Providence coach Ed Cooley taken to hospital during game

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.

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