NCAA http://ripr.org en Police Probe Into Sexual Assault Allegations Against PC Players http://ripr.org/post/police-probe-sexual-assault-allegations-against-pc-players <p>An allegation of sexual assault involving members of the Providence College basketball team is casting a pall over the school’s trip to the NCAA Tournament.</p><p></p><p>A female student has reported that she was allegedly assaulted by two freshmen. <em>The Wall Street Journal</em> first reported that Providence police are now investigating.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 18:45:27 +0000 Catherine Welch 30713 at http://ripr.org Police Probe Into Sexual Assault Allegations Against PC Players It’s March Madness For The PC Friars http://ripr.org/post/it-s-march-madness-pc-friars <p>The Providence College basketball team heads to the March Madness of the NCAA basketball tournament for the first time in 10 years. Rhode Island Public Radio's Scott MacKay spoke with PC</p><p></p><p>coach Ed Cooley at Alumni Hall Tuesday as the team practiced for Friday’s first round game in Texas against perennial basketball power, the University of North Carolina. He then joined Dave Fallon in the studio to talk college basketball.</p><p></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:50:53 +0000 Scott MacKay & Dave Fallon 30670 at http://ripr.org It’s March Madness For The PC Friars The real losers in March Madness Hoops http://ripr.org/post/real-losers-march-madness-hoops <p>Thoughts to ponder while watching March Madness: This is the best time of the year for the college basketball junkies among us. What is more thrilling than wall-to-wall televised hoops generously salted with upsets, buzzer beaters and the endless arguments (and bets) over brackets, conferences and the Final Four. All played out in the college atmosphere of&nbsp; the NCAA tournaments with all the trappings of student cheers, painted faces, pompoms, cheerleaders, crowds fully clad in team colors and the inevitable prancing mascots. Even President Obama fills out his brackets!</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 19:20:04 +0000 Scott MacKay 12660 at http://ripr.org