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by EGram
1 week ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Anyone itnerested in playing Overwatch or other games together?
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Anyone itnerested in playing Overwatch or other games together?

I've been playing OW the past 3-4 weeks and i really enjoy it., it's free this weekend for PC, and PS4 if you haven't tried and you have access to everything in the trial or the original purchase right from the start. Only difference is cosmetics that you can earn with loot boxes you get every level...
by EGram
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7529

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

whomever is posting these game replays is doing gods work.
by EGram
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7529

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

Many games this year have had a familiar rhythm. Clearly, Cyril has returned to form and is our best big-man. However, Andre has more to offer as a starter than when he comes off the bench. Is Andre gaining weight? He appears slower. My eyes tell me that Jared defers to EC and takes charge in his a...
by EGram
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EC Injury Watch
Replies: 76
Views: 3837

Re: EC Injury Watch

I've had a few Leg injuries in my life. The absolute worse was when i fell awkwardly and wound up causing massive nerve damage and vascular to the point Doc thought they were sure i was going to loose the leg. Interestingly although i knew something was immediately wrong it was not immediately painf...
by EGram
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7529

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

Many games this year have had a familiar rhythm. Clearly, Cyril has returned to form and is our best big-man. However, Andre has more to offer as a starter than when he comes off the bench. Is Andre gaining weight? He appears slower. My eyes tell me that Jared defers to EC and takes charge in his a...
by EGram
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7529

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

Anyone see this as a trap game? With so much success behind us and the big showdown at ST Bonaventure a few days later. Not to mention the Crowd will be visibility smaller then usual Richmond has shown at time they can play... Hurley needs to maybe take lesion from BB and not show emotion after thes...
by EGram
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7529

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

`Is ST joe senior night?

i bought two tickets in the 200 section for dirt cheap recently.I expect unless the team tanks between now and then it will be an easy sell out regardless.
by EGram
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #14 - Games of Interest
Replies: 85
Views: 3137

Re: Week #14 - Games of Interest

Big game today for Alabama taking on #15 Tennessee.

Big for URI in a couple ways an Ala win pushes the closer to the tourney while also potentially knocking us up a spot in the poles.
by EGram
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #14 - Games of Interest
Replies: 85
Views: 3137

Re: Week #14 - Games of Interest

Iona got smoked 72-50 at home by a below .500 Monmouth. They are now 15-10, tied for 3rd place (9-4) in the MAAC. They have been a bit of a disappointment to date. They still however have as good a chance as anyone to win the auto bid at the MAAC Tourney. Yeah, the other two losses in the MAC were ...
by EGram
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/9 | Davidson Wildcats | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 250
Views: 5915

Re: 2/9 | Davidson Wildcats | 7PM (ESPN2)

Good luck tonight! Im a Davidson alum and excited to go to the game tonight! Can anyone in here recommend things to do /places to eat in the area before the game. I'll be in there around 2 and looking for some stuff to do/ places to eat pre game Good luck tonight and I hope its a close competitive ...
by EGram
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #13 - Games of Interest
Replies: 179
Views: 4785

Re: Week #13 - Games of Interest

With the WSU loss tonight it will be an absolute joke if any voter has them above rhody in the top 25 next week. It's already a joke they are 8 spots ahead of us with a worse record/schedule.

THat is assuming we beat VCU tomorrow.
by EGram
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Former LaSalle star Rasual Butler dies in crash
Replies: 2
Views: 190

Re: Former LaSalle star Rasual Butler dies in crash

Condolences to the Family and the La Salle community.

Both me and my sister visited that school as one of our finalists and have great respect for that institution.

It's always terrible when men die young.

I totally forgot he played in the NBA.
by EGram
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Preston
Replies: 19
Views: 802

Re: Ryan Preston

If you look at the defense we are playing right now Andre pretty much plays most of the first half and Cyril the second. Thing is Hurleys defensive system is very taxing on the big men as they as required to "blitz" the guards nearly every play and then get back on the man they have abando...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 762
Views: 31498

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Any chance we if we get a 4-6 seed we play anywhere in the northeast? I mentioned a couple times i'm an Iona alum. So i was super pissed off course URI and IONA played in the same pod but in freaking Sacramento! Would be awesome if we could get in that situation again somehow IE URI get a 6 and Iona...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Terrell versus Mobley
Replies: 7
Views: 526

Re: Terrell versus Mobley

IMO Mobley is far more like a much better version of E.C Matthews. Both are Lefty shooting guards. Although he is stronger then Matthews and imo had a better handle. BY his senior year Mobley would often post up smaller guards and rarely had the issues with turnovers during drives that at times plag...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 212
Views: 5879

Re: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)

U-mass is awful, this is why it's going o be so hard to break to top 25 this year because we are playing teams like this, or not much better every game rest of the way out.

