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by TruePoint
2 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1598
Views: 52810

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

reef wrote:Where have you gone Bobby Lutz ??


The answer to that question is: The Windy City Bulls of the NBDL, where he is an assistant coach. Ouch.
by TruePoint
5 hours ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Mike Francesa's Final Day on WFAN 660
Replies: 5
Views: 44

Re: Mike Francesa's Final Day on WFAN 660

Most important thing is that Francesca was an institution and a legend. The Sports Pope. I was in grad school in NY for the end of the Mike and the Mad Dog days, and even then he'd lost his fastball but it was the sports talk equivalent of seeing The Rolling Stones in concert in the 1990s. Listening...
by TruePoint
10 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1598
Views: 52810

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Charlotte's harebrained decision to invest in BCS football has been even worse for them than UMass's harebrained decision to invest in BCS football, which was even worse than UConn's harebrained decision to invest in BCS football. At least in UMass's case, the decision didn't completely cost them th...
by TruePoint
11 hours ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 CA SF Dana Tate (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 285
Views: 18600

Re: '18 CA SF Dana Tate (URI Signed LOI)



It’s a nice shirt/shorts/trophy combo.
by TruePoint
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Hampton Univ and A-10 talked about membership?
Replies: 87
Views: 1406

Re: Hampton Univ and A-10 talked about membership?

I think BAR nailed it. Siena and Stony Brook have advantages over the other schools mentioned. Unfortunately, I think momentum is pulling the A10 south.
by TruePoint
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Any injury updates?
Replies: 98
Views: 3509

Re: Any injury updates?

Obviously the coaches aren't addressing it either way.
by TruePoint
2 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: DOUG JONES BEATS EVIL IN ALABAMA!
Replies: 6
Views: 96

Re: DOUG JONES BEATS EVIL IN ALABAMA!

I can see why people want celebrities to butt out of local elections. Like I saw a bunch of people put Roll Tide on Twitter when they heard the result, but the blue team from Alabama won, so the proper chant should have been War Eagle! Correct. Here is actual video: https://screengrabber.deadspin.c...
by TruePoint
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Hampton Univ and A-10 talked about membership?
Replies: 87
Views: 1406

Re: Hampton Univ and A-10 talked about membership?

RhowdyRam02 wrote:According to the article the negotiations lasted for months. Hopefully that's just how long the A10 rep was laughing uncontrollably before they were able to hang up.


I think that was the amount of time between the initial call from Hampton to A10 HQ and when the call was finally returned by A10 HQ.
by TruePoint
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Hampton Univ and A-10 talked about membership?
Replies: 87
Views: 1406

Re: Hampton Univ and A-10 talked about membership?

Rhody74 wrote:It could have been as simple as:
Hampton: May we join the A10?
A10: No!


Exactly my thought. Then someone from Hampton tells a reporter that they spoke to the A10 about membership. Technically true, I guess!
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Attendance- Perspective
Replies: 56
Views: 1256

Re: Attendance- Perspective

It's called an anecdote, you simple clown.
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: DOUG JONES BEATS EVIL IN ALABAMA!
Replies: 6
Views: 96

Re: DOUG JONES BEATS EVIL IN ALABAMA!

Having a celebratory drink. Still sad that a good man can only get a slim plurality against a child molester, but this is Alabama. I didn’t think they were capable of even this. Anyone that wants to jump in here, do it tonight. Don’t think ATP is looking for an ongoing politics thread.
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/16 | Charleston Cougars | 4:00PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2827

Re: 12/16 | Charleston Cougars | 4:00PM

Obviously we never want to see a player get hurt, especially one that we really need to develop sooner rather than later, but this team will be fine without Ryan Preston the next couple of weeks. I agree that the team will be fine for however many games Preston misses in December. The issue, though...
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Projo Fairness
Replies: 78
Views: 1736

Re: Projo Fairness

I am (still, barely) a "younger" fan, and I think the issue is real. I was also brought up on the history - my father is the same age group as billy and others, and he grew up going rooting for URI because my grandfather is also an alum and a former Rhody football player. I get the contrar...
by TruePoint
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Projo Fairness
Replies: 78
Views: 1736

Re: Projo Fairness

the fact that he chooses to do it in a negative way. he says things like 'only XXXX showed up', 'disappointing lack of support', etc. Instead of 'very entertaining team to see in person', 'fans are missing out on a great show/great time', 'come support the Rams' big difference in tone. That big dif...
by TruePoint
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Attendance- Perspective
Replies: 56
Views: 1256

Re: Attendance- Perspective

Agree with your overall point about OOC vs conference attendance, RJ, but most of the handwringing about URI attendance is related to not drawing great against the Holy Crosses and Browns in OOC. That’s why the distinction is warranted for this discussion.
by TruePoint
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Attendance- Perspective
Replies: 56
Views: 1256

Re: Attendance- Perspective

I understand the first line says season tickets, but I'm wondering where he got the information from because a double digit increase in season tickets doesn't seem to line up with the actual attendance numbers .......people hold season tickets then are no shows......? If the ticket is sold it's cou...
by TruePoint
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

Hey man, I don't know what you're referring to but I would be surprised if you could find examples of me making personal attacks on other posters (other than one guy who comes here to institigate with the entire board, which I do on behalf of all of us and not just myself). You're allowed to say wha...
by TruePoint
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

I was just responding to a discussion about last year's selection. If Rhody lost to VCU, we weren't getting in last year no matter what the NCAA press secretary said. I called the first round matchup and location in the thread prior to the selection show. Lucky guess.. right. I heard 3 teams were i...
by TruePoint
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

