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Friars Ruin Stags Party

Providence College improved to 7-1 on the young season with a 78-69 win over Fairfield. Ordinarily, a 7-1 start would bring unbridled glee to Friartown, but in a season where so much is expected, there is so much to worry about.

The Friars team right now resembles a boat, where every time one leak is patched, a new leak springs. Take, for example, PC's penchant for slow starts. Fans and coaches alike bemoaned slow starts against Vanderbilt, LaSalle and Maryland in the Virgin Islands; starts that put the Friars in deep holes that were difficult, and in Maryland's case, impossible to climb out of. Well, against Ed Cooley...

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