The announcers do a good job, does anyone know who they are?
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody
Replies: 86
Views: 2646

Re: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody

I think we can all agree KMAC's logical foundation is at best pretty suspect. What really surprises me is people are using Kenpom as a metric to determine a teams rankings. IMO, people misuse these advance Metrics. Kenpom can be great and IMO, he helped me win my tourney pool about 5 years ago. For ...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 683
Views: 30149

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

Most people on this board have forgotten more about basketball since the season started than KMac has ever known, and even still, he knows enough that if URI played Creighton on a neutral court tomorrow and his life depended on his picking the winner, he would pick URI. Combined, these things make ...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Keaney Blue Forum Traffic crashing system
Replies: 49
Views: 1735

Re: Keaney Blue Forum Traffic crashing system

Yep, it's odd as i'm pretty sure Admins have said we were nowhere near BAndwith limit in terms of users before....

May be a bug of ZenForo?
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 212
Views: 5879

Re: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)

SO maybe someone close to the program can answer this question. I'm a History grad who's worked in IT since graduation. Next semester i am taking a few classes at CCRI for some certificate i decided i wanted to get. (It's harder t get these IT jobs with no qualifications aside from experience nowada...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 762
Views: 31498

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

I'm still a bit peeved at my sister wasting hundreds of thousands of my parents money on a "film degree" at ASU. So i can't help but feel good when they fail. I'm sue they are good at some things beyond being a large school. But I can't help but view the school as a 5th tier institution th...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)
Replies: 185
Views: 4313

Re: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)

Rumour from my Iona booster friends was that Berry was considering xfering to Iona after last season. Boy am I glad he did not. Give him a ton of credit. His D was getting us murdered with guys open under the basket in the early first half, until LAngevine came in. When he came out because of foul t...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3492

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

Long Shot Prediction: If Iona wins the MAAC TIM ClUEESS takes over as headcoach at Saint Johns.

I's not like they have much to lose by giving it a try and I thin it's very possible the CLuess system actually does better vs tougher teams then weaker ones.
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 282
Views: 14313

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Lakers I now think have the worse record In the game... Imagine IF we got pick 2-5 from then in nest years draft? Bagley is getting all the press but that Guard from OKSU and the RUO both look like once in a generation type talents... Add that top Pickward + Hayward,, Maybe trade smart for Randle + ...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #9 - Games of Interest
Replies: 122
Views: 2907

Re: Week #9 - Games of Interest

Any site show our current/projected URI with PC and Virginia wining today!
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/3 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4041

Re: 1/3 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM

Alrighty, I was thinking just a single thread with a edited OP after every game. But I guess I can see how that would wind up rather unwieldy and difficult to follow.
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/3 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4041

Re: 1/3 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM

I know that and appreciate you posting it on the first page of each GT. But it obviously still comes up anyways. Just having a general thread for it might make it easier to find/discuss for some people as occasionally we do get questions about streaming that go beyond "Look at Game Thread OP&qu...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/3 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4041

Re: 1/3 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM

I feel like maybe we should have someone start a general "Streaming URI Games" Thread and maybe Pin it. It's become such a big thing this year it feels like every game thread has at no less then a dozen posts related to it. That way people can simply click on that for basic streaming info....
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/3 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4041

Re: 1/3 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM

Haha, oh man that's so sad but true about RI people! AS to the game itself, IMO the most important thing to watch will be how E.C plays. I've always felt his head/confidence was his biggest enemy. He can be the most maddeningly inconsistent URI star player I have ever seen.. Some days he just sits a...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/3 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4041

Re: 1/3 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM

ECR I think so! URI/the A-10 should use the lack of a major TV contract (Meaning not every game is televised on network) as a reason to provide excellent streams. To the credit of whoever is doing it this year it has been light years better then last years extremely shoddy effort. I'm sure there are...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/27 | Florida Gulf Coast Eagles | 7PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 159
Views: 4116

Re: 12/27 | Florida Gulf Coast Eagles | 7PM (ESPNU)

Nice Breakdown CRAM. I have not spent much time paying attention to NA myself this year but what you say seems to align with my View that he has seemingly regressed. His one skill aside from his size is his outside shooting but it seems like he rarely sets up for spot up threes or does much with, or...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/3 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4041

Re: 1/3 | La Salle Exploreres | 7PM

Hmm so I'm a bit confused if I get my sister to go the game with her URI ID I can go for free? or is it only for friends who are students of other colleges? Might wind up going anyways if the 9 buck student section ticket plan is on. I had to miss the Iona game because of work and I always sorta lik...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/30 | George Mason Patriots | 4PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3782

Re: 12/30 | George Mason Patriots | 4PM

Just watching the game again (thx for whoever posted YOUTUBE link) BTW if anyone is interested in me breaking down the URI Offensive and D as I see In 5-10 min videos I might be able to do that as the next money or so is my slow season. IF I can get at least 1080p 60FPS it would make it a lot easier...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rod Carri has Passed Away
Replies: 118
Views: 5502

Re: Rod Carri has Passed Away

I loved hearing the Tribute to Rod Carri during the first official break. My only complaint was he they did not plug the Keaney Blue Forum, as I know it meant alloy a lot to Rod, Frankly in the age of Twitter/facebook/Social Media 2.0 old style forums like these are in danger as more and more member...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/30 | George Mason Patriots | 4PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3782

