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by rambone 78
35 minutes ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #11 - Games of Interest
Replies: 65
Views: 1128

Re: Week #11 - Games of Interest

LaSalle is for real...up 9 against Davidson halftime.

Dayton is putting the Spiders to bed, by 11 at the half.
by rambone 78
11 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 19: @ Richmond, Wednesday Jan 25, 8pm CBSSN
Replies: 14
Views: 546

Re: Game 19: @ Richmond, Wednesday Jan 25, 8pm CBSSN

Four guards and only one starter taller than 6'4".....and they're getting it done.

Not too many tall front lines in the A10 makes that possible.
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Jarvis' illness
Replies: 5
Views: 483

Re: Jarvis' illness

Well according to Dan, it's not very long term and certainly not life threatening.

But yes, it's going to take a while before he's close to 100%.
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)
Replies: 208
Views: 14735

Re: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)

Also called him a "high IQ" player......that's very nice and very important.....
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 777
Views: 33779

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show TONIGHT 6pm @ TwoTen Oyster Bar, Wakefield

Good show...had a good talk with DH afterward...then with ATP... all is good....things will be on the uptick in the future......
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Has anyone ever seen this?
Replies: 31
Views: 976

Re: Has anyone ever seen this?

Blue Man...fine you can hang on to that one win.....but we need more than that to validate our being worthy of an NCAA berth.

If we end up getting it done...great. But...we need more than just hope.....
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 18: @ Duquesne - Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 39
Views: 1005

Re: Game 18: Duquesne, Away, Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN

Come on guys let's get along !!! Agreed. This fanbase is small enough as is, I don't understand why people on here try to drive fans away or constantly belittle others opinions. josephski...some just like to be assholes.....I don't usually lash out at other posters but it's really pissing me off......
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: URI report on Channel 12 tonight at 5
Replies: 28
Views: 303

Re: URI report on Channel 12 tonight at 5

208, there seems to be a growing divide on this board....it's getting nasty and covers more than just URI BB......just like the country as a whole.....

It's bad and getting worse.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 18: @ Duquesne - Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 39
Views: 1005

Re: Game 18: Duquesne, Away, Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN

Too fucking bad, mongol........if you would read some of my positive posts you might think otherwise...and they are there.......so go shit in a hat.....so what about my 325 "likes"?
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: URI report on Channel 12 tonight at 5
Replies: 28
Views: 303

Re: URI report on Channel 12 tonight at 5

My oldest son never set foot in a college classroom...and he's making almost a million dollars a year.......ambition and a brain are better than some piece of paper that's worthless if you don't know what to do with it..... And millenials aren't exactly the brightest bulbs on the planet...they are p...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan and 4 Guard Offense
Replies: 73
Views: 1093

Re: Dan and 4 Guard Offense

Gio, whoever it might be, we need someone who can do more than just take up space in the middle.....like score.....

Our entire frontcourt next season is a giant question mark, no matter how much potential some are saying Cyril, ML and Tertsea have......
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Has anyone ever seen this?
Replies: 31
Views: 976

Re: Has anyone ever seen this?

Blue Man....right now you can't tell me or anyone else that Dan is the answer to that 17 year drought.....we just don't know.....he's done a crapload of good things to turn around the mess that he inherited.....that much we know.... What we don't know is the future....yes we are impatient.....we als...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 18: @ Duquesne - Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 39
Views: 1005

Re: Game 18: Duquesne, Away, Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN

Hopefully they know exactly what it is he's got...and the prognosis......will try to find out tonight.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan and 4 Guard Offense
Replies: 73
Views: 1093

Re: Dan and 4 Guard Offense

Look at Iverson for example here....sure he has his ups and downs....but when he's played well he has made a big difference for us...without him we would be worse than we are......
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Hockey enthusiast letter to Projo-Scrap Football at URI
Replies: 87
Views: 3387

Re: Hockey enthusiast letter to Projo-Scrap Football at URI

Again, Thorr has stated that there won't be a hockey upgrade......we might have to wait until we have a new AD.......

