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Homegrown: The Making of the 1972-73 Providence College Friars

  • Presented By: East Providence Public Library
  • Location: East Providence Public Library
  • 41 Grove Ave
  • East Providence, RI 02914
  • Phone (401) 434-2453
  • Dates: February 24, 2020
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Price: Free

Getting psyched for March Madness? It’s been nearly 50 years since the Providence College basketball team came within a whisker of the 1973 NCAA Finals. Had PC's dominant center not been injured in the semifinal game, they likely would’ve met up with the mighty UCLA Bruins for a Finals showdown. Author Paul Lonardo reveals how that once-in-a-lifetime team was assembled and captured the hearts of so many.

Books will be available for sale and signing.