Re: 12/30 | George Mason Patriots | 4PM

What's up with Fatts Russell and his three point shooting in the last four games. I just replayed the Charleston and FGCU games. Sometimes he takes an ill advised shot with a opponent in his face, another time he doesn't take the time to set his feet correctly, some shots don't even come close to t...
by EGram
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/30 | George Mason Patriots | 4PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3782

Re: 12/30 | George Mason Patriots | 4PM

Am apple watch giveaway is nice I guess, but I would prefer an offer along the lines of something like an upgrade to the computer/electronic of your choice or new cellphone under $300-400. Hell, just offer a bestbuy gift certificate! I'd even offer to install it for free if no students are willing. ...
by EGram
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rod Carri has Passed Away
Replies: 118
Views: 5502

Re: Rod Carri has Passed Away

Just found out about the bad news. I only talked to Rod a couple times, once at Chelo's for a URI event, once more at the Ryan Center. However, i grew up often listening to him as he called up on sports radio then reading his pots when I found this message board about 5-6 years ago. As a History ner...
by EGram
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 282
Views: 14313

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Thing is unless the exemption can be used for trades they have to wait for guys to be bought out. I'm not really familiar with how the injury exemption works however. Edit: this piece explains it well. https://www.celticsblog.com/2017/10/19/16506264/possibility-of-disabled-player-exception-for-bosto...
by EGram
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 282
Views: 14313

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

RJ i've been thinking much the same thing about the bench. IMO, as currently constructed it's a real liability and costing the C's many games. Having Smart and Rozier as your main shot creators and offense is super dangerous considering they both are shooting sub 35% from the floor. Tatum and Horfor...
by EGram
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3863

Re: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM

Any idea why EC is playing so little? i'm at work just looking at the boxscore.
by EGram
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3863

Re: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM

Gimmick team they said...
by EGram
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3863

Re: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM

Does anyone know if Cox contour app has a download or stream for subxribers to watch on a Windows PC? I only see IOS and Android + links to specific websites that don't seem to include this channel it's on? If i can find a cox broadcast link that runs on PC i might be able to set up a broadcast link...
by EGram
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Attendance- Perspective
Replies: 110
Views: 3518

Re: Attendance- Perspective

I think it's just a combination of the in home viewing experience being so much better nowadays and less interest from young people. The truth is CBB audience seems to be largely made up middle aged-old aged males. Especially the ore hardcore crowd who are more likely to watch non national teams. No...
by EGram
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3863

Re: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM

In case anyone still needs tickets i just got an email from groupon and they are offering 100 level tickets for this either game, FGCU, LaSalle, or UMASS for 10 bucks or 15 with a t-shirt.
by EGram
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3863

Re: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM

I'm an Iona Alumni who follows the Gaels as much as i can so i'll try to give my thoughts. Gaels have lost a couple disappointing match ups so far but still should be the conference favorites in in a down year for the MAAC. We should match up well vs them as traditionally Iona has struggled vs more ...
by EGram
2 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Mike Francesa's Final Day on WFAN 660
Replies: 10
Views: 366

Re: Mike Francesa's Final Day on WFAN 660

Yeah i never found Francessa to be super knowledgeable on sports. Buy i do feel he put in good effort watching tons of sports and tried to learn more about things he was ignorant about. I still feel sorta melancholy hearing this. Another sign of how we are not young anymore. Save a few years when i ...
by EGram
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: MMA Thread
Replies: 1
Views: 113

MMA Thread

Figured I would start one since i figure some of us must have an interest. UFC on Fox Tonight has probably the best free Main Event of the year with Lawler Vs Dos Anjos, http://www.ufc.com/event/ufc-fight-night-winnipeg-dec-16-2017#/fight Two guys who are legit elite p4p fighters. Both were successf...
by EGram
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Hampton Univ and A-10 talked about membership?
Replies: 109
Views: 2498

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

Iona has 7 years of wining 20 + games in a row and making the post season. Even in a down year they are favored to win the MAAC, Fordham does not have 7 season of 20+ wins over the past century. They only managed one in the MAAC years and one in the Patriots years. Never done it once in the a-10. Th...
by EGram
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Hampton Univ and A-10 talked about membership?
Replies: 109
Views: 2498

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

Kicking out Fordham and taking Iona would make sense given you'd be keeping a team in the NYC market and schools would not even have to change logistics as iona is 10 miles away from Fordham. Unfortunately it genuinely seems the a10 is just content for Fordham to stink it up year and year without ma...
by EGram
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Hampton Univ and A-10 talked about membership?
Replies: 109
Views: 2498

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

Siena would be our best bet for adding a team if the a-10 was inclined to do so. Reasonably big city, solid arena, only sports team in town. It's much like the situation in Dayton. Fordham Bureaucracy just Do not care about Basketball. We can talk about the Fordham gym or facilities but all those th...

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