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by rambone 78
4 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Mich vs Oregon
Replies: 16
Views: 412

Re: Mich vs Oregon

The thing is, the refs had to know his reputation....and he still got away with it against us.....
by rambone 78
5 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Georgetown is in another league when it comes to prestige and money.....still I would be surprised if Cooley leaves.

And Rooke is an asshat.....
by rambone 78
15 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Al kind of got the last laugh when it came to BC.......not that it helps him or anything.

BC has been crap ever since.
by rambone 78
15 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: NCAA Tournament - General Discussion
Replies: 163
Views: 3361

Re: NCAA Tournament - General Discussion

Hope the NCAA is happy, they will have their Kansas-Oregon matchup with the punk Dillon Brook's puss all over TV.

I never root for Kansas. I will on Saturday. Well as long as they win tonight that is.
by rambone 78
15 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Al's next job is retirement. He deserved a better finale than Kennesaw State, but it is what it is. He had a good career.
by rambone 78
15 hours ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016
Replies: 1285
Views: 24512

Re: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016

TP, trump doesn't give two shits about any of that.....he doesn't believe the facts...it's all fake news to him..... Like I said, the American people need to do what's right in 2 years, and vote the whole lot of them out. I think they know their jobs are in jeopardy if this bill passes, but will the...
by rambone 78
15 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Celebrate the Team Thursday 5pm at Ryan Center (Note Updated Time)
Replies: 60
Views: 1239

Re: Celebrate the Team Thursday 5pm at Ryan Center (Note Updated Time)

Makes a team of nice guys losing to a bunch of dicks [Oregon] even tougher to take.


Nobody said life was fair.
by rambone 78
15 hours ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016
Replies: 1285
Views: 24512

Re: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016

trump has set a new low for himself, if that's possible. He's acting like a total spoiled brat....his health care "plan" is a piece of shit and he's telling his own party either approve it or else..... Almost anybody with a brain is against it....actually I hope it gets passed...if it does...
by rambone 78
16 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Agree Blue Man....PC and Cooley are a perfect fit.....I mean the guy makes 2 million a year and he's home...and he's not going to be fired if he keeps making the dance most of the time...at least at PC he isn't..... At a lot of P5's or even a school like GTown, you have to do more than just get in.....
by rambone 78
16 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Mich vs Oregon
Replies: 16
Views: 412

Re: Mich vs Oregon

And......if we had won, we would be in the Elite 8, imo........
by rambone 78
16 hours ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)
Replies: 270
Views: 19039

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

78, his illness and the emergence of JD made people forget....I think he still wasn't 100% by the NCAAT.....

I think I was guilty of that a little myself.

I mean, with him healthy next season, we will have THREE very capable PG's......
by rambone 78
16 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

BM....interesting take on your C statement......but it won't be Cooley.....he's found his happy place at PC. Cooley will always be somewhat at a disadvantage recruiting at PC....just like Dan does here. But he gets a lot out of his talent....and Dan is catching up in that regard here. The pressure t...
by rambone 78
16 hours ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)
Replies: 270
Views: 19039

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

I don't see Jarvis not playing....unless his illness flares up again......unfortunately with what he has, that happens even with the meds he has to take to keep it under control.

JG is still a very good player...and a senior...he's get his minutes.
by rambone 78
17 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

TP, agreed. I'm just going on record as saying that we need Dan to stay, and continue building this program..... We're not there yet, but we'll get there quicker if he stays, for a couple more years at least. And yes, Kelsey certainly didn't help himself today. How could he accept a job if he hadn't...
by rambone 78
17 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Mich vs Oregon
Replies: 16
Views: 412

Re: Mich vs Oregon

I think Brooks was exposed as a flopper against us, and the refs are more aware of it.....

