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Chronology of Important Dates Milestone Games In Friar History

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First Game - (Exhibition) First Game - (Official) 100th Game - 200th Game - 300th Game - 400th Game - 500th Game - 600th Game - 700th Game - 800th Game - 900th Game - 1,000th Game - 1,100th Game - 1,200th Game - 1,300th Game - 1,400th Game - 1,500th Game - 1,600th Game - 1,700th Game - 1,800th Game - 1,900th Game - 2,000th Game - 2,100th Game -

December 4, 1920 (at East Greenwich Academy) East Greenwich Academy 64, Providence 13 December 4, 1926 (at Bridgewater State) Providence 31, Bridgewater Normal School 19 January 30, 1932 (Providence - RI Auditorium) St. John’s 30, Providence 26 January 30, 1937 (at LaSalle) LaSalle 47, Providence 36 January 30, 1943 (Providence - Harkins Hall) Providence 66, Lowell Tech 21 March 1, 1949 (at St. Anselm) St. Anslem 70, Providence 55 December 6, 1954 (at St. Anselm) St. Anslem 70, Providence 69 January 11, 1958 (Providence - Alumni Hall) Providence 75, Springfield 46 December 6, 1961 (at Boston College) Providence 77, Boston College 73 March 2, 1965 (Providence - Alumni Hall) Providence 102, Massachusetts 75 February 2, 1976 (Providence Civic Center) Providence 83, Rhode Island 59 January 20, 1973 (at UCLA) UCLA 101, Providence 77 February 2, 1976 (Providence Civic Center) Providence 76, Niagara 67 February 20, 1979 (at Holy Cross) Holy Cross 75, Providence 65 January 18, 1983 (at St. John’s) St. John’s 74, Providence 54 February 24, 1986 (Providence Civic Center) Providence 97, Seton Hall 82 December 2, 1989 (Providence Civic Center) Providence 93, Holy Cross 80 January 16, 1993 (Providence Civic Center) Syracuse 69, Providence 57 February 3, 1996 (Providence Civic Center) Providence 79, Rutgers 68 February 13, 1999 (Providence Civic Center) Miami 69, Providence 65 November 26, 2002 (at So. Florida) So. Florida 68, Providence 64 December 27, 2005 (Dunkin’ Donuts Center) Providence 80, San Diego State 65 January 31, 2009 (Gampel Pavillion) Connecticut 94, Providence 61

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December 4, 1926 (at Bridgewater State) Providence 31, Bridgewater Normal School 19 February 16, 1934 (at Harvard) Providence 25, Harvard 18 February 12, 1943 (Providence - Harkins Hall) Providence 59, Harvard Naval School 42 February 13, 1954 (at Colby ) Providence 72, Colby 59 February 29, 1960 (Providence - Alumni Hall) Providence 100, Fairfield 57 January 4, 1965 (Providence - Alumni Hall) Providence 71, St. Joseph’s 65 December 5, 1971 (Providence - Alumni Hall) Providence 77, Stetson 57 December 26, 1974 (Providence Civic Center) Providence 76, Holy Cross 75 January 2, 1980 (at Massachusetts) Providence 78, Massachusetts 68 March 5, 1987 (at Madison Square Garden) Providence 80, St. John’s 51 March 12, 1993 (at Madison Square Garden) Providence 73, Connecticut 55 November 30, 1998 (Providence Civic Center) Providence 79, Maine 72 November 26, 2004 (Madison Square Garden) Providence 72, Michigan 63 February 2, 2011 (Dunkin’ Donuts Center) Providence 68, South Florida 63

December 4, 1920 - Friars play in their first game, an exhibition, losing to East Greenwich Academy, 64-13. December 4, 1926 - After losing the first nine games in the history of the program, all exhibitions, PC defeats Bridgewater Normal School 31-19, in first “official” game. January 13, 1927 - Friars win their first home game, 31-27, defeating Middlebury. February 25, 1927 - Friars win at St. John’s, 36-33, before New York media to establish program as viable. December 18, 1928 - Win at St. John’s is upset of team that would finish 23-2 and No. 1 in East. March, 1929 - Friars finish with 17-3 record and are recognized as New England Champions and ranked No. 3 in the East. March, 1930 - Friars named New England Champions for second consecutive year. December 30, 1930 - PC defeats Newport Naval Training School 80-16, for largest margin of victory ever. March, 1932 - Friars crowned New England Champions again. March, 1935 - Providence re-takes New England Championship. March 12, 1936 - Providence loses to Springfield in battle to represent New England in U.S. Olympic tryouts. January 26, 1945 - John Arzoomanian scores 35 points against Hedron to become the first Friar to score 30 points in a game. December 13, 1945 - Henri Ethier hits for 34 points in 64-61 overtime loss to St. Michael’s in Boston Garden to set a Garden record. March 2-3, 1949 - Friars appear in NAIB regionals for first-ever postseason tournament. March 7, 1951 - PC defeats Tufts, 77-74, to win NAIB regionals thus making national tournament. February 29, 1952 - Jim Schlimm becomes first Friar to score 1,000 points for his career, in game versus Rhode Island. February 9, 1954 - Friars reach century mark for first time, defeating URI, 101-81. December 3, 1955 - Friars dedicate Alumni Hall, defeating Brown University 71-55, in first game ever in new on-campus facility February 14, 1956 - Friars defeat Notre Dame in overtime, 85-83, in Alumni Hall, in game that helped put Providence basketball “on the map”. January 24, 1959 - John Egan leads PC to 90-83 four-overtime win at Villanova scoring 39 points - a PC record. February 9, 1960 - PC loses at St. Bonaventure, 90-89 in three overtimes, in one of the greatest games in history. Friars, up by one with 30 seconds left in third OT, on their way to snapping Bonnies’ 91-game consecutive home win streak, when a Bonnies’ steal led to victory. March 23, 1961 - Vin Ernst missed a free throw with no time on the clock and the score tied in the NIT semifinals. Undaunted, he came back to combine with John Egan in scoring all 15 Friar points in the overtime to defeat a great Holy Cross team, 90-83. March 25, 1961 - Defeat of St. Louis, 62-59, brings first NIT Championship to Providence. February 7, 1963 - Vin Ernst’s 17 assists sets single-game Friar mark as PC defeats DePaul in Alumni Hall, 77-59. March 23, 1963 - Friars beat Canisius, 81-66, to capture second NIT trophy and earn Eastern Championship. December 10, 1963 - John Thompson breaks single-game scoring mark by pouring in 43 points in 77-58 defeat of Fairfield in Alumni Hall. February 23, 1965 - Friars lose at Villanova, 71-55, to end consecutive win streak at 19. March 12, 1965 - Friars defeat St. Joseph’s, 81-73, in overtime in NCAA’s, to reach 24-1. They finished 24-2 for best record ever. December 30, 1965 - PC defeats Boston College, 91-86, to earn Holiday Festival Championship as Jimmy Walker scores 50 points for new PC record. March, 1966 - Friars’ William Blair wins NCAA free throw percentage crown (101-112 for .902) in season Friars win seventh straight New England Championship. December 30, 1966 - PC defeats St. Joseph’s, 82-76, to repeat as Holiday Festival Champs. February 23, 1967 - Jimmy Walker breaks Alumni Hall scoring mark by netting 46 points in 99-73 defeat of Rhode Island. March 4, 1967 - Friars defeat Brown, 77-68, for 20th win of season and run 20-win string to nine consecutive seasons. March 11, 1967 - Jimmy Walker scores 2000th career point in NIT game versus Memphis State. March, 1967 - NIT bid is ninth straight postseason appearance. Jimmy Walker leads nation in scoring (30.4). April 1, 1967 - Jimmy Walker is NBA’s top draft choice. July 9, 1969 - Dave Gavitt is named head coach. December 8, 1971 - Marvin Barnes grabs PC record 34 rebounds in 76-58 defeat of Buffalo State in Alumni Hall. His 12 blocked shots established another PC record. January 26, 1972 - PC defeats seventh-ranked USC, 70-66, (at USC) on national television. March 1, 1972 - PC wins final Alumni Hall game, beating St. John’s, 73-65.

Chronology of Important Dates March 6, 1972 - Friars get second top-ten upset of the year, defeating second-ranked Jacksonville (at Jacksonville), 90-76. December 11, 1972 - Civic Center hosts its first game, a 93-57 PC win over Fairfield. January 16, 1973 - PC scores 118 points against Western Kentucky (88) for largest point total ever, a mark that would stand for 27 years. January 20, 1973 - Playing its 1000th game ever, PC loses a big game at UCLA, 101-77. March 17, 1973 - Ernie DiGregorio leads Friars to 103-89 thumping of Maryland (ranked fourth nationally) in Eastern Regional for first-ever trip to the NCAA Final Four. April 23, 1973 - Buffalo Braves pick Ernie DiGregorio third in NBA draft. December 13, 1973 - PC upsets sixth-ranked San Francisco, 76-57, to start what may be two greatest consecutive games ever. December 15, 1973 - Two days after San Francisco upset, Marvin Barnes sets Providence records for field goals (23) and points (52) in win over Austin Peay, 94-92, in Civic Center. March, 1974 - Marvin Barnes leads NCAA in rebounding (18.7). March, 1974 - PC wins second consecutive Eastern Championship. April, 1974 - Marvin Barnes is NBA’s second pick in draft. December 30, 1974 - St. John’s snaps Friars’ three-year 41-game winning streak in Civic Center (56 home games overall), 79-77. March 21, 1975 - Friars visit NIT championship for fourth time, losing 80-69, to Princeton. December 29, 1976 - Providence stuns top-ranked Michigan, 82-81, in two overtimes in finals of Industrial Bank Classic at Civic Center in what many believe was the greatest Friar game of all-time.

March 12, 1994 - In one game, Rob Phelps (10-11 field goals) and one of the great classes ever recruited fulfilled their promise by upsetting second-ranked Connecticut 69-67 in the BIG EAST Tournament. March 13, 1994 - PC captures its first-ever BIG EAST Championship, as the Friars defeat Georgetown, 74-64, in the Tournament finale. March 30, 1994 - Pete Gillen is named the Friars 12th head coach. February 27, 1995 - Friars upset No. 4 Connecticut, 72-70, at the Providence Civic Center. Win is Friars’ first over a Top 5 team since 1990. March 4, 1995 - PC knocks off second nationally ranked team in a week as No. 11 Villanova falls, 71-70, at the Civic Center. March 10, 1995 - Make it three in a row for the Friars as Jason Murdock’s two free throws with :01 left on the clock gives PC a 71-69 overtime win over No. 20 Syracuse in the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament. November 27, 1996 - In the Friars’ home opener against Long Island University, Lenny Wilkens becomes the first Friar to have his jersey retired. March 14, 1997 - Behind Austin Croshere’s career-high 39 points, PC wins NCAA Tournament game for first time in 10 years beating Marquette, 81-59. March 16, 1997 - PC wins second round NCAA game upsetting eighth-ranked Duke 98-87 to advance to Sweet 16. March 23, 1997 - Friars come within 3.9 seconds of advancing to Final Four against Arizona. With score tied 85-85, PC misses last shot. Arizona wins in overtime, 96-92. April 2, 1998 - Tim Welsh is named 13th head coach at Providence College. December 27, 1999 - Karim Shabazz scores 25 points, grabs 15 rebounds and blocks 10 shots against Long Island, for the first triple-double by a Friar since 1977.

November 30, 1977 - Providence defeats No. 9 Louisville, marking the third time in three seasons that the Friars knock off a top-20 Cardinals squad.

February 10, 2001 - The Friars blitz 12th-ranked Georgetown, 103-79. The Friars hand the Hoyas their worst-ever conference loss.

February 12, 1978 - PC defeats seventh-ranked North Carolina, 61-59, on national TV, during great New England Blizzard of ‘78. Fans had to walk to the game but turned out to see the upset.

February 18, 2001 - PC cracks the AP Top 25 for their first regular season ranking since January of 1989.

February 17, 1979 - Friars give Dave Gavitt a royal send-off in his final Civic Center appearance, defeating Rhode Island, 84-77, after losing to Rhody just a month earlier by 44 points. Rudy Williams sinks an 89-foot shot against Rhode Island - the second longest field goal in NCAA history. March 9, 1979 - Gary Walters becomes PC’s eighth head coach. May 31, 1979 - The BIG EAST Conference is formed in Providence. December 18, 1979 - PC plays, and loses, first BIG EAST game, 55-50, at Georgetown. January 19, 1981 - Revenge nets PC first-ever BIG EAST win in 61-58 win at Georgetown. April 6, 1981 - Joe Mullaney returns to Providence as head coach. January 28, 1982 - Friars lose five-overtime game, 79-77, at Dayton. March 22, 1985 - Rick Pitino is named head coach. March 8, 1986 - Friars are named to NIT field for first postseason appearance since 197778 season. January 28, 1987 - Ernie Lewis sinks three-point field goal with three seconds left, defeating Georgetown, 82-79, in one of the great wins of all time, as PC moves into first-place of BIG EAST for first time. January 31, 1987 - A 93-81 overtime win against St. John’s moves Friars into Top 20 for first time since February of 1978. March 6, 1987 - Billy Donovan tallies BIG EAST Tournament record 34 points in 80-51 defeat of St. John’s. March 21, 1987 - Friars overcome Georgetown, 88-73, in Southeast Regional to advance to NCAA Final Four for second time ever. March 28, 1987 - Rick Pitino accepts Kodak Coach of the Year Trophy. August 21, 1987 - Gordon Chiesa is named head coach. April 11, 1988 - Rick Barnes is named head coach. January 12, 1989 - With a 105-56 victory over Central Connecticut, the Friars start the season at 13-0 for the first time since 1964-65. January 20, 1990 - Friars upset fifth-ranked Syracuse, 87-86, in Carrier Dome for first-ever win over Orangemen in BIG EAST play. December 23, 1990 - Eric Murdock set McKale Center scoring record when he hits for 45 points versus Arizona. January 26, 1991 - Friars upset No. 6 Syracuse, 92-82, for first BIG EAST home win over Orangemen. January 29, 1991 - With 6:30 left in first half in game with Seton Hall, Eric Murdock sets NCAA career steals record with his 342nd. March 18, 1991 - Eric Murdock scores 2000th point in NIT win over West Virginia.

March 3, 2001 - PC defeats Rutgers, 69-66, to finish with an 11-5 record in BIG EAST action. It marked the first time ever that PC earned 11 wins in BIG EAST play. March 7, 2001 - John Linehan is named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year. February 26, 2002 - John Linehan sets the NCAA steal record with his 377th career steal versus Miami. March 5, 2002 - John Linehan is named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season. March 28, 2002 - John Linehan is named the NABC Defensive Player of the Year. January 3, 2004 - The Friars defeated Virginia, 84-69, in Charlottesville, Va., to earn their first road win ever over a team from the Atlantic Coast Conference. January 24, 2004 - The Friars’ 66-56 win over No. 4 Connecticut, 66-56, marked the first time Providence ever defeated a top-four opponent on the road. February 7, 2004 - The Friars defeated Syracuse, 74-61, at Providence, R.I. For the Friars, it marked their first win ever over a defending national champion. March 1, 2004 - Providence is ranked 12th in the AP Poll and 13th in the ESPN/USA Today Poll. It marked the highest the team had been ranked during the regular-season since it was 11th in the AP Poll and the UPI Poll on February 21, 1978. March 23, 2004 - Ryan Gomes is named to the Associated Press First Team All-America squad. Gomes is just the fourth Friar ever to earn AP First Team honors and the first since Marvin Barnes in 1974. February 23, 2005 - Ryan Gomes scored 19 points at Seton Hall and surpassed Jimmy Walker (2,045 points) as the Friars’ all-time scoring leader. He finished his career with 2,138 career points. Also in that game, he recorded his 1,000th career rebound and became first player at Providence and just the sixth player in BIG EAST history score more than 2,000 points and record 1,000 rebounds. He finished his career with 1,028 rebounds. November 26, 2006 - Herbert Hill scored 20 points and grabbed 20 rebounds in a win over George Washington. It marked the 31st time that a PC player posted a 20-20 game and the first since March 4, 1974. Hill was just the sixth Friar all-time to register a 20-20 game. Decenber 22, 2006 - Geoff McDermott recorded the first triple-double for the Friars since December 27, 1999 as he scored 12 points, had 11 rebounds, recorded 10 assists in a win over Harvard. January 6, 2007 - The Friars honored former legendary coach by naming the floor at the Dunk’ the Dave Gavitt Court. PC also hung banners to honor Gavitt and PC’s all-time winningest coach Joe Mullaney. March 6, 2007 - Herbert Hill became the third Friar to lead the BIG EAST in scoring (19.9 ppg) and became the first PC player to earn the league’s Most Improved Player honors. March 8, 2008 - Providence College honored former Friar greats Marvin Barnes, Ernie DiGregorio and Jimmy Walker by retiring their jerseys at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. April 15, 2008 - Keno Davis was named the 14th Head Coach at Providence College.

February 8, 1992 - Friars defeat Georgetown, 86-63, in first-ever Capitol Centre win.

January 17, 2009 - The completely renovated men’s basketball wing opens in Alumni Hall, featuring state-of-the-art offices, a new lockerroom and the Joe Calabria Hallway of Legends.

March 12, 1993 - PC defeats Connecticut, 73-55, in Big East Tournament for the program’s 1,000th win.

February 21, 2009 - John Egan becomes the seventh Friar Legend to have his jersey retired at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in a halftime ceremony.

March 24, 1993 - PC defeats Boston College, 75-58, for just second 20-win season in 15 years, sending Friars to Madison Square Garden for NIT semifinals. It also marked the third defeat of BC for the Friars that season.

February 24, 2009 - The Friars knock off No. 1 Pittsburgh, 81-73, at the Dunk’ to record the second win over a top-ranked team in program history.

