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by NorthernRamFan
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1464
Views: 88702

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

Dooley... he’s dragging his feet, hopefully he starts looking at the bottom line!
by NorthernRamFan
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MA PF Chris Doherty (Notre Dame verbal)
Replies: 83
Views: 5527

Re: '18 MA PF Chris Doherty

Kid just committed to Notre Dame while on a visit this past weekend...
by NorthernRamFan
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1464
Views: 88702

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

I will continue to wonder why we don't sell booze at all concessions and/or beer carts. It's not an NCAA rule, NCAA doesn't control regular season games. There is beer and wine available in 4 places in the Ryan Center. This weird puritan moratorium on booze is now just making everything more diffic...
by NorthernRamFan
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1464
Views: 88702

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

This is what I’m talking about... I hope 3 years from now when we’re working on our 5th straight NCAAT that our department does this type of stuff... it gets the casual fan to show up early and leads to them being loyal and there often...
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by NorthernRamFan
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/13 | Nevada Wolf Pack | 11:30PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 372
Views: 5421

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

Is there a particular reason why this game is being played so late?
by NorthernRamFan
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1464
Views: 88702

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

off topic for the current discussion but this fits here: Am I the only one who felt that the athletic department missed a GIANT opportunity, not so much celebrating the banners, but by not doing some type of give away? Asheville is projected to win their conference (yes I realize that's sort of unbe...
by NorthernRamFan
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 1002
Views: 48757

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

weird that all of the paperwork hasn't been finished. I happened to see PC's announcement of their signees.... Man do they know how to market their program. Thor and staff should hire someone with a great marketing mind like PC has done. They really build up the hype for the season ticket holder, bu...
by NorthernRamFan
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/10 | UNC Asheville Bulldogs | 7:30PM (NIT Season Tip-Off)
Replies: 243
Views: 6099

Re: 11/10 | UNC Asheville Bulldogs | 7:30PM (NIT Season Tip-Off)

Anybody know what the student attendance was? I'm guessing close to 2000. DH was quoted as saying 1700 students showed up, I'm assuming that's an official number. Also, don't forget this is a holiday weekend so many students took off Thursday night or Friday after classes...just imagine when there'...
by NorthernRamFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 4 Guard Rotation
Replies: 91
Views: 3080

Re: 4 Guard Rotation

theblueram wrote:Time to get him off the team if he isn't going to play


What is the logic here? Andrew Nichols was a massive project his first two years with Bonas and now he’s a pro... let’s dial back the crazy talk about booting a kid from the team.
by NorthernRamFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)
Replies: 158
Views: 3653

Re: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)

...this was old school Hurls....apoplectic at times...whether he should have been or not, this was especially over the top...esp for a scrimmage... DH should be pissed, he said multiple times to me since school started this is the best a team has played in practice while he’s been here and then the...
by NorthernRamFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)
Replies: 158
Views: 3653

Re: Exhibition vs Buffalo for hurricane charity

CT Rhody wrote:What was the crowd size?


Incredibly weak...
by NorthernRamFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: New uniforms?
Replies: 107
Views: 5572

Re: New uniforms?

ElmCityRhody wrote:Judging by the video of the game - I guess its cumbys again this year ...


With the school’s apparel deal out to bid this year, I wouldn’t expect new unis this season. If we do end up with new ones then I would assume that we’re staying with Adidas and I’m praying that doesn’t happen....
by NorthernRamFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)
Replies: 158
Views: 3653

Re: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)

Rhodymob05 wrote:I hope that’s the last charity game we do for a while. Woof.

I think you’re being a bit shortsighted here, we should be doing more charity, no lose, games like this. The experience of this game will be huge going forward
by NorthernRamFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)
Replies: 158
Views: 3653

Re: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)

We got 2 threads going hot here I guess. Confusing. I'll stick to this one..... Some random observations from great seats today! -Excellent event, regular competition. Good show. I'd guess maybe 2500 showed up. -Buffalo strong, fast and well coached. Perhaps a bit more "game plan" ready t...
by NorthernRamFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: New uniforms?
Replies: 107
Views: 5572

Re: New uniforms?

PeterRamTime wrote:
NorthernRamFan wrote:
Blue Man wrote:The navy blues we wore in the NCAAT need to be worn forever, and I need to be able to buy one with the NCAA patch on there.


If we have a choice they should be our home uniforms going forward; they’re crispy!


