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by Blue Man
10 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 727
Views: 29767

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

This is a fact. And I’m not sure why more people don’t realize it. Just like you’re better off being an 11 seed than a 7,8,9 or 10. Seeding is so arbitrary and you can have a good matchup as a 10 seed just as easily as you can have a terrible matchup as a 4. I disagree with this. I think seeding ho...
by Blue Man
13 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 251
Views: 7288

Re: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary

Do you know the meaning of exponentially? Exponential — adjective of or pertaining to an exponent or exponents. Mathematics . of or pertaining to the constant e. (of an equation) having one or more unknown variables in one or more exponents. — noun Mathematics . the constant e raised to the power e...
by Blue Man
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6529

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

Da_Process_Survivor wrote:gave that one away. last made basket was with 4:37 to go, and only points after were 3 FT

oh well, shit happens


Da_Process_Survior 2.0!!!!!!
by Blue Man
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6529

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

Within 6 years Dan Hurley has taken this program from nothing to an NCAA tournament, national respectability, and now teams are storming the court against us.

I’ll take it and we’ll see them on a neutral court in March.
by Blue Man
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 727
Views: 29767

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

In the bracket matrix world - #1 rated bracketville has us as a 5 seed in the Midwest bracket, playing Loyola for the right to play West Virginia/Belmont.

Sign me up.

https://bracketville.wordpress.com/bracketology/
by Blue Man
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6529

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

This season (and last) plus recruiting for next year has made life tough for our old friend seanmac.. https://twitter.com/BillKoch25/status/964211612960919552?s=20 https://twitter.com/72seanmcnamara/status/964190179274772485?s=20 EXACTLY why from the jump I said that thread was the dumbest, most em...
by Blue Man
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2018-2019 Rotation
Replies: 55
Views: 1592

Re: 2018-2019 Rotation

This whole class could/should be top 100 players nationally. It's absurd how good they are and that we are even considering overlooking Martin and Tate. Adams and Harris are definitely going to be as good as advertised - but it's wild that we have this class coming in. Adam, great find on that Hurle...
by Blue Man
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 631
Views: 27637

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

rhodysurf wrote:Rhody has officially made it... into the best power rankings on the internet lol

https://www.theringer.com/2018/2/16/170 ... texas-tech


I enjoyed the hell out of this lol.
by Blue Man
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2018-2019 Rotation
Replies: 55
Views: 1592

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 ...
by Blue Man
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: How Dan Hurley Finally Chilled Out - by Matt Norlander, CBS Sports
Replies: 63
Views: 1753

Re: How Dan Hurley Finally Chilled Out - by Matt Norlander, CBS Sports

The best thing about this article is that it verifies what those of us who never lost faith in Dan being the right guy have said all along. He's a young coach, he's growing, he's improving. I've always thought what set him apart was his transparency and honesty. He's never bullshitted with anyone. N...
by Blue Man
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2018-2019 Rotation
Replies: 55
Views: 1592

Re: 2018-2019 Rotation

I think you'll see a freshman starting within the first month of the season. I know Dan really likes having a good PG coming off the bench, and you can see that that's the difference with us this year. So it wouldn't surprise me if Fatts was first guy in/spark plug off the bench. Dan hasn't really s...
by Blue Man
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 251
Views: 7288

Re: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary

Plus all the sales revenue you get on top of the gate... Clothing and souvenir sales. Beer sales. Food sales. The value coming into the building goes up exponentially the more people you get in the door. Do you know the meaning of exponentially? Exponential — adjective of or pertaining to an expone...
by Blue Man
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1450
Views: 111648

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

Billyboy78 wrote:
Blue Man wrote:Thought this applied:


Awesome! We old timers remember the Stenhouse family. Dave's son, Mike, also played in the big leagues.


I believe his daughter was an elementary school teacher of mine
by Blue Man
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 251
Views: 7288

Re: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary

Plus all the sales revenue you get on top of the gate...

Clothing and souvenir sales. Beer sales. Food sales.

The value coming into the building goes up exponentially the more people you get in the door.
by Blue Man
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6529

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

Do we have the longest winning streak in A-10 basketball games? I haven't seen anything that says that nor have I seen anything showing where we are close to breaking that record. Edit : Did some research for myself. Between '87 and '90 Temple won 31 A-10 games in a row. Damn.. Looking at the A10 r...
by Blue Man
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3852

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

steviep123 wrote:LOL - I thought PC fans didn't care about URI:



Now you see how dumb everyone who bitches about PC after a URI win looks.
by Blue Man
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EC Injury Watch
Replies: 76
Views: 3793

Re: EC Injury Watch

I think whatever Dan decides is best. I also think it’s more important we have EC at 100 in March. Bonnies on Friday will not dictate whether we make the tournament or not. It only provides a glimmer of a potential 3 seed if the stars align or 4. Lose (and take care of business the rest of the way) ...
by Blue Man
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3852

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

Thankfully the big east will float seton hall with good games to keep their rpi top 50
by Blue Man
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3852

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

We are now #4 in RPI. In late February.