We can make a good case for hockey....and I think there is a good case....but it's not happening under his watch.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan and 4 Guard Offense
Replies: 73
Views: 1093

Re: Dan and 4 Guard Offense

LaSalle has really turned their fortunes around with transfers.....they along with Richmond have been major surprises so far this conference season. It sure wouldn't hurt if Dan could get either a transfer or 5th year big who can help right away. Could be the difference between coming close or actua...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 777
Views: 33779

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

208, the adjustments that he made in the UMass game were a start.......need to keep it going......and yes I didn't see the game but I'm going with what was said here about it.....any encouraging news is a good thing.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

Good post studs...I'm becoming a JD fan more and more......he's going to be good....you don't have to be lightning quick or jump high to be a star.... URI needs more high BB IQ guys like him......there's plenty of big time athletes playing this game...but not many that have "it" between th...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 777
Views: 33779

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

The Mews shows have been crowded when they were held in the downstairs bar.......many other customers around besides Rhody fans....since they moved it upstairs there's no room for anybody but Rhody fans..... If we ever get close to, or actually make the dance I would think the shows would be swamped...
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

Well we at least now know what at least part of the reason why he hasn't played well.....he's sick....but even at the beginning of the season when he was healthy he didn't play up to last season's level. So he gets a partial pass anyway. However I question why he was taking that shot against Dayton....
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 777
Views: 33779

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

We need to start a winning streak, or else the turnout will remain low I would think.

People love a winner......and I know people should continue to support the program, but it's human nature.......

Good thing we won Sunday.
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-17 Bracketology
Replies: 144
Views: 5093

Re: 2016-17 Bracketology

That won't last either...they will come down to earth at some point.....they are overachieving right now like PC was earlier.
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 777
Views: 33779

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

If the weather holds off I'll be there tomorrow.....at the Mews earlier to get warmed up though.....going to ask Dan how is JG...and why do we suck at FT's late in games....should be fun.

Figured I'd throw that out there.
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Happy Birthday Coach Hurley
Replies: 8
Views: 223

Re: Happy Birthday Coach Hurley

Same here and to yours TP.....my last ex had the same bday as mine........
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Should Rhody find a new announcer to replace Dan Yorke?
Replies: 19
Views: 542

Re: Should Rhody find a new announcer to replace Dan York?

Holy shit....the F bombs be flyin'...........
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

Gonzo...at least they go to games........had to say that.....
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan and 4 Guard Offense
Replies: 73
Views: 1093

Re: Dan and 4 Guard Offense

Rod, I know that might be a stretch to say that Dowtin could be another Mobley.....ha ha....but when Mobley was a frosh nobody thought he'd end up as good as he did. And yes, this team needs more bigs who can play......what we have now [the freshmen] who knows how good they'll be. Dan should be focu...
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 18: @ Duquesne - Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 39
Views: 1005

Re: Game 18: Duquesne, Away, Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN

BM, hey I have a job which unfortunately keeps me away from most games....I follow whenever possible with TV and online with videos and replays....I admit I don't go nearly as often as back in the Penders/Skinner/Harrick days but that's life...... And sometimes I do rely on others' observations....I...
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 18: @ Duquesne - Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 39
Views: 1005

Re: Game 18: Duquesne, Away, Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN

BM, you are full of bullshit...nothing more to say...I have been to more URI games and watched more games on TV than you will probably EVER see...and you're not worth having to defend myself to....go fuck yourself.
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan and 4 Guard Offense
Replies: 73
Views: 1093

Re: Dan and 4 Guard Offense

Probably why Dan said in preseason practice that JD impressed him a lot...... If he keeps developing and Fatts is the real deal along the same lines, we might have a very high BB IQ backcourt going forward.... And that could make a big difference in our ability to win close games. Maybe Fatts can be...
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

It would certainly be nice to know just what is ailing JG physically.
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 18: @ Duquesne - Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 39
Views: 1005

Re: Game 18: Duquesne, Away, Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN

They have plenty of time to practice FT's....although I doubt it even matters. People look at the UMass score and say, great URI finally won a close game! Oh wait.....it never should have been that close....imo it doesn't count as a close win. If UMass could have made one or two 3's in that last min...
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Has anyone ever seen this?
Replies: 31
Views: 976

Re: Has anyone ever seen this?