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The Greatest Games in History PROVIDENCE 32 at ST. JOHN’S 30 Providence College scored its first major Dec. 18 triumph, defeating St. John’s and its 1928 “Wonder Five” which lost just four games in four years (two to PC). Led by AllAmerican Ed Wineapple’s 15 points, PC stunned the heavily favored St. John’s, in front of the New York media, giving the Friars their first national exposure and marking them as the team to beat in New England for the next decade. PROVIDENCE 60 - RHODE ISLAND 54 After dominating New England colJan. lege basketball during the thirties, 16 Providence College saw its program 1942 decline in the forties. Rhode Island State, on the other hand, was coached by Frank Keaney and was a program on the rise. The teams collided in Rhode Island Auditorium before 5800 fans as Ted McConnon and Chet Zabek powered the Friars to the upset. PROVIDENCE 85 - NOTRE DAME 83 (OT) With a new coach (Joe Mullaney) and a Feb. new gym (Alumni Hall), Providence was 14 1956 a rising star looking for the big stage. Notre Dame came to Alumni Hall and after trailing most of the game, tied it with seconds left in regulation. With most of the starters fouled out, little used Gordie Holmes found himself with the ball with just a few seconds left in overtime. His 45-foot prayer was answered and Friar basketball was “On the Map”. PROVIDENCE 90 at VILLANOVA 83 (4OT) For the first time, Providence fans an. were able to follow their team on radio J24 and the Friars made the most of the 1959 opportunity, defeating nationally-ranked Villanova in the storied Palestra in a four overtime performance that still ranks as one of the greatest games ever played in the old barn. Johnny Egan scored 39 in one of the Palestra’s greatest individual performances to this day. The win propelled the Friars to their first NIT. PROVIDENCE 75 - ST. LOUIS 72 (2OT) NIT After defeating Manhattan in the first Mar. round of the NIT, the Friars found them17 1959 selves up against pre-tournament favorite St. Louis, led by All-America Bob Ferry. Dubbed ‘Mullaney’s Midgets’ by the New York media because they started no one over 6’5”, the Friars pulled off the double overtime upset and became the darlings of New York City on their annual treks to the NIT. PROVIDENCE 64 at ST. JOSEPH’S 63 Almost one year after the stunning n. upset of Villanova, the Friars returned Ja 23 to the Palestra to face nationally 1960 ranked St. Joseph’s. With a minute left and the Hawks clinging to a 63-60 lead, PC’s Lenny Wilkens stole the ball three consecutive times (twice from All-America Bobby McNeil and once from Paul Westhead) converting two for baskets and another improbable upset. PROVIDENCE 89 at ST. BONAVENTURE 90 (3OT) Providence traveled to the Olean Armory Feb. where the balconies hung over the court 9 1960 and the Bonnies had a 91-game winning

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streak that dated back to 1948. Lenny Wilkens’ 34 points helped PC to a one point lead with 30 seconds left. But St. Bonaventure’s Tom Stith, who finished with a PC opponent record 46-points, hit a jumper with 15 seconds left to keep the streak alive. PROVIDENCE 90 - HOLY CROSS 83 (OT) NIT No time remained on the clock when ar. Vinnie Ernst stepped to the free throw M23 line of the NIT semifinal with the score 1961 tied at 75 in a game with New England rival Holy Cross. Ernst was waved off the line repeatedly as security guards scrambled to prevent fans from shaking the wires to the basket. Ernst shot, and missed, but came back in overtime to team with Johnny Egan in scoring all 15 of the Friars’ points in the win. PROVIDENCE 62 - ST. LOUIS 59 NIT For the third year in a row, Providence Mar. faced St. Louis in the NIT, this time for 25 1961 the Championship. Drained from their emotional win over Holy Cross, the Friars struggled and trailed by seven with 10 minutes left in the game. But sophomore George Zalucki, who played the best game of his career (18 points and 10 rebounds), rallied the Friars with key free throws. Jim Hadnot iced the game with free throws and the Friars had their first National Championship. PROVIDENCE 84 at DAYTON 72 The Friars had struggled early in the Jan. year, and continued to struggle in the 31 1963 first half against Dayton, falling behind by six at intermission. The coaches left the players to themselves at halftime where seniors Ray Flynn and Vinnie Ernst gave fiery speeches which propelled PC to a win that night and in the next 15 games, capturing their second NIT Championship in the process. PROVIDENCE 106 - MIAMI 96 NIT Miami had defeated the Friars in Alumni . r a M 19 Hall earlier in the year and Ray Flynn 1963 wanted revenge. His 38 points proved the better of the great Rick Barry’s efforts and the Friars moved on but not without some theatrics. PC watched a 19 point lead dwindle to four with 1:30 left when Barry fouled Flynn. Barry slammed the ball to the floor, got a technical, and Flynn hit three free throws to ice the game. PROVIDENCE 81 - ST. JOSEPH’S 73 (OT) NCAA St. Joseph’s entered the NCAA Eastern Mar. Regional 26-1 and ranked third national12 1965 ly. The Friars were 23-1 and ranked fourth. Down 59-53 with a minute left, the Friars and Jimmy Walker staged a furious rally, forcing overtime. Walker and Jim Benedict scored 14 of the team’s 20 points in the extra session enabling PC to reach the regional final and a date with Bill Bradley and Princeton. PROVIDENCE 91 - BOSTON COLLEGE 86 Holiday Festival Dec. 30 Holy Cross and NBA legend Bob Cousy 1965 had Boston College on the threshold of greatness in New England basketball and a chance to take the top spot from PC. Although the Eagles had the height advantage and used

seven different players to guard Jimmy Walker, Walker was on his way to 50 points, tying Oscar Robertson’s Madison Square Garden record in the process, and PC had its first Holiday Festival title. PROVIDENCE 73 - MASSACHUSETTS 72 Led by the incomparable Julius Erving, Jan. Massachusetts came into the game 23 11-0 and ranked first in New England. 1971 Sophomore Ernie DiGregorio killed 45 seconds of the game with a dribbling exhibition before hitting the last of his 33 points with forty seconds left. Doctor J, held in check all night by 5’11 Donnie Lewis, missed a finger roll with seconds left and PC was Number One again. PROVIDENCE 70 at SO. CALIFORNIA 66 A national television audience got their Jan. first glimpse of Ernie DiGregorio and 26 1972 Marvin Barnes as they helped Providence to a 15-point lead with eight minutes left in an intersectional game with ninthranked Southern Cal. Paul Westphal and the Trojans cut the lead to two with a minute left before Fran Costello and Marvin Barnes hit a pair of free throws each in the upset.

Ray Flynn scores against Miami’s Rick Barry in the March 19, 1963 NIT game.

PROVIDENCE 90 at JACKSONVILLE 76 Trailing 63-61 to the much taller, secMar. ond-ranked Jacksonville Dolphins, the 6 Ernie DiGregorio and Marvin Barnes-led 1972 Friars went on a 15-0 run that put the game out of reach before a shocked hometown crowd in Jacksonville. The win gave the Friars another 20-win season and a trip to the NCAA’s. PROVIDENCE 103 - MARYLAND 89 NCAA Fourteen years to the day after PC had Mar. 17 defeated pre-NIT Tournament favorite 1973 St. Louis, the Friars squared off against Maryland, ‘The UCLA of the East’ and an NCAA tournament favorite with UCLA. Ernie DiGregorio scorched the Terps for 30 points and despite fouling out, saw Kevin Stacom and Marvin Barnes hold the fourth-ranked favorites at bay. The Friars had defeated the ACC’s best and had earned their first trip to the Final Four. PROVIDENCE 85 - MEMPHIS STATE 98 NCAA Semifinal Mar. Legendary CCNY coach Nat Holman 24 called the Friars’ start the best eight 1973 minutes of team basketball he’d ever seen. Ernie DiGregorio had thrown some miracle passes, Kevin Stacom hit a couple of long jumpers, and Marvin Barnes was dominating inside. Disaster struck when Barnes hurt his knee coming down with a rebound, and despite Ernie D’s valiant effort, Memphis State came back to win and end PC’s chance for a showdown with UCLA for the National Championship.

The Greatest Games in History PROVIDENCE 91 - CLEMSON 86 NIT Pre-tournament favorite Clemson had Mar. 15 seven-footer Tree Rollins and four min1975 utes of basketball when they held the younger Friars scoreless in the NIT. But behind the sharpshooting of Joey Hassett, the Friars came back to lead by 13 at the half. Bruce Campbell and Gary Bello controlled the second half, thwarting a late Tiger run and PC was in its first NIT final since the 1963 Championship. PROVIDENCE 82 - MICHIGAN 81 (2OT) One of the greatest games in c. Providence College basketball history. De9 2 Michigan was ranked Number One, 1976 had an Olympic Gold Medalist in Phil Hubbard and an All-American in Ricky Green. Bob Cooper blocked five shots in the first four minutes as the Friars hung tough but the Wolverines proved tougher as they went up seven in the second half. Bruce Campbell (25 points) and Joe Hassett (21 points) sparked a 14-4 run and the game went into an extra session. Bob Misevicius hit a jumper at the end of the first OT to send it into a second overtime. With time running out, Campbell threw a perfect pass to - who else Misevicius who banked in a 12-footer to give Providence its first upset of the number one team in the country. PROVIDENCE 61 - NORTH CAROLINA 59 This one was pure Dave Gavitt. The Feb. seventh-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels 12 1978 somehow got permission to land their plane at T.F. Green Airport which was closed due to the great blizzard of ‘78 which paralyzed the entire state. And even though the roads in Providence were closed, over 7000 fans walked to the Civic Center to see the Tar Heels battle the 20th ranked Friars on national TV. Carolina great Phil Ford and Mike O’Koren set up the four corners offense with 3:30 left and the Heels up 58-52. But PC rallied to tie on David Frye’s three-point play and later went ahead on a Billy Eason 12-footer with 21 seconds left. When Ford’s jumper rolled out, the Friars had a monumental upset. PROVIDENCE 84 - RHODE ISLAND 77 After twenty years when PC’s overall Feb. record was among the top five in the 17 country, the program experienced 1979 difficult times in Dave Gavitt’s final year as coach. A month earlier, Sly Williams and Rhode Island embarrassed the Friars 86-42 in the worst defeat of the modern era. It would take a miracle to beat the powerful Rams. The miracle came just before the half when Rudy Williams tossed in an NCAA record 89-foot shot. The momentum carried PC to a win in Gavitt’s last game in the Providence Civic Center. PROVIDENCE 82 - GEORGETOWN 79 Before Rick Pitino, PC was one of the Jan. doormats of the BIG EAST. Georgetown 28 1987 came to Providence with its usual lofty ranking and hot off a defeat of unbeaten DePaul. The Friars were 14-3 and had won five straight. And despite Reggie Williams’ 33 points, the Billy Donovan-David Kipfer-Delray Brooks led Friars hung tough enough and smart enough to

get the ball to Ernie “Pop” Lewis who hit the final three shots of the game - all three pointers. And when Lewis hit the gamewinner off a Donovan pass, PC had arrived in The BIG EAST. PROVIDENCE 90 - AUSTIN PEAY 87 (OT) NCAA Cinderella in black sneakers. The Friars Mar. were down ten with 5:50 left and play14 ing poorly. One timeout later, PC and 1987 Billy Donovan were on a tear, scoring 12 of the next 14 points, the last to tie it at 82 on a 20-footer by Donovan. When Austin Peay missed the front end of a one-and-one with two seconds left it was overtime and no doubt that Cinderella was on her way to the Ball. PROVIDENCE 87 at SYRACUSE 86 Twenty-one games over the 10 years of Jan. 20 BIG EAST play. That’s how long 1990 Syracuse had dominated Providence. Fifth-ranked Syracuse raced to a 10-point lead early before Carlton Screen brought the Friars to a tie at 32. Screen, who had 16 assists, Abdul Shamsid-Deen (12 points and 11 rebounds) and Eric Murdock (25 points) pushed the Friar lead to six in the second half with 10 minutes left. A furious Syracuse rally and Friar collapse gave the home team a seven point lead with three minutes left. But PC clawed back and when Murdock hit a jumper at the foul line with seconds left, PC had its first-ever defeat of Syracuse in BIG EAST play. PROVIDENCE 69 - CONNECTICUT 67 BIG EAST Tournament Mar. This one was as good as it gets. In a 12 nationally televised game, Connecticut 1994 came in ranked second nationally and virtually assured a Number 1 NCAA seed. Rob Phelps (10-11 field goals, 23 points) and the Friars had other plans. The scene was set seven games previously when the Friars had a 12-9 record and needed six straight to be assured an NCAA bid. After six consecutive wins, the bid assured, the Friars thumped Connecticut, with Dickey Simpkins (20 points) stopping Connecticut’s Player of the Year candidate, Donyell Marshall. It made the next day’s game against Georgetown anti-climatic but the win over the Hoyas gave PC its first-ever BIG EAST title. PROVIDENCE 81 - MARQUETTE 59 NCAA First Round Mar. The Friars hadn’t won an NCAA 4 1 Tournament game since 1987 and were 1997 0-for-4 in their most recent trips to the tournament. Austin Croshere took it upon himself to end that string as he scored 20 first half points, including a 75-foot buzzer beater to give PC a 50-32 halftime lead. In the second half the Friars tightened the clamps on the Golden Eagles holding Marquette to 27 points while Croshere finished with a career high 39 points in an 81-59 PC victory. Derrick Brown added 13 and Jamel Thomas had 11 as the Friars advanced in the tournament for the first time since 1987. PROVIDENCE 98 - DUKE 87 NCAA Second Round The second round of the NCAA tournament pitted the Friars against the legends. Derrick Brown was unstoppable

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with a career high 33 points in the 98-87 win. PC trailed 46-42 at the half, but with a quick, small lineup in the game, Gillen’s Gang put the pressure on. Duke’s guards couldn’t stop God Shammgod from penetrating as he scored 12 and dished off nine assists. Brown and Austin Croshere controlled the boards. Croshere added 21 points and Jamel Thomas had 17 to help send Providence to the Sweet 16. The win was the Friars’ first ever against Duke. PROVIDENCE 103 - GEORGETOWN 79 In the 22-year history of the BIG EAST  Feb. Conference, nobody had ever pushed 10 2001 the mighty Hoyas of Georgetown around like this. No one had ever scored over 100 points against Georgetown in league play, and no one had ever defeated them by 24 points. But on a cold February evening, the Friars came out piping hot, and rained three pointer after three pointer on the stunned, 12th-ranked Hoyas. The Friars hit 9 of 12 threes in the first half (14 of 19 for the game) on the way to an incredible 61-35 halftime lead. The 61 points established a league record for most points in the first half at the time. Georgetown never got the lead below 22 points in the second half, as Karim Shabazz led six Friars in double figures, with 22 points and 11 rebounds. PROVIDENCE 66 - CONNECTICUT 56 The underdog Friars rolled into Hartford Jan. and upset fourth-ranked Connecticut, 24 66-56. For the Friars, it marked the 2004 first time ever that they defeated a top-four opponent on the road. With the win, the Friars earned their first victory at the Hartford Civic Center since January 19, 1991. The win also ended the Huskies’ 19-game winning streak at the Hartford Civic Center and was the eventual national champions only defeat at home in 200304. The Friars committed just six turnovers in the win. Waterbury, Connecticut native Ryan Gomes led the Friars with 26 points and 12 rebounds. In the second half, UConn took a 50-48 lead with 8:24 to play, but Sheiku Kabba quickly put the Friars ahead when he nailed the first of his two three pointers in a two-minute span. PROVIDENCE 81 - PITTSBURGH 73 It took 33 years, but for only the second Feb. time in Providence College basketball 24 2009 history, the Friars knocked off the number one ranked team in the nation, as PC hammered the Pitt Panthers, 81-73. Unlike the Michigan game, which was a backand-forth affair, PC took control early, building a 44-26 halftime lead before an emotional crowd on Senior Night. PC’s second half lead peaked at 20 points before Pitt narrowed the gap to 75-70 with under a minute left, behind a furious rush. Five free throws, three by Weyinmi Efejuku and two by Brian McKenzie, sealed the win, as fans stormed the court in a wild celebration. PC contained Pittsburgh’s star, DeJuan Blair, who eventually fouled out, while five Friars scored in double figures, led by Efejuku, with 16 points, Sharaud Curry with 15, Jonathan Kale with 13, Geoff McDermott with 11 and Randall Hanke with 10 points.

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The Greatest Names in History MARVIN

BARNES

A Providence, Rhode Island native and clearly the greatest center and most talented frontcourt player in PC history, Barnes was the center of the Friar offense and team MVP in 1973 and 1974. The 1974 NCAA national rebounding champion, he was a consensus First Team All-America, Eastern Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player in both the Aloha Classic and East-West All-Star games. Barnes was the second pick in the 1974 draft who later became the Rookie of the Year in the ABA where he played for two seasons. He moved on to the NBA for four seasons. Barnes was named to the ECAC AllDecade team for the 1970’s. He still holds Providence game, season and career records for rebounds and blocks. YEAR 1972 1973 1974 Totals

G 27 30 32 89

ALLEN

YEAR 1931 1932 1933 1934 Totals

FG-FGA PCT 236- 462 .511 237- 436 .545 297- 596 .498 770-1494 .515

FT-FTA 112-173 75-109 112-164 299-446

PCT .647 .688 .682 .670

REB PTS-AVG 424 584-21.6 571 549-18.3 597 706-22.1 1592 1839-20.7

BRACHEN

A two-time All-American (Second Team as a sophomore and junior) Brachen was the Friars’ most dominant player in the 1930’s. A great defender who played at the guard and forward slots, he is still the only player to lead Providence in scoring four years, and his career points total stood as a Providence record for seventeen years.