Pinch me.
by Blue Man
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Garrett on Senior Night
Replies: 38
Views: 1049

Re: Garrett on Senior Night

I voted yes but I’m thinking no. I think starting him implies that he means less to this team coming off the bench, which isn’t true at all. I would argue the biggest advantage we have this year is having Jarvis coming off the bench and running the offense/handling the ball and defending against gu...
by Blue Man
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7430

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

When you say giant asterisk, do you take into account he is most likely going to be #2 all time in scoring here? A deep run and he will be in the rarefied air of only a few players who will have meant as much to the Keaney Blue. the asterisk is for what could've been, not as an excuse for what he d...
by Blue Man
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Prediction Contest Summary
Replies: 72
Views: 3157

Re: 2017-18 Prediction Contest Summary

Let's go Seawright!! Win this bitch!!
by Blue Man
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7430

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

When you say giant asterisk, do you take into account he is most likely going to be #2 all time in scoring here?

A deep run and he will be in the rarefied air of only a few players who will have meant as much to the Keaney Blue.
by Blue Man
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6529

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

St Bonaventure Fan Forum Link: http://bonabandwagon.proboards.com/board/2/general-board Quick shout out to ATP and the mods - every time I click on another board's link, I am reminded how fortunate we are to have a board run by people who understand technology, and have us on a platform that looks ...
by Blue Man
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3852

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

If I had to pick one conference that I wouldn't want to see a team from in the tournament, it would be Big 12. And Virginia. I honestly think we match up well with UVA. Would love to be in their bracket. We played them without EC or Cyril the night after we had our starters playing hard for 30+ to ...
by Blue Man
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EC Injury Watch
Replies: 76
Views: 3793

Re: EC Injury Watch

The nice thing is is that if his minutes need to be reduced at all due to this injury, the team can take it in stride without trouble. I agree with Billyboy that E.C. has not been as impactful of a player as many thought he would this year. That's not to say he doesn't have plenty of great moments ...
by Blue Man
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EC Injury Watch
Replies: 76
Views: 3793

Re: EC Injury Watch

Take this for what it’s worth but I am hearing “he’s all good”

:D
by Blue Man
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Garrett on Senior Night
Replies: 38
Views: 1049

Re: Garrett on Senior Night

I voted yes but I’m thinking no. I think starting him implies that he means less to this team coming off the bench, which isn’t true at all. I would argue the biggest advantage we have this year is having Jarvis coming off the bench and running the offense/handling the ball and defending against guy...
by Blue Man
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EC Injury Watch
Replies: 76
Views: 3793

EC Injury Watch

Figured this is a good place to condense all the info people will be looking for over the next 48 hours. I can say I’ve had (what I hope is) this injury before. Had to get carried off like Paul Pierce and my Mom arranged an orthopedist visit for first thing in the morning based on what we thought I ...
by Blue Man
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Your best guess for attendance at the 8:30pm Richmond Game
Replies: 58
Views: 1745

Re: Your best guess for attendance at the 8:30pm Richmond Game

When was the last time Rhody had a home game ranked #16 in the polls? Never considering this is the highest we've ever been ranked I am getting a little long in the tooth, having seen my first game as a freshman in 1963, but I seem to remember us being ranked higher in 88, after the tourney. Maybe ...
by Blue Man
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Your best guess for attendance at the 8:30pm Richmond Game
Replies: 58
Views: 1745

Re: Your best guess for attendance at the 8:30pm Richmond Game

theblueram wrote:When was the last time Rhody had a home game ranked #16 in the polls?


Never considering this is the highest we've ever been ranked
by Blue Man
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: URI Record Book Update, New Link
Replies: 37
Views: 1381

Re: URI Record Book Update, New Link

STEALS SEASON NO NAME SEASON 1. 88 Tom Garrick 1987-88 2. 63 Jeff Kent 1991-92 3. 61 Keith Cothran 2009-10 4. 59 Keith Cothran 2007-08 59 Tom Garrick 1986-87 6. 58 Herb Dixon 1988-89 58 John Evans 1987-88 58 Tyson Wheeler 1996-97 9. 57 Carlton Owens 1987-88 10. 56 Cuttino Mobley 1997-98 Stanford Ro...
by Blue Man
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 727
Views: 29767

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Bubble is really soft this year, but I agree that Bonnie’s needs a top 25 win on top of running it.

