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by TruePoint
2 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 3
Views: 172

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

Oklahoma gets EMBARRASSED by 30. 6 in a row. 9 of 11. Shades of a Jim Baron season. Good God that's rough. Great pick by the committee for that top 4. They could honestly miss the tournament. 35 RPI and falling. 16-11 with 3 games to go. Wooooooof. http://warrennolan.com/basketball/2018/team-sheet?...
by TruePoint
2 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 662
Views: 28881

Re: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18

It’s cool that the URI page at the poll tracker website links to our humble forum.
by TruePoint
5 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Reynolds piece inaccuracies
Replies: 57
Views: 1215

Re: Reynolds piece inaccuracies

wow...a Rhody hoops ad during the NBA all star game... For real? That's awesome!! So tired of those g-d This Is Friartown billboards. And, let's leave the politix out, but also saw the same ad on Fox News tonite and my wife just saw it on HGTV. Interesting that they're pumping out ads with two game...
by TruePoint
5 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2018-2019 Rotation
Replies: 61
Views: 1828

Re: 2018-2019 Rotation

I think Akele May be next years Andre Berry Akele is next years Akele. On the bench where he belongs. lol that's harsh. I wouldn't be shocked if Akele carved out a bigger role than he has this year. I think the team will play differently than it has this year, which could open some opportunities fo...
by TruePoint
5 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: THE EARLY LINE URI VS LASALLE
Replies: 15
Views: 528

Re: THE EARLY LINE URI VS LASALLE

My ONLY concern about this game is the super bowl factor. La Salle's season is over. This is their Super Bowl. Same will apply for the Dayton and St. Joes games, and a little bit the Davidson game. Plus whoever we meet in our first game in DC. We have to be prepared to beat all these teams on their ...
by TruePoint
12 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 662
Views: 28881

Re: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18

Will gladly buy a beer if it gets me KMac not trying to burn us.
by TruePoint
16 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 662
Views: 28881

Re: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18

The most obvious answer is because it is fun. The real answer is that him consistently being lower on URI than the rest of the voters (only 4 voters had URI lower on their ballots) and him having been late to including URI in the first place - combined with the fact that we play in his market and he...
by TruePoint
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 662
Views: 28881

Re: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18

reef wrote:Lil Kevie will have us in that's a long way to drop out considering all the other losses by top 25 teams


It would be a long way down from 16. But he didn’t have us at 16.
by TruePoint
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3934

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

The Fighting Vinny Bakers!
by TruePoint
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 662
Views: 28881

Re: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18

RhodyRam86 wrote:
TruePoint wrote:Beers?



sure...I usually go to the Mews for a bite before the game. beers sound great! I'll even let you off at 1:1 :)


Good deal. Sounds like a win-win for me.
by TruePoint
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 256
Views: 7531

Re: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary

The students will eat thru any unsold tickets, IMO.
by TruePoint
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 19
Views: 903

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

How about the start of another 16 game winning streak? That would mean a national championship and a 3-0 start to next year! I'll settle for 13. I agree with 86 - Davidson is a much better team than La Salle, but if there is going to be a hangover, we will see it Tuesday night. If we win tomorrow, ...
by TruePoint
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 662
Views: 28881

Re: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18

We should not move down much as a result of losing a game in Olean when we had multiple legit shots to force overtime. Unless of course the whole thing is a sham.... Cartel. We'll drop four or five places. And speaking of shams, I can't wait to see Li'l Kevie's ballot. I would give 2:1 odds that Mc...
by TruePoint
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 19
Views: 903

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

Whether it is must win or not, I expect Rhody to roll. Explorers were trending toward a top-100 RPI team when we met them in early January, but they have fallen apart a bit since. And they're in a tough spot Tuesday with a URI team coming in feeling like they have something to prove. They are in the...
by TruePoint
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 19
Views: 903

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

Depends how you define "must win." Certainly if they lose, the season is not over and the most important games of the season are still ahead of them. So it's not a "must win." But, I can anticipate what the world in which we lose on Tuesday would look and feel like, and I'd prefe...
by TruePoint
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 19
Views: 903