That's some wild conspiratorial nonsense. And what hell does it have to do with anything, anyways? What are we talking about here? I was just responding to a discussion about last year's selection. If Rhody lost to VCU, we weren't getting in last year no matter what the NCAA press secretary said. I...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

That's some wild conspiratorial nonsense. And what hell does it have to do with anything, anyways? What are we talking about here?
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

You can be disappointed but I would never say any game is "easily winnable." Perhaps URI thought the game against Fordham last year was "easily winnable." If a player or team has the mindset that a game should be "easily winnable," then they're asking for trouble. If t...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

Blue Man, at least I'm not on the coaching search train.....this is not a complete team......our weaknesses are there to see. If we don't shoot well, we're in trouble against better teams. We don't rebound well, and that won't change unless Cyril gets back to 100% which could be unlikely....EC migh...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

Because we couldn't hit the broad side of a barn. I think the reason last night was so frustrating and the reason it isn't all that concerning in the big picture are the same: it was a really unusual performance both in terms of our inability to make shots at a standard rate and our tendency to make...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1417
Views: 106403

Re: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News

Even the Japanese press is using the "first time since...." when talking about URI going to the tournament. Can someone please assure me that when we go this spring that nobody is going to say "for the second time since..."? Because I was really looking forward to that being over...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

Seawrightspostgame wrote:Frustrating year so far.


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Not to say there have not been some frustrating moments, last night chief among them, but its hard for me to understand what criteria you are using to characterize the year as a whole in that way.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

Cyril a Top 50 sophomore if his class was recruited again? I mean come on now, that is flat out ridiculous. Also I don’t know why anyone is shocked we lost. Another tough, OOC road game against a solid opponent that ends with a loss. It happens 99% of the time. Time to win these next three OOC game...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

Good. You're wrong, though.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

Cyril isn’t good. We projected him to be good off of one game last year (Oregon). This is not a good take. The guy was excellent for basically the entire second half of the year, starting from when Hassan went down. If he had "hit the open market" after last season, even before the Oregon...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

I'm not mad, but I am disappointed. Easily winnable game and we played (I hope) our worst game of the year. Just a completely frustrating night. My biggest concern here is that I just don't think Alabam is very good after watching them. I think of the "big 5" teams on the OOC schedule, th...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

I’m not going to complain about the game. We sucked..end of story. Forget about it and move on. But..what the f does Cyril think he’s going to do when he gets the ball in the post position and then makes himself the size of a point guard lowering his shoulder and putting the ball on the ground and ...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

steviep123 wrote:We're on to the College of Charleston...TP, can you start the threat? ;)

(It's going to be a long 10 days off!)


The OG of game threads, Native, is on CofC duty.

Anyone else that wants to take a crack at one, I have a template! Truthfully I am buried at work right now so I could use some help.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

I'm not mad, but I am disappointed. Easily winnable game and we played (I hope) our worst game of the year. Just a completely frustrating night. My biggest concern here is that I just don't think Alabam is very good after watching them. I think of the "big 5" teams on the OOC schedule, the...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

Alabama should foul
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

Fucking sad sad sad effort. Why do we think we need a three there?
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

If karma is a thing we can't win this game. No team has ever deserved it less.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

Jesus Jarvis. Even in the midst of this run we can't get out of our way.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

Getting back into it, Akele drops a rebound out of bounds. That kind of night.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

It isn't just the missed makeable shots. It's all these stupid offensive fouls, bad shots, sloppy ball handling leading to TOs, no offensive rebounding - the confluence of all of this stuff has led to one of the worst, most frustrating offensive performances I've seen. I'm not going to say Alabama's...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

steviep123 wrote:Not our night. 'Bama's D is playing too good.


Not trying to be unsporting but I don't think Bama's D has been all that impressive. We are missing decent looks. I just don't think we showed up tonight, which is really disappointing.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

Billyboy78 wrote:We have four assists in this game....FOUR!!!


Hard to get assists when you can't make any shots.

I've never seen a team step all over their own dicks like this. Every chance to win this game and just cannot make ANYTHING.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

My stream is perfect. Indistinguishable from cable. Only good thing about this game.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

God Alabama is not good. We are laying an egg.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

This is legitimately one of the worst basketball games I've ever seen. If we could somehow figure it out here we could run away from them. I don't know how good of chance there is we figure it out suddenly mid-game.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

This is not complicated. Need to make shots and take care of the ball. I don't think Alabama is better than us based on what I've seen so far.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #5 - Games of Interest
Replies: 184
Views: 3815

Re: Week #5 - Games of Interest

Fry-ers down 12 at half...while solidifying that Rhody is the best team in New England (maybe NY and NJ, too?)...still not good. Granted that I am not a mathematician, but I think it's actually 15. I don't think that trey at the buzzer counted. Someone should tell ESPN. They have it as 43-28. Updat...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #5 - Games of Interest
Replies: 184
Views: 3815

Re: Week #5 - Games of Interest

NYGFan_Section208 wrote:Fry-ers down 12 at half...while solidifying that Rhody is the best team in New England (maybe NY and NJ, too?)...still not good.


Granted that I am not a mathematician, but I think it's actually 15.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 9005

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

Never too early haha
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #5 - Games of Interest
Replies: 184
Views: 3815

Re: Week #5 - Games of Interest

Do you ever know with assistants before they get their first gig? Almost all head coaches make that jump at some point. I think Cox will make that jump this offseason, and that's the only reason I don't hope his next job is our HC. I'd like Dan to get to coach this class (here) he is bringing in - h...

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