If they do this again it will cost them a game......this is now 4 straight games where the FT shooting has been bad. Dowtin and EC are normally good FT shooters, and Hassan has been very good this year....... It's not like it was a 1 or 2 point game with a minute to go, down to the 45 second mark. T...
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 18: @ Duquesne - Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 39
Views: 1005

Re: Game 18: Duquesne, Away, Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN

They are no pushover...they love to run....and we've had trouble with them in the past....

There are no easy games the rest of this season......
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: The Patriot Way
Replies: 357
Views: 16005

Re: The Patriot Way

What a game tonight by the Packers and Cowboys.....you can't give the #12 on GB any time or he'll beat you.....that plus a FG kicker who never misses..... having said that, you have to give Dallas credit.....a rookie QB almost came back from 18 points down.....Prescott is a gamer and so is Elliot an...
by rambone 78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

Missed everything today.....had to work, then went out afterward...but saw the score at the end...... Good win...sounds like a lot of good things happened....except FT's of course.......they had better get their "advisor" to work with them again.... Nice that they didn't quit......JG's ill...
by rambone 78
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan and 4 Guard Offense
Replies: 73
Views: 1093

Re: Dan and 4 Guard Offense

21377, you're making too much sense.....cut it out......

Change offensive and defensive strategies? Dan? What?
by rambone 78
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: How should Hurley handle Holloway?
Replies: 11
Views: 291

Re: How should Hurley handle Holloway?

Not to be snarky or anything, but what makes you think we will overwhelm anybody with speed? A running game? Since when? Against better opponents, we play their game, not ours. Berry or even Layssard should play and help clog the lane against the UMass guards who will likely blow by ours, since we d...
by rambone 78
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan and 4 Guard Offense
Replies: 73
Views: 1093

Re: Dan and 4 Guard Offense

The only time I can defend Dan for playing the 4 guards at a time, is because we were basically out of bigs...either they are hurt [Hass] or in big time foul trouble....and we have a lot of guards, so there you go..... However that does not get DH off the hook entirely....it's that unbalanced roster...
by rambone 78
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

If I was a gambling man I would be running to the nearest bookie as fast as I can to play UMass........

Vegas will wise up soon enough.
by rambone 78
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-17 Home Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 165
Views: 3068

Re: 2016-17 Home Attendance Prediction Summary

My guess is people stay away in droves.......
by rambone 78
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

The younger guys are the future here......play them and find out........ Our at large chances are about done......so what do we have to lose? If it works out, maybe we'll have a chance in March...and playing the new guys will only help them down the road. Dan's loyalty to his upperclassmen has to ta...
by rambone 78
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

21377, I think he knows he has to do something to try and jumpstart this team.

We'll see if it helps. And DH needs to do his part with game strategy too.

Just changing a couple of players' roles isn't the be all and end all......the problems go way deeper than that.
by rambone 78
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

My biggest concern with this team is its emotional stability and the relationship to the coach If Dan has lost the team we'll see it tomorrow...... If he has....then he's in a big heap o'trouble. Imo we'll see an improved performance....it has to be better....doesn't mean it translates to a win tho...
by rambone 78
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

RJ, that's a good list. Sign me up for that.....now let's see if any of it happens....

If it does happen, there needs to be some consistency from game to game doing these things.....sometimes we get positive changes in a game, and the next game we revert to Clueless George out there.......
by rambone 78
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Does URI get selected to NCAA on Sunday March 12?
Replies: 139
Views: 2108

Re: Does URI get selected to NCAA on Sunday March 12?

21377 better yet...128.........there has been talk about 96 with byes for the top 32, but the P5 conferences aren't on board with that I think...so it likely won't ever happen.
by rambone 78
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Has anyone ever seen this?
Replies: 31
Views: 976

Re: Has anyone ever seen this?

Like I said, it seems like they play with a ball and chain around their ankles. Every move they make save breathing is controlled by DH.......80 plays on offense? How many of them actually work? The players' heads must feel like exploding....... Help defense? The only help is when they cry for help....
by rambone 78
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

RJ, we'll see.......I hope to hell they haven't quit.......or the coach has lost control.
by rambone 78
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Has anyone ever seen this?
Replies: 31
Views: 976

Re: Has anyone ever seen this?

One more thing...does anybody notice that our players look like they are going to a funeral out there? Their attitude and confidence must be totally shot. I'll bet if you were to ask any of them how much fun they're having playing this game....they must be as discouraged as we are. Dan the control f...

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