G 19 24 16 16 75

MARSHON

FG 77 87 85 66 315

FT 26 52 38 27 143

BROOKS

PTS-AVG 180- 9.5 226- 9.4 208-13.0 159- 9.9 773-10.3

As a senior, Marshon Brooks had one of the greatest offensive seasons in the history of the BIG EAST. Brooks broke the BIG EAST single-game scoring mark and tied the PC single-game mark when he recorded 52 points on 20-28 shooting against No. 9 Notre Dame on February 23, 2011. His 20 field goals against Notre Dame set a BIG EAST record for the most field goals in a game. He also established the BIG EAST single-season scoring mark with 468 points in 18 league games. Brooks set these records while leading the league in scoring in overall action (24.6 ppg) and in league action (26.0 ppg). His 24.6 ppg average ranked second in the nation. He was the only player in the country to average more than 24.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Brooks earned numerous post-season awards, including First Team All-BIG EAST and Associated Press Third Team All-America honors. He scored 788 points in 2011, which ranks third all-time at PC. He ranks

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national tournaments and coached the Friars to their first game over the century mark. He developed two of PC’s all-time best players - Jim Schlimm and Bob Moran. Cuddy also served as PC’s freshman baseball coach, sports information director, business manager, and associate director of athletics in his 32 years in the athletic department. One of the most beloved figures in PC history, he is a member of the PC Hall of Fame.

ninth all-time in scoring at PC as he finished with 1,629 career points. Brooks became the 10th Friar all-time selected in the first round of the NBA Draft when he was picked in the 25th spot by the Boston Celtics. YEAR G 2008 18 2009 32 2010 31 2011 32 Totals 113

FG-FGA PCT 21- 55 .382 122-279 .437 168-360 .467 276-572 .483 587-1265 .464

BRUCE “SOUP”

FT-FTA PCT 15- 21 .714 54- 79 .674 59- 83 .711 169-219 .722 297-402 .739

REB PTS-AVG 17 62- 3.4 115 338-10.6 129 441-14.2 225 788-24.6 486 1629-14.4

CAMPBELL

New Haven, Connecticut native Bruce Campbell still ranks as the all-time leading assists maker for forwards at Providence. The most mobile big man and certainly the most versatile frontcourt player in Friar history, Campbell was a smooth-shooting and pinpoint passing southpaw who earned Honorable Mention All-America honors in 1976 to go with his team MVP Award. “Soup” Campbell registered the assist on Bob Misevicius’ gamewinning basket in PC’s upset of Michigan in 1976. YEAR 1975 1976 1977 1978 Totals

G 30 32 29 31 122

FG-FGA PCT FT-FTA PCT 133- 283 .470 64- 84 .762 206- 391 .527 96-123 .780 184- 373 .493 64- 91 .703 203- 428 .474 133-180 .739 726-1475 .492 357-478 .746

AUSTIN

REB PTS-AVG 202 330-11.0 272 504-15.8 234 432-14.9 241 539-17.4 949 1809-14.8

CROSHERE

No mention of great PC frontcourt players would be complete without this 6-9 standout from Crossroads School in California. Croshere gave notice of his potential in the Big East Tournament as a sophomore, and then established himself as a Third Team All-Big East player as a junior and a First Team player as a senior. Able to take the ball down low and post up, as well as step out and hit the three pointer, few players worked harder at improving than did Austin. Croshere led the team in scoring as a junior and senior and ranks tenth in career scoring with 1523 points. An excellent free throw shooter, he set a league and school record with 57 freebies in a row, and sparked PC to an NCAA Elite Eight run as a senior, scoring a career-high 39 points against Marquette in the first round. Austin was a lottery draft choice in 1997, and is currently enjoying a successful pro career with Dallas after nine seasons with Indiana. YEAR 1994 1995 1996 1997 Totals

G 25 30 30 36 121

FG-FGA PCT FT-FTA PCT REB PTS-AVG 38- 95 .400 29- 40 .725 55 115- 4.6 106- 231 .459 66- 85 .776 147 307-10.2 151- 359 .421 109-128 .852 173 458-15.3 200- 440 .455 182-205 .888 270 643-17.9 495-1125 .440 386-458 .843 645 1523-12.6

J. VINCENT

CUDDY

To limit the contribution of Vin Cuddy to the six-season stint as head coach from 1949-1955 would be to grossly underestimate everything he meant to PC basketball and the PC athletics department. On the bench, he helped PC to four

ERNIE

DiGREGORIO

What Jimmy Walker was to Joe Mullaney and the great teams of the 1960’s, Ernie DiGregorio was to Dave Gavitt and the team’s of the 1970’s. Homegrown in the shadow of Alumni Hall, Ernie D not only defined the running Friar tradition but helped revolutionize college basketball’s fast break offense. A wizard with the basketball as a ballhandler and passer, DiGregorio helped usher in the age of the Providence Civic Center. It was his behind-the-back passes and three consecutive team MVP awards that packed the downtown arena. Still the all-time assists leader and one of the top scorers in PC history, he was a consensus All-America and Lapchick Award winner as the nation’s outstanding senior. He was the NCAA East Regional MVP and the only Providence player to make the NCAA Final Four All-Tournament team. The third pick in the 1973 NBA draft, he went on to be the NBA’s Rookie of the Year. He played for the Buffalo Braves for four seasons before a season with the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics. The ECAC named him Eastern Player of the Decade for the 1970’s. YEAR 1971 1972 1973 Totals

G 28 27 31 86

BILLY

FG-FGA PCT FT-FTA PCT REB PTS-AVG 217- 451 .451 88-106 .830 112 522-18.6 192- 440 .436 93-116 .801 81 477-17.7 348- 728 .478 65- 81 .802 99 761-24.6 757-1619 .467 246-303 .811 292 1780-20.5

DONOVAN

Providence College basketball had reached its lowest ebb in the modern era when fate crossed the rising stars of Rick Pitino and Billy Donovan. A player who watched more basketball than he played in his first two seasons, Donovan caught the Pitino fire and blazed a two-year path that almost brought the NCAA Championship trophy to Providence. A two-time team MVP, Donovan saved his best for last. With the advent of the three-pointer came opportunity for the underdeveloped and undersized point guard to shine. His senior year, Donovan led the Friars to a fourth place BIG EAST finish, the best ever, and a magic carpet ride to the NCAA Final Four. He was the Southeast Regional MVP and a Honorable Mention All-American. He played 44 games for the New York Knicks.

The Greatest Names in History YEAR 1984 1985 1986 1987 Totals

G FG-FGA 28 25- 68 29 41- 87 31 183- 358 34 203- 467 122 452-980

JOHN

PCT .368 .456 .511 .435 .461

EGAN

The best high school player in New England, John Egan was the first big-name recruit to come to Providence when recruiting became synonymous with college basketball. Under Joe Mullaney, Egan split time between shooting and point guard. He made the NIT All-Tournament team in 1959 and repeated that honor while helping the Friars to the Championship in 1961. He was a Second Team All-American as a senior. His 39 points against Villanova set the single game record at the time. Egan was the 12th pick in the NBA draft in 1961. He enjoyed 11 seasons in the NBA, third only to Lenny Wilkens’ 15 and Otis Thorpe’s 16 among PC players. YEAR 1959 1960 1961 Totals

Flynn is still recognized as one of the all-time best long range jump shooters in PC history. In 1988, the NCAA named Flynn to the Silver Anniversary team.

FT-FTA PCT REB PTS-AVG 15- 21 .714 23 65- 2.3 10- 15 .667 16 92- 3.2 103- 130 .792 49 469-15.1 199- 236 .843 102 702-20.6 327-402 .813 190 1328-10.9

G 24 27 29 80

VINNIE

FG-FGA PCT 181- 418 .433 147- 357 .412 221- 510 .433 549-1285 .427

FT-FTA 140- 170 90- 112 106- 129 336- 411

PCT .824 .804 .822 .818

REB 63 66 71 200

PTS-AVG 502-20.9 384-14.2 548-18.8 1434-17.9

ERNST

A 5-8 fan favorite from New Jersey, Vinnie Ernst was the greatest point guard ever by the time he graduated from PC in 1963. If it wasn’t for the likes of Ernie DiGregorio, he might still hold that lofty position. An excellent ballhandler and passer, it was the flashy Ernst who directed the Friar attack in the 1961 and 1963 NIT championship seasons. In fact, he was the NIT Most Valuable Player while only a sophomore. He went on to be an Honorable Mention All-American and a UPI “Small Player” First Team All-American who played on the USA’s World Championship team in 1963. He graduated as the all-time assists leader at Providence. Any hope of a professional career ended with a knee injury in the Boston Celtics preseason camp. YEAR 1961 1962 1963 Totals

G FG-FGA PCT 29 109- 276 .395 26 101- 259 .390 28 106- 251 .422 83 316-786 .402

RAY

FLYNN

FT-FTA PCT 67- 80 .838 100- 125 .800 112- 148 .757 279-353 .790

REB PTS-AVG 115 285- 9.8 103 302-11.6 110 324-11.6 328 911-11.0

Ray Flynn brought one part physical talent and nine parts toughness and a Southie work ethic from South Boston when he matriculated to Providence College. That toughness and hard work helped him develop into one of the great stories in Eastern basketball lore. An All-East player as a junior he repeated that honor as a senior when he was also an Academic All-America and the NIT Most Valuable Player. An old-fashioned “gym rat”, Flynn is well-noted for sneaking into the old Madison Square Garden the night before the 1963 Championship game to shoot a couple hundred shots. His hard work paid off–

YEAR 1961 1962 1963 Totals

G 28 26 28 82

DAVE

FG-FGA 75- 187 148- 328 239- 481 462-996

PCT FT-FTA PCT REB PTS-AVG .401 13- 17 .765 38 163- 5.8 .451 37- 49 .755 79 333-12.8 .497 51- 64 .797 68 529-18.9 .464 101-130 .777 185 1025-12.5

GAVITT

Dave Gavitt led Providence College and Eastern basketball into the modern age. In ten seasons, Gavitt led the Friars to 209 wins, including eight consecutive 20-win seasons, five NCAA appearances, three NIT appearances and five New England Coach of the Year trophies. He guided PC to 23 wins over Top 20 teams including a stunning double-overtime upset of top ranked Michigan - PC’s greatest win ever. His 1973 team made it all the way to the NCAA Final Four. In 1971, Gavitt was named Director of Athletics at Providence College, a position he held until 1982 when he resigned to be the director of The BIG EAST Conference. After leading the BIG EAST to national prominence, Gavitt later served as President of the Boston Celtics. His most cherished honor was being named the 1980 United States Olympic Basketball Coach. Gavitt was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006.

RYAN

GOMES

Ryan Gomes had a remarkable career as a Friar. Gomes graduated from Providence as the Friars’ all-time leading scorer with 2,138 points and ranks fifth all-time in rebounding with 1,028 boards. In his senior campaign, Gomes led the BIG EAST in scoring with 21.6 ppg and finished fifth in the conference in rebounding (8.2 rpg). For his efforts he earned his second consecutive All-BIG EAST First Team accolade. He also was named an Associated Press Honorable Mention AllAmerican. As a junior in 2004, Gomes led the Friars to a 20-9 record and an NCAA berth. He averaged 18.9 ppg and 9.4 rebounds while shooting over 50 percent from the floor. Along with his selection to the All-BIG EAST First Team, he earned nine All-America honors, including First Team All-America accolades by both the Associated Press and The Sporting News. He was drafted by the Boston Celtics and is enjoying a successful pro career.

YEAR 2002 2003 2004 2005 Totals

G 24 32 29 31 116

FG-FGA PCT 132- 236 .559 213- 397 .537 192- 379 .507 247- 498 .496 784-1510 .519

FT-FTA PCT REB PTS-AVG 68- 111 .613 188 332-13.8 163- 194 .840 311 589-18.4 134- 154 .870 274 547-18.9 124- 161 .770 255 670-21.6 489-620 .789 1028 2138-18.4

JIM

HADNOT

Jim Hadnot certainly lived up to his pedigree. One of the nation’s top schoolboy basketball players, he was the first big-name big man to come to Providence College. Hadnot was a two-year Honorable Mention All-America selection and a three-time All-New England choice. He helped the 1961 team to the NIT Championship. Hadnot graduated as the school’s all-time leading scorer and rebounder. The 6-10 Hadnot was an adept shot blocker and is one of only four Friars with over 1000 career rebounds. “Jumbo Jim” ranked seventh in the nation in rebounding as a sophomore, and fifth in the country as a junior. Just the third PC player drafted by the NBA, Hadnot was the 25th pick in the 1962 draft but played only in the ABA. YEAR 1960 1961 1962 Total

G 29 29 26 84

FG-FGA PCT FT-FTA PCT REB PTS-AVG 170- 334 .509 89- 154 .578 473 429-14.8 214- 430 .498 133- 220 .605 475 561-19.3 198- 357 .555 81- 122 .664 351 477-18.3 582-1121 .519 303-496 .611 1299 1467-17.5

JOE

HASSETT

YEAR 1974 1975 1976 1977 Totals

G 32 31 32 29 124

The tradition of great Rhode Island players to “stay home” began with Ernie DiGregorio and ended with Joe Hassett in one swift but successful eight-year term. While Ernie D. was pinpointing passes in the Civic Center, Hassett was nailing longrange shots from every high school gym in Rhode Island. Nicknamed “Sonar” for his incredible range, he was an Honorable Mention All-American by his junior year and a Third Team member as a senior. He played for the United States team in the Pan American Games and later in the East-West All-Star Game. Probably the greatest shooter ever at Providence, Hassett was a third round draft choice of the Seattle Supersonics and enjoyed a six-year career in the NBA, including the 1979 World Championship. FG-FGA PCT FT-FTA PCT REB PTS-AVG 108- 223 .488 14- 16 .875 50 230- 7.2 244- 486 .502 22- 30 .733 64 510-16.5 248- 514 .482 48- 57 .842 93 544-17.0 240- 480 .500 64- 68 .941 92 544-18.8 840-1703 .493 148-171 .865 299 1828-14.7

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The Greatest Names in History HERBERT

HILL

There has rarely been a player at PC that has shown such great improvement from yearto-year as Herbert Hill. The Kinston, N.C. product increased his scoring, field goal percentage and rebounding numbers each of his four seasons, culminating in 2006-07, when Hill averaged 18.1 points and 8.8 rebounds per game. The senior led the BIG EAST in scoring; one of only three Friars to ever accomplish the feat. In addition to earning First Team All-BIG EAST honors, Hill also was named the BIG EAST Most Improved Player, an award no other player in PC history has won. He also received the CollegeHoops.net National Most Improved Player award. Hill was drafted 55th overall in the 2007 NBA Draft.

YEAR 2004 2005 2006 2007 Totals

G FG-FGA PCT 11 3- 6 .500 30 68- 118 .576 27 99- 169 .586 31 240- 375 .640 99 410- 668 .614

JOHN

FT-FTA PCT REB PTS-AVG 5- 8 .625 8 11- 1.0 9- 24 .375 102 145- 4.8 44- 79 .557 130 242- 9.0 80-133 .602 274 544-18.1 148-171 .566 514 958- 9.7

KRIEGER

A two-time Second Team All-American from Patterson, New Jersey, and PC’s second-ever basketball All-American, John Krieger anchored the Friar teams of the late 1920’s and early 1930’s that won two New England championships. Krieger led PC in scoring as a freshman and junior and was second as a sophomore and senior. He was named All-New England his final three seasons. An excellent shooter at the forward slot, Krieger was the school’s all-time leading scorer when he graduated with 742 points. YEAR G 1928 16 1929 20 1930 18 1931 19 Totals 73

JOHN

FG FT PTS-AVG 52 55 159- 9.9 74 64 212-10.6 72 48 192-10.7 66 47 179- 9.4 264 214 742-10.2

LINEHAN

John Linehan arrived at PC as a virtual unknown in 1997 and left with the NCAA career steals record. In between, Linehan proved that heart and desire could overcome any shortcomings as the 5’9” guard terrorized opposing players throughout his career. Possessor of the fastest hands at PC since Lenny Wilkens, the one-man press recorded 139 steals as a senior and 385 in his career, to go along with 990 career points. Twice voted the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year, John captured the national Defensive Player of the Year Award and earned AP Honorable Mention All-America honors after his senior season.

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YEAR 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 Totals

AL

G FG-FGA PCT FT-FTA PCT REB PTS-AVG 29 45- 133 .338 49- 54 .907 60 161- 5.6 30 38- 119 .319 47- 59 .797 68 133- 4.4 6 11- 32 .344 3- 3 1.000 18 31- 5.2 26 79- 190 .416 77- 90 .856 63 278-10.7 31 118- 302 .391 97-116 .836 117 387-12.5 122 291- 776 .375 273-322 .848 326 990- 8.1

McCLELLAN

Before there was Joe Mullaney or Dave Gavitt, there was “The General” Al McClellan. For 11 seasons he guided Providence College to the top of New England and Eastern College basketball. The first great coach at PC, McClellan developed four All-Americans to go with as many New England Championships. In 1932, he helped the Friars to 19 wins, a record that wouldn’t be broken for 27 years! McClellan helped upgrade both the schedule and the image of New England basketball as he was the only New England coach willing to bring his team out of the six state region to play other top teams in the East. He still ranks third in all-time victories and second in winning percentage.

TED

McCONNON

G 20 12 32

ROBERT “BOB”

FG 142 83 225

G 21 22 26 69

JOE

MULLANEY

FT 25 14 39

MORAN

PTS-AVG 309-15.5 180-15.0 489-15.3

The greatest scorer in Friar history before the Joe Mullaney years, Bob Moran averaged a whopping 18.1 points per game for his three-season career at PC under Coach Vin Cuddy. He graduated as the school’s leader in points for a season and career. His junior year average of 20.8 points each game marked the first time a Providence player averaged more than 20 points per game.

FG-FGA PCT FT-FTA PCT REB PTS-AVG 127 125 48 379-18.0 158- 446 .354 139- 206 .675 68 455-20.8 132 153 417-16.0 417 417 1251-18.1

If Gordie Holmes’ gamewinning shot against Notre Dame put Providence College basketball “On the Map”, it was his coach, Joe Mullaney, who made PC basketball a tourist attraction. A three-time New England Coach of the Year, Mullaney guided PC to an incredible nine consecutive 20-win seasons and as many post-season tournaments. Along the way, he coached the Friars the Friars to the 1961 and 1963 NIT Championships. His first stint at the helm, from 1955-69, saw him develop six All-Americans and record a 271-94 (.742) mark. He left the college coaching ranks to coach in the NBA and ABA. He was then, and remains now, a basketball genius who ranks as one of the greatest coaches in any league at any time. In 1981, Mullaney returned to Providence for a four-year stint before moving onto the CBA.

