Students Pack Gym Every Year in Anticipation for Basketball Season at Providence College

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Providence squares off against Connecticut in the first round of AT&T Schooled: NESN’s College Face Off.

Here are some more facts about Providence
Location: Providence, R.I.
Enrollment: 3,898
Tuition and fees: $55,515
Faculty: 274
Motto: Veritas
Colors: Black, white and silver
Mascot: The Friar
National championships: 0
Unique tradition: Right before basketball season starts, students spend the night at the Mullaney Gym with various entertainment, waiting for midnight, which singles that basketball practice can officially begin.
Famous alumni: John Daly, Brian Burke, Patrick J. Kennedy

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