2012–13 Providence Friars men's basketball team

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2012–13 Providence Friars men's basketball
Providence Friars P script logo.gif
NIT, #4, Quarterfinals
Conference Big East Conference (1979–2013)
2012–13 record 19–15 (9–9 Big East)
Head coach Ed Cooley
Assistant coach Andre LaFleur
Assistant coach Bob Simon
Assistant coach Brian Blaney
MVP Bryce Cotton
Home arena Dunkin' Donuts Center
Seasons
2012–13 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#2 Louisville 14 4   .778     35 5   .875
#8 Georgetown 14 4   .778     25 7   .781
#15 Marquette 14 4   .778     26 9   .743
#20 Pittsburgh 12 6   .667     24 9   .727
#16 Syracuse 11 7   .611     30 10   .750
#23 Notre Dame 11 7   .611     25 10   .714
Villanova 10 8   .556     20 14   .588
Connecticut* 10 8   .556     20 10   .667
Cincinnati 9 9   .500     22 12   .647
Providence 9 9   .500     19 15   .559
St. John's 8 10   .444     17 16   .515
Rutgers 5 13   .278     15 16   .484
Seton Hall 3 15   .167     15 18   .455
South Florida 3 15   .167     12 19   .387
DePaul 2 16   .111     11 21   .344
2013 Big East Tournament winner
As of March 30, 2013[1]; Rankings from AP Poll
*Ineligible for postseason play due to APR penalties

The 2012–13 Providence Friars men's basketball team represented Providence College during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Friars, led by second year head coach Ed Cooley, played their home games at the Dunkin' Donuts Center and were members of the Big East Conference.

Roster[edit]

2012–13 Providence Friars men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 1 Ledo, RickyRicky Ledo (I) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr South Kent School Providence, Rhode Island
G 3 Dunn, KrisKris Dunn 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr New London High School New London, Connecticut
G 4 Fortune, JoshJosh Fortune 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Kecoughtan High School Hampton, Virginia
F 5 Johnson, SidikiSidiki Johnson 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) So Wadleigh High School Harlem, New York
F 10 Batts, KadeemKadeem Batts 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 245 lb (111 kg) RS Jr McEachern High School Powder Springs, Georgia
G 11 Cotton, BryceBryce Cotton 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Jr Palo Verde High School Tucson, Arizona
F 13 Kofane, BriceBrice Kofane 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS So The Miller School Yaoundé, Cameroon
F 21 Goldsbrough, LeeLee Goldsbrough 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Jr Loreto College Newcastle, England
G 22 Bancroft, TedTed Bancroft (W) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Bishop Stang High School Marion, Massachusetts
F 23 Henton, LaDontaeLaDontae Henton 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Eastern High School Lansing, Michigan
F 25 Harris, TylerTyler Harris (I) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So St. Benedict's Prep Dix Hills, New York
G 32 Council, VincentVincent Council 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr The Patterson School Brooklyn, New York
F 33 Desrosiers, CarsonCarson Desrosiers (I) 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Jr Central Catholic High School Windham, New Hampshire
Head coach

Ed Cooley

Assistant coach(es)

Andre LaFleur
Bob Simon
Brian Blaney


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: October 10, 2012

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
F/C Kadeem Batts Lee Goldsbrough Brice Kofane (Sidiki Johnson)
F LaDontae Henton
G/F Kris Dunn Ted Bancroft (W)
G Bryce Cotton Josh Fortune
PG Vincent Council

