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by Shaolin Swat
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Hampton Univ and A-10 talked about membership?
Replies: 67
Views: 1060

Re: Hampton Univ and A-10 talked about membership?

Ultimately, it looks like a moot point. After the A10 negotiations didn't progress, Hampton is joining the Big South.
by Shaolin Swat
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/16 | Charleston Cougars | 4:00PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2340

Re: 12/16 | Charleston Cougars | 4:00PM

Rhody15 wrote:Preston out multiple weeks due to injury.


Where'd you see that? I'm not finding anything about an injury online
by Shaolin Swat
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 8609

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

For the record, Akele missed 1 layup during that game (shot 1-4 and missed 2 Jumpers). The criticism on him that's come across here is getting ridiculous. Here are the breakdown of layups (per the Play-by-Play of the game on ESPN): Akele: 1-2 Berry: 4-5 Dowtin: 1-4 Garrett: 2-3 Preston: 1-1 Robinson...
by Shaolin Swat
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 87
Views: 4270

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

In this particular case, I think Arizona State's 6-0 record with a top 25 win has more to do with them being ranked than their KenPom ranking.
by Shaolin Swat
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Lack of marketing (lazy old regime wasting DH's time?)
Replies: 96
Views: 2888

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

Hopefully the marketing people are discussing the poor attendance of last night's game as much as we are. I think a better comparison would be the Holy Cross game two years ago, which was also the same week as the PC home game. I don't what the attendance for that was. Attendance for that Holy Cros...
by Shaolin Swat
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 1013
Views: 51044

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)

It must mean that he signed his LOI. Someone can correct me if I'm wrong but, I don't think the staff can talk about a recruit by name unless they have a signed LOI.
by Shaolin Swat
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest!
Replies: 107
Views: 2178

Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

1. 22-7
2. 15-3
3. 73.86
4. EC Matthews, 17.3
5. 5,583
by Shaolin Swat
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 740
Views: 22746

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

Sad news in the baseball world, as former pitcher Roy Halladay was killed in a plane crash in Florida.

http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/2133 ... ulf-mexico
by Shaolin Swat
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Big News Forthcoming???
Replies: 304
Views: 12600

Re: Big News Forthcoming???

So, regardless of what happens next, does it get credit for being "right again" ...even though no substance at all? Can't think of any reason to say..."Guess what, I have a secret, and I'm not telling"...unless it needs an ego-stroke. just sayin'... If there's a legit reason to ...
by Shaolin Swat
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Big News Forthcoming???
Replies: 304
Views: 12600

Re: Big News Forthcoming???

When Thompson redshirts does that free up a scholarship for this year? I could see a transfer coming in like KI did and being eligible next year. Maybe a big name recruit from one of the schools under investigation. If he winds up redshirting, that will not open up a scholarship. Redshirt players s...
by Shaolin Swat
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Big News Forthcoming???
Replies: 304
Views: 12600

Re: Big News Forthcoming???

When Thompson redshirts does that free up a scholarship for this year? I could see a transfer coming in like KI did and being eligible next year. Maybe a big name recruit from one of the schools under investigation. If he winds up redshirting, that will not open up a scholarship. Redshirt players s...
by Shaolin Swat
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Big News Forthcoming???
Replies: 304
Views: 12600

Re: Big News Forthcoming???

Like everyone else, I don't know what this is in reference to and I don't want to speculate/get my hopes up. However, by (over)analyzing his tweets, I don't think that Birdman is alluding to scheduling. I think that saying "Get your friends and show up" is a sign that it's not a big home g...
by Shaolin Swat
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 900
Views: 44959

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

jmck wrote:Has any season ticket holder not received their tickets yet? I checked Tuesday and Wednesday and I still don't have anything. I placed my order back in March. I am in Cumberland so you'd think they would have arrived by now.


In Cumberland as well, my tickets came in on Tuesday.
by Shaolin Swat
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Mini Plans
Replies: 88
Views: 2986

Re: Mini Plans

There are still tickets available on StubHub for the PC game for those who are looking to buy single-game tickets
by Shaolin Swat
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Exhibition vs Buffalo for hurricane charity
Replies: 101
Views: 4236

Re: Scrimmage for hurricane charity

Have to give Cooley credit for being quick to jump on this concept. Will be played at the Mohegan Sun Some talk on the possibility of UCONN rejoining the BE on the PC board so BE can play 20 Conference games with an 11 team League. Would UCONN do that? I'd assume that this move would kill any hopes...
by Shaolin Swat
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Exhibition vs Buffalo for hurricane charity
Replies: 101
Views: 4236

Re: Scrimmage for hurricane charity

Have to give Cooley credit for being quick to jump on this concept. Will be played at the Mohegan Sun Some talk on the possibility of UCONN rejoining the BE on the PC board so BE can play 20 Conference games with an 11 team League. Would UCONN do that? I'd assume that this move would kill any hopes...
by Shaolin Swat
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: What should URI MBB do with last Scholarship for 2018 Class?
Replies: 22
Views: 1369

Re: What should URI MBB do with last Scholarship for 2018 Class?

