Oct. 27, 2004
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College men's basketball team was picked to finish sixth of 12 schools in the BIG EAST Preseason Coaches' Poll released on Wednesday, October 27 at the BIG EAST Media Day at Madison Square Garden in New York. Syracuse was picked first in the Conference, followed by defending national champion Connecticut, Pittsburgh, Notre Dame and Boston College.
Providence returns 2004 All-American and BIG EAST Preseason Player of the Year Ryan Gomes (Waterbury, Conn.) from last year's team, which posted a 20-9 mark and earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament. The Friars registered an 11-5 record in BIG EAST action last season and finished in third place in the league standings.
Providence College will open its 2004-05 season with an exhibition game against EA Sports All-Stars on November 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. The team will open its regular season against Niagara on Tuesday, November 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the first round of the Preseason NIT at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.
Tickets for all Providence College men's basketball games may be purchased at the Dunkin' Donuts Center or at the Providence College Ticket Office in Alumni Hall or by visiting the Providence College athletic website at www.friars.com. Tickets also may be purchased by calling the PC ticket office at 401-865-GOPC.
2004-05 BIG EAST PRESEASON MEN'S BASKETBALL COACHES' POLL
Team Pts. 1. Syracuse (9) 119 2. Connecticut (2) 106 3. Pittsburgh (1) 100 4. Notre Dame 88 5. Boston College 78 6. Providence 69 7. Villanova 59 8. Seton Hall 56 9. West Virginia 43 10. Rutgers 42 11. Georgetown 21 12. St. John's 11
First-Place Votes in Parentheses
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