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Friars Gain Shelter From The Storm

Bryce Cotton

At the beginning of March, the Friars found themselves in a position they hadn't been in since 2009 – the position to control their own postseason fate. After a win on the road over Rutgers, Providence has found itself in a position to play itself onto the inside of the NCAA Tournament bubble.

That's a tall order, and Saturday night's opponent was in the same position. The St. John's Red Storm was looking for an NCAA bid of their own, but the Friars had different plans and overcame the Johnnies, 62-59. Weather the Storm: St. John's didn't go down silently. They opened against the Friars with a 6-0 run, and after the Friars caught up on two occasions within the first five minutes, the...

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