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by rodfromcranston
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1570
Views: 47537

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Speaking of U.Maine,
I saw a billboard here, that said,
"Attend U Maine for URI in-state costs".
Interesting.
by rodfromcranston
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Jarvis' Summer
Replies: 8
Views: 471

Re: Jarvis' Summer

Love this kid!
Just gritty and gutty, 100% all the time.
by rodfromcranston
4 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)
Replies: 326
Views: 21030

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Add Biggie Minis to the list of guys who left.
Oneykaba, too.
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris (URI Commit)
Replies: 129
Views: 5416

Re: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris (Offer)

Plenty of room in Tootell for a retrofit.
I like that idea better than a stand alone building.
Makes more sense from a cost factor.
Just land a big man, and off we go!
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Mayweather-Mcgregor
Replies: 19
Views: 374

Re: Mayweather-Mcgregor

Boxing is a sham. GGG won the fight. Alvarez backed up all night long. As Atlas said, it was the ocean vs. a log. Coupled with the atrocious decision, the HBO crew were slanting everything towards Alvarez, all night, especially the obnoxious gasbag, Max Kellerman. As Atlas said post fight, "fol...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 PA SG - Tyrese Martin (URI Commit)
Replies: 114
Views: 5432

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

I watched a bunch of Martin's stuff on You Tube last night. I think he could be a real steal. Nice shot, that he get off quickly. One play he went baseline by 3 guys and scored. Can't wait to see him play in Kingston. His coach compares him to Josh Hart, in his playing style. If he's half that good,...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)
Replies: 326
Views: 21030

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

So, you have set yourself up as the ultimate arbiter in what is right and wrong? Wow! I think I have a bigger social media footprint than anyone here. so I think I have a grasp of it. You think only people under 40 have a brain or humor? Politics? Guess you don't see Twitter's content, unless it's a...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)
Replies: 326
Views: 21030

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

If someone's "sadness in their soul" is caused by a game, then that person needs to get a life. There's more to life than sports. We saw some of your negative comments on Facebook after losses, but you keep those away from this board. You even got blasted by Andrea Hurley on one of those r...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 PA SG - Tyrese Martin (URI Commit)
Replies: 114
Views: 5432

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

Love it!
Pure shooter, who can also put it on the floor.
Big step forward for 2018 class.
Now, get the big guy who can actually be a difference
maker, and the future is very bright for Rhody basketball!
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: US News & World Report-URI #156
Replies: 12
Views: 261

Re: US News & World Report-URI #156

Holy Cross rated #33. $64,000 tuition and board per year!!!
Wow!
URI tied with UMass-Lowell??????? Seriously?
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Transfer Eligibility Changing ?
Replies: 35
Views: 650

Re: Transfer Eligibility Changing ?

Wow! Everybody and his mother will be transferring!
The only deterrent was sitting out a year.
Now comes chaos.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1570
Views: 47537

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Sorry guys.
Someday the internet will come out with a sarcasm font
and a joking font.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1570
Views: 47537

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Are you guys on serious? You think a guy run out of town for lying to Thorr, is going to somehow deliver the number on player to URI? Same guy who couldn't even get a juco target to visit? Just preposterous. Also, how many players did Bob Sr. send to URI from St. Anthony's? ZERO. So, he somehow goin...
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1570
Views: 47537

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Can't find any real info on this University School.
Is it a high school?
Long way from A-10, in any case
by rodfromcranston
3 weeks ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2813
Views: 173866

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

I think Hassan was the only four year impact player who was a front court recruit. Iverson was a transfer, which puts him in a different category. Langevin looks like he's the real deal, so that's TWO four year big guys in five seasons. Compare that to the harvest of quality guards brought in over t...
by rodfromcranston
3 weeks ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 588
Views: 18540

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

They all stink. Eck critiquing every single pitch. I remember Jason Bay hit a meatball a mile, and Eck was angry at the opposing pitcher! That told me everything. Gomes, Timlin and Salty, all need to learn that they don;t need to talk every minute of the broadcast. I felt Wade Boggs was easily the m...
by rodfromcranston
3 weeks ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Mayweather-Mcgregor
Replies: 19
Views: 374

Re: Mayweather-Mcgregor

Agreed, Rod. Can't wait for GGG-Canelo. Canelo is my guy so I am hoping he can get it done. That'll be a war. I actually think this McGregor-Mayweather fight was horrible for boxing. It made it look like some dude who has never boxed in his life could get in the ring and last 10 rounds with a guy w...
by rodfromcranston
3 weeks ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Fun With Trolls
Replies: 46
Views: 331

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

Rhody Guy wrote:Rod I would have taken that as an insult.


