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by Billyboy78
40 minutes ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Keaney Blue
Replies: 32
Views: 759

Re: Keaney Blue

Yes, and I miss Bressler and his strange and occasionally outrageous wit. And Rod, of course.
by Billyboy78
2 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Who has been the most pleasant surprise of the season so far?
Replies: 19
Views: 215

Re: Who has been the most pleasant surprise of the season so far?

Billyboy78 wrote:While Andre is the biggest surprise, Stan, as Dan has said, is the team MVP. Stan does so many different things, some that don't show up on a stat sheet, to contribute to wins.
by Billyboy78
8 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Keaney Blue
Replies: 32
Views: 759

Re: Keaney Blue

I would definitely donate as well. The keaneyblue forum has almost become an addiction. I do not post often but read just about everything. Little free time at work calls for a nice check of the forum hahah. I think this forum helps drive the interest and passion out of the fans just by simply talk...
by Billyboy78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody
Replies: 85
Views: 2323

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

NYGFan_Section208 wrote:What's a "ProJo"?

It's a horseracing term. It's short (pun intended) for Professional Jockey.
by Billyboy78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dayton Game Watch Party @ George's
Replies: 6
Views: 298

Re: Dayton Game Watch Party @ George's

So, is this a good place to watch a game?
by Billyboy78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Keaney Blue
Replies: 32
Views: 759

Re: Keaney Blue

They should have a Keaney Blue night at the RC -- or do something to recognize and appreciate this small community of hard core fans. But I digress, why market to your most passionate consumers! That's why I wonder if flyers or even postcards could be handed out to fans at the RC, or something like...
by Billyboy78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter
Replies: 53
Views: 1177

Re: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter

I wonder about location (in this case). What were our attendance numbers when we used to play many of our home games at the Dunk?
by Billyboy78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Keaney Blue
Replies: 32
Views: 759

Keaney Blue

Is there any way word can get out to people who don't know about this site? As the interest grows in URI basketball, it would be great to see more and more fans coming here. Could it be advertised at games (for free somehow)? Could it be put somewhere on gorhody.com? Casual fans could become more ha...
by Billyboy78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Tom Moore
Replies: 12
Views: 709

Re: Tom Moore

Going from Carr to Moore is an incredible upgrade, in all phases of what an assistant coach does.
by Billyboy78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 262
Views: 11756

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

If the A10 continues to suck, it's going to hurt recruiting too, even if we are really good. Top level players want to play against top competition and will not want to play in a shitty league. Let's hope some of the other teams get better very, very soon.
by Billyboy78
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 214
Views: 10624

Re: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris

I think you are underestimating this kid's talent.
by Billyboy78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 132
Views: 3788

Re: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary

I'm glad I was wrong about UMass attendance. I think I predicted 4500-5000. Anyway, the Duquesne game is 9 days away and there are very few seats left, probably around 500. And the students are back! Definitely, 100%, will be a sellout.
by Billyboy78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1555
Views: 93929

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

The whole pub sitch is a cluster. We left our seats at the first whistle under two minutes to go before halftime. In Section 208, you can't really be closer to the pub than we are. Waited and waited and waited in line, for one cashier and one beer pour person...got served with 2 minutes to go befor...
by Billyboy78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 205
Views: 5016

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

17 pts., 12 rebounds for Stan. He is so valuable. Steals, deflections, taking charges. He does so many things to help us win.
by Billyboy78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 205
Views: 5016

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

Double double for Stan.
by Billyboy78
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 205
Views: 5016

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

Hope the scouts are watching Jared tonight. 7 for 9 from the field, 3 for 3 from behind the arch, 2 for 2 from the line. He's becoming a great shooter.
by Billyboy78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 205
Views: 5016

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

Pipkins, 1-9 for 2 pts.
by Billyboy78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 205
Views: 5016

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

This is what I've got....."The live stream has either not yet started or is not currently streaming."....I've reloaded several times but keep getting the same message. For a technologically challenged old geezer, what's the problem?
by Billyboy78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 205
Views: 5016

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

ramster wrote:We got 6,383 for George Mason and it was snowing, roads worse than now. It was a 4pm game
UMASS should draw better than George Mason, no?

No.
by Billyboy78
2 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 214
Views: 10624

Re: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris

I still wonder why he decommit. I don't think he was worried about playing time, because he is really good, as you can see by the schools recruiting him now.
by Billyboy78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 205
Views: 5016

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

PeterRamTime wrote:Think we will get over 7k to the game?

