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by Rhody83
8 hours ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)
Replies: 346
Views: 24816

Re: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)

Big game on big stage for Swider http://www.masslive.com/hoophallclassic/index.ssf/2018/01/despite_villanova_commit_cole.html I was at this game. I am sure this can happen to these kids at these type of events but Swider had one goal for 40 minutes. It wasn’t to win. It was to score. He released on...
by Rhody83
8 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1529
Views: 92990

Re: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades

EZ you are the best. It was great to spend some time with you in Sac Town last year when you were able to enjoy your Rams. We look forward to celebrating your retirement at an NCAA Tournament venue in March. Rhody Rhody Rhody Rams Rams Rams! Whew
by Rhody83
8 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 113
Views: 3339

Re: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary

My prediction for remaining home games:
UMass 5,000 paid (actual attendance could be lower due to snow)
Duquesne 6,000-6,500
Davidson 7,000+
Richmond 5,000
Dayton 7,000+
St Joes sellout
by Rhody83
9 hours ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)
Replies: 346
Views: 24816

Re: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)

Big game on big stage for Swider http://www.masslive.com/hoophallclassic/index.ssf/2018/01/despite_villanova_commit_cole.html I was at this game. I am sure this can happen to these kids at these type of events but Swider had one goal for 40 minutes. It wasn’t to win. It was to score. He released on...
by Rhody83
9 hours ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '19 NY SG - James Bouknight (Offer)
Replies: 10
Views: 1407

Re: '19 NY SG - James Bouknight (Offer)

MacDuffie played Montverde Academy’s second team. Montverde’s top team had 5 top recruits (committed to P5s). The game was competitive. Bouknight seemed young. He wasn’t very aggressive. He either score 0 or 2 points in the first half. He scored 8 points for the game. He was the 2nd/3rd best player...
by Rhody83
13 hours ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '19 NY SG - James Bouknight (Offer)
Replies: 10
Views: 1407

Re: '19 NY SG - James Bouknight (Offer)

MacDuffie played Montverde Academy’s second team. Montverde’s top team had 5 top recruits (committed to P5s). The game was competitive. Bouknight seemed young. He wasn’t very aggressive. He either score 0 or 2 points in the first half. He scored 8 points for the game. He was the 2nd/3rd best player ...
by Rhody83
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 232
Views: 10900

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

From my KMac post: He writes an article about URI missing out on Top 25 but ends the article with comments about his Friars - “Interestingly, both of the brackets have the Providence Friars in the field as well, as an 11 seed. The Friars host Butler at the Dunk today at 4:30 while URI hosts Massach...
by Rhody83
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody
Replies: 34
Views: 954

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

PeteRI wrote:I expect to see Keaney Blue well represented in the comments section tomorrow. 8-)


A waste of time responding in the PC Journal. Respond on Twitter.
by Rhody83
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 232
Views: 10900

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

From my KMac post: He writes an article about URI missing out on Top 25 but ends the article with comments about his Friars - “Interestingly, both of the brackets have the Providence Friars in the field as well, as an 11 seed. The Friars host Butler at the Dunk today at 4:30 while URI hosts Massachu...
by Rhody83
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody
Replies: 34
Views: 954

Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody

A few points about the Journal’s senior writer covering college basketball for the State of RI. 1) His justification for voting for FSU is he has seen them a lot and likes their talent. FSU lost to BC tonight and is 2-4 in the ACC. URI is in his State. He should see them more. He has been to two gam...
by Rhody83
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2899
Views: 189158

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

John Carroll defeated Bishop Hendricken in a game in Windsor Connecticut this Saturday with John Carroll winning easily 82-53. John Carroll is led by Montez Mathis and Immanuel Quickly. Good to see Hendricken playing teams such as these. John Carroll is staying near by in Springfield because they a...
by Rhody83
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 456
Views: 26441

Re: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Signed LOI)

I guess it was a game he couldn't lose. But anyway, Jaylen is a great guard and if Brendan is close in talent to Jaylen we are good for the future. Plus Brendan is 4 inches taller. He's not, Brendan is listed at 6'3/6'4 and Jaylen is listed at 6'2. Watched Dowtin (6’3) cover him Saturday and seemed...
by Rhody83
2 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 456
Views: 26441

Re: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Signed LOI)

theblueram wrote:I guess it was a game he couldn't lose. But anyway, Jaylen is a great guard and if Brendan is close in talent to Jaylen we are good for the future.


