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by PlayMikeMotenMore
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 PA SG - Tyrese Martin (URI Commit)
Replies: 114
Views: 5421

Re: '18 PA SG - Tyrese Martin (URI Commit)

"the big jump happens from sophomore to junior." This statement is no longer true, especially for major college basketball. Coaches (and players) expect the largest improvement from freshman to sophomore year. In this day and age, if you're waiting for somebody to make the jump by his juni...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Scheduling Q&A
Replies: 82
Views: 2800

Re: Scheduling Q&A

Games usually start at 7 and then the next round of games usually start at 9 for TV purposes. Price of poker just went up. That's what happens when you get an NCAA Qualification, an NCAA 1st Round win, a consensus preseason pick to win the A10 and a Head Coach who has interest from fans and the pre...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Boon Street Basketball
Replies: 5
Views: 674

Re: Boon Street Basketball

Many of these same players used to play in the East Greenwich Summer League at Eldridge Courts. Both Fiore brothers, who I had to match up with, were physical players but generally good guys (well respected). Bobby Rietz played with them too. Kevin Barboza who played for the famed Washington General...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 602
Views: 28990

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)

Would love to see Rhody schedule a home and home with a Gonzaga too. And don't say Gonzaga is too big. They did a home and home with St. Joe's in recent years. The difference in Gonzaga playing St. John's means 1) the Zags played at MSG, which is a huge deal and 2) they got some national TV exposur...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
4 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 602
Views: 28990

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)

Would love to see Rhody schedule a home and home with a Gonzaga too. And don't say Gonzaga is too big. They did a home and home with St. Joe's in recent years. The difference in Gonzaga playing St. John's means 1) the Zags played at MSG, which is a huge deal and 2) they got some national TV exposur...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
3 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)
Replies: 328
Views: 21336

Re: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Offer)

Nobody said the kid can't play. Their point is the players going to Duke these days are lottery picks and 1st round NBA picks. Unless Swider is equal to Brandon Ingram, Justice Winslow, Jabari Parker, and others (like Jayson Tatum this year). You nor he should feel offended by others who would quest...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
4 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)
Replies: 328
Views: 21336

Re: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Offer)

Billyboy78 wrote:75% from 3...possibly the best high school shooter I've ever seen.


Then you never saw Jimmy Chitwood.
by PlayMikeMotenMore
4 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 PA SF - Jack Clark (Offer)
Replies: 14
Views: 1301

Re: '18 PA SF - Jack Clark (Offer)

He did have some great seasons in the NL. He came to Boston at age 35 and only played one more year. Kind of odd that still to this day, so many players are great in the NL and then stink it up when they come over to the AL..some in their primes. (There are exceptions but...) Adam Dunn Edgar Renter...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
4 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 602
Views: 28990

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)

CORRECTION: I have heard from a very good source that Rothstein jumped the gun on this Alabama-URI basketball game. He got his facts wrong. It's actually URI vs. Alabama in football. Apparently, Nick Saban is looking to impress the BCS selection committee with an impressive road win at Meade Stadium...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
4 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 PA SF - Jack Clark (Offer)
Replies: 14
Views: 1301

Re: '18 PA SF - Jack Clark (Offer)

He might be good at hoops but he was brutal as a DH for the Red Sox. Man did he get booed...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
4 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)
Replies: 328
Views: 21336

Re: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Offer)

Those "Midwestern schools in the actual middle of nowhere" are what make them great. They're called college towns. Bloomington, IN, Champaign, IL, Iowa City, IA....the town/city revolves around the university culturally, socially, and economically. Usually the university is the largest em...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
4 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)
Replies: 328
Views: 21336

Re: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Offer)

Those "Midwestern schools in the actual middle of nowhere" are what make them great. They're called college towns. Bloomington, IN, Champaign, IL, Iowa City, IA....the town/city revolves around the university culturally, socially, and economically. Usually the university is the largest emp...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
4 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '19 Jamaican C - Kofi Cockburn (Offer)
Replies: 50
Views: 2271