Just our luck to be the guinea pig though.....
by rambone 78
17 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Rod, I'm not taking anything away from the possibility of Preston taking the URI job..... Anyway, getting way ahead of myself here.....like I said, the odds of Dan leaving are....small I'm basing Kelsey on his coaching performance....what happened today with UMass was strange though. PRT, all well a...
by rambone 78
17 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

What a freaking day. Don't know what to think. As of right now, I don't think Dan leaves. I think JT wants someone with a more established resume. But things change quickly, as we've seen so far today. I will say one thing about a replacement if Dan were to leave: Pat Kelsey would be a great choice....
by rambone 78
18 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Koch on URI BB Commitment
Replies: 147
Views: 3309

Re: Koch on URI BB Commitment

Hurley made it clear in his statements that URI has to make the necessary commitments to continue to keep this success going. And Thorr's last 4 words "But we can't stop" says it all. The first big step has been made...but there are more to come to get on a level field with Dayton and VCU....
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '16 NJ PF Kevin Marfo (GW Commit)
Replies: 192
Views: 16218

Re: '16 NJ PF Kevin Marfo (GW Commit)

Doesn't help us....2 year waiting period if transferring within the same conference.

Imo that's a harsh rule....should be one year.
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Koch on URI BB Commitment
Replies: 147
Views: 3309

Re: Koch on URI BB Commitment

TP, I know......wish I could take credit for the turnaround......but yes I'm much too modest for that......
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

And Oregon has their share of them too.....and need I bring up Arthur Lee again?
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: Fazekas transferring from PC
Replies: 6
Views: 324

Re: Fazekas transferring from PC

66, your last sentence kind of describes what might happen with CT.....
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Koch on URI BB Commitment
Replies: 147
Views: 3309

Re: Koch on URI BB Commitment

Just a month ago you were begging him to leave. I don't know if I was begging him to leave, but things were definitely leaning that way. And I wasn't alone in that regard. Things changed...I think Dan, while not a finished coaching product, has improved quite a bit in his handling of game strategy....
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

What would have been awesome, is we were 2 minutes away from going deeper in the tourney than Duke.
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Koch on URI BB Commitment
Replies: 147
Views: 3309

Re: Koch on URI BB Commitment

Maybe we could do a deal with the Millers.

Since Sean and Archie won't play each other, and Dan and Bobby the same.....get Bobby to play Dayton and we get Arizona.....

Arizona St. I would think is a team on the rise as are we.......why not? I know, probably not.
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 70
Views: 2571

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

reef I would think very soon....the signing period is coming up in April.....would like to see us add 2 new players...a big and a wing.....
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

The ACC this year had a lot of good teams....but not great teams. Duke may have been, but they got derailed with injuries and Allen's issues......and UNC is very good, but they've had a few stinkers [for them] this season, and they are actually very lucky to still be in this tournament thanks to the...
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)
Replies: 270
Views: 19039

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

Billyboy, I agree....by the 2nd half of the season, he will be taking some minutes away from somebody.
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 70
Views: 2571

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Why the HELL would he transfer to PC? Is Dan going with him?

That's the biggest pile of steaming bullshit I've heard in a long time.....
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Koch on URI BB Commitment
Replies: 147
Views: 3309

Re: Koch on URI BB Commitment

I think it's important [duh] that Dan stays at least a couple more years to keep the hammer down on the administration as to improvements to the program. If he were to leave now we could lose a little momentum and that would hurt.....on and off the court. This job isn't finished and won't be for a ...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Celebrate the Team Thursday 5pm at Ryan Center (Note Updated Time)
Replies: 60
Views: 1239

Re: Celebrate the Team Thursday at Ryan Center

Wonder what the reasoning behind this is.....some of the shows weren't that well attended, but that could be attributed to either weather or bad losses just before them....

