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Archive - Mar 21, 2014

Friars fall short in fight to the finish

March 21, 2014

SAN ANTONIO – In the end, the 20th and 21st offensive rebounds that the Providence Friars surrendered proved to be their undoing.

Two free throws by James Michael McAdoo in the final 3.5 seconds helped snap a 77-77 affair and propel North Carolina to a 79-77 victory over a heartbroken bunch of Friars Friday night in the Eastern Regional portion of the NCAA Tournament.

Bryce Cotton’s final game in a Providence uniform was the stuff of legends, the senior netting a career-high 36 points while doling out eight assists.

For full story, see Saturday's print edition of The Times.

Feds raid Speaker's office and home

March 21, 2014

PROVIDENCE – House Speaker Gordon D. Fox was hobbled by the taint of misconduct on Friday as state and federal agents raided his home and Statehouse office for evidence – of what, no one is saying just yet.

Mary Ryan

March 21, 2014

Mary Ryan

PAWTUCKET - Ryan, Mary (Mustakos), 89, of Pawtucket, passed away Monday, March 17, 2014 at Golden Crest Nursing Center. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late George and Despina (Andreopoulos) Mustakos.
Mary had worked for Levin Plating, Pawtucket for many years before retiring.
She is survived by her daughter, Alexandria Ryan Pacia; a brother, James Mustakos; and two grandchildren, Richard J. Pacia and Nicholas C. Pacia. She was the sister of the late Katherine Henderson.

Friars need to keep an eye on Tar Heels' Johnson

March 21, 2014

SAN ANTONIO – While the point-guard matchup between Providence’s Bryce Cotton and North Carolina’s Marcus Paige has been the talk de jour leading up to Friday’s NCAA Tournament contest, there’s a frontcourt bout that could prove as important in deciding the outcome.

 

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