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by ramster
30 minutes ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 58
Views: 1687

Re: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)

Umassfan wrote:FYI- know the poster on the UMass board and know that every group has their wacko fans. It has now been edited on our board so hopefully the quote disappears as well. Not fair for you guys to have that out there because of one guy


Thank you very much for that. Well done.
by ramster
1 hour ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 58
Views: 1687

Re: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)

[quote="TruePoint"]Ugh. Can't take a couple hours off here. Thread cleanup incoming. Cmon man. Thank you TP and ATP. Unfortunately his comments already got on the UMASS Board which you cannot erase (I would not think). In no way does this reflect the 99.9% of this board (nobody but him). I...
by ramster
1 hour ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody
Replies: 22
Views: 469

Re: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody

[ problem is that's just lazy journalism...because despite the bolded above URI still has a better record against a tougher overall schedule. Rhode Island: 14 RPI, 13-3, 23rd in SOS, best win is #12, worst loss is #38, 3-3 vs Top 50 Creighton: 31 RPI, 14-4, 73rd in SOS, best win is #32, worst loss ...
by ramster
1 hour ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody
Replies: 22
Views: 469

Re: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody

But again RJ, Kevin Mac lives in RI. He was at the St Bonaventure Game to see first hand how great URI played. He is a big boy, he lives in RI, it's his decision and his alone as to where to vote URI. But if you consider EC Mathews AND Cyril Langevine did not play against Virginia, EC Mathews did no...
by ramster
1 hour ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: UMASS Home and Away Student Promo
Replies: 20
Views: 599

Re: UMASS Home and Away Student Promo

I am glad that URI is trying to be creative in getting students back on campus for games during break. There had been concerns that attendance would be hurt with so many home games scheduled during break. That however has not been the case. The many different promotions have helped. Not so sure abo...
by ramster
2 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: URI Record Book. Why Don't We Have One?? - Update, we do. New Link
Replies: 15
Views: 371

Re: URI Record Book. Why Don't We Have One?? - Update, we do. New Link

OK, I have a question. All the years I have followed URI hoops Steve Chubin was the 1 scorer in URI history. Back in 88 I remember that if URI beat Temple in the Sweet Sixteen then Silk would have had a chance to pass Chubin. Now Chubin is 6th?? What changed????? Not sure what changed, but here are...
by ramster
3 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 58
Views: 1687

Re: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)

Interesting on Pierre. He was not going straight to UMASS until McCall came on the scene https://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/high-schools/2017/06/06/umass-basketball-for-carl-pierre-and-northwestern-for-veronica-burton/Ymo9HfPt0VbyM1dktGWthL/story.html http://www.gazettenet.com/Freshmen-Pierre-Turner...
by ramster
3 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: UMASS Home and Away Student Promo
Replies: 20
Views: 599

Re: UMASS Home and Away Student Promo

Luwane Pipkins set a program record with 44 points and Massachusetts overcame a 21-point deficit to beat La Salle 86-79 in overtime Wednesday night. Pipkins broke the nearly 50-year-old mark of 41 points by Billy Tindall on Feb. 10, 1968, which also occurred in the William D. Mullins Memorial Cente...
by ramster
4 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 58
Views: 1687

Re: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)

Boston Globe article with interesting info about UMASS Head Coach

by ramster
10 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody
Replies: 22
Views: 469

Re: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody

Projo Pod Cast Team should look at this. Time for Projo writers to get on board and enjoy the ride. Last week URI #25, this week #18. 18. Rhode Island (25): The Rams are going to win the A-10 regular-season title. I said it. I believe it. I don’t see anything derailing them from doing it. URI is the...
by ramster
10 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody
Replies: 22
Views: 469

Re: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody

Similar rational to what I used. But EC was also hurt the last 1:45 of the Nevada game too. Maybe URI doesn’t win but then Duquesne scored 6 points in the last 30 seconds vs LaSalle too. Never know if EC did not play with the fracture. Plus Langevine did not play vs Virginia. URI is a dangerous team...
by ramster
11 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody
Replies: 22
Views: 469

