade

What should Coach Willard expect from the Hall?

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Sean Saint Jacques breaks down how Coach Kevin Willard should handle his young and talented team. It will not be easy, but it could just lead to some exciting times in South Orange?

Who was the best Pirate to play in the 2000s?

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There were some notable players who were passed up, but in the end it was a point guard who took home the title of best Seton Hall player of the 2000s. See who it was.

BECB Roundtable: Best Player of the 2000's

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You survived Y2K, and so did the BECB team. Here's what we had to say on the best players of the 2000s:

Best Villanova Player of the 2000s: Randy Foye

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It was a close battle between him and Scottie Reynolds, but in the end, Randy Foye gets my vote as the best Villanova basketball player of the 2000s.

Purnell may be on the hottest seat in the Big East

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There may not be a coach on a hotter seat in the Big East than DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell.

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