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Joe Hassett is one of the top players to wear a Friar uniform. A 1977 graduate of the college, Hassett was an Honorable Mention All-American his junior year and a Third Team member his senior year. During his career at Providence he registered 1,828 points and shares a record with four other players to score at least 500 points in a season in three consecutive years. He played for the United States team in the Pan American Games and later in the East-West All-Star Game.
Hassett is a member of the New England Basketball Hall of Fame, the Providence College Hall of Fame, the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame, and the Rhode Island Interscholastic League Hall of Fame. He is now an investment advisor/banker and provides color commentary for the Providence Friars basketball team on 103.7 FM radio.