Plus Brendan is 4 inches taller.
by Rhody83
2 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 CA SF Dana Tate (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 299
Views: 20992

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

Rhody fans are going to like Dana. He is going to be a solid player. Physically ready for A10 play. Complete player. Will be tough on D.
He had a monster dunk tonight over 6-9 player. Video below.

by Rhody83
2 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 CA SF Dana Tate (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 299
Views: 20992

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

Great to see Dana Tate play tonight in the Hoophall Classic. He had 18 points, 12 rebs. 8-12 FG, hit from three and had a monster dunk (will post the video of Dunk).
by Rhody83
2 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '19 NY SG - James Bouknight (Offer)
Replies: 10
Views: 1407

Re: '19 NY SG - James Bouknight (Offer)

Bouknight is now at MacDuffie Schhol. Going to see him and Dana Tate tonight in Hoophall Classic.
by Rhody83
2 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '19 NY PF Maxwell Lorca-Lloyd
Replies: 8
Views: 980

Re: '19 NY PF Maxwell Lorca-Lloyd

Watched Lorca-Lloyd today at Hoophall Classic. He can dunk. Reminded me a little of Jordan Hare. Third best player on his team. Two ‘18s going to ND and Harvard were the top players. NMH beat Hargrove Academy (VA) easily.

by Rhody83
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 113
Views: 3339

Re: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary

Encouraged by the attendance. Today was great. I believe the biggest factor for the increase are the 15% increase in season tickets (associate this with last year’s NCAA tournament) and the increase in 5 packs due to the PC game. If you look at the attendance all of the big #s are five pack games (P...
by Rhody83
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3224

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

reef wrote:Bye bye Friars bye bye !!

Enjoy the NIT

Bad loss @ DePaul


A little premature with that comment. Shocking runs in this game.
by Rhody83
4 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2899
Views: 189158

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

Billyboy78 wrote:Here ya go Reef. Everybody thought he was going to Kentucky.



Bol Bol is playing in Springfield this weekend.
by Rhody83
4 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 1069
Views: 56112

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Signed LOI)

I believe Fatts was nominated last year.
by Rhody83
4 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: 2018 Hoop Hall Classic (Springfield) Jan 13-15
Replies: 3
Views: 340

Re: 2018 Hoop Hall Classic (Springfield) Jan 13-15

Rhody recruits playing in event:
Dana Tate (MacDuffie) Sunday 7:30 pm

‘19s that Rhody has offered:
Lorca-Lloyd (Northfield Mount Hermon) Sunday 9:00 am
Damian Tate (Cushing) Sunday 10:45 am
Bouknight (MacDuffie) Sunday 7:30 pm
by Rhody83
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Quick update - ticket availability for the St. Bonnie game Saturday 1/13
Replies: 89
Views: 2637

Re: Quick update - ticket availability for the St. Bonnie game Saturday 1/13

It shows a low ticket alert for Duquesne and Davidson games. No low ticket alert for UMass. Duquesne and Davidson are mini-plan games. UMASS is not. Students still aren’t back for UMass (1/17). Classes start Jan 22nd I believe. It’s too bad that Rhody has 7 home games (4 of them A10) while students...
by Rhody83
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Quick update - ticket availability for the St. Bonnie game Saturday 1/13
Replies: 89
Views: 2637

Re: Quick update - ticket availability for the St. Bonnie game Saturday 1/13

If an 11am sellout, without students on campus, against St Bonaventure doesn’t signal to you that it’s a new day in Kingston I don’t know what will. Proud that Rhody nation has responded emphatically to the great product Dan is putting on the floor. Call me impressed. Credit also goes to the Athlet...
by Rhody83
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: UMASS Home and Away Student Promo
Replies: 20
Views: 632

Re: UMASS Home and Away Student Promo

So every arena that handles hockey and basketball sucks. I have been to the Mullins alot (live in WMass). When it is full for a basketball game it is great. They have seats up to the court all around. Just more removeable seats.
by Rhody83
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1622
Views: 56497

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

reef wrote:Pikkel to UConn makes a lot of sense just leave our DH alone if job opens


Why does it make sense? Big Ten vs AAC. Walk on $3 million/year.
by Rhody83
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: UMASS Home and Away Student Promo
Replies: 20
Views: 632

Re: UMASS Home and Away Student Promo

Tickets to the UMass game at the Mullins should not be an issue for Rhody fans that want to go. They drew 2,065 last night for the comeback win over LaSalle. Through ten games, they are averaging 2,695 to the 9,493 seat capacity Mullins Center. Their largest crowd of the year was 4,744 for Georgia....
by Rhody83
5 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: 2018 Hoop Hall Classic (Springfield) Jan 13-15
Replies: 3
Views: 340

2018 Hoop Hall Classic (Springfield) Jan 13-15

http://www.hoophall.com/events/spalding-hoophall-classic/schedule/ Great event in Springfield this weekend some of the top players from ‘18, ‘19 & ‘20. Many of the top teams in the Northeast and Nation. 18 of the top 25 seniors ranked in the ESPN 100 and 4 of the top 10 juniors ranked in the ESP...
by Rhody83
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1622
Views: 56497

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Rutgers extends BB coach. $15M over 5 years, plus bonuses. Hurley turned them down to stay at URI. They hired this guy from Stonehill instead. Buzz kill. https://www.thescore.com/ncaab/news/1464762 Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell gets 3-year contract extension “This guy” is Steve Pickell. He played for...
by Rhody83
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Saturday: URI Game --> Patriots Game
Replies: 25
Views: 965

Re: Saturday: URI Game --> Patriots Game

NYGFan_Section208 wrote:wait...there's still football?


