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by PlayMikeMotenMore
4 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Attendance- Perspective
Replies: 43
Views: 918

Re: Attendance- Perspective

.......people hold season tickets then are no shows......? If the ticket is sold it's counted towards attendance whether you go or not Just from a marketing perspective, we SHOULD do it this way, but I am almost positive that we don't. I have a family member that worked in the arena business for 30...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
4 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 8227

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

https://m.popkey.co/23517d/jgVO_f-maxage-0_s-200x150.gif Way to be a condensending d-bag. You never let me down. Do you have a source that knows otherwise? Do tell. First of all, you do not need to come with the personal attacks just because someone disagrees with your opinion on a message board. S...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
4 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Attendance- Perspective
Replies: 43
Views: 918

Re: Attendance- Perspective

Well I think that's a pretty lousy comparison -- If URI was selling out the Ryan Center every night, of course you could sit and point out the fact that you are selling out every night and say "How much more could we be doing in a bigger arena?" That's your Red Sox comp ... Fenway is smal...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
12 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Attendance- Perspective
Replies: 43
Views: 918

Re: Attendance- Perspective

Fact: Joe Casual Basketball Fan is more likely to drive 15 minutes from Pawtucket to Providence for a college basketball game on a Tuesday night at 7pm after a day of work than drive 45 minutes (in light traffic) to Kingston at the same time on the same night to watch a game. Diehards will drive the...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 8227

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

I'm not mad, but I am disappointed. Easily winnable game and we played (I hope) our worst game of the year. Just a completely frustrating night. My biggest concern here is that I just don't think Alabam is very good after watching them. I think of the "big 5" teams on the OOC schedule, th...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 8227

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

I'm not mad, but I am disappointed. Easily winnable game and we played (I hope) our worst game of the year. Just a completely frustrating night. My biggest concern here is that I just don't think Alabam is very good after watching them. I think of the "big 5" teams on the OOC schedule, th...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/28 | Brown Bears | 7:00PM
Replies: 188
Views: 4289

Re: 11/28 | Brown Bears | 7:00PM

We beat PC and you’re over here posting in the Brown thread about Michael Johnson. I can’t. And you're over here reading it (although you didn't really read it because it wasn't about Michael Johnson. I used that to make a point...that is called an analogy.) But not only are you reading about it po...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/28 | Brown Bears | 7:00PM
Replies: 188
Views: 4289

Re: 11/28 | Brown Bears | 7:00PM

Until or unless this team becomes a perennial/count on Top 20 team, aren't these things going to prevent it from filling the house midweek against nobody? -out in the middle of the woods -1/2 hr from closest city (which already has a successful BE team) -only one lane roads to get it I LOVE those t...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/28 | Brown Bears | 7:00PM
Replies: 188
Views: 4289

Re: 11/28 | Brown Bears | 7:00PM

Dan has done a lot here, but I don't blame the fan that still needs it to be proven that this team is for real. How many years of hype have we heard about this team, and we only hit pay dirt last year because we got hit in the A10 tourney. Brown is about the least "sexy" opponent ever, I ...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The EC Wristwatch - Bad Timing
Replies: 120
Views: 3656

Re: The EC Wristwatch - Bad Timing

We are two games into the season and whining about officiating has already begun. Boo hoo.
by PlayMikeMotenMore
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/13 | Nevada Wolf Pack | 11:30PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 375
Views: 6147

Re: 11/13 | Nevada Wolf Pack | 11:30PM (ESPNU)

This is the "same ole Rhody" story... We lost a close, OOC road game against a tough opponent. Like clockwork. But it's not the same ole Rhody story, they re-wrote the narrative last season with a run through the A10 tourney and two ncaa games. It's a tough loss to a tough team on their h...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Big News Forthcoming???
Replies: 304
Views: 12286

Re: Big News Forthcoming???

I am only saying it is bazar. The length of the investigation. The fact there was one. The issue that the PD didn't tell the cop to move on. Like will this make it past an arraignment? Way to use resources and waste peoples' time. It's bizarre not bazar. The length of time for an investigation is i...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Bill Koch taking Rhody questions, October 16, 2017
Replies: 64
Views: 2472

Re: Bill Koch taking Rhody questions tonight....

Putting aside that an endorsement from PMMM might be the least desirable thing on the internet, I appreciate Bill coming here and answering the bell. I don't have any issue with some reality being introduced to this fan base. God knows it needs it sometimes and I've felt the need to go there myself...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Bill Koch taking Rhody questions, October 16, 2017
Replies: 64
Views: 2472

Re: Bill Koch taking Rhody questions tonight....

Putting aside that an endorsement from PMMM might be the least desirable thing on the internet, I appreciate Bill coming here and answering the bell. I don't have any issue with some reality being introduced to this fan base. God knows it needs it sometimes and I've felt the need to go there myself...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Bill Koch taking Rhody questions, October 16, 2017
Replies: 64
Views: 2472

Re: Bill Koch taking Rhody questions tonight....

Bill,

You're doing fine. People are over-sensitive. Posters should try to be more journalistic. Like you, they can post an opinion but that opinion should be based on facts. Some people on here don't like facts thrown at them.
by PlayMikeMotenMore
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 440
Views: 24059

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

Here is the headline I would write at the projo " Brendan Adams locks down URI with the Nations #15 recruiting class next year" I did not think the first couple of lines from the ProJo article were all that lame: "What could arguably be the premier recruiting class in the history of ...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Four college basketball assistant coaches hit with federal fraud, corruption charges
Replies: 166
Views: 5058

Re: Four college basketball assistant coaches hit with federal fraud, corruption charges

Other possible names for coach... http://www.courier-journal.com/story/sports/college/louisville/2017/09/27/louisville-cardinals-basketball-who-might-replace-rick-pitino/707259001/ I guess it is still a premier job and obviously a lot of money and a great conference, but whoever takes the job has a...
by PlayMikeMotenMore
3 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 PA SG - Tyrese Martin (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 138
Views: 8603

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
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Scheduling Q&A
Replies: 158
Views: 5606

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 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Boon Street Basketball
Replies: 5
Views: 740

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 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 674
Views: 35712

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: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 674
Views: 35712

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
6 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)
Replies: 333
Views: 22823

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
7 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)
Replies: 333
Views: 22823

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
7 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 PA SF - Jack Clark (LaSalle)
Replies: 17
Views: 1945

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
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 674
Views: 35712

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
7 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 PA SF - Jack Clark (LaSalle)
Replies: 17
Views: 1945

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
7 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)
Replies: 333
Views: 22823

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
7 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)
Replies: 333
Views: 22823

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
7 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '19 Jamaican C - Kofi Cockburn (Offer)
Replies: 50
Views: 2592

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
7 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2882
Views: 184105

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
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 52239

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
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 52239

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
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Happy Easter!
Replies: 4
Views: 373

Re: Happy Easter!

Happy Passover to all, as well...celebrating the Israelites liberation from Egyptian slavery to freedom.
by PlayMikeMotenMore
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week
Replies: 85
Views: 4828

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
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week
Replies: 85
Views: 4828

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
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week
Replies: 85
Views: 4828

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
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week
Replies: 85
Views: 4828

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
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 52239

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
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 455
Views: 10593

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
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 455
Views: 10593

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
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 455
Views: 10593

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
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 455
Views: 10593

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
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 455
Views: 10593

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
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 455
Views: 10593

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
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 455
Views: 10593

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
9 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: 446

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.

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