ERIC

One of the greatest shooters of his day and certainly at Providence College, Ted McConnon was the first Friar to score more than 300 points in a season. In fact, he was the first PC player to average more than 15 points per game, a feat he accomplished in both his years at PC. Not only did he break all of AllAmerican Ed Wineapple’s season scoring records, he was also recognized as one of the great scorers in New England basketball history at the time. He still ranks among PC’s leaders for points per game. YEAR 1942 1943 Totals

YEAR 1952 1953 1954 Totals

MURDOCK

Eric Murdock will long be recognized as one of the most complete and versatile guards in the storied history of PC backcourt greats. The third all-time leading scorer at Providence, he is second among three-point shooters, third in free throws, sixth in assists, second in steals and 29th in rebounding. He is second on the all-time NCAA steals list as well. Murdock’s senior year was a storybook ride through both the record books and the collective imagination of the basketball public. Not chosen to any of the three BIG EAST postseason all-league teams as a junior, Murdock was a First Team All-American, one of the nation’s top scorers, BIG EAST scoring champion, Eastern Player of the Year and the nation’s Most Courageous Player Award winner as a senior. He had 12 30-points-or-more scoring nights (three over 40) and played in the East-West All-Star Game before being the 21st pick in the NBA draft.

YEAR 1988 1989 1990 1991 Totals

G 28 29 28 32 117

RICK

FG-FGA PCT 114- 276 .413 164- 359 .457 147- 351 .419 262- 589 .445 687-1575 .436

PITINO

FT-FTA PCT 45- 61 .738 99- 130 .762 96- 126 .762 238- 293 .812 478-610 .783

REB PTS-AVG 85 300-10.7 135 471-16.2 116 432-15.4 168 818-25.6 504 2021-17.3

Few stars shone as bright as Rick Pitino’s Providence College coaching stint. He took over a PC basketball program that had won just 79 games in the previous seven seasons and turned it into a Cinderella story that was the envy of the college basketball world. In his first year, he led the team to a 17-14 record and an NIT Quarterfinal appearance. In 1987, his Friar team finished fourth in the BIG EAST Conference, PC’s best finish ever, and advanced all the way to the the

The Greatest Names in History NCAA Final Four. His use of the new three-point field goal and incredible full-court pressure and frenzy brought a band of overachievers to the brink of a national championship. He was named the National Coach of the Year for his efforts. Pitino left to coach the New York Knicks following the season, and is currently coach of the University of Louisville in the BIG EAST Conference.

JAMES

SCHLIMM

“Slim” Jim Schlimm was a 6-3 center from St. Mary’s in Pennsylvania, who was also the first big scorer for Coach Vin Cuddy. Schlimm became the first Friar to top 1000 points in a career, scoring on a variety of hook shots against taller opponents. In his junior year, PC won the NAIB New England Tournament and traveled to Kansas City for the nationals. A mainstay for PC’s first postseason tournament teams, Schlimm captained the Friars as a senior. YEAR 1950 1951 1952 Totals

G 23 24 23 70

FG-FGA PCT FT-FTA PCT REB PTS-AVG 144- 192 .493 69- 99 .697 357-15.5 152 72 376-15.7 141 63 158 345-15.0 437 204 1078-15.4

ROBERT J.

SLAVIN, O.P.

He never scored a point, never coached a win and never suited up for that matter, but if there is a visionary of the success that PC basketball enjoys it would be Father Robert Slavin, who served Providence College as its sixth President. Father Slavin’s tenure from 1947-61 played witness to the greatest growth period of Friar basketball. Father Slavin was greatly impressed with the Catholic colleges in Philadelphia and with the success of their basketball programs. He had a vision of Providence College having a basketball program recognized on a national level. While his support was both enthusiastic and constant, his greatest contributions were in building Alumni Hall, thus giving the Friars a gymnasium on campus, and hiring Joe Mullaney.

MICHAEL

SMITH

One of the most-loved Friars to ever don the Black and White and the school’s greatest power forward ever, Michael Smith was the first player ever to win three consecutive BIG EAST rebounding titles. He finished his Providence career as just the fourth player to score 1000 points and grab 1000 rebounds. And, like the three before him (Marvin Barnes, Jim Hadnot, and John Thompson) he did it the old-fashioned way - in three years. Smith’s name dots the record books. He set records

for BIG EAST career rebound average (11.67); PC career field goal percentage by a forward (.554); and PC career rebounds by a forward (1038). He led the Friars to their first-ever BIG EAST Tournament Championship where he was named Most Outstanding Player.

YEAR 1992 1993 1994 Totals

G 31 33 30 94

KEVIN

FG-FGA 108- 218 135- 243 144- 238 387-699

PCT .495 .556 .605 .554

FT-FTA PCT REB PTS-AVG 117- 202 .579 319 333-10.7 119- 218 .546 375 389-11.8 100- 140 .714 344 388-12.9 336-560 .600 1038 1110-11.8

STACOM

Listing Kevin Stacom as Ernie DiGregorio’s backcourt mate unfairly undervalues the career of one of PC’s greatest guards. A transfer from the school that gave the Friars Joe Mullaney (Holy Cross), Stacom was a two-time team Defensive Player of the Year. He was also one of the most consistent and effective shooters ever at PC, netting a .527 career field goal percentage, tops among guards. He was a Second Team All-American as a senior who played in the 1973 World University Games. He took over the Friar offense as a senior after DiGregorio graduated. Stacom was a second round draft choice of the Boston Celtics who played five full seasons in the NBA and part of a sixth.

YEAR 1973 1974 Totals

G FG-FGA 31 238- 431 32 263- 520 63 501-951

JAMEL

PCT FT-FTA PCT REB PTS-AVG .552 75- 87 .862 121 551-17.8 .506 66- 82 .805 100 592-18.5 .527 141-169 .834 221 1143-18.1

THOMAS

Jamel Thomas arrived at Providence as one of the lesser known recruits in a class that included God Shammgod, Derrick Brown and Ruben Garces, but by the time he left, he was the Friars’ third leading all-time scorer. Thomas was a major cog as a sophomore on the Friar team that raced to the Elite Eight, and his corner jumper against Arizona in the Regional finals sent the game into overtime. Thomas earned Second Team All-BIG EAST honors as a junior, and then moved up to First Team honors as a senior. In his final season, Thomas carried the Friars, averaging 22 points, with a career-high 38 points in an overtime win at Villanova. The athletic swingman played parts of two seasons in the NBA.

YEAR 1996 1997 1998 1999 Totals

G 29 36 29 30 124

FG-FGA PCT 105- 232 .453 187- 429 .436 163- 455 .358 225- 532 .423 680-1648 .413

FT-FTA PCT REB PTS-AVG 36- 58 .621 132 270- 9.3 65- 96 .677 184 504-14.0 156- 200 .780 200 536-18.5 153- 203 .754 217 661-22.0 410-557 .736 733 1971-15.9

JOHN

THOMPSON

He might be better known as the 1988 United States Olympic Team coach or the former Georgetown University basketball coach but John Thompson began his career in college basketball environs at Providence College. A nationally-recruited big man and tremendous inside scorer, Thompson’s announcement to attend PC was a major coup for Joe Mullaney. Thompson not only established the single season scoring mark (26.2 points per game) but also smashed the career scoring record as well. A First Team All-American who played in the East-West All-Star game, Thompson is still among the top ten in scoring average, field goal percentage and rebounding at PC. Thompson ranks among the very best players ever at Providence College. He was a third round draft choice of the Boston Celtics. Thompson was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999. YEAR 1962 1963 1964 Totals

G 25 28 26 79

FG-FGA PCT 116- 263 .441 208- 395 .527 260- 442 .588 584-1100 .531

FT-FTA PCT 78- 119 .655 113- 185 .611 161 -242 .665 352-546 .645

OTIS

THORPE

REB PTS-AVG 291 310-12.4 392 529-18.9 378 681-26.2 1061 1520-19.2

It had been eight seasons since PC had enjoyed the services of an AllAmerica big man and Friar basketball was at one of its all-time lows. Otis Thorpe was the bright spot in the dark, early years of Providence College and its membership in the BIG EAST Conference. A powerful rebounder, Thorpe was a two-time team MVP who owns season and career records for field goal percentage. He still ranks seventh on the all-time rebounding list at Providence and was the first player since Marvin Barnes to average over 10 rebounds per game in a season. A two-time Honorable Mention All-America selection, Thorpe was PC’s first First Team All-BIG EAST player. He was the ninth pick in the NBA draft by the Kansas City Kings and enjoyed a tremendous professional career.

YEAR 1981 1982 1983 1984 Totals

G 26 27 31 29 113

JIMMY

FG-FGA PCT FT-FTA PCT REB PTS-AVG 100- 194 .515 50- 76 .657 137 250- 9.6 153- 283 .540 74- 115 .643 216 380-14.1 204- 321 .635 91- 138 .659 249 499-16.1 167- 288 .580 162- 248 .653 300 496-17.1 624-1086 .575 377-577 .653 902 1625-14.4

WALKER

There’s little doubt that Jimmy Walker is the greatest player ever at Providence College. Still the second all-time leading scorer with 2045 points in just three seasons, all before the advent of the three-point field goal, Walker was a three-time All-American who was considered the second coming of Oscar Robertson. Physically

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The Greatest Names in History strong and tremendously gifted, Walker turned the point guard position into a deadly scoring weapon for the Friars in the middle 1960’s. Along the way he set scoring records for single game, season and career. In 1967 he became the only Friar to average over 30 points a game in leading the NATION in scoring. Walker was PC’s and New England basketball’s only Number One draft choice of the NBA. He played nine seasons of professional basketball, averaging 16.7 points per game for his career. YEAR 1965 1966 1967 Totals

G FG-FGA PCT 26 211- 444 .475 27 248- 488 .508 28 323- 659 .492 81 782-1591 .492

LENNY

FT-FTA PCT REB 110- 143 .767 158 166- 215 .772 182 205- 256 .801 169 481-614 .783 509

PTS-AVG 532-20.5 662-24.5 851-30.4 2045-25.2

WILKENS

An unknown coming out of high school who played in the formidable shadow of John Egan at Providence College, Lenny Wilkens was a smooth ball handler who was probably the finest backcourt defender ever for the Friars. Primarily a point guard, Wilkens was the first of a long line of great players to graduate having played for Joe Mullaney. An All-East selection as a junior, he blossomed into a full court terror in his senior season, averaging 14.2 points, a whopping 7.1 rebounds and a fair number of assists and steals (records were incomplete in those years) who became a consensus All-American and MVP of the NIT and the East-West All-Star game. As great as he was at Providence College, his best basketball was ahead of him. A 15-year NBA player, Wilkens retired in second place on the all-time assists list and was a nine-time NBA All-Star. He has coached in the professional ranks for thirty-three years, winning the World Championship in 1979. He was the first PC player to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. YEAR 1958 1959 1960 Totals

G 24 27 29 80

ERIC

FG-FGA PCT FT-FTA PCT REB 137- 316 .434 84- 130 .646 190 167- 390 .428 89- 144 .618 188 157- 362 .434 98- 140 .700 205 461-1068 .432 271-414 .655 583

PTS-AVG 358-14.9 423-15.6 412-14.2 1193-14.9

WILLIAMS

Although he only played two seasons for the Friars, Eric Williams left a lasting mark on Providence College basketball. A native of Newark, N.J., Williams transferred to PC his junior season and had an immediate impact, averaging 15.7 points during the 1993-94 season. The consummate “glue guy,” Williams’ leadership and unselfish play helped guide the Friars to the 1994 BIG EAST title, and his 27 points paced the team in its NCAA First Round game against Alabama. During his senior season, Williams averaged 17.7 points and 6.7 rebounds per game and was named to the All-BIG EAST first team. The 14th overall pick in the 1995 draft, Williams played 11 years in the NBA, including seven with the Boston Celtics. YEAR 1994 1995 Totals

110

G 30 30 60

FG-FGA 166- 327 184- 445 350-772

PCT FT-FTA PCT .508 138- 209 .660 .410 134- 195 .687 .453 272-404 .673

REB 151 201 352

PTS-AVG 470-15.7 531-17.7 1001-16.7

EDDIE

WINEAPPLE

It is unusual for a player to be considered one of a school’s all-time greatest players for just one season’s work. But that is exactly what Ed Wineapple did for his spectacular season in 1928-29. A transfer from Syracuse University, Wineapple was the school’s greatest single season scorer ever until Ted McConnon came along in 1941. A First Team All-New England, All-East and All-America player, Wineapple led the Friars to a Number One ranking in New England and a Number Three ranking in the East. He left after just one season to play professionally for the Syracuse Nationals. YEAR 1929

G 20

FG 114

FT 50

Herbert Hill

PTS-AVG 278-13.9

Ryan Gomes

Award Winners Providence College Athletic Hall of Fame Alaimo, Gerry * Allen, Hector J. ‘29 Amato, Bob ‘63 Army, Tim ‘85 Avedisian, Charles T. ‘41 Baezler, Fredereick J., O.P. Bagge, Dick * Barnes, Marvin ‘74 Barto (Gladu), Jackie ‘84 Begley, Aloysius B., O.P. ‘31 Bellemore, J. Robert ‘66 * Belliveau, Raymond M. ‘38 * Benedict, James ‘66 Bennett, Rick ‘90 Bert, Mrs. Helen * Bobinski, Edward W. ‘38 * Brachen, Allen G. ‘34 Bride, Thomas H. ‘27 Brown, Barry J. ‘66 Brown, Malcolm H. ‘33 Burke, Doris (Sable) ‘87 Burke, Mary ‘87 * Campbell, Bruce ‘78 Carroll, Mark ‘95 * Collins, Frederick J. (Lefty) ‘37 Conaty, Edward P. ‘33 * Croshere, Austin ‘97 + Cuddy, James Vincent DeCosta, Sara ‘00 Delahunty, Sinead ‘93

* DiGregorio, Ernest A. ‘73 Dillon, Dan ‘80 Doherty, Edward S., Jr. ‘24 * Donovan, Billy ‘87 * Dore, Vincent Cyril, O.P. ‘23 Doyle, Bill ‘68 *+Drew, Lawrence J. ‘46 Duffy, Joseph W. ‘30 Eccleston, Thomas, Jr. * Egan, John F. ‘61 * Ernst, Vincent L. ‘63 Evans, John ‘90 Evans, Shanya ‘91 Farrell, John E. ‘26 Fitzpatrick, Francis C. ‘37 Flynn, John A. (Jack) * Flynn, Raymond L. ‘63 Fontanella, Lucie ‘94 Gallagher, Siobhan ‘90 Gaudreau, Rob ‘92 + Gavitt, David R. Granato, Cammi ‘93 Guden, Cathy ‘94 * Hadnot, James W. ‘62 * Hagstrom, Alfred (Gus) ‘37 Harrington, Moira ‘95 * Hassett, Joseph ‘77 Heffernan,Grant J. ‘65 Hendricken, Geraldine ‘92 Hill (Finn), Kathy ‘84

U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM 1976 1980 1988 1992 1996

John Thompson (assistant coach) Dave Gavitt (head coach) John Thompson (head coach) Bill Stein (assistant coach) Len Wilkens (assistant coach) Len Wilkens (head coach)

U.S. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM 1963 1994

Vin Ernst Pete Gillen (assistant coach)

WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES 1973 1995 2001 2003

Marvin Barnes (United States) Kevin Stacom (United States) Austin Croshere (United States) Romuald Augustin (Canada) Christopher Anrin (Sweden) Christopher Anrin (Sweden) Maris Laksa (Latvia)

UNITED STATES PAN AMERICAN GAMES 1963 1975

Vin Ernst Joe Hassett

U.S. OLYMPIC FESTIVAL 1978 1987 1990 1991 1993 1995

Billy Fields Carlton Screen Michael Smith Dickey Simpkins Michael Brown God Shammgod

UNDER 22-TEAM USA 1996

Austin Croshere

GOODWILL GAMES 2001

Romuald Augustin (Canada)

NCAA SILVER ANNIVERSARY TEAM 1988

Ray Flynn

ECAC ALL-DECADE TEAM 1970s

Marvin Barnes Ernie DiGregorio (Player of the Decade)

RHODES SCHOLAR 1978

Pat Kehoe

McDONALD’S ALL-AMERICANS 1984 1990 1995

Delray Brooks Michael Smith God Shammgod

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+ * *

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Howley, Francis Ambrose, O.P. Hurley (Lenahan), Kathleen ‘81 Keith, Andy ‘94 Kennedy, Daniel J. ‘76 Killian, Robert F. (Cy) ‘50 King, Britt ‘86 Kish, Larry G. ‘64 Kleinendorst, Kurt ‘83 Krieger, Anslem A. (John E.), O.F.M. ‘31 Kutniewski, William J. ‘35 Lamoriello, Louis A. ‘63 Landry, Omer H. ‘36 Larranaga, Jim ‘71 Lis, Tracey ‘92 Louthis, Peter ‘43 Luciani, Cindi ‘90 Lyons, Peter ‘80 Mangum, Andrea ‘90 Marchetti, John ‘71 Matjeka, Deb ‘91 McBridge, Peter F., III ‘70 McClellan, Albert (General) McCue, William T. ‘31 McGee, Joseph P. ‘26 McMahon, Marie ‘98 Merloni, Lou ‘93 Mezzanotte, Don ‘60 Moge, William B. ‘38 Moloney, Tina ‘89 Monahan, Ed ‘56