Just Draft evaluation for you 8-)
by Rhody83
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Quick update - ticket availability for the St. Bonnie game Saturday 1/13
Replies: 89
Views: 2637

Re: Quick update - ticket availability for the St. Bonnie game Saturday 1/13

Hoping Bonnies win tomorrow to help keep the interest high for students to show and walk ups.
by Rhody83
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 297
Views: 4848

Re: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)

On to the Bonnies. Let's show them how hard it is to win on the road. Let's fill the RC and make tons of noise. I don't expect the atmosphere of the PC game, but something close to that would be great. I think it's going to be a sellout. No students. That makes it difficult to get 6,000+. I wish th...
by Rhody83
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 297
Views: 4848

Re: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)

Like was said, a win is a win.... Good thing it wasn't VCU, Dayton or Davidson we played though.... At least we're winning these kind of games now....but need to stop with the one on one slowdown stuff late.....we're just not that good at it. Agree. You can add a few other teams to your list above....
by Rhody83
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 297
Views: 4848

Re: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)

People are killing me in this thread. You go on the road in conference and games like this happen. Every team plays bad games over the course of the season, especially on the road in conference. You aren't going to win every game by 30, so get over yourselves. Be happy you root for a team that can ...
by Rhody83
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 297
Views: 4848

Re: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)

SLU scored 2 points in the last 5:47 and Rhody had trouble putting them away.
From 7:17 to 1:34 Rhody scored 4 points.
by Rhody83
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 297
Views: 4848

Re: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)

Anyone notice the 3 pointer taken away from us in 1st half on the screwed up out of bounds call.. Hope it doesn't cost us If it gets to that, start with the two points Dan gave them. Worse performance of the year. SLU is a 180+ RPI team. PC beat them by 27 on a neutral court. LaSalle beat them by 2...
by Rhody83
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 297
Views: 4848

Re: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)

Our defense is to foul.
by Rhody83
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 297
Views: 4848

Re: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)

They can’t play a consistent game. So far poor performance by many including Dan giving them two points. My biggest disappointments this year are Jarvis and Cyril. Jarvis was much better as a Soph than a Sr. I think we just overprojected on Cyril based on a few good games last year. EC picking up th...
by Rhody83
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 NY G Malik Martin (Offer)
Replies: 76
Views: 7977

Re: '18 NY G Malik Martin (Offer)

Malik seems to be having a great Sr year. Is the competition not at the caliber for D1 recruits?

by Rhody83
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 252
Views: 11110

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology



PC 57th (11th Out). That would make them a 3 seed in the NIT :lol:
by Rhody83
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 252
Views: 11110

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

by Rhody83
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 252
Views: 11110

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

reef wrote:I am hopeful that at the start of BE tourney only way PC dances is if they win it


RPI Forecast has PC finishing 17-14. Looking at their schedule that looks accurate (maybe 16-15). What seed will they get in the NIT?
by Rhody83
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 232
Views: 10900

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

theblueram wrote:
reef wrote:Bonnie's getting more votes than us is starting to piss me the heck off


Reef I thought the same but the Bonnies have a pretty good resume themselves. It's all good. Jan 13 at 11 AM is gonna be one heck of a game.


A10 game of the year.
by Rhody83
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2018-19 schedule discussion (top post is current)
Replies: 170
Views: 5299

Re: 2018-19 schedule discussion (top post is current)

Leave it to this board to somehow find a way to see the negative in everything - even if it doesn't exist. You are huffing glue while hanging from the ceiling if you can see anything bad here. We have a game next year and the year following against a near lock top 20 team. Not only that, it's a gam...
by Rhody83
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2018-19 schedule discussion (top post is current)
Replies: 170
Views: 5299

Re: 2018-19 schedule discussion (top post is current)

The Birdman big news is a new home & home with P5. Not a tournament.
by Rhody83
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3710

Re: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM

Just to give a visual of the point I've been trying to make here: Team Current RPI Expected RPI Virginia 18 7.4 Nevada 14 19 Seton Hall 17 20.3 Rhode Island 19 31.5 St. Bona 50 43.9 Alabama 22 46.3 Providence 56 84.3 Davidson 170 87.4 I ona 108 93.2 VCU 109 101.1 Dayton 72 111.3 La Salle 70 121.8 C...
by Rhody83
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3710

Re: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM

Have to improve the outside shooting immediately or the conference games are going to be even uglier than this one. Can't anyone shoot the ball anymore ? I expected them to be on fire after having played a home game and having practiced all week at home. wide open jumper after wide open jumper were...
by Rhody83
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rod Carri has Passed Away
Replies: 116
Views: 5050

Re: Rod Carri has Passed Away

Sad news. He was at the last two games. He had some great posts about being back at the RC. Glad his daughter was able to take him. Rod was passionate about his Rams. He will be missed.

RIP Rod

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