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by rodfromcranston
9 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Projo Fairness
Replies: 47
Views: 791

Re: Projo Fairness

Cut the shit Blue Man, and go back and re-read
some of your commentary from last year, before
the March surge.
I don't know anyone,"openly weeping" about any of this.
The f-bombs and lashing out at us, is only by YOU,
who also is the only person defending Koch and Projo.
by rodfromcranston
10 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Projo Fairness
Replies: 47
Views: 791

Re: Projo Fairness

I'm with BAR and DP on this Koch and Projo issue. I'm tired of that writer preaching down to our fanbase, as if all that's wrong in Kingston is our fault. Anyone condoning this crap is blinded by a like for Koch, or a dislike for our fanbase. So, we're supposed to kiss his ass, because he does his j...
by rodfromcranston
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #5 - Games of Interest
Replies: 184
Views: 3380

Re: Week #5 - Games of Interest

Biggest BC win, since Skinner left BC.
Amazing.
by rodfromcranston
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

Wow!
Imagine someone suggesting Jared Terrell sit,
while five guys who aren't as good as him, start.
Full moon was last week.
by rodfromcranston
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Anybody else in Bama for tonight?
Replies: 26
Views: 993

Re: Anybody else in Bama for tonight?

Ref Higgins took Tommy Garrick out of the game in less than a minute and a half.
Loudest arena I've ever been in.
by rodfromcranston
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

So, you guys base all this on a few games here and there? He was invisible down the stretch with Oregon. Dowtin carried them vs. Creighton, not EC. 3-12 and 0-4 from 3 vs. Creighton, 4-14 1-6 from 3 vs. Oregon. Pretty poor in the biggest URI games since 1998. Yes, EC was good in the A-10 tourney. I'...
by rodfromcranston
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

Sorry, I'm sure he's a great kid and teammate, but he is clearly the most overrated player ever at URI. 41% FG% for his career, 32% from 3, for someone who's supposedly this golden offensive player. Doesn't pass well, defend well, or handle the ball well. Rebounds well for his size and position. He'...
by rodfromcranston
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Anybody else in Bama for tonight?
Replies: 26
Views: 993

Re: Anybody else in Bama for tonight?

He was from LA, but he transferred
West after Penders left.
He's coaching in the D league in L.I..
Played in Israel for six years.

Rhode Island (1987–1989)
Northern Arizona (1989–1991)
CS Dominguez Hills (1991–1992)
by rodfromcranston
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

Sorry, Bluue Man, but if you think EC handling the ball is a plus, I'd have to totally disagree. Five years and he still dribbles up to his chin, making him an easy mark to turn it over. He's has had 7 turnovers in a few games, which is unacceptable. As for Berry, unlike PC, Bama had their bigs runn...
by rodfromcranston
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

Agree, 15.
And they say Red Sox fans overrate their players.
A win vs. Alabama would have had us ranked for the
entire season, assuming we take care of
business in the A-10.
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

Top- 50?????
I'll have whatever you're smoking.
Everyone knows he has bad hands,
which is damning for a post player.
Plus, he showed very little offensive ability.
I'm with '83 on this one.
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

Unless EC plays center,
he's just adding to the overflow
of guards,
That means less time for everyone else,
and all standing around, while EC
is dribbling.
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

Berry ZERO, Preston 4, Langevine 2.
They had a combined 10 rebounds.
Plus poor defense.
Two Bama guys with career rebound nights,
one with career scoring high.
Again, our biggest and likely season long,
biggest problem.
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

17 poimt edge on free throws! Alabama got FIFTY rebounds. When did anyone get 50 rebounds against us? Dowtin, 2-11, 1-3 free throws. Garrett and Fatts were our best players tonight. Nobody else did much, besides foul out. Very disappointing, in what turned out to be a winnable games, despite the fre...
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

FUCK!
Get within one and give up a 3 point play.
Our Smufs got us back in it.
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

Cyril stinks.
They all stink tonight.
Cut it to 6 and give it right back.
Wimp is starting to annoy me.
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

Opposition bigs running the floor for easy hoops.
Is langevine hurt worse than we know?
Berry can't chase at all.
Dowtin's been horrid.
3rd game in a row Terrell hasn't played well.
Cut it to 3, and collapsed.
Shit show game.
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

Why is Robinson playing hero ball?
He's had 10 shots.
Fatts has been a non-factor.
26% shooting. Bama 52%. UGH!
Putrid interior defense and offense,
a major problem.
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

This stream sucks!
Buffering and screen freezes.
Plus we're playing like crap.
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #5 - Games of Interest
Replies: 184
Views: 3380

Re: Week #5 - Games of Interest

The last time we hired an assistant, to save recruits,
gave us Jerry D., who didn't save squat.
Players come and go, but coaches impact a
program more than any player.
If Dan leaves, I think he's got the program in
such a good place, that this becomes a desirable
job.
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #5 - Games of Interest
Replies: 184
Views: 3380