Incoming recruits[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Ian Baker
PG
Washington, D.C. Arlington Country Day School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Mar 30, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 87
Kris Dunn
PG
New London, CT New London HS 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Aug 24, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 96
Josh Fortune
SG
Hampton, VA Kecoughtan HS 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Aug 26, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 89
Ricardo Ledo
SG
Providence, RI Notre Dame Prep 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sep 5, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 96
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: #10   Rivals: #8  ESPN: #6
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Class of 2013 recruits[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Brandon Austin
SF
Philadelphia, PA Imhotep Institute Charter HS 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Nov 19, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 87
Rodney Bullock
SF
Hampton, VA Kecoughtan HS 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Oct 3, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 77
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Exhibition games
October 27*
2:00 PM
Assumption (D-II) W 88–45 
Alumni Hall 
Providence, RI
November 3*
7:00 PM, Cox Sports
Rhode Island College (D-III) W 76–52 
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
Non-conference games
November 10*
2:00 PM
NJIT W 64–63  1–0
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
November 12*
7:00 PM, Cox Sports
Bryant W 81–49  2–0
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
November 15*
7:30 PM, ESPNU
vs. Massachusetts
Puerto Rico Tip-Off First Round
L 75–77  2–1
Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez 
Bayamón, Puerto Rico
November 16*
7:30 PM, ESPN3
vs. Penn State
Puerto Rico Tip-Off consolation
L 52–55 OT 2–2
Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez 
Bayamón, Puerto Rico
November 18*
11:00 AM, ESPNU
vs. UNC Asheville
Puerto Rico Tip-Off 7th place game
W 72–67  3–2
Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez 
Bayamón, Puerto Rico
November 23*
7:00 PM
Fairfield W 66–47  4–2
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
November 27*
7:00 PM, Cox Sports
Holy Cross W 61–42  5–2
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
December 1*
12:00 PM, ESPNU
Mississippi State
SEC–Big East Challenge
W 73–63  6–2
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
December 6*
7:00 PM, Cox Sports
Rhode Island W 72–57  7–2
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
December 18*
7:00 PM
Colgate W 79–45  8–2
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
December 22*
2:00 PM, ESPN3
at Boston College L 68–71  8–3
Conte Forum 
Chestnut Hill, MA
December 28*
7:00 PM, NBC Sports
at Brown L 68–69  8–4
Paul Bailey Pizzitola Memorial Sports Center 
Providence, RI
Big East regular season
January 2
6:00 PM, Cox Sports/SNY
at No. 4 Louisville L 62–80  8–5 (0–1)
KFC Yum! Center 
Louisville, KY
January 5
8:00 PM, Cox Sports/SNY
DePaul L 73–83  8–6 (0–2)
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
January 9
7:00 PM, Cox Sports/SNY
No. 7 Syracuse L 66–72  8–7 (0–3)
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
January 13
12:00 PM, Cox Sports/SNY
at Seton Hall W 67–55  9–7 (1–3)
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
January 16
7:00 PM, Cox Sports/SNY
at Georgetown L 65–74  9–8 (1–4)
Verizon Center 
Washington, D.C.
January 19
4:00 PM, Cox Sports/MSG
Villanova W 69–66  10–8 (2–4)
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
January 22
7:00 PM, ESPN2
Pittsburgh L 64–68  10–9 (2–5)
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
January 26
2:00 PM, Cox Sports/MSG
at Marquette L 71–81  10–10 (2–6)
BMO Harris Bradley Center 
Milwaukee, WI
January 31
7:00 PM, ESPN2
Connecticut L 79–82 OT 10–11 (2–7)
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
February 3
12:00 PM, Cox Sports/SNY
at Villanova W 55–52  11–11 (3–7)
The Pavilion 
Villanova, PA
February 6
7:00 PM, Cox Sports/SNY
No. 17 Cincinnati W 54–50  12–11 (4–7)
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
February 13
9:00 PM, ESPNU
at South Florida W 76–66  13–11 (5–7)
USF Sun Dome 
Tampa, FL
February 16
12:00 PM, Cox Sports/SNY
No. 21 Notre Dame W 71–54  14–11 (6–7)
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
February 20
7:00 PM, ESPN2
at No. 8 Syracuse L 59–84  14–12 (6–8)
Carrier Dome 
Syracuse, NY
February 23
9:00 PM, ESPNU
at Rutgers W 76–72  15–12 (7–8)
Louis Brown Athletic Center 
Piscataway, NJ
March 2
8:00 PM, Cox Sports/SNY
St. John's W 62–59  16–12 (8–8)
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
March 5
9:00 PM, Cox Sports/SNY
Seton Hall W 76–66  17–12 (9–8)
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
March 9
12:00 PM, ESPNU
at Connecticut L 59–63 OT 17–13 (9–9)
Gampel Pavilion 
Storrs, CT
Big East Tournament
March 13
12:00 PM, ESPN
vs. Cincinnati
Second Round
L 44–61  17–14 (9–9)
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
NIT
March 20*
7:15 PM, ESPN3
No. 4 No. 5 Charlotte
First Round
W 75–66  18–14 (9–9)
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
March 25*
7:00 PM, ESPNews
No. 4 No. 8 Robert Morris
Second Round
W 77–68  19–14 (9–9)
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
March 27*
9:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 4 at No. 2 Baylor
Quarterfinals
L 68–79  19–15 (9–9)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time[2].

Awards and honors[edit]

Recipient Award(s)
Ted Bancroft 2013 Co-Lenny Wilkens Hustle Award[3]
Kadeem Batts 2013 Big East Co-Most Improved Player Award[4]
2013 All-Big East Honorable Mention[5]
2013 USBWA All-District 1[6]
2013 Marvin Barnes Co-Defensive Player Award[3]
2013 Ryan Gomes Most Improved Player Award[3]
February 11: Big East Player of the Week[7]
Bryce Cotton 2013 All-Big East First Team[5]
2013 USBWA All-District 1[6]
2013 NABC Division I All-District 5 Second Team[8]
2013 Jimmy Walker Most Valuable Player Award[3]
2013 Thomas Ramos Academic Award[3]
Vincent Council 2013 John Zannini Coaches' Award[3]
2012 Preseason All-Big East First Team[9]
2013 John R. Wooden Award Preseason Top 50 Candidate[10]
Kris Dunn 2013 Co-Marvin Barnes Defensive Player Award[3]
2013 Coca-Cola Most Promising Prospect Award[3]
Lee Goldsbrough 2013 Co-Lenny Wilkens Hustle Award[3]
LaDontae Henton 2013 Top Rebounder Award[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big East Conference Standings - 2012-13." ESPN.com. Retrieved: March 18, 2013.
  2. ^ "Schedule". Friars.com. Retrieved October 10, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Men's Basketball Holds Annual End of the Year Awards Banquet". Friars.com. April 14, 2013. Retrieved April 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Kadeem Batts Named Co-Winner Of BIG EAST Most Improved". Friars.com. March 11, 2013. Retrieved March 27, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Bryce Cotton And Kadeem Batts Earn BIG EAST Season Honors". Friars.com. March 10, 2013. Retrieved March 27, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Napier USBWA District I Player Of Year". UConnHuskies.com. March 12, 2013. Retrieved March 27, 2013. 
  7. ^ McNamara, Kevin (February 11, 2013). "PC's Kadeem Batts wins Big East Player of Week honor". The Providence Journal. Retrieved February 11, 2013. 
  8. ^ "National Association of Basketball Coaches Announces 2012-13 Division I All-District Teams" (PDF). NABC. March 26, 2013. Retrieved March 27, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Louisville’s Siva Named BIG EAST Preseason Player of the Year". Big East Conference. October 17, 2012. Retrieved October 17, 2012. 
  10. ^ "John R. Wooden Award Announces Men's Preseason Top 50". John R. Wooden Award. November 8, 2012. Retrieved December 13, 2012.