Re: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody

and he was at the Ryan Center Saturday. You could sit there and watch this URI Team surgically dismantle a good St Bonaventure Team - right in front of his eyes. But hey, he missed the URI boat last year with the A10 Tournament Championship and then the Creighton win and the almost Oregon win. Maybe...
by ramster
11 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody
Replies: 22
Views: 469

Re: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody

A few points about the Journal’s senior writer covering college basketball for the State of RI. 1) His justification for voting for FSU is he has seen them a lot and likes their talent. FSU lost to BC tonight and is 2-4 in the ACC. URI is in his State. He should see them more. He has been to two ga...
by ramster
13 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 231
Views: 10725

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

From my KMac post: He writes an article about URI missing out on Top 25 but ends the article with comments about his Friars - “Interestingly, both of the brackets have the Providence Friars in the field as well, as an 11 seed. The Friars host Butler at the Dunk today at 4:30 while URI hosts Massach...
by ramster
23 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 58
Views: 1687

Re: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)

Where we disagree is that I bro-hate UMass and real-hate PC, where blueman hates UMass more than PC. I then used making that distinction to explain just how much I actually do hate PC, and took the opportunity to post one of my all-time favorite movie clips to illustrate the point. :lol: :lol: Than...
by ramster
23 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 231
Views: 10725

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

In addition to the national ranking I am hoping for some serious A10 hardware this year. First team for EC and Jared. 2nd team for Dowtin. A10POY for one of our top guys. All freshman team for Fatts. Jared has to be first team. EC hasn't earned it yet, but Jared has dominated all year and has a cha...
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 252
Views: 11052

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

I can promise you Sacramento is one of them. #anywhwerebutthere BAR, Off the Bracketology Subject, but I enjoyed Sacramento, had never been there before. If you have not seen it yet, I highly recommend the movie Lady Bird. The movie takes place mostly in Sacramento and there are many familiar sites...
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2899
Views: 188978

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

John Carroll defeated Bishop Hendricken in a game in Windsor Connecticut this Saturday with John Carroll winning easily 82-53. John Carroll is led by Montez Mathis and Immanuel Quickly. Good to see Hendricken playing teams such as these. John Carroll is staying near by in Springfield because they a...
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3205

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

TP, The reason I mention Dowtin's performance is that I think that is why we will not see Garrett on Pipkins much. If Dowtin plays 35-36 minutes, as I would expect, I believe all 35-36 minutes will be in covering Pipkins. For the 5 minutes Dowtin does not play then my guess is Fatts or Terrell cover...
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2899
Views: 188978

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

John Carroll defeated Bishop Hendricken in a game in Windsor Connecticut this Saturday with John Carroll winning easily 82-53. John Carroll is led by Montez Mathis and Immanuel Quickly. Good to see Hendricken playing teams such as these. Immanuel Quickly is ranked #12 in ESPN Top 100 and committed t...
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 58
Views: 1687

Re: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)

I hate UMass more than I hate PC. This is a rivalry game so unfortunately stats get thrown out the window. Fortunately Hurley has a senior class who doesn’t pay attention to noise and is capable of locking in and winning games even when things aren’t going well. Hopefully we’ll have 7k in the build...
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)
Replies: 185
Views: 3922

Re: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)

I loved this play Saturday. First EC blows by #3 Adams and then gets by #2 Mobley who tries miserably to block EC's shot. EC easily beats Bonnies 2 best guards in one play.

by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3205

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

Certainly when Dowtin is in the game and Jarvis is not - which will be a decent amount of minutes - I'd expect that he will guard Pipkins. I just think back to the job Jarvis did on Cartwright in the Providence game. Cartwright and Pipkins are exactly the same size; Dowtin's length can be a real ad...
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1522
Views: 92703

Re: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades

Dude,
What are your thoughts when he yells "0ne minute" when there is a minute left in the 1st half and in the game? I don't seem to recall this being done at other venues. Seems strange to yell that out.
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 231
Views: 10725

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

Billyboy78 wrote:If the team wins, the individual awards will come.


