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  1. Perth Wildcats' Bryce Cotton turns down NBA offer to remain with NBL sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 |

    The Perth Wildcats are breathing a huge sigh of relief after star import Bryce Cotton turned down an offer to return to the NBA in order to play out the NBL season. Cotton, who has previously played with Utah, Phoenix, and Memphis in the NBA, was offered a 10-day contract to suit up with the Atlanta Hawks.


  2. Jimmer Fredette is a dominant 'god' in China :0Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | New York Post

    The cult of Jimmer Fredette was never embraced by the NBA. In China, each launch from beyond the arc gains a believer.


  3. Sports | Former PC Star Cotton Signs With Australia's Perth WildcatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Go Local

    Bryce Cotton tested out the Bendat Basketball Centre rims at his first practice. The man has .


  4. Wagner vs. Providence final score: Friars dominate Seahawks, 76-54Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Big East Coast Bias

    The Providence Friars used stifling defense and strong shooting to defeat the Wagner Seahawks by a final score of 76-54 on Saturday afternoon. The Friars used a tremendous 31-0 run over a 12 minute span in the first half to extend the early gap.


  5. Sports | NEW: Former PC Basketball Star Bentil Leaving D-League, Heading OverseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Go Local

    Former Providence College basketball star Ben Bentil is leaving the NBA D- League's Fort Wayne Mad Ants and is heading overseas, according to WANE-TV. According to WANE-TV, Bentil has signed a "lucrative" 60-day contract to play overseas, but is expected to return tot he D-League once the contract is up.


  6. Big East 2016-2017 Season Preview: Providence FriarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Big East Coast Bias

    Year Five of the Ed Cooley Era in Providence finds the Friars in a bit of a state of flux. With Kris Dunn and Ben Bentil gone, Cooley will bank on his unproven but promising arsenal of talent to try and keep the Friars relevant.


  7. Sports | NEW: Former PC Basketball Star Bentil Signs With the Indiana PacersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Go Local

    While with the Celtics, Bentil appeared in three preseason games, and averaged five points and 4.3 rebounds per game. After averaging just 6.4 points per game as a freshman, Bentil averaged 21.2 points per game overall and 22.9 points per game in conference play, making him the leading scorer in the Big East.


  8. Introducing: The Providence Friars All-Half Decade TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | Big East Coast Bias

    To hardly any surprise, the top vote-getter for the Friars was Kris Dunn. Dunn was voted for on 98.7 percent of the ballots cast, amassing a nearly unanimous selection to the team.


  9. Get to Know a New Writer: Oliver P. GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Big East Coast Bias

    Greetings, Big East Coast Bias readers. My name is Oliver P. Gold, and I will begin serving as a new writer on the Big East Coast Bias Team.


  10. Sports | Former PC Star Ben Bentil Signs 3-Year Deal With CelticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Go Local

    Former Providence College star Ben Bentil has signed a three-year deal with the Boston Celtics with the first year partially guaranteed, according to the Boston Globe. Bentil averaged 8.7 points and 4.3 rebounds in the Utah Jazz summer league earlier in the month before struggling in the Las Vegas Summer League when his play time decreased due to the return of Jordan Mickey.


  11. 2016-17 Big East Men's Basketball Summer Check-In: ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Anonymous Eagle

    Key Departures: Kris Dunn ; Ben Bentil Key Returners: Rodney Bullock ; Kyron Cartwright ; Jalen Lindsey Key Additions: Alpha Diallo ; Maliek White ; Emmitt Holt When he took the Providence job in 2011, Cooley inherited Vincent Council and Bryce Cotton from the previous administration and then immediately brought in LaDontae Henton. The following year, Kris Dunn was a freshman, and two years ago he signed up Ben Bentil.


  12. Local Basketball Stars Return To Rhode Island For "Play For Peace" All-Star Game FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Providence, RI At a time when violence runs rampant throughout the county, BUILD PVD has joined forces with professional basketball players for an event that will serve to provide a positive outlet and offer an inspirational message: Play for Peace. Now in its second year, the event is scheduled for Friday, July 15, 6-9 p.m. at CCRI in Warwick and will feature an evening of basketball and positive discussion.


  13. 2016 NBA Vegas Summer League: Day 3 Big East RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Big East Coast Bias

    As day 3 of the NBA Vegas Summer League drew to a close last night, here's how some Big East alumni fared in yesterday's games. Bryce Cotton didn't start for the Hawks last night; in fact, he only played 16 or so minutes.


  14. The Weekend Fast Break (July 10, 2016): Summer League action, Peach Jam and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | Big East Coast Bias

    The Golden Eagles will bring the Huskies to town in the first game that's a legit surprise amongst these announcements. Xavier offered North Carolina combo guard Thomas Allen during June and watched him at the Adidas Finals throughout this week.


  15. Sports | Kris Dunn, Bryce Cotton Shine in 2016 NBA Summer League DebutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | Go Local

    It was a bit of a bittersweet night for Friar basketball fans as former stars Kris Dunn and Bryce Cotton both made their 2016 NBA Summer League debuts on Friday night in Las Vegas, and both saw success. Meanwhile, Ben Bentil just finished Utah Summer League with the Boston Celtics, who are set to start their Vegas Summer League today.


  16. Bryce Cotton added to Atlanta Hawks roster for Las Vegas Summer League, per reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Peachtree Hoops

    The Atlanta Hawks roster for the upcoming 2016 Las Vegas Summer League is coming into view, and another reported inclusion has been unveiled with Bryce Cotton. Cotton, who stands at 6-foot-1 and 165 pounds, was most recently seen with the Austin Toros in the D-League.


  17. Kris Dunn Selected No. 5 In The NBA Draft, Ben Bentil Picked...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Providence Friars

    Thursday, June 23, 2016 was a historic night for the Providence College men's basketball program. Former Friars guard Kris Dunn and forward Ben Bentil were selected in the 2016 NBA Draft.


  18. Sports | NEW: PC's Kris Dunn Drafted 5th Overall by the TimberwolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Go Local

    Former Providence College star Kris Dunn was selected 5th overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2016 NBA Draft in Brooklyn on Thursday night. Dunn is the first PC player to be drafted in the first round since MarShon Brooks in 2011 and is the first Friar to be drafted in the top 10 since Otis Thorpe was taken 9th overall in 1984.


  19. Sports | Providence College Athletics to Host NBA Draft Watch PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Go Local

    Providence College athletics will host an NBA Draft watch party on Thursday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m. at G-Pub, located at 61 Orange Street in Providence. Dunn is expected to be a top 6 draft pick, including some mock drafts who have him as high as 3, while Bentil is expected to be picked late in the first round or early in the second.


  20. Have You Seen This Person: MarShon BrooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Hardwood Paroxysm

    Since 1996, this phrase has been uttered by experts time and time again, yet none have truly garnered the title. For a few years, believe it or not, MarShon Brooks had that nickname .