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  1. Providence focusing on Northeast

    Adam Finkelstein, ESPN Recruiting

    Ed Cooley and his staff have hit the ground running since taking over the program at Providence. The Friars went out west to land a commitment from Kiwi Gardner (Manteca, Calif./Westwind Prep) in the Class of 2011, but have also been working to incre...

    Blog | Conversation | May 19, 2011
  2. Still no favorites for Ricardo Ledo

    Adam Finkelstein, ESPN Recruiting

    One highly touted prospect who didn't see any visitors during the last few days of last week's contact period was Super 60 swingman Ricardo Ledo (Providence, R.I./Notre Dame Prep). A 6-foot-6 scorer with as much talent and upside as any player in th...

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2011
  3. Friars get their man in Ed Cooley

    Adam Finkelstein, ESPN Recruiting

    Providence College introduced one of the city's own on Wednesday as Ed Cooley was named the 15th head coach in the school's history. The former Fairfield coach grew up just a few miles away from the Dunkin Donuts Center and knows firsthand how tough...

    Blog | Conversation | March 24, 2011
  4. Impact of coaching carousel

    Adam Finkelstein, ESPN Recruiting

    With Oklahoma's Jeff Capel and N.C. State's Sidney Lowe being the latest victims of the 2011 coaching carousel, the number of potentially available recruits continues to increase. While few would admit it, many coaches still looking to fill spots in ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  5. Kiwi Gardner's recruitment heating up

    Adam Finkelstein, ESPN Recruiting

    Kiwi Gardner has made major strides during his senior season at Westwind Prep International in Arizona and now finds himself one of the best available lead guards in the country. Gardner's progression this season was best summarized by his team's tw...

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2011
  6. Interest in Todd Mayo keeps rising

    Adam Finkelstein, ESPN Recruiting

    West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins is expected to be in attendance Tuesday to see Todd Mayo and Notre Dame Prep play Army JV according to Notre Dame Prep coach Ryan Hurd. Huggins follows Marquette head coach Buzz Williams and Providence head coach...

    Blog | Conversation | February 08, 2011
  7. Ricardo Ledo decommits from Providence

    Adam Finkelstein, ESPN Recruiting

    Ricardo Ledo (Providence, R.I./Notre Dame Prep), the 11th ranked player in the ESPNU Super 60, decommitted from Providence on Monday, just over a month after making his verbal commitment. "I just wanted to view my other options," said Ledo. "PC is s...

    Blog | Conversation | February 01, 2011
  8. Ricardo Ledo is a program changer

    Adam Finkelstein, ESPN Recruiting

    Ricardo Ledo (Providence, R.I./South Kent School) gave Providence coach Keno Davis an early Christmas present when he pledged to the Friars on Christmas Eve. Here is a more detailed look at why this is such a huge commitment for Davis and the Provide...

    Blog | Conversation | December 27, 2010
  9. Xavier, Michael Chandler cutting ties

    Adam Finkelstein, ESPN Recruiting

    Heading into this early signing period we knew there would be surprises. In fact our ESPN Recruiting staff went as far as to try and predict those surprises in our Tuesday preview. On Wednesday we received our first, but unlikely our last, unsuspect...

    Blog | Conversation | November 11, 2010
  10. Venezuela native Anthony Joseph Perez Cortesia is one of country'...

    Adam Finkelstein, ESPN Recruiting

    In the farthest northeast corner of the country lies Lee Academy, a prep school with a budding basketball program that is so far north that it virtually shares the latitude coordinates of Montreal. I made the seven-and-a-half hour trip for my second...

    Blog | Conversation | October 20, 2010
  11. Providence hits it big with 2012 SF Josh Fortune

    Adam Finkelstein, ESPN Recruiting

    Josh Fortune (Hampton, Va./Kecoughtan), a 6-foot-5 swingman from the Class of 2012, committed to Providence while on an unofficial visit late last month. I got the chance to watch Fortune play late in July as he helped Boo Williams U16 squad to a ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 08, 2010
  12. Adam Finkelstein: Friars bring in BABC assistant coach as lead re...

    Adam Finkelstein, ESPN Recruiting

    It has been a tough spring for the basketball program at Providence College, to say the least. However, things are starting to turn around. Last week, the Friars officially hired Chris Driscoll to replace lead recruiter Pat Skerry, who resigned to ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2010
  13. Super 60 PG Tharpe decommits from Providence

    Adam Finkelstein, ESPN Recruiting

    Naadir Tharpe (Worcester, Mass./Brewster Academy, a rising senior point guard, decommitted from Providence on Wednesday. The ESPNU Super 60 prospect originally committed to the Friars in March and his decision to open up his recruitment comes less t...

    Blog | Conversation | June 03, 2010