Hey don't forget about the keaney colored ones!
They're nice tooo


Amen!
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 900
Views: 44272

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Has anyone heard anything about there being any Open Practice coming up before the season starts? I didn't see anything mentioned on the thread but figured I'd ask. Wasn't there already one where there was reportedly 1000+ in attendance? Yes, back in August. That was right before the Bahamas trip. ...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 NY PF - Souleymane Koureissi (Richmond)
Replies: 18
Views: 2390

Re: '18 NY PF - Souleymane Koureissi (Offer)

Love his game. He kind of reminds me of KI. He's raw, but at his height he could end up being a matchup nightmare. I would be fine if we used our last scholarship on a high upside guy like this. This kid is most likely a redshirt type, but I’d be very happy with him being the 5th scholarship. I’ve ...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 NY PF - Souleymane Koureissi (Richmond)
Replies: 18
Views: 2390

Re: '18 NY PF - Souleymane Koureissi (Offer)

rhodyblue12 wrote:I hope this player gets a second look from our staff now, too.


Spot on, spot on... I’ll leave it like that.
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody Madness 2017
Replies: 54
Views: 2970

Re: Rhody Madness 2017

Roz wrote:So how was it? Did they scrimmage?


No scrimmage but there was a dunk contest and plenty of dancing lol
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 20852

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

All I’m saying is there speculation and fact. More than most of my posts are based on facts, not speculation... I love a lot of your "facts." Yeaaah sounds to me like some white SK cop didn’t like that Coach Boswell was trying to keep his player out of trouble and took issue with it to Bo...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 1002
Views: 48757

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

Kid is in the building, hasn’t stopped smiling, he clearly loves being a Ram!
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody Madness 2017
Replies: 54
Views: 2970

Re: Rhody Madness 2017

Follow along with @OceanStateHoops they’ve gone live on Periscope and man oh man! Spread the word, #AirHurley
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody Madness 2017
Replies: 54
Views: 2970

Re: Rhody Madness 2017

Jermaine Harris was all smiles when talking with Coach Hurley, this young man is quite happy to be committed to Rhody!!!
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI G - David Duke (PC)
Replies: 115
Views: 7766

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

Best recruitment/commitment video I’ve ever seen
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI G - David Duke (PC)
Replies: 115
Views: 7766

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

Why is David Duke blessed to be 18 years old today? These kids go a little over the top with the “blessed” comments. Well for one there’s a good % of young men in Providence who have not made it to that age unfortunately. It certainly is a blessing when you think of the senseless shootings that hav...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI F Jack Quinlevan
Replies: 14
Views: 610

Re: '18 RI F Jack Quinlevan

Billyboy78 wrote:Nothing against this kid, but I don't want to use our last scholarship on a project. We already have 2 of those on the roster.


When are we going to stop being negative about ML and MT? This kid could come in, redshirt and be a valued asset. He’s a EYBL kid... he must have some skill
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 20852

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

All I’m saying is there speculation and fact. More than most of my posts are based on facts, not speculation...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: Best Recruiting Class in History ?
Replies: 92
Views: 3093

Re: Best Recruiting Class in History ?

I don't understand this, we have 5 guards for essentially 3 spots on the court and 7 front court players for 2 spots on the court and yet we need another front court player over a guard? Really? What am I missing? There isn’t a single player like an Iverson or Akele, they’re game changing type play...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 20852

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

I don't know. When I read the police report I had some major concerns. Potential felony on the police report, right? Player potentially involved. Coach not behaving in best form with police and the general public present. Just a big sigh of relief from me and let's go Rhody with the 2017-18 season....
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: Best Recruiting Class in History ?
Replies: 92
Views: 3093

Re: Best Recruiting Class in History ?

Maybe hold for a 5th year transfer guard like the kid a few years back? There’s no need for more guards, a 5th year makes sense if it’s a forward or powerful big I don't understand this, we have 5 guards for essentially 3 spots on the court and 7 front court players for 2 spots on the court and yet...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: Best Recruiting Class in History ?
Replies: 92
Views: 3093

Re: Best Recruiting Class in History ?

UCH21377 wrote:Maybe hold for a 5th year transfer guard like the kid a few years back?


There’s no need for more guards, a 5th year makes sense if it’s a forward or powerful big
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 20852

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

Not that I don't think the cop's an asshole but Boswell only got his resisting arrest charge dismissed today. Even though his other charge will probably go away in a year, the judge/prosecutor must have felt like Boswell deserved at least one charge based on his actions. Do you realize how stupid/m...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MA PF Chris Doherty (Notre Dame verbal)
Replies: 83
Views: 5527

Re: '18 MA PF Chris Doherty

Any potential since Doherty is so young for his grade that he would commit and prep a year? I've never seen him play but obviously a lot of people are extremely impressed by him. Young for his grade? The kid is like 19. He is a great Massachusetts D2 HS player, not sure he will be a contributor on ...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MA PF Chris Doherty (Notre Dame verbal)
Replies: 83
Views: 5527

Re: '18 MA PF Chris Doherty

Don’t be surprised if this kid does a PG year... just saying...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 193
Views: 8700

Re: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris

Rhodymob05 wrote:
rambone 78 wrote:My guess is, when Adams committed.....too many PG's.