* Moran, Robert J. ‘54 Morneau, Jeff ‘92 + Mullaney, Joseph A. * Murdock, Eric ‘91 Nahigian, Alex O’Flynn, Richard ‘85 O’Leary, Mary Ann (McCoy) Orlando, Gates ‘84 O’Shea, Michael ‘77 O’Sullivan, Stephanie ‘95 Prisco, Joseph ‘49 Pumple, Richard D. ‘71 Purcell, Seamus ‘89 Quinn, Brendan ‘83 Quinn, Robert G., O.P. Reall, Bob ‘56 * Reilly, Robert F. ‘42 Reynolds, Charles F. ‘42 * Riordan, Michael W. ‘67 * Roberge, Oliver, Jr. ‘34 Ronan, Andy ‘86 Rudolph, Amy ‘95 * St. George, Rev. Raymond ‘50 * Schlimm, James P. ‘52 Schneider, Herman D., O.P. ‘30 Sheady, Lynn ‘80 Sherry, Karl F. ‘37 Smith, Geoff ‘84 Smith, Leo H. ‘84 * Smith, Michael ‘94

ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA 1963

Ray Flynn

LAPCHICK TROPHY 1973

Ernie DiGregorio

USBWA MOST COURAGEOUS PLAYER 1991

Eric Murdock

STRENGTH COACHES ALL-AMERICA 1991

Marques Bragg

NCAA TOURNAMENT 1965 1973 1987 1997

Jimmy Walker East Regional All-Tournament Team Ernie DiGregorio Championship All-Tournament East Regional Most Valuable Player Marvin Barnes East Regional All Tournament Kevin Stacom East Regional All-Tournament Billy Donovan Southeast Regional Most Outstanding Player Darryl Wright Southeast Regional All-Tournament Team Steve Wright Southeast Regional All-Tournament Team God Shammgod Southeast Regional All-Tournament Team Jamel Thomas Southeast Regional All-Tournament Team

NATIONAL INVITATION TOURNAMENT 1959 1960 1961 1963 1975 1993

John Egan - All-Tournament Team Len Wilkens - All-Tournament Team Len Wilkens - Most Valuable Player John Egan - All-Tournament Team Vin Ernst - Most Valuable Player Ray Flynn - Most Valuable Player John Thompson - All-Tournament Team Gary Bello - All-Tournament Team Joe Hassett - All-Tournament Team Michael Smith - All-Tournament Team

ALOHA CLASSIC ALL-STAR GAME 1974 1984

Marvin Barnes (MVP) Otis Thorpe

Soar, Albert Henry (Hank) ‘37 * Stacom, Kevin M. ‘74

Sullivan, Barry M. ‘76

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Taglianetti, Peter ‘85 Taylor, Joseph B., O.P. Tebbetts, George R. (Birdie) ‘34 Terreri, Chris ‘86 Thompson, John R., Jr. ‘64 Thorpe, Otis ‘84 Treacy, John ‘77 Treacy, Ray ‘82 Tschida, Marshall R. ‘62 Velishek, Randy ‘83 Wage, Linda ‘81 Walsh, Ed ‘88 Walker, Jimmy ‘67 Weinstock, Arthur C. ‘50 Welch, Philip G. ‘75 Wilkens, Leonard R., Jr. ‘60 Williams, Eric ‘95 Wilson, Brad ‘78 Wilson, Randy ‘79 Wilson, Ron ‘77 Zabek, Chester J. ‘42

* - played men’s basketball + - coached men’s basketball

NABC ALL-STAR GAME 1960 1964 1973 1974 1977 1991 1994 2002

Len Wilkens (Co-MVP) John Thompson Ernie DiGregorio Marvin Barnes (MVP) Joe Hassett Eric Murdock Michael Smith John Linehan

NCAA STATISTICAL CHAMPIONS 1966 1967 1974 1991 2002 2006

William Blair - Free Throw Percentage (101-112 .902) Jimmy Walker - Scoring (30.4) Marvin Barnes - Rebounding (18.7) Eric Murdock - Career Steals (376) John Linehan - Career Steals (385) Randall Hanke - Field Goal Percentage (149-220 .677)

ECAC TEAM OF THE YEAR 1963 Providence 1973 Providence 1974 Providence

NATIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR 1987

Rick Pitino - Sporting News, John Wooden, NABC

NEW ENGLAND COACH OF THE YEAR 1964 1965 1966 1971 1972 1973 1977 1987 1989

Joe Mullaney Joe Mullaney Joe Mullaney Dave Gavitt Dave Gavitt Dave Gavitt Dave Gavitt Rick Pitino Rick Barnes

COLLEGE INSIDER.COM NATIONAL  DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2001 2002

John Linehan John Linehan

PARADE ALL-AMERICANS 1957 1959 1960 1963 1980 1984 1990 1995

John Egan (Second Team) Vinnie Ernst (Third Team) John Thompson (Second Team) Steve Sarantopoulas (Fifth Team) Carl Hill (Fourth Team) Delray Brooks (First Team) Michael Smith (Third Team) God Shammgod (Third Team)

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Award Winners All-Americans

1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1942 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1971 1972 1973 1974 1976 1977 1978 1983 1984 1987 1989 1990 1991 1999 2001 2002 2004 2005 2011

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Edward Wineapple - Humor Magazine First Team John Krieger - Humor Magazine Second Team John Krieger - Humor Magazine Second Team William McCue - Humor Magazine Honorable Mention Allen Brachen - Humor Magazine Second Team Allen Brachen - Humor Magazine Second Team Larry Drew - UPI Honorable Mention John Egan - AP, UPI Honorable Mention Len Wilkens - AP, UPI, Catholic Hon. Mention Len Wilkens - Look Magazine, Converse, Citizen Helms, Catholic First Team - AP, UPI Sporting News Second Team John Egan - Citizen Helms Second Team - AP, UPI Honorable Mention Jim Hadnot - AP, UPI Honorable Mention Jim Hadnot - AP, UPI Honorable Mention Vin Ernst - UPI Honorable Mention Vin Ernst - UPI Small Player First Team - AP, UPI Honorable Mention John Thompson - Converse First Team - AP, UPI, Sporting News, Look Magazine Honorable Mention Jimmy Walker - Basketball News, Citizen Helms First Team - AP Second Team - UPI Honorable Mention Jimmy Walker - UPI, Sporting News, Look Magazine, Citizen Helms, NABC First Team - AP Second Team Jimmy Walker - AP, UPI, Sporting News, Look Magazine, Citizen Helms, NABC First Team Ernie DiGregorio - Catholic First Team Ernie DiGregorio - Catholic First Team - AP, UPI, Honorable Mention Ernie DiGregorio - AP, Citizen Helms, Basketball News, Catholic First Team - UPI, Sporting News, Basketball Weekly, NABC Second Team Marvin Barnes - UPI Third Team - AP, Sporting News, Basketball Weekly Honorable Mention Marvin Barnes - AP, UPI, Sporting News, Citizen Helms, Converse, Basketball News, NABC First Team Kevin Stacom - Sporting News, Converse Second Team - UPI, Basketball News, Basketball Weekly, ABC Third Team - AP Honorable Mention Bruce Campbell - UPI Honorable Mention Joe Hassett - AP Honorable Mention Joe Hassett - NABC Third Team - AP, UPI Honorable Mention Dwight Williams - AP Honorable Mention Otis Thorpe - AP Honorable Mention Otis Thorpe - AP Honorable Mention Billy Donovan - UPI, Sporting News Honorable Mention Eric Murdock - Sporting News, Basketball Times Honorable Mention Carlton Screen - Sporting News Honorable Mention Eric Murdock - Sporting News, Basketball Times Honorable Mention Eric Murdock - John Wooden, Scripps Howard First Team - AP, UPI, Sporting News, Basketball Times, Basketball Weekly Second Team - NABC Third Team Jamel Thomas - Sporting News Honorable Mention John Linehan - Basketball Times Third Team John Linehan - AP Honorable Mention Ryan Gomes - AP, USBWA, ESPN.com, CBS Sportsline.com, College Insider.com, Sporting News, John Wooden First Team - NABC, Basketball Times Second Team Ryan Gomes - AP, Rivals.com Honorable Mention Marshon Brooks - AP Third Team, - FoxSports.com Fourth Team, Lute Olson All-American

EASTERN PLAYER OF THE YEAR 1967 1973 1974 1991 *Eastern

Jimmy Walker Ernie DiGregorio Marvin Barnes Eric Murdock * Basketball Magazine

EASTERN SOPHOMORE OF THE YEAR 1965 1971

Jimmy Walker Ernie DiGregorio

ALL-EAST 1929 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1971 1972 1973 1974 1976 1977 1978 1984 1987 1989 1991

Edward Wineapple Len Wilkens Len Wilkens John Egan Vin Ernst Ray Flynn Vin Ernst Ray Flynn John Thompson Jimmy Walker Jimmy Walker Jimmy Walker Ernie DiGregorio Ernie DiGregorio Marvin Barnes Ernie DiGregorio Marvin Barnes Kevin Stacom Joe Hassett Joe Hassett Dwight Williams Otis Thorpe Billy Donovan Eric Murdock Eric Murdock

ECAC PLAYER OF THE YEAR 1973 1974 1997

NABC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2002

John Linehan

NABC ALL-DISTRICT 1959 1960 1961 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1982 1983 1984

John Egan - First Team John Egan - First Team Len Wilkens - First Team John Egan - First Team Len Wilkens - First Team Jimmy Walker - First Team Jimmy Walker - First Team Mike Riordan - Second Team Jim Benedict - Third Team Jimmy Walker - First Team Mike Riordan - Second Team Al Hayes - First Team Jim Larranaga - First Team Jim Larranaga - Third Team Ernie DiGregorio - First Team Jim Larranaga - Third Team Marvin Barnes - First Team Ernie DiGregorio - First Team Marvin Barnes - First Team Ernie DiGregorio - First Team Kevin Stacom - Second Team Marvin Barnes - First Team Kevin Stacom - First Team Joe Hassett - First Team Bruce Campbell - First Team Joe Hassett - First Team Joe Hassett - First Team Bruce Campbell - Second Team Bob Cooper - Second Team Dwight Williams - First Team Bruce Campbell - Second Team Bob Misevicious - Third Team Rudy Williams - Third Team Rudy William - Second Team Otis Thorpe - First Team Otis Thorpe - Second Team Otis Thorpe - First Team

Ernie DiGregorio Marvin Barnes Austin Croshere

ECAC ALL-STARS 1958 1964 1966 1967 1972 1973 1976 1977 1978 1991 1997 1998 1999 2011

Len Wilkens John Thompson Jimmy Walker Jimmy Walker Ernie DiGregorio Marvin Barnes Ernie DiGregorio Joe Hassett Joe Hassett Dwight Williams Eric Murdock Austin Croshere Jamel Thomas Jamel Thomas Marshon Brooks

NABC DISTRICT PLAYER OF THE YEAR 1991

Eric Murdock

Ryan Gomes was PC’s most recent All-American, capturing honors in 2004 and 2005.

Award Winners 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1997 1998 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2011

Billy Donovan - Second Team Billy Donovan - First Team David Kipfer - Second Team Marty Conlon - First Team Eric Murdock - Second Team Carlton Screen - Second Team Marty Conlon - First Team Eric Murdock - Second Team Carlton Screen - Second Team Marty Conlon - Second Team Eric Murdock - Second Team Carlton Screen - Second Team Eric Murdock - First Team Michael Smith - First Team Michael Smith - First Team Austin Croshere - First Team Jamel Thomas - Second Team Jamel Thomas - First Team Erron Maxey - Second Team John Linehan - Second Team John Linehan - First Team Ryan Gomes - Second Team Ryan Gomes - First Team Ryan Gomes - First Team Donnie McGrath - Second Team Herbert Hill - First Team Geoff McDermott - Second Team Geoff McDermott - Second Team Marshon Brooks - First Team

USBWA ALL-AMERICANS 1960 1966 1967 1973 1974 1991 2004

Lenny Wilkens Jimmy Walker Jimmy Walker Ernie DiGregorio Marvin Barnes Eric Murdock - Second Team Ryan Gomes - First Team

USBWA ALL-DISTRICT 1 1994 1997 1998 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2009 2010 2011

Michael Smith - First Team Austin Croshere - First Team Jamel Thomas - Second Team Jamel Thomas - First Team John Linehan John Linehan Ryan Gomes Ryan Gomes - First Team Ryan Gomes - First Team Herbert Hill - First Team Weyinmi Efejuku - First Team Jamine Peterson - First Team Marshon Brooks - First Team

USBWA DISTRICT 1 PLAYER OF THE YEAR 1997 2005 2010

Austin Croshere Ryan Gomes Jamine Peterson

NEW ENGLAND PLAYER OF THE YEAR 1929 1960 1964 1967 1973 1974 1978 1987 1991

Edward Wineapple Len Wilkens John Thompson Jimmy Walker Ernie DiGregorio Marvin Barnes Dwight Williams Billy Donovan Eric Murdock

NEW ENGLAND SOPHOMORE OF THE YEAR 1965 1969 1972

Jimmy Walker Jim Larranaga Marvin Barnes

ALL-NEW ENGLAND 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967

John Krieger Edward Wineapple John Krieger John Krieger Allen Bracken Allen Bracken Ed Koslowski Allen Bracken Bill Kutniewski Leo Davin John Egan Len Wilkens Jim Hadnot Len Wilkens John Egan Jim Hadnot Vin Ernst Jim Hadnot Vin Ernst Ray Flynn John Thompson John Thompson Jimmy Walker Jimmy Walker Jimmy Walker

1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1983 1984 1987

Ernie DiGregorio Marvin Barnes Ernie DiGregorio Marvin Barnes Ernie DiGregorio Marvin Barnes Kevin Stacom Joe Hassett Bruce Campbell Joe Hassett Joe Hassett Bruce Campbell Dwight Williams Rudy Williams Rudy Williams Otis Thorpe Otis Thorpe Billy Donovan

BIG EAST PLAYER OF THE YEAR 1991 Eric Murdock * * New York Post

BIG EAST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2001 2002

John Linehan John Linehan

BIG EAST MOST IMPROVED PLAYER 2007

Herbert Hill

ALL-BIG EAST 1982 1983 1984 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Ron Jackson - Third Team Otis Thorpe - Third Team Ron Jackson - Third Team Otis Thorpe - Third Team Otis Thorpe - First Team Billy Donovan - Third Team Billy Donovan - First Team David Kipfer - Third Team Steve Wright - Third Team Eric Murdock - Third Team Marty Conlon - Third Team Carlton Screen - Second Team Eric Murdock - First Team Marques Bragg - Third Team Michael Smith - Second Team Michael Smith - Second Team Eric Williams - First Team Austin Croshere - Third Team Austin Croshere - First Team Derrick Brown - Third Team Jamel Thomas - Second Team Jamel Thomas - First Team John Linehan - Second Team John Linehan - Second Team Ryan Gomes - Second Team Ryan Gomes - First Team Ryan Gomes - First Team Donnie McGrath - Second Team Herbert Hill - First Team Sharaud Curry - Honorable Mention Geoff McDermott - Honorable Mention Geoff McDermott - Honorable Mention Weyinmi Efejuku - Honorable Mention Jamine Peterson - Honorable Mention Marshon Brooks - First Team

ALL-BIG EAST ROOKIE TEAM 1980 1981 1988 1992 1993 1996 2002 2003 2006 2010

Ricky Tucker - Rookie Team Otis Thorpe - Rookie Team Eric Murdock - Rookie Team Michael Smith - Rookie Team Michael Brown - Rookie Team God Shammgod - Rookie Team Ryan Gomes - Rookie Team Donnie McGrath - Rookie Team Sharaud Curry - Rookie Team Geoff McDermott - Rookie Team Vincent Council - Rookie Team

There’s no doubt that the three best PC players to ever play on the same team was the 1972-73 team which featured Kevin Stacom, Marvin Barnes and Ernie DiGregorio. Barnes and DiGregorio were First Team All-Americans while Stacom was a Second Teamer.