There is no rush so hold out for best player of any kind (freshman/juco/5th year senior). Best case I believe is 5th year senior big man to provide some experience and possible leadership to next years young group. Then they can have that scholarship again the year after to get a real good 4 year k...
by Shaolin Swat
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 740
Views: 22746

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-red-sox/2016/07/01/red-sox-ban-signing-international Also worth noting that the Red Sox have had the contracts of several international free agents voided & had been prohibited from signing international free agents from July 2016 through July 1, 2017. This w...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: All Other College Sports
Topic: UNC Avoids Major Sanctions in Academic Fraud Case
Replies: 2
Views: 138

UNC Avoids Major Sanctions in Academic Fraud Case

http://www.espn.com/college-sports/stor ... fraud-case

From what I can gather, the NCAA is not going to punish academic fraud - provided that the fraud is not restricted to athletes and is available to the student body.
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 740
Views: 22746

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

For the record, below are the top 20 ranked players in the Red Sox Minor League System on the day that Dave Dombrowski was hired and what has happened to them since then. Apologies in advance for the formatting issues, not sure how to include a table in here. Since he was hired, the Red Sox have tra...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 740
Views: 22746

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

I consider it short-term because, in making trades of that magnitude, you should be a championship contender after those trades or at least have the flexibility to still acquire a player if needed in-season. The Red Sox, as currently construed, are not a championship contender. Remember, after all t...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 21165

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

It’s just a message board, that’s all. Making it big was WPRI news, the PROJO ran articles on it, story was on the wires for all to read nationally and internationally, written up the a policeman was hit, not good press. But I don’t see where this board made too big a deal of it. The lesson to be l...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 740
Views: 22746

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

I'll admit that Pomeranz has exceeded my expectations since arriving in Boston. However, the innings total on the season and the inability to go deep into games falls on Pomeranz, not the manager. Pomeranz consistently runs his pitch count too high early in the game and prevents himself from consis...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 740
Views: 22746

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

I'll admit that Pomeranz has exceeded my expectations since arriving in Boston. However, the innings total on the season and the inability to go deep into games falls on Pomeranz, not the manager. Pomeranz consistently runs his pitch count too high early in the game and prevents himself from consist...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 740
Views: 22746

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

To be fair, the conversation with Farrell in the dugout came after Pomeranz threw 97 pitches through 4 innings. He was consistently getting pulled because his pitch counts were rising way too high early in the game. He needs to be more efficient when he pitches and go deeper into games in order to ...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 740
Views: 22746

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

To be fair, the conversation with Farrell in the dugout came after Pomeranz threw 97 pitches through 4 innings. He was consistently getting pulled because his pitch counts were rising way too high early in the game. He needs to be more efficient when he pitches and go deeper into games in order to b...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 740
Views: 22746

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

I am a big Stanton fan, but I don't want any part of a trade for him. Instead, I'd rather see them sign JD Martinez in free agency. Martinez has arguably been a better offensive player than Stanton over the past few seasons and will only cost money (and much less money than Stanton costs), not prosp...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 1013
Views: 51044

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

The guy for 247 who predicted Xavier literally changed his prediction to Xavier this morning as news came out that WVU was out Changed it from WVU to Xavier? So all 4 were for WVU yesterday? Based off my understanding, all 4 on 247 were forecasting WVU until this morning, when the one guy flipped t...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 1013
Views: 51044

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

The guy for 247 who predicted Xavier literally changed his prediction to Xavier this morning as news came out that WVU was out
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Four college basketball assistant coaches hit with federal fraud, corruption charges
Replies: 166
Views: 5090

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

Uh oh, Alabama now? https://twitter.com/JonRothstein/status/913185556485541889 http://collegebasketball.nbcsports.com/2017/09/27/kobie-parker-fbi-investigation-collin-sexton/ Following up on Bama, the investigation is centered around top-10 recruit Collin Sexton. If he is legitimately tied to the i...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Four college basketball assistant coaches hit with federal fraud, corruption charges
Replies: 166
Views: 5090