2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

University of Rhode Island at La Salle University Tom Gola Arena, Philadelphia, PA Tuesday, February, 20 2018 7:00PM (CBSSN) Media TV : CBSSN Streaming : CBSSports app or online Radio : 101.5 FM (B101) or iHeart Radio App Previews : http://www.providencejournal.com/sports/20180219/uri-at-la...
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6644

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

I still don't like trying to protect a lead with 4 or 5 minutes left. All you end up doing is forcing a shot as the shot clock is about to expire. I'd rather keep doing what we're good at and go for the throat. If we're up 3 or 4 with a minute or so to go, fine. But I think 4 or 5 minutes is way to...
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6644

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

I am ok with the loss. Not ok with our last 6 minutes. Up 6 with the ball when Stan turned it over for a Bonnies dunk. We are usually composed down the stretch. Some bad stats. 2-12 last 7:40. No FGs in last 4:30. 17 turnovers and 19 offensive rebounds for Bonnies. Stan was out of it after he got h...
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6644

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

the refs did us no favors and the conspiricy theory is the A10 wanted the Bonnies to win... Doubtful. You don't get calls on the road in games like that. You could probably find a couple calls that went against us, but Bonnies played well, they're a good team. This is life on the road in college ba...
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6644

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

I don't like losing and we could have and probably should have won the game, but other than that I'm not mad. Last 4 minutes played not to lose. Might not be the worst thing, big picture, to have it happen tonight rather than three week from now. Time to start a new streak. Hope this gets Bonnies in...
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2018-2019 Rotation
Replies: 61
Views: 1828

Re: 2018-2019 Rotation

Ha good catch
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6644

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

Next year I will save down each roster as I make it. For some dumb reason I didn't do that this year, I just kept updating the same file for each game. By the time I realized my mistake, it was too late (repeat opponents didn't dawn on me until league play started). It just takes too long to recreat...
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6644

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

It says right in the post that it hasn't been updated.
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6644

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

Form the Bonnie’s forum “I don’t care if EC Matthews plays. Won’t make a difference. Lamar Odom couldn’t save the Rams tonight.” Lol Since that is exactly what I would be saying right now if I were a Bonnies fan, I cannot in good conscience condemn that man. We are kindred spirits. (Doesn't make hi...
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 730
Views: 30174

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

If they don't win tonight, their only other chance at a marquee conference win will be in the A10T Final, assuming they play URI. If for some reason URI got upset, they would have to win the tournament. I feel like you're essentially saying that if they don't win tonight, they have to win the A10 t...
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2018-2019 Rotation
Replies: 61
Views: 1828

Re: 2018-2019 Rotation

Blueman - I totally agree with you that that is our strength this year, but I think next year we might have to have a different strength. Maybe Jaylen Adams eventually becomes the guy who comes off the bench and can give you instant offense. But they are probably going to rely on Fatts to be their #...
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2018-2019 Rotation
Replies: 61
Views: 1828

Re: 2018-2019 Rotation

There is zero chance Fatts doesn't start. He's going to play 35 minutes per game (as I think someone said before), and if he can handle more than that he might even play more. It would make no sense to eat up 3 of the minutes he's going to spend on the bench at the very beginning and then play him 3...
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Recruiting scandal
Replies: 18
Views: 850

Re: Recruiting scandal

I’m not worried about URI being involved in this story directly. What I am worried about is URI’s potential best season ever being undermined the same way a champion of a strike shortened season would be. Fortunately I don’t think there is enough time for these things to come out and for the field ...
by TruePoint
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3934

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

reef wrote:Not only did SF Dons beat St Marys they also beat Nevada on a neutral court


Not in one night...that would be a record!

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by TruePoint
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3934

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

Go Sun Devils! (Great nickname, btw)
by TruePoint
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Recruiting scandal
Replies: 18
Views: 850

Re: Recruiting scandal

A consequence of all this could be that there might soon be many plum job openings available. Would they still be plum jobs with sanctions attached and no talent on the roster? I’ve had both of these thoughts tonight. I guess if the money is still green, yes they would still be plum jobs. On the ot...
by TruePoint
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3934

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

steviep123 wrote:https://twitter.com/marchmadness/status/964323109846355968


False. FGCU lost tonight.
by TruePoint
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3934