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Award Winners BIG EAST TOURNAMENT 1987 1991 1993 1994 1995

Billy Donovan - All-Tournament Eric Murdock - All-Tournament Dickey Simpkins - All-Tournament Michael Smith - Most Outstanding Player Dickey Simpkins - All-Tournament Rob Phelps - All-Tournament Austin Croshere - All-Tournament

BIG EAST PLAYER OF THE WEEK 1981 1982 1984 1985 1986 1987 1989 1990 1991 1995 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2009 2011

Jerry Scott (12/22) Otis Thorpe (1/24) Ron Jackson (2/14) Otis Thorpe (2/5) Keith Lomax (2/24) Billy Donovan (1/19) Billy Donovan (2/1) Darryl Wright (3/9) Eric Murdock (12/11) Eric Murdock (1/21) Carlton Screen (2/18) Eric Murdock (12/16, 12/31, 1/27) Jason Murdock (1/2) Troy Brown (3/5) Jamel Thomas (11/25) Derrick Brown (2/3) Austin Croshere (12/30) Jamel Thomas (3/1) Jamel Thomas (11/16, 12/7, 1/18, 2/22) Donta Wade (2/28) John Linehan (1/15) John Linehan (1/28) Ryan Gomes (12/23) Ryan Gomes (12/15, 1/5, 1/26, 3/1) Ryan Gomes (12/27, 2/14, 3/6) Herbert Hill (1/8, 3/4) Geoff McDermott (12/27) Weyinmi Efejuku (3/2) Marshon Brooks (12/13, 2/7, 2/28)

BIG EAST ROOKIE OF THE WEEK 1980 1981 1985 1987 1988 1991 1992 1993 1996 1999 2001 2002 2005 2006 2010 2011

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Ricky Tucker (1/22, 2/12) Otis Thorpe (2/9) Matt Palazzi (12/9) Carlton Screen (12/21, 1/18) Abdul Shamsid-Deen (1/4) Eric Murdock (1/31) Dickey Simpkins (11/25) Michael Smith (1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/23) Michael Brown (2/21) Jamel Thomas (1/29, 2/18) God Shammgod (2/5) Sean Connolly (11/30) Marcus Douthit (12/26) Ryan Gomes (12/31, 1/21) Randall Hanke (3/5) Sharaud Curry (2/6) Geoff McDermott (12/27) Vincent Council (1/18) Gerard Coleman (11/29, 1/24)

TEAM AND SCHOOL AWARDS JIMMY WALKER MOST LENNY WILKENS VALUABLE PLAYER AWARD HUSTLE AWARD 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Jim Larranaga Ernie DiGregorio Ernie DiGregorio Ernie DiGregorio Marvin Barnes Marvin Barnes Gary Bello Bruce Campbell Joe Hassett Dwight Williams Rudy Williams Jerry Scott, Rudy Williams Jerry Scott, Rich Hunger Ron Jackson Otis Thorpe Otis Thorpe Donnie Brown Billy Donovan Billy Donovan Steve Wright Marty Conlon, Carlton Screen Marty Conlon, Carlton Screen Eric Murdock Marques Bragg Tony Turner Michael Smith Michael Smith Dickey Simpkins Eric Williams Michael Brown Austin Croshere Austin Croshere Derrick Brown Jamel Thomas Jamel Thomas Erron Maxey John Linehan John Linehan Ryan Gomes Ryan Gomes Ryan Gomes Donnie McGrath Herbert Hill Geoff McDermott Weyinmi Efejuku Sharaud Curry, Jamine Peterson Marshon Brooks

MARVIN BARNES DEFENSIVE PLAYER AWARD

1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARDS 1976 1990 Carlton Screen (Sports Illustrated) 1977 1991 Eric Murdock (Sports Illustrated) 1978 2004 Ryan Gomes (Fox Sports.com- 12/29) 1979 Ryan Gomes (Dickie V, ESPN.com- 1/26) 1980 Ryan Gomes (Wooden Watch - 12/15, 1/5, 1981 1/26, 2/18, 3/2) 1982 2005 Ryan Gomes (Wooden Watch Player of the Week 1983 2/15) 1984 1985 INBANK/FLEET CLASSIC AWARDS 1986 1976 Bruce Campbell - All-Tournament 1987 Joe Hassett - All-Tournament 1988 1978 Billy Fields - All-Tournament 1989 Jerry Scott - All-Tournament 1990 1979 Billy Fields - All-Tournament 1991 Rudy Williams - All-Tournament 1980 Jerry Scott - All-Tournament 1992 1981 Billy Fields - All-Tournament 1993 1982 Otis Thorpe - All-Tournament 1994 1983 Carl Hill - All-Tournament 1995 Harold Starks - All-Tournament 1996 Otis Thorpe - Most Valuable Player 1997 1984 Matt Palazzi - All-Tournament 1998 1986 Billy Donovan - All-Tournament 1999 1987 Marty Conlon - Most Valuable Player 2000 Darryl Wright - All-Tournament 2001 1988 Marty Conlon - All-Tournament 2002 Eric Murdock - All-Tournament 2003 Matt Palazzi - All-Tournament 2004 1989 Marty Conlon - All-Tournament Carlton Screen - All-Tournament 2005 1990 Marques Bragg - Most Valuable Player 2006 Corey Floyd - All-Tournament 2007 Eric Murdock - All-Tournament 2008 Dickey Simpkins - All-Tournament 2009 1992 Michael Brown - Most Outstanding Player 2010 1993 Franklin Western - Most Outstanding Player 2011

Don Lewis Don Lewis Marvin Barnes Marvin Barnes Kevin Stacom Kevin Stacom Mark McAndrew Mark McAndrew Bob Misevicius Paul Oristaglio Rudy Williams John Nolan Rich Hunger Jim Panaggio Harold Starks Otis Thorpe Harold Starks Harold Starks David Kipfer Eric Murdock Eric Murdock Carlton Screen Marques Bragg Marques Bragg Dickey Simpkins Dickey Simpkins Jason Murdock Michael Brown God Shammgod John Linehan John Linehan Karim Shabazz John Linehan John Linehan Marcus Douthit Marcus Douthit Tuukka Kotti Herbert Hill Herbert Hill Jeff Xavier Geoff McDermott Brian McKenzie Duke Mondy

1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2009 2010 2011

Ray Johnson Ray Johnson Ernie DiGregorio Entire Team Mark McAndrew Mark McAndrew Rick Santos Dave Frye Paul Oristaglio Paul Oristaglio Jerry Scott Ricky Tucker Ricky Tucker Ron Jackson Ron Jackson Donnie Brown Harold Starks David Kipfer David Kipfer Quinton Burton Carlton Screen Carlton Screen Corey Floyd Michael Smith Michael Brown Michael Brown Maciej Zielinski Llewellyn Cole Corey Wright Corey Wright Llewellyn Cole Donta Wade Erron Maxey Jeff Xavier James Still Bryce Cotton

UNSUNG HERO/MOST INSPIRATIONAL PLAYER 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

Craig Callen Jim Larranaga Fran Costello Fran Costello Gary Bello Rick Santos Mark McAndrew Dave Frye Bill Eason John Nolan Rich Hunger Jim Panaggio Keith Lomax Carl Hill Sean Canty Brian Waller Al Roth Jacek Duda Keith-Sean Lindsey Bryan Benham Quinton Burton Fred Campbell Corey Floyd Tony Turner Abdul Abdullah Rob Phelps Michael Brown Derrick Brown Jason Murdock Justin Farley Erron Maxey Kareem Hayletts Chris Rogers Kareem Hayletts Kareem Hayletts Sheiku Kabba Tuukka Kotti Herbert Hill Charles Burch Jonathan Kale Charles Burch

ERNIE D TEAM LEADER AWARD 2009 2011

Sharaud Curry Ray Hall

RYAN GOMES MOST IMPROVED PLAYER AWARD 2009 2011

Jonathan Kale Vincent Council

DUFFY DWYER FANS OF THE YEAR AWARD 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2011

Jody DiRaimo The Blues Brothers Duffy Dwyer John Zannini Family Gary Taravella Jane & Vasco Castro Bill & Rosemarie Messore Coleman Sisters Florence Lockey Ann Ianotti Ted & Linda Fogarty Bernie & Lola Buonono John and Clare Castillo Mike & Jan Constantine Mark & Sandra Constantine Diane & Wayne Webb Doc Ramos & Mrs. Ramos James & Denise Metz Nick & Jo An Parente Ted & Linda Fogarty Carmen & Michelle D’Ellena Dr. Larry & Lisa &  Bill & Cheryl Levin Anthony Montalbano Eric Ahlborg Tom & Eileen McGrath Mark Gasbarro Frank Richard Kerry Rafanelli

SCHOOL AWARDS:

MAL BROWN AWARD Given to the senior best personifying Sportsmanship, Courage and Honor: 1940 James Leo 1942 Horace Marone 1943 Robert Reilly 1954 Robert Moran 1956 Ralph Tedesco 1967 Mike Riordan 1973 Fran Costello 1976 Mark McAndrew 1977 Bob Cooper 1987 Ernie Lewis 1988 Delray Brooks 1994 Abdul Abdullah 1996 Michael Brown 2005 Tuukka Kotti 2006 Donnie McGrath 2007 Herbert Hill 2008 Charles Burch 2009 Geoff McDermott

MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR AWARD 1977 1984 1986 1987 1991 1994 1997 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2009 2011

Joe Hassett Otis Thorpe Billy Donovan Billy Donovan Eric Murdock Michael Smith Austin Croshere Jamel Thomas John Linehan John Linehan Ryan Gomes Ryan Gomes Ryan Gomes Donnie McGrath Weyinmi Efejuku Marshon Brooks

SINE QUO NON AWARD

Given to the senior who has not been adequately recognized during their career: 1956 Ralph Tedesco 1957 Mike Pascale 1959 Richard Bessette 1962 Richard Leonard 1965 James Cox 1967 William Barrett 1971 Michael McGinn 1974 Tim Gilbride 1978 Joe Mullaney Jr. 1989 Bryan Benham 1990 Quinton Burton 2003 Kareem Hayletts

Award Award Winners Winners (by (by Player) Player) ABDUL ABDULLAH 1994

Bob Cousy Award Eastern Basketball Magazine Honorable Mention All-East

CHRISTOPHER ANRIN 2001 2003

World University Games (Sweden) World University Games (Sweden)

ROMUALD AUGUSTIN 2001

World University Games (Canada) Goodwill Games (Canada)

MARVIN BARNES

1972 New England Sophomore of the Year NABC All-District First Team All-New England 1973 UPI Third Team All-America AP, Sporting News, Basketball Weekly Honorable Mention All-America All-East ECAC All-Star First Team NABC All-District First Team All-New England NCAA East Regional All-Tournament Team World University Games 1974 AP, UPI, Sporting News, Citizens Helms, Converse, Basketball News, NABC First Team All-America Eastern Player of the Year ECAC Player of the Year All-East ECAC All-Star First Team NABC All-District First Team New England Player of the Year All-New England Aloha Classic All-Star Game Most Valuable Player NABC East-West All-Star Game Most Valuable Player National Rebounding Champion

GARY BELLO 1975

NIT All-Tournament Team

NABC All-District Third Team

WILLIAM BLAIR 1966

National Free Throw Pct. Champion

Strength Coaches All-America Strength Team NEBCA Unsung Hero Award All-BIG EAST Third Team

MARSHON BROOKS 2011

AP Third Team All-America FoxSports.com Fourth Team All-America Lute Olson All-America NABC All-District 5 First Team USBWA All-District 1 Team ECAC Division 1 All-Star First Team All-BIG EAST First Team R.I. Division 1 Player of the Year PC Male Athlete of the Year

DERRICK BROWN 1997

All-BIG EAST Third Team Basketball Times Honorable Mention All-BIG EAST

MICHAEL BROWN 1993

All-BIG EAST Rookie Team United States Olympic Festival

QUINTON BURTON 1989

NBC “Today Show” Sportsman of the Week

BRUCE CAMPBELL 1976 1977 1978

UPI Honorable Mention All-America NABC All-District First Team All-New England NABC All-District Second Team NABC All-District Second Team All-New England

MARTY CONLON 1988 1989 1990

NABC All-District First Team NABC All-District First Team NABC All-District Second Team All-BIG EAST Third Team

1977

NABC All-District Second Team

VINCENT COUNCIL 2010

All-BIG EAST Rookie Team

AUSTIN CROSHERE

ALLEN BRACHEN 1932 1933 1934

1991 1992

BOB COOPER

JIM BENEDICT 1966

MARQUES BRAGG

Humor Magazine Second Team All-America All-New England Humor Magazine Second Team All-America All-New England All-New England

1995 1996 1997

BIG EAST All-Tournament Team World University Games - Gold Medal All-BIG EAST Third Team USA Basketball Under 22 Team Gold Medal All-BIG EAST First Team ECAC Co-Player of the Year All-ECAC First Team USBWA District I Player of the Year PC Male Athlete of the Year

SHARAUD CURRY 2006 2007

All-BIG EAST Rookie Team All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention

LEO DAVIN 1936

All-New England

ERNIE DIGREGORIO M arques

B ragg

1971 Catholic First Team All-America Eastern Sophomore of the Year All-East NABC All-District First Team

M ichael

B rown

All-New England 1972 Catholic First Team All-America AP, UPI Honorable Mention All-America All-East ECAC All-Star First Team NABC All-District First Team All-New England 1973 Lapchick Trophy as nation’s outstanding senior AP, Citizens Helms, Basketball News, Catholic First Team All-America UPI, Sporting News, Basketball Weekly, NABC Second Team All-America Eastern Player of the Year All-East ECAC Player of the Year All-New England NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team NCAA East Regional Most Valuable Player NABC All-District First Team NABC East-West All-Star Game

BILAL DIXON 2010

Sporting News BIG EAST All Freshman

BILLY DONOVAN

1986 NABC All-District Second Team All-BIG EAST Third Team Providence College Male Athlete of the Year 1987 UPI Honorable Mention All-America All-East NABC All-District First Team New England Player of the Year All-New England All-BIG EAST First Team BIG EAST All-Tournament Team NCAA Southeast Regional Most Outstanding Player Providence College Male Athlete of the Year

LARRY DREW 1942

UPI Honorable Mention All-America

WEYINMI EFEJUKU 2009

All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention USBWA All-District 1 First Team R.I Division 1 Player of the Year

JOHN EGAN

1959 AP, UPI Honorable Mention All-America NABC All-District First Team All-New England NIT All-Tournament Team 1960 NABC All-District First Team 1961 Citizens Helms Second Team All-America AP, UPI Honorable Mention All-America All-East NABC All-District First Team All-New England NIT All-Tournament Team

VIN ERNST

1961 NIT Most Valuable Player NIT All-Tournament Team 1962 UPI Honorable Mention All-America All-East

115

Award Award Winners Winners (by (by Player) Player) All-New England 1963 UPI Small Player First Team All-America AP, UPI Honorable Mention All-America All-East All-New England United States World Championship Team United States Pan American Games

BILLY FIELDS 1978

United States Olympic Festival

RAY FLYNN

1962 All-East 1963 Academic All-America NIT Most Valuable Player All-East All-New England 1989 NIT Hall of Fame

RYAN GOMES

2002 All-Big East Rookie Team 2003 All-BIG EAST Second Team USBWA All-District 1 Basketball Times All-Northeast NABC District 1 Second Team PC Male Athlete of the Year 2004 AP, USWBA, ESPN.com, CBS  SportsLine.com, College Insider.com, Sporting News, John Wooden First Team All-America NABC, Basketball Times Second Team All-America All-BIG EAST First Team USBWA First Team All-District 1 NABC District 1 First Team PC Male Athlete of the Year Rhode Island Div. 1 Player of the Year 2005 AP, Rivals.com Honorable Mention All-America NABC All-District 1 First Team USBWA All-District 1 First Team USBWA District 1 Player of the Year All-BIG EAST First Team Basketball Times All-Northeast R.I Division 1 Player of the Year PC Male Athlete of the Year

JIM HADNOT 1960 1961 1962

All-New England AP, UPI, Honorable Mention All-America NABC All-District First Team All-New England AP, UPI Honorable Mention All-America All-New England

RANDALL HANKE 2006

National Field Goal Pct. Champion

JOE HASSETT

1975 NABC All-District First Team All-New England NIT All-Tournament Team United States Pan American Games 1976 AP Honorable Mention All-America All-East ECAC All-Star First Team NABC All-District First Team All-New England 1977 NABC Third Team All-America AP, UPI, Honorable Mention All-America All-East ECAC All-Star First Team NABC All-District First Team All-New England NABC East-West All-Star Game PC Male Athlete of the Year

116

AL HAYES 1968

NABC All-District First Team

HERBERT HILL 2007

NABC All-District First Team USBWA All-District 1 First Team All-BIG EAST First Team BIG EAST Most Improved Player College Hoops.net Most Improved Player R.I Division 1 Player of the Year

RON JACKSON 1982 1983

All-BIG EAST Third Team All-BIG EAST Third Team

PAT KEHOE 1978

Rhodes Scholar

DAVE KIPFER 1987

NABC All-District Second Team All-BIG EAST Third Team

ED KOSLOWSKI 1933

All-New England

JOHN KRIEGER 1929 1930 1931

All-New England Humor Magazine Second Team All-America All-New England Humor Magazine Second Team All-America All-New England

BILL KUTNIEWSKI 1935

All-New England

JIM LARRANAGA 1969 1970 1971

NABC All-District First Team New England Sophomore of the Year NABC All-District Third Team NABC All-District Third Team

JOHN LINEHAN 2001 2002

Basketball Times Third Team All-America NABC All-District Second Team College Insider.com National Defensive Player of the Year BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year All-BIG EAST Second Team USBWA All-District 1 PC Male Athlete of the Year Associated Press Honorable Mention All-America NABC Defensive Player of the Year BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year ESPN.com Defensive Player of the Year Basketball America Defensive Player of the Year College Insider.com Defensive Player of the Year College Insider.com All-Defensive Team Second Team All-BIG EAST USBWA All-District 1 NABC First Team All-District 1 Bob Cousy Award Preseason All-BIG EAST First Team PC Male Athlete of the Year

ERRON MAXEY 2001

NABC All-District Second Team

WILLIAM McCUE 1931

Humor Magazine Honorable Mention All-America

GEOFFREY McDERMOTT 2006 2007 2008

All-BIG EAST Rookie Team All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention NABC All-District Second Team NABC All-District Second Team All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention

DONNIE McGRATH 2003 2006

BIG EAST All-Rookie Team NABC All-District Second Team All-BIG EAST Second Team PC Male Athlete of the Year

BOB MISEVICIUS 1978

NABC All-District Third Team

ERIC MURDOCK

1988 All-BIG EAST Rookie Team NABC All-District Second Team 1989 Sporting News, Basketball Times Honorable Mention All-America All-East NABC All-District Second Team All-BIG EAST Third Team 1990 Sporting News, Basketball Times Honorable Mention All-America NABC All-District Second Team 1991 USBWA Most Courageous Player Award John Wooden, Scripps Howard First Team All-America AP, UPI, Sporting News, Basketball Weekly Second Team All-America NABC Third Team All-America Eastern Basketball Player of the Year All-East ECAC All-Star First Team NABC District Player of the Year NABC All-District First Team U.S. Basketball Writers District Player of the Year U.S. Basketball Writers All-District New England Player of the Year N.J. Sportswriters N.J. Player of the Year New York Post BIG EAST Player of the Year All-BIG EAST First Team BIG EAST All-Tournament Team NABC East-West All-Star Game Providence College Male Athlete of the Year New England Male Athlete of the Year

ROB PHELPS 1994

BIG EAST All-Tournament Team

JAMINE PETERSON 2010

All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention

MIKE RIORDAN

1966 1967

NABC All-District Second Team NABC All-District Second Team

Award Award Winners Winners (by (by Player) Player) CARLTON SCREEN 1987 1988 1989 1990