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

http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/20848092/louisville-cardinals-basketball-coach-rick-pitino-coach-2-federal-complaint-source Apparently, Pitino is 'Coach 2' in the federal complaint, which basically ends any chance that he ever coaches college basketball again and will probably...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Four college basketball assistant coaches hit with federal fraud, corruption charges
Replies: 166
Views: 5090

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

http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/20834050/the-story-how-fbi-brought-words-corruption http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/20838846/feds-investigating-ncaa-fraud-likely-apply-extreme-pressure-big-name-coaches-programs Couple of articles from ESPN breaking down ...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 52358

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Looks like the carousel could be getting very active in the coming days and weeks. I think we're going to wind up seeing a lot of interim coaches this year. At this point, I doubt we see any head coaches switch jobs I agree we'll see interim coaches, but who do you go with if you're Louisville? Nor...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Four college basketball assistant coaches hit with federal fraud, corruption charges
Replies: 166
Views: 5090

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

Pitino the first to get canned. What's going to be interesting is there will be lots of high profile coaches on the market next year looking to get new jobs and restore their reputations I don't think these guys are going to wind up getting second chances. I'm sure any coach implicated will get som...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 52358

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Billyboy78 wrote:Looks like the carousel could be getting very active in the coming days and weeks.


I think we're going to wind up seeing a lot of interim coaches this year. At this point, I doubt we see any head coaches switch jobs
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Four college basketball assistant coaches hit with federal fraud, corruption charges
Replies: 166
Views: 5090

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

I don't think there's any way that Pitino makes it out of this unscathed. Too much smoke around that program now for him to be able to plead ignorance and keep his job.
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 1013
Views: 51044

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

:o :o :o :o Yeah, I have seen University 7 speculated as Miami. Is the player Walker, Brown? Huell? This could put a cloud over them. Help URI. Although we are an Adidas school. Will this be a problem going forward? As long as we aren't involved in this, our relationship with Adidas shouldn't hurt ...
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Four college basketball assistant coaches hit with federal fraud, corruption charges
Replies: 166
Views: 5090

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

Article mentions the All-American player as Brian Bowen, who committed to Louisville. Not a good look for Rick Pitino and Bruce Pearl, both of whom have had run-ins with the NCAA and whose programs are being linked to this. Will be interesting to follow this and see what comes of it.
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 21165

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

http://www.ricentral.com/narragansett_t ... 0b1d2.html

The Narragansett Times has updated their website with the article that was mentioned earlier today, in which the player's name was mentioned.
by Shaolin Swat
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: The Patriot Way
Replies: 435
Views: 22683

Re: The Patriot Way

There was one specifically (the 12 men on the field penalty), where he just threw the ball up in the air to see if his receiver could make a play. Can't remember the other interception or the penalty that got it nullified.
by Shaolin Swat
3 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 740
Views: 22746

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

The issue was more with the electronics, and not the sign stealing. MLB has rules is place that makes using electronic devices in the dugout illegal. My guess is that the team will be fined and that will be the end of it.
by Shaolin Swat
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Best backcourt in A 10
Replies: 12
Views: 760

Re: Best backcourt in A 10

A big part of the strength of the URI backcourt is that it goes beyond EC and JT. Including Jarvis, Dowtin and Stan gives us a lot more quality depth in the backcourt, which in my opinion, makes the backcourt better than that of the other A10 teams.
by Shaolin Swat
3 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: Sid Wilson
Replies: 8
Views: 1126

Re: Sid Wilson

Would he even be eligible to prep if he was enrolled in college and already took summer courses?
by Shaolin Swat
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 674
Views: 35796

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

Is the Oakland City game confirmed yet? Or is that something that we are assuming at this point? I don't recall seeing any confirmation about that game.
by Shaolin Swat
4 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: road game
Replies: 42
Views: 2510

Re: road game

Nevada is a team on the rise former NBA coach Eric Musdleman is a good recruiter and his top sssistsnt is former Unlv coach Dave Rice Not a bad home and home for the schedule Don't see Rice listed on the staff on the Nevada website, though they do have former LSU coach Johnny Jones listed as the as...
by Shaolin Swat
4 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: road game
Replies: 42
Views: 2510

Re: road game

I tried to see if I could narrow the possibilities down by identifying teams that have won 20 games in each of the last 2 years. Unfortunately, there are 71 Division 1 schools that have done so that are not already on our schedule (though some of these teams would be much bigger draws than others). ...
by Shaolin Swat
4 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Season Tickets- Where does everyone sit
Replies: 25
Views: 1007

Re: Season Tickets- Where does everyone sit

I'm in 205, I'd say that we tend to be one of the louder sections in the arena

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