Friars ranked for 1st time this season in AP Top 25 Poll

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The Providence Friars men’s basketball team is ranked for the first time this season in the AP Top 25 Poll.

The Friars are slotted at no. 19 in the poll that was released Monday.

Providence currently is in first place in the Big East with a 6-0 conference record. They are 14-3 overall.

The Friars earned a poll position after defeating then no. 4 UConn Wednesday and a victory over St. John’s Saturday.

PC will next face pre-season conference favorite Creighton in Omaha Saturday.

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