United States Olympic Festival NABC All-District Second Team NABC All-District Second Team Sporting News Honorable Mention All-America NABC All-District Second Team All-BIG EAST Second Team

GOD SHAMMGOD 1995 1996 1997

United States Olympic Festival All-BIG EAST Rookie Team NCAA Southeast Regional All-Tournament Team

DICKEY SIMPKINS 1991 1993 1994

United States Olympic Festival BIG EAST All-Tournament Team BIG EAST All-Tournament Team

MICHAEL SMITH 1990 1992 All-East 1993 1994

United States Olympic Festival All-ECAC Second Team All-BIG East Rookie Team Basketball Times Honorable Mention All-East Eastern Basketball Honorable Mention NIT All-Tournament Team NABC All-District First Team All-BIG EAST Second Team NABC All-Star Game NABC All-District First Team USBWA All-District First Team Eastern Basketball Magazine Honorable Mention All-East Basketball Times Honorable Mention All-East All-BIG EAST Second Team BIG EAST Tournament Most Outstanding Player PC Male Athlete of the Year

KEVIN STACOM

1973 United States World University Games NCAA East Region All-Tournament Team NABC All-District Third Team 1974 Sporting News, Converse Second Team All-America UPI, Basketball News, Basketball Times, NABC Third Team All-America AP Honorable Mention All-America All-East ECAC All-Star First Team NABC All-District First Team All-New England

JAMEL THOMAS 1997 1998 1999

NCAA Southeast Regional All-Tournament Team All BIG EAST Second Team ECAC All-Star Third Team USBWA Second Team All-District First Team All-BIG EAST First Team All-ECAC Finalist for Basketball Hall of Fame’s Chip Hilton Award Sporting News Honorable Mention All-America First Team NABC District I USBWA First Team All-District Jimmy Walker Team MVP PC Male Athlete of the Year

JOHN THOMPSON

All-East All-New England 1963 NIT All-Tournament Team NIT All-Tournament Team All-New England 1960 Look Magazine, Converse, Citizens 1964 Converse First Team All-America Helms, Catholic First Team AP, UPI, Sporting News, Look Magazine All-America Honorable Mention All-America AP, UPI, Sporting News Second Team All-East All-America ECAC All-Star First Team All-East New England Player of the Year NABC All-District First Team All-New England New England Player of the Year NABC East-West All-Star Game All-New England All-East NIT Most Valuable Player ECAC All-Star First Team NIT All-Tournament Team New England Player of the Year NABC East-West All-Star Game All-New England Co-Most Valuable Player NABC East-West All-Star Game 1988 Naismith Hall of Fame (as player) 1999 Naismith Hall of Fame 1989 NIT Hall of Fame 1998 Naismith Hall of Fame (as coach) OTIS THORPE 1981 All-BIG EAST Rookie Team 1982 NABC All-District First Team All-BIG EAST Third Team 1983 AP Honorable Mention All-America NABC All-District Second Team All-New England All-BIG EAST Third Team 1984 AP Honorable Mention All-America All-East NABC All-District First Team All-New England All-BIG EAST First Team Aloha Classic All-Star Game Providence College Male Athlete S teve W right of the Year

RICKY TUCKER 1980

All-BIG EAST Rookie Team

JIMMY WALKER

1965 Basketball News, Citizens Helms First Team All-America AP Second Team All-America UPI Honorable Mention All-America NCAA East Regional All-Tournament Team Eastern Sophomore of the Year All-East NABC All-District First Team New England Sophomore of the Year All-New England 1966 UPI, Sporting News, Look Magazine, Citizens Helms, NABC, Basketball News First Team All-America AP Second Team All-America All-East ECAC All-Star First Team NABC All-District First Team All-New England 1967 AP, UPI, Sporting News, Look Magazine, Citizens Helms, NABC First Team All-America Eastern Player of the Year All-East ECAC All-Star First Team New England Player of the Year All-New England National Scoring Champion

LEN WILKENS 1958 1959

ECAC All-Star Team AP, UPI, Catholic Honorable Mention All-America

DWIGHT WILLIAMS

1978 AP Honorable Mention All-America All-East ECAC All-Star First Team NABC All-District First Team New England Player of the Year All-New England

ERIC WILLIAMS 1995

All-BIG EAST First Team Basketball Weekly Second Team All-League Eastern Basketball Honorable Mention All-East

RUDY WILLIAMS 1979 1980

NABC All-District Third Team All-New England NABC All-District Second Team All-New England

EDWARD WINEAPPLE

1929 Humor Magazine First Team All-America All-East All-New England New England Player of the Year

DARRYL WRIGHT 1987

NCAA Southeast Regional All-Tournament Team

STEVE WRIGHT 1987 1988

NCAA Southeast Regional All-Tournament Team All-BIG EAST Third Team

117

All-Time Uniform Numbers (1934-2011) 0

Alex Kellogg, 2007-09

1

Donnie McGrath, 2002-06 Jeff Xavier, 2007-09 Duke Mondy, 2009-11

2

Kareem Hayletts, 1999-00 DeSean White, 2004-05 Marshon Brooks, 2007-11

3

Larry Wheeler, 1926-30 Norm Eichner, 1935-36 William Connelly, 1939-40 Chester Zabek, 1940-43 Jason Murdock, 1993-97 Kendrick Moore, 1997-99 Karim Shabazz, 1999-01 Ryan Gomes, 2001-05 Johnnie Lacy, 2009-10

4

William McCue, 1927-31 William Spinnler, 1935-38 Sam Kusinitz, 1938-41 Larry Drew, 1941-43/45-46 Abdul Abdullah, 1992-94 Kofi Pointer, 1996-97 Romuald Augustin, 2000-03 Marcus Douthit, 2003-04 Sharaud Curry, 2005-10 Dre Evans, 2011

5

James Welch, 1928-32 Dom Minicucci, 1935-36 John Crowley, 1936-38 John Lee, 1938-41 Steve Strother, 1974-76 Ken Woodson, 1976-77 Jerry Scott, 1977-78 Jon Barnes, 1978-79 Ricky Tucker, 1979-80 George Thissell, 1980-81 Ron Jackson, 1981-83 Brian Waller, 1983-86 Borja Larragan, 1994-96 T. J. McKenzie, 1997-98 Jamaal Camah, 1998-00 Chris Burns, 2002-03 Gerald Brown, 2003-04 Dwain Williams, 2006-08 Kyle Wright, 200-9-10

6

Willard Cooley, 1928-29 Joseph Carew, 1934-37 Bernard White, 1937-38 Victor Storey, 1938-42

7

John Krieger, 1927-31 Al Hagstrom, 1934-37 Anthony Scavatto, 1937-38 Robert Reilly, 1940-43/45-46

8

William Gainor, 1928-32

9

Stan Szydla, 1926-30 Leo Ploski, 1935-38 Beryle Sacks, 1938-41 Ted McConnon, 1941-43

10

118

Eddie Wineapple, 1928-29 Milton Blieden, 1934-36/38/39 Paul Farley, 1936-37 John Barnini, 1937-38 William Gustas, 1939-41 Williams Barry, 1941-42 Ed Coogan, 1947-48 William Higgins, 1948-49 Jerry Lembo, 1949-52 Charles Aquavia, 1952-54 Frank Williams, 1954-56 John Egan, 1958-60

Vinnie Ernst, 1960-63 David Turbridy, 1964-66 Al Hayes, 1966-68 Joe Hassett, 1973-77 Dwight Williams, 1977-78 Gary Towle, 1978-80 Ricky Tucker, 1980-83 Ryan Ford, 1986-89 Matt Alosa, 1991-93 Corey Wright, 1996-99 Chris Rogers, 1999-01 Donell Allick, 2001-02 Sean Van De Walle, 2003-04 Luke Burchett, 2006-07 Kadeem Batts, 2011

11

12

13

14

Mark McGovern, 1927-30 Fred Collins, 1934-37 James Bagley, 1937-38 Steve Fallon, 1938-40 Tom Shannon, 1940-41 Bill Littlefield, 1946-48 Francis McGurkin, 1948-51 Phil Lynch, 1951-53 Thomas Mullins, 1953-54 Gordie Holmes, 1955-57 William Connell, 1968-70 Gary Bello, 1972-75 David Frye, 1975-79 Bill Fields, 1980-82 Keith Lomax, 1982-85 Carlton Screen, 1986-90 Corey Floyd, 1990-92 Abdul Mills, 1999-02, 03-04 Tuukka Kotti, 2004-05 Geoff McDermott, 2005-09 Ron Giplaye, 2011 George Forrest, 1927-29 Ray Bellieveau, 1934-37 Larry Shattuck, 1937-38 John Barnini, 1938-40 Wilf Michaud, 1941-43 Tom Bertino, 1947-48 Edward Mooney, 1948-51 Robert Moran, 1951-53 Donald Moran, 1953-54 Benny Benoit, 1955-57 Robert Simoni, 1961-64 Peter McLaughlin, 1964-67 Charles Conway, 1967-69 Tom Walters, 1971-73 Rich Dunphy, 1973-74 Bill Eason, 1974-78 Myles McPartland, 1980-81 Don Brown, 1982-86 Delray Brooks, 1986-87 Michael Shannon, 1990-91 God Shammgod, 1995-97 John Linehan, 1997-02 Ray Cross, 2004-06 Luke Burchett, 2007-09 Gerard Coleman, 2011 Joe Juges, 1939-42 Larry DePalma, 1948-49 Thomas Bauer, 1949-52 John Preissner, 1952-53 William Quinlan, 1952-54 Tom Karam, 1956-58 Ira Bowman, 1991-93 Adam Benton, 1994-95 Mark Adams, 1997-98 Sheiku Kabba, 2000-04 Weyinmi Efejuku, 2005-09 Elmer Chester, 1934-35 Charles McElroy, 1936-37 Joe Kwasniewski, 1938-40 Horace Marone, 1940-42

Ron Gagnon, 1949-52 Robert O’Connell, 1952-53 John Durkin, 1953-54 Donald Moran, 1954-56 Ken Clements, 1956-57 Len Wilkens, 1957-60 Raymond Flynn, 1960-63 William Blair, 1963-66 James Cody, 1966-67 Walt Violand, 1967-68 Vic Collucci, 1968-71 Mark McAndrew, 1972-76 Peter Petropoulos, 1976-77 John Nolan, 1977-80 Carl Hill, 1980-84 Eric Murdock, 1987-91

15

Carl Angelica, 1934-37 Jim Padden, 1937-38 Rae Edwards, 1945-46/47-48 James Power, 1948-51 Henry McQueeney, 1951-53 Lawrence Collarmore, 1953-54 Ed Donohue, 1955-58 Don Lewis, 1969-70 Ernie DiGregorio, 1970-73 Tom Gastall, 1974-75 Joe Mullaney, Jr., 1975-80 Ron Tenzyk, 1978-80 Mike Berkley, 1981-83 Dave Kipfer, 1983-87 Quinton Burton, 1987-90 Abdul Brown, 1996-97 Peter Farrell-Marcellino, 1997-99 Kareem Hayletts, 2000-03 Herbert Hill, 2003-07 Jamine Peterson, 2007-08 Xavier Davis, 2011

16

Charles Gallagher, 1934-37 James Leo, 1937, 39 Cy Killian, 1946-48 Ray Korbusieski, 1949-52 John Power, 1950-53 Dick Elston, 1953-54 Ken Willoughby, 1954-55 Frank Tirico, 1955-58

17

Charles Kelly, 1935-36 Elton Deuse, 1936-37 Ralph Paparella, 1937-39 Eddie Lee, 1940-42 Arthur Weinstock, 1946-50 Joseph DeStefano, 1950-51 Ken Kerr, 1951-53 Henry McQueeney, 1953-54 Lawrence Collarmore, 1954-56

18

William Moge, 1935-36 Paul Sweeney, 1937-40 Walter Lozoski, 1946-50 John Durkin, 1951-53 John Reynolds, 1953-54 Larry Connolly, 1954-56

19

William Ahern, 1948-49 Frank Pellegrino, 1949-51 Thomas Mullins, 1951-53 Bob Moran, 1953-54 Mike Pascale, 1954-57

20

Alex Becker, 1948-51 Joseph King, 1951-52 Ken Kerr, 1953-55 Ed Cahill, 1955-56 John Hickey, 1959-60 Carl Spencer, 1960-63 James Benedict, 1963-66 Stu Kerzner, 1966-68 Dennis Walsh, 1968-70

Don Lewis, 1970-72 Dave Modest, 1972-73 Bruce Grimm, 1975-76 John Nolan, 1976-77 Ernie DelGatto, 1977-78 Don Meineke, Jr., 1978-79 Jim Panaggio, 1980-82 Harold Starks, 1982-86 Trent Forbes, 1989-93 Tony Thomas, 1994-95 Dennis Cleary, 1995-98 Christopher Anrin, 2000-04 Chris Baudinet, 2005-06

21

Ed Bobinski, 1935-38 Horace Marone, 1939-40 Donald Dowd, 1946-48 Ray Garcia, 1948-51 John Lowney, 1951-52 William Quinlan, 1952-53 Walter Malecki, 1953-55 Robert Ferriter, 1955-56 Gary Wilken, 1969-72 James Best, 1986-87 Cal Foster, 1987-89 Tom Hall, 1990-94 Kareem Hayletts, 1998-99 Marcus Douthit, 2000-03 Jeff Parmer, 2004-05 Chris Baudinet, 2006-09 Jamine Peterson, 2009-10 Lee Goldsbrough, 2011

22

Leo Davin, 1934-37 Ferd Sowa, 1942-43, 46-48 Joseph Blain, 1948-49 Jim Schlimm, 1949-52 Ed Ryder, 1952-53 Ralph Tedesco, 1953-56 Alexander Grande, 1956-57 Thomas Folliard, 1959-62 Noel Kinski, 1962-65 Donald Henderson, 1965-68 Joseph Ferro, 1968-70 Charlie Crawford, 1970-73 Chris Dixon, 1973-74/75-76 Dwight Williams, 1976-77 Rudy Williams, 1977-78 Ernie DelGatto, 1978-79 Sean Canty, 1980-84 Matt Palazzi, 1984-89 Rob Phelps, 1991-94 Ben D’Alessandro, 1994-95 Justin Acker, 1995-96 Sean Connolly, 1998-99 Maris Laksa, 2000-04 Jamal Barney, 2006-07

23

Thomas Orr, 1946-50 Robert Prendergast, 1950-53 Phillip Lynch, 1953-54 Gus Westerhuis, 1953-55 Roger Canestrari, 1955-58 Ken Clements, 1958-59 Michael Hagan, 1969-71 Alan Baker, 1971-74 Bruce Campbell, 1974-78 Sam Lucas, 1978-81 Keith Lomax, 1981-82 Pete Murphy, 1982-83 Ernie Lewis, 1983-87 Greg Bent, 1988-90 Franklin Western, 1990-95 Garnett Thompson, 2001-02 Elliott McCray, 2004-05 Brian McKenzie, 2006-10 John Smith, 1934-37 Elt Deuse, 1937-39

All-Time Uniform Numbers (1934-2011) James Leo, 1939-40 Ray St. George, 1946-48 Sam Nissel, 1948-51 John Reynolds, 1951-53 Pat Grady, 1954-55 Lionel Jenkins, 1955-58 Denny Guimares, 1958-61 William Stein, 1961-64 Jimmy Walker, 1964-67 Mike McGuinn, 1969-71 Marvin Barnes, 1971-74 Donald Henderson, 1974-76 Pat Kehoe, 1976-78 Rich Hunger, 1978-81 Ed Gately, 1981-82 Alan Roth, 1982-86 Keith-Sean Lindsey, 1987-88 Marques Bragg, 1988-92 Maciej Zielinski, 1992-95 Ruben Garces, 1995-97 Erron Maxey, 1997-01 Dwight Brewington, 2003-05

25

26

Ed Koslowski, 1930-34 Jack Keating, 1952-53 John Ritch, 1954-57 Dick Bessette, 1956-59 Jim Larranaga, 1968-71 Kevin Stacom, 1972-74 Mark Forcier, 1974-76 Paul Oristaglio, 1976-78 Jerry Scott, 1978-81 Dick Pennefather, 1982-86 Abdul Shamsid-Deen, 1986-90 Fred Campbell, 1990-92 Mark Adams, 1995-97 Ben Perkins, 1997-99 Romuald Augustin, 1999-00 Stephen Traugott, 2000-01 Tuukka Kotti, 2001-04 Sean Van De Walle, 2004-06 Brian Beloin, 2008-09 Bryce Cotton, 2011 Frank Pelligrino, 1948-49 Jim Coates, 1954-55 Pat Grady, 1955-56 Ed Martin, 1956-58

27

Allen Brachen, 1930-34 Oscar Ponton, 1950-51

30

John Woods, 1957-60 Thomas Nyire, 1961-63 Steve Sarantapoulous, 1964-67 Nehru King, 1970-73 Rick Santos, 1973-75 Mark Heissenbuttel, 1978-79 Paul Aiello, 1976-78 Bruce McKnight, 1979-80 Jim Cholakis, 1980-81/82-83 Marty Conlon, 1986-90 Michael Brown, 1992-96

31

32

Fran Costello, 1970-73 Walt Edwards, 1973-74 Bob Misevicius, 1974-78 Marlon Burns, 1980-83 Duffy McNulty, 1990-94 Timothy Englert, 2003-06 Connor Heine, 2008-09 Peter Schementi, 1956-59 James Ahern, 1962-65 Andy Clary, 1966-69 Larry Ketvirtis, 1971-72 Bob Cooper, 1973-77 Rich Hunger, 1977-78 Rudy Williams, 1978-81

Ray Knight, 1982-85 Dave Snedeker, 1986-87 Tony Turner, 1989-93 Derrick Brown, 1995-97 Leon Brisport, 1998-99 Marcus Jefferson, 1999-00 Randall Hanke, 2004-09 Vincent Council, 2009-11

