PC Friars Ranked #23 In AP Poll, #21 In Coaches Poll

Providence College Press Release

PROVIDENCE, R.I. –  It was announced today that the Providence College men’s basketball team is ranked No. 23 in the Associated Press Poll and No. 21 in the most recent Coaches Poll.  Both polls were released on January 23.  The Friars entered the national polls on January 9 with a No. 19 ranking in both polls.  Last week, the Friars posted a 1-1 mark with a loss at then No. 20/18 Marquette (83-75) on January 18 and a win over DePaul (75-64) on January 21.

The Friars (15-5, 7-2) have won 10 of 12 games and are in third place in the BIG EAST.  Providence has posted Quad 1 wins at home versus UConn and Marquette and on the road at Seton Hall.  The Friars have a NCAA NET ranking of 40.

The Friars will return to action versus Butler on Wednesday, January 28 at 8:30 p.m. on FS1.

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