Re: '19 Jamaican C - Kofi Cockburn (Offer)

Wait a second...u think a marijuana joke in reference to someone being from Jamaica is offensive / racist? Have you spent much time in Jamaica? I have many Jamaican friends in the US and Jamaica and I don't know a single one that would take offense to that. On topic: this guy looks like the real de...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
5 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2813
Views: 173838

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

The A10's best go to the Big East and what happens? They leapfrog the existing Big East teams and go right to the top of the standings. Doesn't reflect too well on PC, GTown, St. John's, etc. when Xavier, Butler, and Creighton (from The Valley) have come in and stomped those "traditional" ...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1570
Views: 47510

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Here's a link to a MAC message board which shows D-1 men's basketball budgets...you might find this interesting information. (or you might not)
http://csnbbs.com/thread-813807-post-14 ... id14226101
by PlayMikeMotenMore
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1570
Views: 47510

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

https://twitter.com/MattGlenesk/status/852504942707449856 Not sure of Creighton coaching structure, but could this move Preston to top assistant or associate HC? Any relation to former Charlotte coach Bobby Lutz? Chris Lutz was a former player at Purdue. Without doing any research, I'm going to gue...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Happy Easter!
Replies: 4
Views: 349

Re: Happy Easter!

Happy Passover to all, as well...celebrating the Israelites liberation from Egyptian slavery to freedom.
by PlayMikeMotenMore
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week
Replies: 85
Views: 4555

Re: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week

We all want the same thing: continued excellence. I'm in the group that thinks Hurley has us in position to do that. Others are much more skeptical and have a "show me" attitude. That's fine. It's all opinion and perception. URI accomplished more this season that in the Harrick-Lamar year...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week
Replies: 85
Views: 4555

Re: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week

It's because you're an asshole. Don't give me this "I use objective facts to make points" bullshit. You do no such thing. You come here to make people feel bad for rooting for their team. You have been here for years, I think, and I haven't seen you make one valid point about anything. Cl...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week
Replies: 85
Views: 4555

Re: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week

Careful everyone, make sure that guy Rod from Cranston doesn't see this thread he'll all everyone rectums and talk about feces. He clearly doesn't like the fact that the administration is doing what they can to keep DH in the Ocean State... seems like a closet PC Friar fan to me... We are not doing...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week
Replies: 85
Views: 4555

Re: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week

Careful everyone, make sure that guy Rod from Cranston doesn't see this thread he'll all everyone rectums and talk about feces. He clearly doesn't like the fact that the administration is doing what they can to keep DH in the Ocean State... seems like a closet PC Friar fan to me... We are not doing...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1570
Views: 47510

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

I feel like people don't understand how good it is for Dan's name to be out in high profile coaching searches. It does not benefit to Dan, our program, or our recruiting efforts to immediately shut down rumors and stop the free national press from telling everyone how good our coach is and how wort...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 455
Views: 9424

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

Good one, Blue Man. Even I'm not in the same ballpark....... Hey, we are one more good big away from being the odds on favorite to win the A10 next year...well maybe VCU is with us if they keep their recruits...that's some serious size they have coming in if it holds. Young or not. Bone. You have s...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 455
Views: 9424

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

Hey PMMM, while I don't wish you had died, I do wish you'd get your head out of your ass! Our guys put it all out there for each other, made an epic late season run into the second round of the NCAA tourney slicing through the A10 tourney on the way, lost by one possession to a 3 seed basically wit...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 455
Views: 9424

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

For all of you who think the officiating had no effect on the game, or wasn't the prime reason we lost that game, GFY. I've been following this team since I was a junior in HS in 1962, and have seen a lot of ups and downs, and a lot of games, and this is in the top 5 of the most poorly officiated P...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 455
Views: 9424