Exactly what i'm now thinking. What's the chance that we sign another player for 18'?


Makes more sense now to hold a scholarship to balance the classes
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 193
Views: 8700

Re: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris (URI Commit)

giovanni wrote:That stinks. Any further details as to why ?


No clue, total surprise. Koch just tweeted the news
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 193
Views: 8700

Re: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris (URI Commit)

Bad news lady & gents, Amir has decommitted...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: 18 MD G Matt Balanc (Quinnipiac Commit)
Replies: 97
Views: 6569

Re: 18 MD G Matt Balanc

Slim wrote:
DC_Rams wrote:Slim, thoughts?



He's coming to URI. Lol

Preferred walk on? Lol
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: Best Recruiting Class in History ?
Replies: 92
Views: 3093

Re: Best Recruiting Class in History ?

Rhody83 wrote:Great pic with all five in Rhody uniforms


This is a great use of collage through one of the social media platforms, not sure if twitter has one, but Kodos to Jim Black whoever that is; Love the look of each of these guys in Keaney Blue!
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Something new... love from National recruiting scouts??!! Whoa!
Replies: 16
Views: 854

Re: Something new... love from National recruiting scouts??!! Whoa!

Whether academia likes it or not nothing drives enrollment, donations and interest like being good at a major sport. Basketball is all we got, so our administration has to continue to re-invest. There should be a major URI hoops branding campaign going on right now, but I digress. Missed opportunit...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '19 NY SF - Ismael Massoud (Offer)
Replies: 3
Views: 754

Re: '19 NY SF - Ismael Massoud (Offer)

Looking ahead to '19, this could be a top target. Massoud is one of the top players in New England and he's only a junior. He's ranked 70ish in the country in the '19 class. Do we have any good connections with him? We have talked about Dana Tate being a leader type. Dana knows this kid pretty well...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Something new... love from National recruiting scouts??!! Whoa!
Replies: 16
Views: 854

Re: Something new... love from National recruiting scouts??!! Whoa!

Kids are seeing URI is the place to be great family atmosphere and to play for a coaching staff where you will improve your skills to get a chance to play at the next level All of these and then some; remember the bond that Hass and Andrea Hurley have, same can be said for EC. They don’t simply rec...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Something new... love from National recruiting scouts??!! Whoa!
Replies: 16
Views: 854

Something new... love from National recruiting scouts??!! Whoa!

Something that we as a forum have joked about for years, but recently have felt a bit discriminated against I feel is our perception from national recruiting scouts. I noticed from Friday to yesterday that much of that seem to change with us going five for five with our top recruits. Will this last?...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 440
Views: 23649

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

Good, detailed write up, https://bustingbrackets.com/2017/10/08/rhode-island-basketball-brendan-adams-commits/ Yeah, Bill did a pretty good job on the write up. It’s hard for me to read articles when in the 1st paragraph they talk about how we lost to Baylor in the 2nd round. How hard is it to just...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 440
Views: 23649

Re: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (Offer)

Feeling good, can’t wait for tonight!!! All things coming up Keaney Blue!!!
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: Best Recruiting Class in History ?
Replies: 92
Views: 3093

Re: Best Recruiting Class in History ?

If Harrick had stayed wouldn't we have gotten a class with some McDonald's all Americans? Like Jason Kapono and others? I remember somebody talking about this at some point. Yes, and what's amazing is that he was recruiting these high profile guys to play in Keaney Gym. Different era back then, bef...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 193
Views: 8700

Re: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris (URI Commit)

CT Rhody wrote:https://twitter.com/adamfinkelstein/status/917107187368861696


Scouts nationally feel that this kid is an all league type player as he develops. If he did a post grad or reclassed into 19 he probably would be a top 100 kid
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 440
Views: 23649

Re: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (Offer)

Staff has indicated to a friend they only plan on using 1 scholly next year...
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 440
Views: 23649

Re: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (Offer)

I want Adams (assuming Hurley still does). BUT if he doesn't pick us i won't feel like it's much of a hit. We already have a terrific on paper class for 18. Adams would take our last scholly. I was debating this with some friends/family and my father tried to argue he would prefer we not get Adams....
by NorthernRamFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 20852

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

Can we just let this thread die? Much of the last few pages belongs elsewhere

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