Women's Basketball Releases 2016-17 Non-Conference Schedule

Sept. 1, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Providence College women’s basketball Head Coach Jim Crowley released the program’s 2016-17 non-conference schedule on Thursday, Sept. 1. The schedule features 11 games, including two in-season tournaments. In addition to the Friars’ 11 regular-season games, they will host Rhode Island College in an exhibition game, which is open to the public, on Saturday, Nov. 5. The exhibition game will be open to the public and will tip-off at 1:00 p.m.

Providence opens the regular-season slate with three-consecutive home games at Alumni Hall/Mullaney Gymnasium in Providence, R.I. Opening night is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 11 as the Friars welcome Colgate for a 7:00 p.m. match-up.

On Wednesday, Nov. 16, Providence will host North Dakota State in a game that will coincide with the program’s annual Project Providence initiative. Tip-off is scheduled for Noon. In the Friars’ final non-conference home game, the team will take on Binghamton on Saturday, Nov. 19.

Providence will play the remainder of its non-conference schedule on the road beginning with a 7:00 p.m. tip-off against Hartford on Tuesday, Nov. 22 in West Hartford, Conn.

Providence will participate in its first in-season tournament of the year at the UNCW Thanksgiving Classic in Wilmington, N.C. The Friars open tournament play against the host, UNC Wilmington, on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 2:00 p.m. The team follows with a match-up against Miami (OH) on Sunday, Nov. 27 at noon.

The Friars return to Providence, R.I. to take part in the Ocean State Tip-off Tournament, hosted by Brown University. PC opens play on Saturday, Dec. 3 against Bryant at 1:00 p.m., and will face Brown or Rhode Island on Sunday, Dec. 4. Possible game times are slated for 1:00 p.m. (consolation game) and 3:00 p.m. (championship game).

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, Providence will face Columbia at 7:00 p.m in New York, N.Y. The Friars then head to Chestnut Hill, Mass. to face Boston College on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 4:00 p.m.



Providence closes the non-conference portion of its schedule with a match-up against Monmouth on Wednesday, Dec. 21. The game will be played in West Long Branch, N.J. and is scheduled to tip-off at 7:00 p.m.

The BIG EAST Conference regular-season schedule will be released in the coming weeks. To view the Friars’ full non-conference schedule, please click the following link: 2016-17 Providence College Women’s Basketball Schedule

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