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34

Aubrey Stallworth, 1978-80 Otis Thorpe, 1980-84 Chris Watts, 1987-91 Troy Brown, 1991-95 Jamel Thomas, 1995-99 Donta Wade, 1999-00 Rob Sanders, 2001-04 Charlie Burch, 2004-07 Robert Siembida, 1959-60 John Egan, 1960-61 Jeff Shea, 1962-63 William Lasher, 1964-66 William Judkins, 1966-67 Pat Kehoe, 1975-76 Mark Heissenbuttel, 1976-77 Miaden Filipan, 1977-78 Billy Donovan, 1983-87 Troy Brown, 1990-91 Michael Smith, 1991-94 Jason Evans, 1994-95 Ndongo N’Diaye, 1996-98 Leland Anderson, 2001-03 Jonathan Kale, 2005-09

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Ted Bancroft, 2011

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Mike Murray, 2011

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Donald Dutton, 1962-65 Bob Kovalski, 1965-66 Tony Koski, 1966-68 Ray Johnson, 1968-71

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Richard Whelan, 1957-60 George Zaluki, 1960-62

James Hadnot, 1959-62 Bob Kovaski, 1962-64 Mike Riordan, 1964-67 Craig Callen, 1967-70 Marvin Saddler, 1988-92 Eric Williams, 1993-95 Mark Jarrell-Wright, 1999-00 Ray Hall, 2006-09, 11

CLASS GAME RECORDS:

SENIOR POINTS: 52 Marvin Barnes vs. AUSTIN PEAY, 12-15-73, Marshon Brooks vs. NOTRE DAME, 2-23-11 REBOUNDS: 27 Marvin Barnes vs. BROWN, 2-12-74 ASSISTS: 16 Vin Ernst vs. DePAUL, 2-7-63 16 Vin Ernst vs. CATHOLIC, 2-9-63 16 Carlton Screen vs. Syracuse, 1-20-90 BLOCKS: 10 Bob Cooper vs. MICHIGAN, 12-29-76 10 Karim Shabazz vs. RHODE ISLAND, 12-2-00 STEALS: 11 John Linehan vs. RUTGERS, 1-22-02 JUNIOR POINTS: 50 Jimmy Walker vs. Boston College, 12-20-65 REBOUNDS: 30 Marvin Barnes vs. ASSUMPTION, 2-22-73 ASSISTS: 15 Jim Larranaga vs. VCU, 12-8-69 BLOCKS: 10 Marvin Barnes vs. Brown, 3-8-73 10 Karim Shabazz vs. LIU, 12-27-99 STEALS: 7 5 times, last: Carlton Screen vs. BC, 12-7-88 SOPHOMORE POINTS: 39 John Egan vs. Villanova, 1-24-59 REBOUNDS: 34 Marvin Barnes vs. BUFFALO ST., 12-8-71 ASSISTS: 16 Vincent Council vs. BROWN, 12-6-10 BLOCKS: 12 Marvin Barnes vs. BUFFALO ST., 12-8-71 STEALS: 10 God Shammgod vs. BROWN, 12-21-96

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Bill Fields, 1978-80 Ken McDonald 1990-92 Stephen Traugott, 2001-03

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Richard Holzheimer, 1958-61 Jimmy Stone, 1961-64 William Barrett, 1964-66 Gerald McNair, 1967-68 Paul Aiello, 1976-78 Piotr Szybilski, 1994-96 Justin Farley, 1997-99 David Murray, 1999-00

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Darryl Wright, 1985-89 Chris Carter, 2009-11

TRUE Freshmen in the Opening Game Starting Lineup

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Dick Leonard, 1960-62 James Schessler, 1964-67 Taylor Walsh, 1967-68 Bryan Benham, 1985-89 Dickey Simpkins, 1990-94 Mark Adams, 1994-95 Llewellyn Cole, 95-96, 97-00 Bilal Dixon, 2009-11

SEASON

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James Swartz, 1956-59

44

Robert Gibson, 1958-60 James Cox, 1963-65 Peter Coughter, 1965-68 Walter Violand, 1968-70 Ron Norwood, 1972-73 Steve Wright, 1984-88 Austin Croshere, 1993-97 Russ Permenter, 2009-10

45

Ernest McNair, 1995-96 Brian Schnurr, 1999-02 James Still, 2009-10

50

Timothy Moynahan, 1958-61 John Thompson, 1961-64 Dexter Westbrook, 1964-65 Alfred Pearson, 1966-68 Theodore Haig, 1968-69 Bob Ollquist, 1971-72/73-74 Rich Dunphy, 1972-73 Jacek Duda, 1983-97 Steve Donohue, 1994-95 Richard Cordella, 1995-98 Ryan McAuliffe, 1998-99

FRESHMAN POINTS: 31 Ryan Gomes vs. Miami, 1-19-02 REBOUNDS: 18 Bruce Campbell vs. Canisius, 2-1-75 ASSISTS: 13 Ricky Tucker vs. CANISIUS, 2-4-80 13 God Shammgod vs. WEST VIRGINIA, 1-20-96 13 Donnie McGrath vs. OHIO, 11-30-02 BLOCKS: 9 Randall Hanke vs. Memphis, 12-23-04 STEALS: 9 John Linehan vs. PITTSBURGH, 1-10-98

2010-11 2005-06 2004-05 2002-03 2001-02 2000-01 1999-00 1999-00 1998-99 1997-98 1995-96 1980-81 1979-80 1978-79 1975-76

PLAYER

Gerard Coleman Geoff McDermott Randall Hanke Donnie McGrath Tuukka Kotti Maris Laksa Abdul Mills Marcus Jefferson Sean Connolly Ben Perkins God Shammgod Otis Thorpe Ricky Tucker Bill Fields David Frye

OPP.

DARTMOUTH VERMONT NIAGARA BROWN SIENA HOLY CROSS HOLY CROSS HOLY CROSS VANDERBILT VERMONT NEW HAMPSHIRE MASSACHUSETTS STONEHILL MAINE (OT) STONEHILL

RESULT

W 87-52 W 87-77 W 83-78 W 83-64 W 79-54 W 63-57 L 43-54 L 43-54 L 66-72 W 67-63 W 92-78 W 56-43 W 83-62 W 75-73 W 102-76

STATS

17 pts 2 reb 2 ast 13 pts 9 reb 3 ast 5 pts 3 reb 0 ast 6 pts 1 reb 6 ast 2 pts 3 reb 3 ast 2 pts 3 reb 0 ast 13 pts 4 reb 2 ast 4 pts 3 reb 0 ast 10 pts 4 reb 0 ast 10 pts 12 reb 1 ast 6 pts 1 reb 9 ast 6 pts 4 reb 0 ast 10 pts 1 reb 4 ast 2 pts 2 reb 0 ast 4 pts 2 reb 3 ast

FrIARS RECORD AT SELECTED ARENAS FRIARS AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN (53-53) FRIARS AT THE PALESTRA (12-15) FRIARS AT THE HARTFORD CIVIC CENTER (10-8) FRIARS AT THE MEADOWLANDS/CONTINENTAL AIRLINES ARENA (6-12)

TOP CROWDS TO SEE THE FRIARS BIG EAST Tournament 65,444 32,804 32,401 32,096 29,075 28,876 28,596 27,495 26,674 25,631 23,637 23,309 23,017 22,733 22,724 22,160 21,000 20,465

Syracuse Syracuse Syracuse Syracuse Syracuse Syracuse Syracuse Syracuse Syracuse Syracuse Syracuse Syracuse Syracuse Syracuse Louisville Syracuse Alabama Syracuse

3-28-87 * 2-26-05 1-20-90 1-28-89 2-27-93 2-2-88 2-12-91 1-4-92 2-19-87 1-23-86 2-15-94 1-27-08 2-13-85 2-8-95 3-2-11 2-5-83 3-17-94 * 1-10-96

20,186 19,697 19,610 19,594 19,591 19,591 19,591 19,591 19,591 19,591 19,591 19,562 19,544 19,544 19,544 19,544 19,544 19,544 19,544 19,528

*- NCAA Tournament; **- NIT; ***-

Arkansas 1-23-99 Syracuse 2-6-82 West Virginia 3-12-03 *** West Virginia 3-7-07 *** Seton Hall 3-6-85 *** St. John’s 3-7-85 *** Villanova 3-5-86 *** St. John’s 3-5-87 *** Georgetown 3-6-87 *** Connecticut 3-12-88 *** Syracuse 3-10-89 *** West Virginia 3-12-08 *** Villanova 3-11-94 *** Connecticut 3-12-94 *** Georgetown 3-13-94 *** Syracuse 3-10-95 *** Villanova 3-11-95 *** St. John’s 3-6-96 *** Villanova 3-7-96 *** Syracuse 3-8-01 ***

19,528 19,522 19,522 19,484 19,375 19,375 19,375 19,375 19,301 19,161 19,160 19,138 19,081 19,081 19,058 19,029 18,944 18,920 18,806 18,731

Villanova 3-11-04 *** Connecticut 3-12-93 *** Seton Hall 3-13-93 *** Louisville 2-18-09 DePaul 3-11-09 *** Louisville 3-12-09 *** Seton Hall 3-9-10 *** Marquette 3-8-11 *** Indiana 3-26-73 * Utah 12-2-97 Seton Hall 2-25-87 Syracuse 2-15-84 St. John’s 3-8-91*** Georgetown 3-9-91*** Syracuse 1-13-98 Memphis St. 3-24-73 * Villanova 3-7-97 *** Marquette 2-3-07 Boston College 3-12-92 *** Louisville 1-13-07

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In In the the Pros Pros Friars In The NBA/ABA Draft YEAR PLAYER ROUND (OVERALL) TEAM (LEAGUE) 1960 Len Wilkens First (6) St. Louis Hawks (NBA) 1961 John Egan Second (12) Detroit Pistons (NBA) 1962 Jim Hadnot Third (25) Boston Celtics (NBA) 1963 Ray Flynn Fourth (33) Syracuse Nats (NBA) Vin Ernst Sixth (53) Boston Celtics (NBA) 1964 John Thompson Third (27) Boston Celtics (NBA) 1967 Jimmy Walker First (1) Detroit Pistons (NBA) First Indiana Pacers (ABA) Dexter Westbrook Fifth (44) Baltimore Bullets (NBA) Mike Riordan Twelfth (128) New York Knicks (NBA) Pittsburgh Pipers (ABA) 1968 Anthony Koski New York Nets (ABA) 1971 Jim Larranaga Sixth (96) Detroit Pistons (NBA) 1973 Ernie DiGregorio First (3) Buffalo Braves (NBA) First Kentucky Colonels (ABA) Kevin Stacom Second (24) Chicago Bulls (NBA) Third (26) Denver Rockets (ABA) Marvin Barnes First (6) Denver Rockets (ABA) Fran Costello Fifth (71) Portland Trailblazers (NBA) 1974 Marvin Barnes First (2) Philadelphia 76ers (NBA) Kevin Stacom Second (35) Boston Celtics (NBA) Len Wilkens Third (22) Memphis Tams (ABA) 1975 Steve Strother Ninth (154) Houston Rockets (NBA) 1976 Mark McAndrew Eighth (136) Buffalo Braves (NBA) 1977 Joe Hassett Third (52) Seattle Supersonics (NBA) Bob Cooper Sixth (119) Kansas City Kings (NBA) 1978 Bob Misevicius Sixth (112) Buffalo Braves (NBA) Bruce Campbell Eighth (153) New Jersey Nets (NBA) 1979 Dwight Williams Sixth (121) Atlanta Hawks (NBA) 1980 John Nolan Tenth (214) Boston Celtics (NBA) 1981 Rudy Williams Ninth (186) New Jersey Nets (NBA) 1983 Ron Jackson Seventh (160) Boston Celtics (NBA) 1984 Otis Thorpe First (9) Kansas City Kings (NBA) 1985 Ray Knight Fifth (114) Milwaukee Bucks (NBA) 1987 Billy Donovan Third (68) Utah Jazz (NBA) 1990 Abdul Shamsid-Deen Second (54) Seattle Supersonics (NBA) 1991 Eric Murdock First (21) Utah Jazz (NBA) 1994 Dickey Simpkins First (21) Chicago Bulls (NBA) Michael Smith Second (35) Sacramento Kings (NBA) 1995 Eric Williams First (14) Boston Celtics (NBA) Troy Brown Second (45) Atlanta Hawks (NBA) 1997 Austin Croshere First (12) Indiana Pacers (NBA) God Shammgod Second (46) Washington Wizards (NBA) 2004 Marcus Douthit Second (56) Los Angeles Lakers (NBA) 2005 Ryan Gomes Second (50) Boston Celtics (NBA) 2007 Herbert Hill Second (55) Utah Jazz (NBA) 2011 Marshon Brooks First (25) Boston Celtics (NBA)

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Miscellaneous Professional Leagues: FRIARS IN THE CBA

ABDUL ABDULLAH 1994-95 La Crosse ROMUALD AUGUSTIN 2006-07 Indiana MARVIN BARNES 1984-85 Detroit, Ohio, Evansville MARQUES BRAGG 1994-95 Grand Rapids DELRAY BROOKS 1988-89 Pensacola DERRICK BROWN 1997-98 Connecticut TROY BROWN 1996-98 Connecticut 2001-02 Sioux Falls BRUCE CAMPBELL 1978-79 Wilkes-Barre MARTY CONLON 1990-91 Rockford 1993-94 Rockford BILLY DONOVAN 1988-89 Wyoming, Rapid City RUBEN GARCES 1998-99 La Crosse JOHN LINEHAN 2002-03 North Dakota JOHN NOLAN 1980-81 Rochester JIM PANAGGIO 1982-83 Rochester ROB PHELPS 1998-99 La Crosse CARLTON SCREEN 1990-91 Grand Rapids 1993-94 Fort Wayne GOD SHAMMGOD 1998-99 La Crosse JAMEL THOMAS 1999-01 Quad Cities (Rookie of the Year) STEVE WRIGHT 1992-93 Albany, Capital Region, Omaha

OTHER PROFESSIONAL LEAGUES

LELAND ANDERSON  2006-07 Hollywood (ABA) DWIGHT BREWINGTON 2007-08 Tulsa, Albuquerque (NBDL) DELRAY BROOKS 1988-89 Worcester Counts (WBL) TROY BROWN 2005-07 Rochester (PBL) BOB COOPER 1977-78 Providence (Eastern League) VIN ERNST 1963-64 Trenton (Eastern League) RAY FLYNN 1963-64 Wilmington (Eastern League) JIM HADNOT 1963-64 Trenton (Eastern League) TONY KOSKI 1969-71 Hartford (Eastern League) JOHN LINEHAN 2002-04 Greenville (NDBL) 2003-04 Harlem Globetrotters ABDUL MILLS 2007-08 Albuquerque (NBDL) ROB PHELPS 2001-02 Indiana (ABA) ROB SANDERS 2006-07 Manchester (ABA) KARIM SHABAZZ 2002-03 N. Charleston (NDBL) GARNETT THOMPSON 2002-03 Harlem Globetrotters EDWARD WINEAPPLE 1929-30 Syracuse (American) ROBERT SIEMBIDA (Referee) 1975-77 Eastern League 1976-77 National Basketball Association ALBERT “HANK” SOAR (Coach) 1947-48 Providence (Basketball Association of America)

Professional Players Overseas Tony Koski ‘68 - France STU KERZNER ‘68 - Israel Fran Costello ‘73 - Spain, Sweden Rich Dunphy ‘74 - Australia Mark McAndrew ‘76 - Spain Bob Cooper ‘77 - England Bruce Campbell ‘78 - Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, Morocco Mladen Filipan ‘78 - Yugoslavia Bob Misevicius ‘78 - Argentina, Belgium, Brazil Rich Hunger ‘81 - Spain Jacek Duda ‘87 - Germany Dave Snedeker ‘88 - Turkey Steve Wright ‘88 - France, Russia Cal Foster ‘89 - Greece Darryl Wright ‘89 - Portugal Quinton Burton ‘90 - Switzerland Marty Conlon ‘90 - France, Italy Abdul Shamsid-Deen ‘90 - France, Dominican Republic, Russia Eric Murdock ‘91 - Italy Marques Bragg ‘92 - France, Philippines, Italy Ken McDonald ‘92 - Ireland Trent Forbes ‘93 - England, Ireland, Russia Tony Turner ‘93 - England, Russia, Spain Abdul Abdullah ‘94 - Belgium, Poland Rob Phelps ‘94 - England, Cypress DICKEY SIMPKINS ‘94 - Russia, Lithuania, France MICHAEL SMITH ‘94 - Poland Franklin Western ‘95 - Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic Michael Brown ‘95 - England, Greece Troy Brown ‘95- Japan, Spain, France, Argentina Maciej Zielinski ‘95 - Poland PIOTR SYZBILSKI ‘96 - Greece Derrick Brown ‘97 - Venezuela, Phillipines Ruben Garces ‘97- Venezuela, Spain Jason Murdock ‘97 - Poland, China, Portugal God Shammgod ‘99 - Poland, China JAMEL THOMAS ‘99 - Italy, Greece LLEWELLYN COLE ‘00 - Portugal, Mexico KARIM SHABAZZ ‘01 - Italy, Uruguay ERRON MAXEY ‘01 - Finland, Argentina JOHN LINEHAN ‘02 - Italy, France GARNETT THOMPSON ‘03 - China CHRISTOPHER ANRIN ‘04 - Germany, Sweden MARCUS DOUTHIT ‘04 - Belgium, Turkey MARIS LAKSA ‘04 - Slovenia, Cyprus ABDUL MILLS ‘04 - Mexico SHEIKU KABBA ‘05 - Portugal, Italy, Germany TUUKKA KOTTI ‘05 - Italy DONNIE McGRATH ‘06 - Italy DWIGHT BREWINGTON ‘07 - Israel HERBERT HILL ‘07 - France WEYINMI EFEJUKU ‘09 - Spain JEFF XAVIER ‘09 - Spain JONATHAN KALE ‘09 - Ukraine


Section 8 - Tradition Part 5