Archive - Feb 3, 2011 - Sports Article
PROVIDENCE â€” By no means was Providenceâ€™s 68-63 win over South Florida Wednesday night a work of art. Not that anyone in the Friar locker room is about to complain about style points.
PC did not play anywhere near its best but won for the third time in four games to improve to 3-7 in the Big East and 14-9 overall.
â€śWeâ€™re a high-paced team, but (last night) we didnâ€™t score a lot of points,â€ť noted senior big man Ray Hall. â€śWe had to rely on our defense, and our defense really came through.â€ť
Thereâ€™s a scene in Jerry Maguire in which Jerry, the do-anything-at-all-costs agent, is going over the particulars with Matt Cushman, father of quarterback and surefire top pick Frank. Besides appeasing his pseudo clients with dollar figures and draft stature, Jerry aims for some reassurance from the Cushman camp that he will be entrusted with the negotiations with the NFL team that selects Frank.
Matt Cushman closes the discussion with a firm handshake along with the following: â€śWhat you have is my whole word, and itâ€™s stronger than oak.â€ť
PAWTUCKET â€“ Story of this winter: Another bad weather day, another round of postponed boysâ€™ basketball games to be added to the â€ścompressed schedule.â€ť