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

Charleston got a big win in OT on the road at James Madison to remain one game ahead in the CAA. Al Skinner's Kennesaw State went on the road to beat Florida Gulf Coast, handing FGCU their first A-Sun loss. And UNC Asheville goes down at home to religious fundamentalist Liberty University. I'll have...
by TruePoint
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3934

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

Too bad Temple blew it, but the top-10 is about to get shaken up with Purdue going down, Cincy going down and Ohio State getting curb stomped at halftime by Penn State. Rhody has the longest winning streak in the country and is gaining on the relatively few teams ahead of them in the rankings. Win t...
by TruePoint
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3934

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

And GW and La Salle among their 10 losses.
by TruePoint
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3934

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

steviep123 wrote:Halftime - Temple 56 WSU 42. The 56 points is the most ever given up in a half by WSU under Gregg Marshall.


Temple playing its way back into the field. They have the weirdest resume I’ve ever seen.
by TruePoint
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Recruiting scandal
Replies: 18
Views: 850

Re: Recruiting scandal

I’m not worried about URI being involved in this story directly. What I am worried about is URI’s potential best season ever being undermined the same way a champion of a strike shortened season would be. Fortunately I don’t think there is enough time for these things to come out and for the field t...
by TruePoint
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2018-2019 Rotation
Replies: 61
Views: 1828

Re: 2018-2019 Rotation

If history is any guide it will ultimately be his choice, but it is very possible that Tertsea is not on the team next year.
by TruePoint
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2018-2019 Rotation
Replies: 61
Views: 1828

Re: 2018-2019 Rotation

Thompson was a much better player as a freshman than he was last year, and I think it is probably fair to assume injuries played a part in that. It can also just be tough to make a big impact in short minutes playing for 90 seconds here and 3 minutes there. The way the roster was last year he was th...
by TruePoint
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2018-2019 Rotation
Replies: 61
Views: 1828

Re: 2018-2019 Rotation

Agree on Tate. Really all four signed recruits could potentially step into the minutes/scoring void. Will be really fascinating to see how that plays out.
by TruePoint
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2018-2019 Rotation
Replies: 61
Views: 1828

Re: 2018-2019 Rotation

I think you're a little early, but I'd be lying if I said I haven't thought a little about next seasaon. Specifically, everytime Dowtin, Fatts and/or Cyril do something great I feel a little less anxious about this year's historic senior class walking out the door. Without getting too into this disc...
by TruePoint
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3934

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

Great win for Nevada
by TruePoint
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6644

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

So when we played them the first time, EC scored 20 points. Where do you think the points come from Friday? I never got this line of argument. On the possessions where EC would have taken a shot, someone else will do it instead. It isn't like we will now just give those possessions away or the guys...
by TruePoint
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6644

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

ATPTourFan wrote:Ranking the Biggest Games in Reilly Center History

http://thebonablog.com/2018/02/14/ranki ... r-history/




Let's goooooooo
by TruePoint
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3934

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

Nevada at Boise is a huge game. Nevada comes in clinging to a half game lead in the Mountain West - Nevada is up one in the loss column and Boise has a game in hand. A win tonight would give them a functional tie with Nevada in the league (Nevada won the previous matchup on their home court). If I w...
by TruePoint
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EC Injury Watch
Replies: 76
Views: 3817

Re: EC Injury Watch

BAR, I agree but it is kind of ironic (I guess?) that all five of our chances at Q1 wins we will be without EC for all or part of the game (in the case of Nevada). I know that seeding isn't the most important thing, and I agree we can win without him on Friday, but if we end up having any what-ifs a...
by TruePoint
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7481

Re: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)

I can't stop watching that sequence. The no look touch by Fatts is amazing! Seeing those 3 together the next 2 years is going to be great! Easy to overlook, but the key to that whole thing was Jared's lead pass to Dowtin down the right sideline. The steal bounced into Akele's hands, he hot potato'd...
by TruePoint
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6644

2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

University of Rhode Island at St. Bonaventure University Reilly Center, Olean, NY Friday, February 16, 2018 7:00PM (ESPN2) Media TV : ESPN2 Streaming : WatchESPN app Radio : B101, 101.5 FM Previews : Vegas : Opponent Record : 19-6, 9-4 in the Atlantic-10 Conference (2nd place) Home: 11-1 La...

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