Why?
I see lots of insults in that post, but that last line wasn't towards me,
but more on the crap I get here from time to time for not
being in lock step with the status quo folks.
Hell, I even have my own troll. :D :D :D
by rodfromcranston
3 weeks ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Mayweather-Mcgregor
Replies: 19
Views: 374

Re: Mayweather-Mcgregor

This should count as an exhibition, not a real fight. Just a farce. Mayweather rips off the public again, for big money. Waited til Pacquiao was past his prime to fight him. Pac hid a shoulder injury, to boot. Sadly, this has taken away from the focus of a truly great fight coming in a few weeks. GG...
by rodfromcranston
3 weeks ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 588
Views: 18540

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

Beginning of another YUGE collapse? Even Sale got lit up. Fister, the stopper? Anyway, Aaron Judge, (did you know he's big?) hitting .182 since the All Star break, with 16 RBI. Something about the HR Derby, just messes up player's swings. If Mike Trout didn't get hurt, he'd have had his best season ...
by rodfromcranston
3 weeks ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 588
Views: 18540

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

ESPN has mercilessly hyped Aaron Judge, as the second coming of Babe Ruth. It was as if Trout no longer existed. A month and a half on the DL, and he was forgotten. Judge has lost 50 points on his batting average, and is setting strikeout records, as he's fallen back to reality. Miami, even with Sta...
by rodfromcranston
3 weeks ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 588
Views: 18540

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

Awhile ago, I got into a discussion of the Sox trading for Giancarlo Stanton this winter. I got a lot of flack, with "He's always injured","he's not a very good player","He makes too much money, and the Sox would have to go over the luxury tax". Well, his biggest injury...
by rodfromcranston
4 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Practice Facility at PC
Replies: 69
Views: 2250

Re: Practice Facility at PC

People have financial, and cause priorities, that don't include donations to athletics. I donate to Crossroads, RI Food Bank, Animal Shelters, and Wounded Warrior Project. These are ,to me, more important than giving to college athletics, where most salaries dwarf the average person's. My support of...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Fun With Trolls
Replies: 46
Views: 331

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

Iggy1979 wrote:Rod: Didn't they throw you off the PC board once?


Yes. I defended Dan after the first URI-PC game, very vigorously,
and got banned for awhile.
That said, I'm not a hater, but rarely post on their board.
Like us and all message boards, they have knowledgeable posters and yahoos.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Fun With Trolls
Replies: 46
Views: 331

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

:lol: :lol: Gee, I kinda liked the last line of that PC post.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 CA SF Dana Tate (URI Commit)
Replies: 250
Views: 14037

Re: '18 CA SF Dana Tate (URI Commit)

Great get for Rhody basketball!
Congrats to Dan and staff for getting this done.
Big step towards building for the future.
GO,RHODY!
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 608
Views: 30371

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

"This has always struck me as stupid. Not that Calverley doesn't deserve it, but there are other guys that do too." Agree. Start with two All American, national scoring leaders, who were part of Frank Keaney's great teams. Stan Stutz and Chet Jaworski. Art Stephanson, the biggest over-achi...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 608
Views: 30371

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

I loved Hassan, but the only player to get his number retired
is Ernie Calverley.
I won't go into the list of so many others who had
careers at least as good as Hassan.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 1773

Re: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)

Ah, that's fine, Kevan.
We need a comic font and a sarcasm font here, because
it's hard to tell what's being said sometimes.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 NC PF - Kris Monroe (PC)
Replies: 45
Views: 3307

Re: '18 NC PF - Kris Monroe (Providence Commit)