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

For all of you who think the officiating had no effect on the game, or wasn't the prime reason we lost that game, GFY. I've been following this team since I was a junior in HS in 1962, and have seen a lot of ups and downs, and a lot of games, and this is in the top 5 of the most poorly officiated P...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 455
Views: 9424

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

Anybody who comes on here to disparage this team after their tremendous revival is the sort of person who heckles the eulogy at a funeral. Congratulations, PMMM. You have won the A-hole of the Year Award. Please feel free to share this award with your family. I'm sure they will appreciate it. How d...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 455
Views: 9424

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

Stop crying about the refs. Bad calls happen. It goes both ways. Deal with it. Should've been block call on EC's drive. Well, EC forced the ref to make a bad call by making a bad decision to drive 1-on-2. Dumb play. Earlier in the year on this board some were putting out a "conspiracy theory&q...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 455
Views: 9424

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

Stop crying about the refs. Bad calls happen. It goes both ways. Deal with it. Should've been block call on EC's drive. Well, EC forced the ref to make a bad call by making a bad decision to drive 1-on-2. Dumb play. Earlier in the year on this board some were putting out a "conspiracy theory&qu...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Whom is going to Sacramento for 1st Round? Chance to watch Future Recruits on Off day
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: Whom is going to Sacramento for 1st Round? Chance to watch Future Recruits on Off day

ATPTourFan wrote:That's why you're so beloved here, PMMM.


Thanks. I didn't know anybody beloved me. Somebody has to mop up all the spilled milk around here.
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Whom is going to Sacramento for 1st Round? Chance to watch Future Recruits on Off day
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: Whom is going to Sacramento for 1st Round? Chance to watch Future Recruits on Off day

To WHOM It May Concern,

Um brother..."whom is going to Sacramento?" Please tell me that English is your 2nd language...or that you never graduated elementary school.
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1570
Views: 47510

Re: Duquesne fires Ferry

bigappleram wrote:They sure did. Ferry, Patsos and Skerry were all wanted by some here. None of them have done jack shit.


You might want to check your facts regarding Pat Skerry. Look at where Towson was before he got there and look at Towson now. That's outstanding work by Pat Skerry.
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Selection show
Replies: 108
Views: 2658

Re: Selection show

10-12 seeds don't matter all that much so I wouldn't take it as a big diss. Like I was saying the committee does not like making a bunch of late changes so our seed was never going way up based on winning today. 100% agree that it is a great draw for us. Not only is Creighton beatable but I'm not e...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017 Atlantic 10 Champions
Replies: 98
Views: 2788

Re: A10 Champions

A-10 Tournament Champions.
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI G - David Duke (Offer)
Replies: 36
Views: 4055

Re: '18 RI G - David Duke (Offer)

Where's Coach K? Needs to offer.
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-17 Bracketology
Replies: 1474
Views: 40732

Re: 2016-17 Bracketology

adam914 wrote:
PlayMikeMotenMore wrote:Thanks for the news flash.


Man you must be a lot of fun to hang out with.


People who state the obvious must be fun to hang out with.
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-17 Bracketology
Replies: 1474
Views: 40732

Re: 2016-17 Bracketology

Thanks for the news flash.
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #28: VCU Saturday Feb 25 2:00PM Ryan Center ESPN2
Replies: 300
Views: 6407

Re: Game #28: VCU Saturday Feb 25 2:00PM Ryan Center ESPN2

neil wrote:Eli - I'm a dreamer too. Don't stick a fork in the ram yet.