Re: Week #5 - Games of Interest

I look at Kevin Ollie as UConn's Claude English. Let me explain. When Jack Kraft had his heart attack, Claude took over. His team had 20 wins and an NIT bid, when that meant something. So, when Kraft retired, everyone felt Claude was the right choice based on what he did as HC. Ollie did even better...
by rodfromcranston
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Fatts Named A10 Rookie of the Week
Replies: 46
Views: 1116

Re: Fatts A10 ROW

In a half time discussion, Blue Man said he felt Fatts was like Tyson Wheeler. I think he's more like Silk Owens. Silk was listed at 6', but that was generous. He was a ballhawking, scoring machine, who played with a bullet in his arm, and feared nothing. He had his NYC attitude from day one. Slept ...
by rodfromcranston
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: PC vs URI Tickets
Replies: 91
Views: 3839

Re: PC vs URI Tickets

Congratulations to you and your wife,f2010!!!
Kudos to Sandman012!!!
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

So, other than ESPN3 stream, the Alabama game won't
be shown anywhere in this area?
BAH! HUMBUG!
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 550
Views: 11401

Re: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)

The ______ went over the mountain began with a win over Brown. It was easy to sing "The bear went over the mountain..... and Rhody kicked his ass!" Then bear was replaced by whatever mascot we beat. It was great when the whole Keaney Gym would be singing it. As for Rhody, geez, this one ha...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 8027

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

Wake up call.... Look, if Cooley had been less worried about officiating, he'd have noticed Watson continually beating Berry and Langevine, down the floor, at will. Watson has a few bunnies doing that. Could have been a much different game, if they concentrated on that. Maybe our defense disrupted t...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 550
Views: 11401

Re: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)

Lurker, it must not have been me.
I didn't eat my pretzel until I got to my seat.
Bought one for my daughter, but never found her
during half time. Carried it around until I gave it to her
after the game.
I was very happy to see my KB friends again, today.
Very glad to be back at the Ryan Center, too.
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 550
Views: 11401

Re: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)

Wow! Just back from the RC and International Pockets. What a great show by our guys! Jarvis and Fatts completely took Cartright out of the game. His only 2 points came near the end. When Fatts came in in the first half, he turned the game around. He caused a slew of turnovers and generally drove PC ...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 550
Views: 11401

Re: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)

Sly had personally outscored PC. when he was
taken out of the game.
Idiots out in force.
Did you know a YUGE percentage URI students are really PC fans?
I'm sure there's a few, but surly not to the extent
that their board thinks.
Some wild comments on both sides. Ugh!
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 550
Views: 11401

Re: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)

As for Kreskin Koch, let me recall a game or two from the past. It was the last URI-PC game at Keaney Gym. A so-so Rhody team, lead by Steve Rowell, beat the great Marvin-Ernie Friars. A Jack Kraft team with five wins, beat a very good PC team at the PCC. We beat PC by 44 points in game one of Sly's...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 550
Views: 11401

Re: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)

Sounds like Sarah Huckabee Sanders prepared
Koch's explanation.
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 550
Views: 11401

Re: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)

Anyone catch McNamara-Koch's podcast? Kevin picked URI. For all you Koch lovers, not only did he pick PC, but said PC could well win 15-16 of the next 20 games vs. URI. Never liked Koch and reallllly can't stand him after that comment. Even McNamara tried to tone Koch down, saying it was a series wh...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 550
Views: 11401

Re: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)

Wow! Cooley's just being passive-aggressive.
Some clown on their board calling the RC,
"a glorified high school gym".
Guess this goof has never been there.
Another saying that PC should stop the series unless
it's played at the Dunk.
Idiots like these, give fan bases a bad name.
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/28 | Brown Bears | 7:00PM
Replies: 188
Views: 4279

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

Got it on FB through Netflix.
Horrid feed, with lots of buffering.
Chapel must be paid by the word.
No box score on ESPN, so no idea of who's
doing what.
Terrell seems to be alone in the corner all night,
and being ignored.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: TV/Internet Streaming
Replies: 41
Views: 1673

Re: TV/Internet Streaming

Chris Disano is the ultimate pro.
He not only knows URI, but he's encyclopedic
on the entire A-10.
He clearly articulates this, but not in
an obnoxious Jay Billis way.
Plus, he's a great guy, and very likable.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ALL HAIL JARED TERRELL
Replies: 17
Views: 622

Re: ALL HAIL JARED TERRELL

Love Jared Terrell's game. He is our best player, contrary to what every TV announcer says. Someone mentioned a "Cuttino Mobley senior season", for Terrell. That is well within his abilities. The only negative I could see was Hurley deferring to EC, as he always has, when he comes back. Wi...
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/24 | Virginia Cavaliers | 7:30PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 239
Views: 5424

Re: 11/24 | Virginia Cavaliers | 7:30PM (ESPNU)

I guess anyone who doesn't see this team or its coach as the second coming of the Bill Walton, John Wooden UCLA teams, must be a lousy fan, and be subjected to f-bomb tirades. Whatever..... As for who does what in practice, back when URI basketball practices were open and not treated like a Seal Tea...
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #3 - Games of Interest.
Replies: 106
Views: 3009

Re: Week #3 - Games of Interest.