I would like to be selfish, not give it to them, and take a 4 seed.

(Not for nothing a 4 seed probably helps Dan see he can win at a high level here and be set up for tournament success)
by Blue Man
5 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 Angola PF - Valdir Manuel (Offer)
Replies: 22
Views: 2096

Re: '18 Angola PF - Valdir Manuel (Offer)

Never seen him play but this may be a way to even the classes out. If he is a project maybe he is willing to redshirt his Freshman year and is being recruited with that understanding. Good point. I also wonder if there’s been a shift in the staffs thinking where they look at their present 5 senior ...
by Blue Man
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7430

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

It's called the ignore button Blue Man...i can draw you instructions in crayon if you can't figure out how it works. On topic...this feels like a similar crowd to the pink out storm game against Richmond a decade ago where classes were cancelled and they let 3k students in I don’t know how I could ...
by Blue Man
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7430

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

No excuses. Pathetic that posters are bitching about late starts, etc. Put your big boy pants on and go. When I lived in RI I went to Amherst for a game, drove back and made a sales presentation the next AM in Providence. Road trips to Fordham and on conference calls the next day at 9. Drove to St....
by Blue Man
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 727
Views: 29767

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Gee, I don't know...how about mentioning the FACT that Oklahoma has lost 6 of 8. Or the FACT that URI has a better RPI, Kenpom and BPI! Because the FACT is that the committee is heavily weighing quadrant games more than anything else. Oklahoma has 6. We have 1. Facts 2.0 FACT is we are better than ...
by Blue Man
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 727
Views: 29767

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

I agree that we’re a 4 seed. I also understand that the quadrant system is new, and like every time a new system is implemented, they will utilize that a disproportionate amount to show change. That’s all this is. And to be honest if we were slotted at 4 in this scenario, Oklahoma is the 5. So we’d ...
by Blue Man
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7430

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

No excuses. Pathetic that posters are bitching about late starts, etc. Put your big boy pants on and go. When I lived in RI I went to Amherst for a game, drove back and made a sales presentation the next AM in Providence. Road trips to Fordham and on conference calls the next day at 9. Drove to St....
by Blue Man
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 727
Views: 29767

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

It’s just facts. Why are you looking for things to be pissed about? If anything, it shows that McNamara is more out of touch with the current standards. Just keep winning, and things will sort themselves out. Gee, I don't know...how about mentioning the FACT that Oklahoma has lost 6 of 8. Or the FA...
by Blue Man
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 727
Views: 29767

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

It’s just facts. Why are you looking for things to be pissed about? If anything, it shows that McNamara is more out of touch with the current standards. Just keep winning, and things will sort themselves out. Because a lot of our fans have lived life as victims and never thought about watching bask...
by Blue Man
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 727
Views: 29767

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

I love it. Good. Doubt us. This is the stuff we need to push the rest of the way.
by Blue Man
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 631
Views: 27637

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

I agree we’re moving up, but we’re not passing Kansas. Even with that loss they’re in the mix for a 1 seed, most likely a 2. We should be 16, 15 at best. I agree that we're likely not going to pass Kansas, but no way that they're in the mix for a 1 seed. They're having one of their worst seasons in...
by Blue Man
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Practice Facility at PC
Replies: 79
Views: 3281

Re: Practice Facility at PC

Thank God anyone who is wishy washy on a practice facility doesn’t make decisions. It’s not 1995. It’s a different world. If you want to compete for top level recruits and consistently go to the NCAA tournament...and win games...instead of once every 20 years - you need a dedicated, impressive pract...
by Blue Man
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 631
Views: 27637

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

I agree we’re moving up, but we’re not passing Kansas. Even with that loss they’re in the mix for a 1 seed, most likely a 2.

We should be 16, 15 at best.
by Blue Man
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 631
Views: 27637

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

Seawrightspostgame wrote:I wonder if DH only reviewed Nova in planning this year. Notre Dame has been playing similar with 1 big guy and tough the way URI has this year for a while.


He did. He had a lot of friends and mentors in the coaching profession and one of them is Jay Wright.
by Blue Man
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 631
Views: 27637

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

I truly believe if DH bolts for a bigger payday (which I hope he does not) this will be Cox’s Team...in the same vein as Shaka Smart after Anthony Grant, and Will Wade. Cox behind DH is the reason we have the class we have coming in. He will be able to sustain. Not only a great recruiter, but clear...
by Blue Man
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 251
Views: 7288

Re: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary

I hope they don’t. I hate that at Duke. They are there for an education. In this day and age use technology to do student ticket selection. They could register online for a lottery to then pick up their bracelet during the day. If you looked up “turd in the punch bowl” in the dictionary...this post...

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