Archive - Dec 17, 2012 - Sports Article
NORTH SMITHFIELD â At halftime of this Division III-North rivalry clash against Burrillville High, North Smithfield head coach T.J. Ciolfi followed his troops off the floor and into a room for a pep talk of sorts.
âI told the kids that we live in spurts, and that they have to come off of our defense,â he stated of his clubâs scant 23-19 cushion. âI also said that they did a really good job of playing at their tempo, and that we donât like playing a half-court game.
PROVIDENCE â There are games against more noteworthy opponents on the horizon, yet itâs probably a safe bet to assume that Providence College basketball fans have been eyeing Tuesdayâs game against Colgate for quite some time.
The night will feature the long-anticipated debuts of two Friars. In freshman Kris Dunn, PC is hitching its wagon to a point guard, a critical position that suffered a major hit when Vincent Council went down in a heap in the season opener. In sophomore Sidiki Johnson, the Friars are receiving a rugged 6-foot-10 sort whoâs expected shore up the low post.