Glad PRT mentioned the Florida-Gonzaga game.
Just fun to watch.
That said, Gonzaga has nowhere near the talent
they've had in the past.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/24 | Virginia Cavaliers | 7:30PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 239
Views: 5424

Re: 11/24 | Virginia Cavaliers | 7:30PM (ESPNU)

Agree.
Akele isn't a perfectly serviceable anything.
He's foul prone, useless on the boards, and lost
at both ends of the floor.
How bad is Laysard not to get any time over this guy?
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/24 | Virginia Cavaliers | 7:30PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 239
Views: 5424

Re: 11/24 | Virginia Cavaliers | 7:30PM (ESPNU)

Good point, 86. SWC. it's not like we have a SF who can come in and get points. We have either guards or center types.Zero forwards, SF or PF, really. Teams who call 6'7" guys guards, are just playing psyche games. Those 6'7" "guards" on Nevada, scored on many inside plays. URI a...
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Lack of marketing (lazy old regime wasting DH's time?)
Replies: 96
Views: 2715

Re: Lack of marketing (lazy old regime wasting DH's time?)

Not to be a broken record, but...... we haven't beaten PC in SEVEN years! In my 54 plus years of following URI basketball, I doubt we've ever gone seven years without doing so. The perception in this state is simple. Whoever wins that game rules the state, regardless of record or conference. Beating...
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/24 | Virginia Cavaliers | 7:30PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 239
Views: 5424

Re: 11/24 | Virginia Cavaliers | 7:30PM (ESPNU)

Gee, nobody was crying last night about needing EC or Langevine. Look, so many bunnies missed, as well as 50% FT shooting. Great first half, but a ragged 2nd half. You can use the "tired legs" excuse, but VA was playing their second game in two nights, too. Terrell didn't try to force anyt...
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/23 | #20 Seton Hall Pirates | 6:00PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 278
Views: 5541

Re: 11/23 | #20 Seton Hall Pirates | 6:00PM (ESPNU)

You know, if anyone from URI is drafted,
my money is on Jared Terrell.
He is our best player, period.
He plays both ends of the floor, and he plays with
attitude.
Super win, especially without our center, and
at was was practically a home game for Seton Hall.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/23 | #20 Seton Hall Pirates | 6:00PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 278
Views: 5541

Re: 11/23 | #20 Seton Hall Pirates | 6:00PM (ESPNU)

Great play so far!
Love Terrell. 18 points. Robinson adding 10 points.
Seton Hall is tough inside, but probably
every team will be a challenge up front.
Laysard played what? 10 seconds? 3 fouls!
Gotta get something out of him, the sooner, the better.
by rodfromcranston
3 weeks ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 359
Views: 20669

Re: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)

Pretty sure Carr was still on staff in May.
by rodfromcranston
3 weeks ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 359
Views: 20669

Re: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (Offer)

This from 6 months ago. You send Jim Carr,(yawn!) while other schools sent their head coaches. Kid probably felt he wasn't a priority for URI. 331 posts and seven pages. What is being tapped danced around is, what I wrote on page one. If this player was such a priority, you put your best foot forwar...
by rodfromcranston
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The EC Wristwatch - Bad Timing
Replies: 120
Views: 3648

Re: The EC Wristwatch

Tough news.
As BAR said, we have depth at guard and Terrell
does well when EC is out
I hope Dan doesn't do his hang-dog act, like he
did a couple of years ago.
As the leader, his attitude effects the players.
Belichick and Brad Stevens don't mourn their lost
players, they just go to Plan B, and win.
by rodfromcranston
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/13 | Nevada Wolf Pack | 11:30PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 375
Views: 6116

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

Still wondering why Dowtin played 34 minutes, while everyone and his mother,was yo-yoing in and out of the game, all night? Speaking of Seton Hall, the idea of Delgado against our frontline, is a scary one. Big, tough, old school, post player. Hurley obviously has zero faith in Laysard and Tertsea. ...
by rodfromcranston
4 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/13 | Nevada Wolf Pack | 11:30PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 375
Views: 6116

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

EC Matthews, blah,blah, blah....
Did these bozos once say that Terrell had
18 second half points?
44 free throws for Nevada! It's like
playing St. Joe's in Philly.
Those two flings from 3 that Nevada threw in were
killers.
by rodfromcranston
4 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/13 | Nevada Wolf Pack | 11:30PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 375
Views: 6116

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

Lot of spirit shown to make a game of this.
Still, how many layups is Nevada going to get?
Some back breakers just as we tied or within two.

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