Sorry, the fork has been stuck for quite a while. You can dream all you want.
by PlayMikeMotenMore
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #28: VCU Saturday Feb 25 2:00PM Ryan Center ESPN2
Replies: 300
Views: 6407

Re: Game #28: VCU Saturday Feb 25 2:00PM Ryan Center ESPN2

Bunky writes of Hurley setting the bar high for expectations.
In reality, due to recent outcomes and history, Hurley has set the bar low...we all expect URI piss down their leg when the spotlight is on.
by PlayMikeMotenMore
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Retired Jerseys
Replies: 43
Views: 930

Re: Retired Jerseys

Mike Moten's #54...this discussion should be shut down if Moten's name doesn't come up. Shame on all of you.
by PlayMikeMotenMore
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #27: @ La Salle Tuesday Feb 21, 6:00PM CBSSN
Replies: 135
Views: 2817

Re: Game #27: @ La Salle Tuesday Feb 21, 6:00PM CBSSN

This is a must win game for us let's get the job done boys and girls Enough of the "must win" games. I thought the Dayton games were must win? Wasn't Richmond must win? After losing at home Dayton, didn't the rest of the schedule become must win? And then they lost to Fordham. Put a fork ...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-17 Bracketology
Replies: 1474
Views: 40732

Re: 2016-17 Bracketology

See if you can fill in the teams: Record (SOS); wins vs top25 RPI (lunardi seed) 15-11 (52); vs 5, vs 12, at 25 (11) 16-12 (60); vs 12; vs 15 (12) 16-10 (66); vs 2; vs 18; at 22 (11) 17-10 (49); at 3 (11) 17-9 (51); vs 14 (n) (out) 17-9 (53); at 1 (7) 18-8 (69); vs 11, vs 15 (10) 18-8 (68); vs 5 (9...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #25: Fordham Wednesday Feb 15, 7:00PM Ryan Center
Replies: 288
Views: 6103

Re: Game #25: Fordham Wednesday Feb 15, 7:00PM Ryan Center

Kids like to run. Penders took a half-court grind em out offense and a zone defense team, and turned them loose. They ran and played pressure defense. It helped to have all time great Silk Owens, as his PG and leader. He played with a bullet in his arm. Guys like Tommy Garrick, John Evans and Kenny...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #25: Fordham Wednesday Feb 15, 7:00PM Ryan Center
Replies: 288
Views: 6103

Re: Game #25: Fordham Wednesday Feb 15, 7:00PM Ryan Center

Now folks are breaking down warm-ups and layup lines? Classic. This is not a good TEAM. They haven't been all year. They have good players (I do believe that) but this team does not gel. Part of it is on the players and part of it is on the coaches for not putting them in the best position to succee...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 979
Views: 41920

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show - TONIGHT 6pm The Mews Tavern

BTW, unless the show features more than one coach it should read "COACH'S SHOW." Well done. Good catch. As I've noted before on this board, how one writes (and speaks) says a lot about a person. Sloppy grammar and spelling is a poor reflection on a person, university, etc. (and a country ...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 39
Views: 1222

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

rod is right, while Kansas played well in the last minutes, they were very much helped by WVU's total collapse at the close. You play excellently for 37 minutes and then fritter it away in just 3 minutes. Unbelievable, but it does happen. Yes, WVU crapped their pants. But the difference vs. URI... ...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Major Disconnects
Replies: 33
Views: 1031

Re: Major Disconnects

Not really seeing a disconnect. RPI is a factor, not a be-all end-all. Road wins, SOS, Top-50, Top-100 wins are all extremely important factors as well. According to RPIForecast, we're 1-4 against projected top 50 teams, 2-7 vs. Top 100 teams. This is the same story every year. We beat up on sub-10...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Experimental rule will reset team fouls to 0 at 10 min mark of each half in 2017 NIT tournament
Replies: 19
Views: 335

Re: Experimental rule will reset team fouls to 0 at 10 min mark of each half in 2017 NIT tournament

6 personal fouls will be a hackfest. For the sake of discussion, let's reverse the rule for a second. (We can do that right? It's a message board!) In the PMMM world, we're going to reduce the number of fouls allowed to 4 per game. In my opinion, there would be less hand checking, less wrestling on ...

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