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by rambone 78
11 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 231
Views: 3672

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

Sarcasm is lost on my girlfriend....she believes everything I say.....and that's not a good thing.
by rambone 78
22 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EZ Buckets
Replies: 15
Views: 669

Re: EZ Buckets

Good luck EZ, you've been great.....as for a replacement...how about Blue Man? Minus the F bombs of course lol!

That guy could fire up a corpse with one of his rants! Although we haven't heard much of that this season.....
by rambone 78
22 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 231
Views: 3672

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

Cooley must be livid....boo hoo....his team has been yo-yoing up and down a ton the last couple of weeks....one week they're solidly in the dance, the next week they are bubble meat....right now they are playing themselves out if they lose a couple more......
by rambone 78
22 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/23 | Dayton Flyers | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 51
Views: 1489

Re: 2/23 | Dayton Flyers | 7PM (ESPN2)

Totally agree with your reasoning there DPS.....there are a few things...VERY few, that we need to fix to go deep into March.

And I think we know what they are, without repeating it ad nauseam.....it's not all black and white here.
by rambone 78
23 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 231
Views: 3672

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

If and when Dan leaves, it will be to a higher level program than SH imho.... Anyway, with the uncertainly about the FBI investigation, and the possibility that it could drag on for a while before more programs are implicated, I doubt Dan would take the chance of going to a blue blood that could be ...
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 231
Views: 3672

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

Bonnies survive.

That Grady kid for Davidson is getting better game by game......

Mason deep sixes the Hawks at the buzzer.

The middle of the A10 is a mess.
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 231
Views: 3672

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

That's a bigger home advantage for PC than the Dunk....louder and PC practices there.....SH has never seen the place yet.

Expect that game to go down to the wire.

If the Bonnies lose, there goes our Q1 win we just got?
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Jeff Dowtin
Replies: 42
Views: 1197

Re: Jeff Dowtin

He keeps practicing when others are in bed....he'll keep getting better.
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Negativity talk
Replies: 40
Views: 928

Re: Negativity talk

URI2006, some here just don't seem to understand that.

Constructive criticism it's called.
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 231
Views: 3672

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

Get out the jet dryers! Oh that's nascar my bad....
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Jeff Dowtin
Replies: 42
Views: 1197

Re: Jeff Dowtin

Dowtin knows that for us to win the big games ahead, he's going to have the ball and he's going to have to make key FT's like he did last night...so he goes and practices his butt off in the wee hours.....now that's the sign of a guy who wants to get better and win....hopefully some others will foll...
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 231
Views: 3672

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

208, if it came down to PC needing to beat somebody for URI to make the Dance, then of course I would root for them....my dislike of PC does not go THAT far lol.....

Of course they would then lose, but that's besides the point.....
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 231
Views: 3672

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

Bonnies in the old letdown game with the Dukes....tied at halftime....lot of pressure on them here. Blow this, and they're most likely done without winning the A10's....
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Jeff Dowtin
Replies: 42
Views: 1197

Re: Jeff Dowtin

We will still have an excellent backcourt next season....adding Martin and Adams to it....we're all good.
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Negativity talk
Replies: 40
Views: 928

Re: Negativity talk

I would be shocked if we don't play well this Friday....some Dayton fans seem to think we're ripe for the taking..... They are young, and don't play well at all on the road....especially with a packed house on our side.... That Kostas kid all 6'11" of him will be good in time....but he should g...
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 231
Views: 3672

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

Trying to change people's attitudes on here is truly an exercise in futility......but we keep on tryin' Anyone for a quad face palm? 208, seriously? Most PC fans hate, and I mean hate us with a passion.....it's a thing, and a BIG thing at that. It takes 2 to tango, and we got that going on.....what'...
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Negativity talk
Replies: 40
Views: 928

Re: Negativity talk

It's not wrong to express concerns about strategy or whatever....all opinions are welcome here.

Some don't want to hear it...but hear it they will if it continues.

Anyway....I've been positively positive for the most part this season....
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Negativity talk
Replies: 40
Views: 928

Re: Negativity talk

Like 208 has said, why can't we get new emojis for this board....I was reading the Dayton board earlier today and they had one beating a dead horse....hilarious!
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 231
Views: 3672

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

208, you're a little new to the game here to understand the deep hatred some here have for PC....

Yes I want what's best for URI, but it's hard...so hard sometimes.....

I'm actually OK with PC being good....just not as good as us!
by rambone 78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Negativity talk
Replies: 40
Views: 928

Re: Negativity talk

Yes, too much negative talk on this thread!
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Jeff Dowtin
Replies: 42
Views: 1197

Re: Jeff Dowtin

He is our best passer.....by a LOT.....very high BB IQ.....and an excellent defender.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Jeff Dowtin
Replies: 42
Views: 1197

Re: Jeff Dowtin

Bitee was actually more of a combo guard....but then Jeff was supposed to be one too.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 231
Views: 3672

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

Willard isn't going anywhere, at least for a while.

No concern for now....maybe down the road a bit that changes.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4670

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

If we have a 7 point lead with a minute to go...then the 4 corner is just fine....the opponent has to foul.

Not with 3-4 minutes or longer to go.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Waking Up As A10 Champs
Replies: 19
Views: 659

Re: Waking Up As A10 Champs

With a parade down the Elephant Walk......just kidding.....
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 756
Views: 31149

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

The SEC or P10 never fall out of the top 7 even in a bad year for them....the A10 on the other hand....
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4670

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

Part of the problem is that theyre cutting the last few minutes up by their own 30 second possessions. BUT the other teams are scoring during that time. We make it extremely difficult to score by playing 5 guards, who watch one guy at 9 seconds try to take their man and score with the game on the l...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 756
Views: 31149

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

That's because there is only 2 teams that have any chance of an at large bid.....and I think we are 10th this year as a conference, versus 7 or 8 in recent years.