Exactly and the more we win the more and better the individual awards will be.
Tired of hearing who people think the best player on our team is - doesn’t matter.
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3205

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

Dowtin will be on Pipkins. He always takes on the opponents best guard. He is our best defender.
Dan Hurley said they had Dowtin on Adams for most of the game with Terrell taking him for a short period.
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 231
Views: 10725

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

Dan talked this week about the guys on this team sacrificing their own point scoring for the good of the team. He talked about the depth and guys not playing for individual statistics. I think this is a season about how far can this team go - and the individual awards are not of much consequence, if...
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Minnesota New Orleans Game
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Minnesota New Orleans Game

Most amazing last minute of a game New Orleans hits the Field Goal to go ahead with 35 seconds left Minnesota 3rd and 10 at their own 39 yard line with only 10 seconds left and ZERO time outs left 61 Yard TD Pass had to be one of the most amazing ever Minnesota first team ever to play in the Super B...
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 1069
Views: 56083

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Signed LOI)

Rock Creek beat Capital Christian 101-70
Jermaine had 23 points including 11-11 FTs.
The team his 34-37 FTs - amazing.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/allmetsp ... f458b9cfd5
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season
Replies: 39
Views: 1876

Re: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season

Lost 92-53 today at home to George Mason. Not a good performance today. Too many turnovers. 30 in all and many of them just from poor passing.
Outrebounded 51-30.
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3205

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

CJ Anderson is playing today, Sunday, for the game versus Fordham.
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3205

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

An awful lot of height coming in next year for Duquense but how good are they? Holloway has not played in the last 2 games for Umass. Anyone know why that is? They are on TV at 5:00 today so we may get an update as to his status.. by MATT VAUTOUR @MattVautourDHG Saturday, January 06, 2018 The alrea...
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 252
Views: 11052

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

I find the love for Bobby and Arizona St on here pretty weird. I don't think I ever saw Dayton fans rooting from Arizona because of the coaches being brothers and I definitely haven't seen Indiana fans rooting for Arizona. I doubt Arizona St fans feel the way towards us as some people on here feel ...
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)
Replies: 185
Views: 3922

Re: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)

Rhody gets respect from the opposition. .... http://thebonablog.com/2018/01/14/sunday-synopsis-s17-v9-bonnies-eyes-now-on-bye/ He runs a great blog. Very insightful. Wish they didn’t suck so bad in so many games so the A10 would have a chance at a couple bids. Agree. Accurate, informative, very wel...
by ramster
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)
Replies: 185
Views: 3922

Re: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)

Garrick was amazing. Nice write up about him a year ago, linc below I will never forget his performance in the A10 Tournament, the 50 point game against Rutgers, the Camera's showing his Dad and Brother in the stands at the NCAA Tournament as his Brother described the action. And to think he played ...
by ramster
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3205

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

Duquesne has 349th worst schedule strength according to KenPom. LONG way to go before we can talk at large chances with them. Duquesne has ZERO shot at an at large. Even with a record of 13-5, the Duke have an RPI of #216. They have played a really bad schedule as referenced above. They have no rea...
by ramster
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3205

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

Dambrot is a great Coach. There was some talk of Dambrot possibly taking the open Dayton job. I think he would have been a great pick for Dayton - thought so at the time. Duquesne won this game with Eric Williams Jr having fouled out too. Williams is a strong candidate for A10 Freshman of the Year....
by ramster
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 231
Views: 10725

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

Great info Justns11, thank you
by ramster
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)
Replies: 185
Views: 3922

Re: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)

Could say Cutino Mobley with the arrival of Harrick
I still like Roland Houston, but agree with all those who have been listed so far
by ramster
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)
Replies: 185
Views: 3922

Re: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)

Mike Moten if they had only played him more :D :D
by ramster
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017 Atlantic - 10 Tournament - Pittsburgh
Replies: 292
Views: 7482

Re: 2017 Atlantic - 10 Tournament - Pittsburgh

No, he has Kellyanne Conway filling in for him to Welcome the A10 to town
by ramster
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 231
Views: 10725

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

ATP, So are you saying that based on the post her that the RPI before the game was 15 and then after the game was 15 also? I would expect that 15 is such a lofty number that even beating a St Bonaventure Team with an RPI in the 40's is not likely to move us up from 15, maybe even the possibility of ...

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