You might think they would get more people next season after the run we just had.....
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Celebrate the Team Thursday 5pm at Ryan Center (Note Updated Time)
Replies: 60
Views: 1239

Re: Celebrate the Team Thursday at Ryan Center

Well that sucks. Hopefully they will do a preseason event anyway......
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)
Replies: 270
Views: 19039

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

Ace, is this Daron's last HS game? What with all the tourneys they play in, just wondering.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Some might go with Wade to LSU yes......
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Koch on URI BB Commitment
Replies: 147
Views: 3309

Re: Koch on URI BB Commitment

I think it's important [duh] that Dan stays at least a couple more years to keep the hammer down on the administration as to improvements to the program. If he were to leave now we could lose a little momentum and that would hurt.....on and off the court. This job isn't finished and won't be for a w...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

I think most of them will. Rhoades knows the program, having been an assistant....he was a finalist for the job when they hired Wade.

Continuity is huge....programs that have good assistants that can step in or return are invaluable.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016
Replies: 1285
Views: 24512

Re: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016

In other news, trump's minions are starting to hear the FBI's footsteps......something big is coming, and it's not going to end well for a bunch of people in our idiot-in-chief's administration.....and possibly trump himself..... Heard that from a friend who has a lot of contacts in DC.....and he's ...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Rhoades will keep VCU's recruits, fortunately for them....just how good a coach he is, we'll find out.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

We played 5 on 8, and almost won.....
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Koch on URI BB Commitment
Replies: 147
Views: 3309

Re: Koch on URI BB Commitment

Billyboy78 wrote:Not too many P5 teams are going to play a dangerous mid on the mid's home court.


Then I guess we'll just have to take our ball and join the ACC...... :D :lol:
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Kelsey imo could be a home run hire for UMass....

76 wins in last 4 seasons at Winthrop.....and the kicker....spent time at Xavier as associate HC and chief recruiter.....he knows his shit......

A winner and a good recruiter with D1 experience......watch out.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Stan Robinson Is A Starter
Replies: 51
Views: 1583

Re: Stan Robinson Is A Starter

If we don't get another quality big that can eat up minutes or ML or MT don't work out, that small lineup will become a reality more often than not. EGram....EC will be better but he will still likely have issues when it comes to decision making at the end of games......we all know he's a great kid ...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: NCAA Tournament - General Discussion
Replies: 163
Views: 3361

Re: NCAA Tournament - General Discussion

Not sure if I'm going to watch the rest of this year's tourney with much fervor.....

We should still be in it.....and wait for it, there will be more bad officiating that will cost someone big time.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Let's hope they stay in the A10........they want into the AAC....not sure if that league would want them though.

They are now an independent in football.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Stan Robinson Is A Starter
Replies: 51
Views: 1583

Re: Stan Robinson Is A Starter

TP, I think you nailed what will probably happen a lot next year..... We really don't have a legit 3 right now....Akele is one, but who thinks he's good enough to play major minutes? He does have his moments, but disappears far too often to be able to rely on him. And he would be lost at the 4....no...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Rod, certainly explains why we're left with the scraps when it comes to recruiting, or having to gamble on bringing in guys who we hope become late bloomers.....when we've had success in the past, it's usually been with guys who weren't that highly rated coming out of HS or prep.... And it really is...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Stan Robinson Is A Starter
Replies: 51
Views: 1583

Re: Stan Robinson Is A Starter

That's a nice problem to have......it's up to Stan to be more consistent so he's in line to get more minutes..... At his best he's plenty good enough, just have to do it more often. This team still needs to find a "hero ball" type who can make plays to win games in the last minute, whether...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 443
Views: 6474

Re: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19

Damn straight BM......things aren't perfect of course but they are looking up, way up.....Dan is still a work in progress but he's come a long way in a fairly short time.....he has really dedicated himself to improving as a bench coach...and he should get even better as time goes on.....
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 9302

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

It would be interesting if we could come up with a number as to the total donated to the BB program [last fiscal year] at URI....and compare that to other programs, big and small. Make a ranking of basketball donor money in the A10, for example. I know it's probably more of a ballpark estimate but i...

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