Woodennickel, what happened to the PC Scout board?
It's no longer online.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Open Practice - Saturday August 5th - 9-11am
Replies: 80
Views: 3689

Re: Open Practice - Saturday August 5th - 9-11am

Miller was probably so shit faced that my granddaughters could have
beat him up.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 1773

Re: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)

If you want to have any type of post game,
your center needs to have good hands.
Hands of stone can be a huge drawback.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 1773

Re: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)

Ah, Mister Status Quo, deflects blame to a coach who's no
longer here.
So, Hurley and the rest of his crew had zero input, and
ARD just went out and signed Laysard all by himself, right?
Get real.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 1773

Re: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)

A point on Laysard.
If speed and quickness is the main issue,
I'm not sure anyone can teach that.
Rebounding technique, post moves, shooting,
can be learned, but not speed.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Top 50 players
Replies: 12
Views: 1127

Re: Top 50 players

Personally, I think Terrell is a much better all around
player than EC.
Nobody ever takes Terrell out for defense.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 1773

Re: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)

This Laysard thing is a mystery. Talked with someone today, who said Laysard was too slow to play in Hurley's system. So, the question is, why was he even recruited, and subsequently signed? Same with Tertsea, if he's such a project? For Laysard, last year was wasted, and that should have been his r...
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 608
Views: 30371

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Exactly.
He's one of the best people I know.
His sarcasm is unmatched.
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)
Replies: 326
Views: 21030

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Ramulous grew up watching Rex Trailors "Boom Town".
The highlight of the show was everyone singing,
"BOOM! BOOM! BOOOOM TOWN!"
He was traumatized by that, and boom became
a negative to him.
He has Boom Town PTSD,
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)
Replies: 326
Views: 21030

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Ramulous is suffering from a rare malady
called Azarwrotethis.
It's not contageous,however.
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 608
Views: 30371

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Ramulous wrote:Rod is very mean....I am questioning his support of Donald Trump....he knows very little of substance on many subjects...



BOOM! :D
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 608
Views: 30371

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Thanks,CT Rhody! Some guy with 10 posts takes a shot, and somebody else tries to put me in the same category as SlyWilliamsCaddy. Yes, when Carr passed a message to a fellow fan to"Tell Rod from Cranston, he's a fucking asshole", I told him, if he had a problem with me, I was at countless ...
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 608
Views: 30371

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

"No one is diminishing or disrespecting Preston. That's a Pat Riley in Kingston level of fiction." Really? Seems a now former staff member used to shit talk Preston at every chance he got, before and after Murphy left for BC. When he accused me of trying to get him fired, I asked him why h...
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 608
Views: 30371

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

It's a message board where things are discussed.
Don't like it, don't read it.
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 608
Views: 30371

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

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Hey troll, it's called reading.
You should try it.
Oh, and this entire board is in pretty much in hibernation.
Duh!
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 608
Views: 30371

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Preston was here under CFL, and
Hare was a Michigan kid who was on the fence
after CFL was fired.
Of course Hurley closed all the deals.
It's what head coaches do.
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 608
Views: 30371

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

It could also be said that without Preston being in on EC, long before he ever heard of Dan Hurley, Hurley never would have had a shot at a Michigan kid. Same with Hare. TJ was also a Preston recruit. I know the Hurley apple polishers love to diminish Preston. Sorry, his body of work here and at Cre...
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 608
Views: 30371

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Read what I wrote.
I said FOUR YEAR PLAYERS.
EC and Terrell were 4 star top 100 players.
Langevine and Dowtin were not.
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thompson potential redshirt year?
Replies: 72
Views: 4324

Re: Thompson potential redshirt year?

Redshirting Thompson,if he's unabale to play this season,
could work out well for him and the team.
You'll have a known quantity after EC, Jarvis, and Terrell leave.
by rodfromcranston
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 608
Views: 30371

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

So what? I liked Xavier Munford and did challenge GBG on his assertions about X. I make no apologies. I also recall YOU had several exchanges with him at that time. Yes, Preston was important in recruiting EC,Terrell and Jarvis. He was also key in recruiting that big man who many on this board were ...

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