We'll get our conference back on the list next season, hopefully...with 3 or 4 teams with a shot....
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4670

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

Lost in all the talk about the end of regulation issues, was the fact that we came out sleepwalking and didn't wake up until the 8 minute mark of the 1st half....we actually played very well on offense for those 8 minutes and the first 17 minutes of the 2nd half....normally that would be enough to p...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4670

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

Blue Man, totally agree with you on all points but Dan needs to change or at least modify the stall ball with a small lead at the end of games. I think that's all many of us are saying. Everything else is great, but if we want to go deep into the NCAA tourney, teams a lot better than LaSalle will ta...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4670

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

This team has shown this season that they play better coming from behind later in games, than playing from ahead...... It's no coincidence that we started winning when Dowtin became a starter...and I'll bet that Jeff would like to start the offense earlier in the shot clock late in games with a lead...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4670

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

Watching EC it looks like he's not 100% either.....but I do agree with 72 about the one on one stuff.....it's been that way for their careers here. Dowtin just has that ability to see the floor and make the extra pass, which the others [other than Fatts] don't have. JG is the best at it among the se...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4670

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

It [hedging] also keeps Cyril from the basket....3 rebounds tonight....not what we need from our best rebounder. And TP again, you hit the nail on the head about the slowdown....stop waiting until there is 5-6 seconds on the shot clock....bad things happen when we do it. Ramster, just watching the l...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4670

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

Let's not draw LaSalle in the A10 tourney. They are athletic, as are the Dukes.

Teams are starting to figure us out...if they have the tools to take advantage of it.

Can we adjust with our thin frontcourt? They are taking advantage of Berry especially....it sure is showing lately.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4670

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

I think I'd rather be a point or two ahead or a point or two behind with a few minutes left than to be up by 6 or 8. We have to stay aggressive offensively that way. When we play slow, we stink. If this keeps happening it's going to drive all of us straight to the looney bin. We did a little of thi...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 231
Views: 3672

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

SH and Oklahoma are channeling their inner Baron....choking like dogs.

The Sooners at least have a legit excuse....as Tre Young goes so go they....when he sucks they suck...they don't have much else....SH? They don't have an excuse.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4670

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

48-30 on rebounds means our effort wasn't the best folks....some games we're great on the boards and some games we just aren't...like it isn't close. And the slowdown with a small lead at the end of games has to stop....Dan has to see it isn't working, why keep doing it? Against better teams it mean...
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4670

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

Didn't realize EC went 0 for 5....that's pathetic. Not clutch.

Jeff Dowtin...beast....thank you he's a sophomore. He at least is clutch most of the time.
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4670

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

True LaSalle is a different team at home.....

But how do we get refs like this? Blue Man is right...in the past we would have lost games like this.

Lots of work to do boys....
by rambone 78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4670

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

I could not bring myself to post anything watching this game.....wtf....93 points given up, ot or not? Wtf happened to our defense? Also, sorry but Dan needs to watch film of himself over coaching at the end of games. This has become a disturbing trend. yeah it's a win....the alternative would REALL...
by rambone 78
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7517

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

Headed to Florida.....last year we won our games while I was there.....good luck charm lol?
by rambone 78
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel
Replies: 1707
Views: 63068

Re: The Coaching Carousel

Moore is set to make another 500K next season...he isn't going anywhere.....but after that he might leave especially if URI doesn't bump up his regular salary....which I think they will do, but nowhere near 500K of course.... I think the assistants' pool has to jump big time to keep Cox and Moore ar...
by rambone 78
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 756
Views: 31149

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

It's fine as long as it's between a 4 or 5, or 5 or 6......let's not lose any games so we don't possibly get screwed as in between a 7 or 8 seed....

because you just know that will happen if we give the committee any ammo to do so.....
by rambone 78
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/9 | Davidson Wildcats | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 250
Views: 5912

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

They have a stud though in Grady......he's good and will be really good......if they can bring in a couple more guys to complement him, they will be tough going forward. Next season will be a real horse race....ha ha 72. Several contenders to win the conference. As long as our recruiting class is as...
by rambone 78
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 756
Views: 31149

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Agree with those who think we won't be a 2 or 3.....just don't have enough Q1 wins....and as we're seeing, the committee is putting a heavy emphasis on that, right or wrong. Happens when you play in a conference that right now has very few opportunities for those type of wins. One loss will cost us ...
by rambone 78
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 756
Views: 31149

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

I doubt we'll be a 2 or 3 even if we win out.....and that's including the A10 tourney.

Yes our RPI indicates that, but our Kenpom and BPI don't. The committee will be using all 3 of those metrics when seeding. Throw in the SOR too.

A 4 if we win out, imo. 5 with one loss, 6 with 2 losses.
by rambone 78
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 679
Views: 29918

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

If we beat Richmond but lose to St. Bonaventure, I think we will still be ranked.

However I don't think we will lose.

2 wins next week and we are league champs. Davidson will definitely lose at least another game.
by rambone 78
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel
Replies: 1707
Views: 63068

Re: The Coaching Carousel

Right now if I were Dan, I wouldn't pay 10 cents to play them.....
by rambone 78
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/9 | Davidson Wildcats | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 250
Views: 5912

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

Other than their 2 seniors, they are young. Have improved a lot since conference play began.....of course being so reliant on the 3 ball makes them more one dimensional...... Richmond is another young team that is improving......and the Bonnies? As Adams goes, so go they. We will need no less than a...
by rambone 78
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/9 | Davidson Wildcats | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 250
Views: 5912

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

This game, and the next 2 after this, are looking to be tougher than thought just a couple of weeks ago.

All 3 are playing well. Can we win all 3?

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