Saturday February 7th, 2015

Providence coach Ed Cooley left Saturday's game at Xavier and was transported to a local hospital, according to the Providence Journal.

Cooley was dealing with an apparent stomach ailment and was complaining of breathing issues, the paper notes.

Providence lost the game, 78-69, to fall to 17-7 and 7-4 in the Big East. Cooley, 45, is in his fourth season as the Friars' head coach.

UPDATE: According to the JournalCooley did not travel home on Providence's charter plane, and an update on his condition will be provided on Sunday.

UPDATE: According to ESPN's Jeff Goodman, Cooley is doing "very well" and will be held overnight at a Cincinnati hospital.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.