No way. It looks like less than 4000 now, so hopefully it gets to 4500-5000.
by Billyboy78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: URI Record Book. Why Don't We Have One?? - Update, we do. New Link
Replies: 20
Views: 627

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

E.C. needs 18 points to pass Will Daniel's for 10th place all time. Next up for Jared is Andre Samuel in 16th place. Jared needs 28 points to pass Andre.
by Billyboy78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 280
Views: 12287

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 Billyboy78
2 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: 2019 Trey McGowens
Replies: 6
Views: 253

Re: 2019 Trey McGowens

We'll be competing with the big boys for this kid.
by Billyboy78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 132
Views: 3788

Re: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary

Attendance will not be good tonight. Tons of tickets left.
by Billyboy78
2 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MA SF Philmon Gebrewhit (Offer)
Replies: 67
Views: 7174

Re: '18 MA SF Philmon Gebrewhit (Offer)

I thought I heard it might be grades with him, although I'm not sure about that.
by Billyboy78
2 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)
Replies: 347
Views: 24936

Re: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)

PlayMikeMotenMore wrote:
Rhody83 wrote:
ramster wrote:
How were his teammates responding?


They worship him. It is his team.


Do they worship him like BillyBoy?

Let it go brutha. Move on. We get you have a man-crush on him. So go create the Cole Swider message board.

And when will you stop being an asshole?
by Billyboy78
2 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)
Replies: 347
Views: 24936

Re: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)

Goodine is a good player on that St. Andrews team too. He's only a junior and has already committed to Syracuse.
by Billyboy78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 132
Views: 3788

Re: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary

My prediction for remaining home games: UMass 5,000 paid (actual attendance could be lower due to snow) Duquesne 6,000-6,500 Davidson 7,000+ Richmond 5,000 Dayton 7,000+ St Joes sellout I think Duquesne, Davidson and Dayton will all be sellouts. All mini-plan games and all with the students back, t...
by Billyboy78
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1555
Views: 93929

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

So, how young do you have to be to be a 'younger alumnus' ?
by Billyboy78
2 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '19 NY SG - James Bouknight (Offer)
Replies: 10
Views: 1458

Re: '19 NY SG - James Bouknight (Offer)

MacDuffie played Montverde Academy’s second team. Montverde’s top team had 5 top recruits (committed to P5s). The game was competitive. Bouknight seemed young. He wasn’t very aggressive. He either score 0 or 2 points in the first half. He scored 8 points for the game. He was the 2nd/3rd best player...
by Billyboy78
3 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '19 NY SG - James Bouknight (Offer)
Replies: 10
Views: 1458

Re: '19 NY SG - James Bouknight (Offer)

MacDuffie played Montverde Academy’s second team. Montverde’s top team had 5 top recruits (committed to P5s). The game was competitive. Bouknight seemed young. He wasn’t very aggressive. He either score 0 or 2 points in the first half. He scored 8 points for the game. He was the 2nd/3rd best player...
by Billyboy78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 205
Views: 5016

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

Ok, I missed what some idiot fan said. But, I am curious as to what he/she said. Could someone PM me?
by Billyboy78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #11 - Games of Interest
Replies: 52
Views: 1469

Re: Week #11 - Games of Interest

Since BC seems to be on the rise, time to get them back on our schedule.
by Billyboy78
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: URI Record Book. Why Don't We Have One?? - Update, we do. New Link
Replies: 20
Views: 627

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

When Chubin played, freshmen couldn't play varsity. They had to play on the freshman team. I remember back in the 60s someone saying that the only team in the country that could beat the UCLA varsity was the ULLA freshman team. Either Alcindor or Walton was a frosh at the time. I can't remember whic...
by Billyboy78
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: URI Record Book. Why Don't We Have One?? - Update, we do. New Link
Replies: 20
Views: 627

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

reef wrote:This is the year to honor our best teams 78,88 98
Reunions please ??

That would be awesome. Unfortunately, Jiggy, my favorite player, has passed. Our best seasons have been years ending in 8 (except 08 because we had a crappy coach, and '17, of course ). So, this could be another great one!
by Billyboy78
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/17 | UMass Minutemen | 7PM (Yurview TV)
Replies: 205
Views: 5016

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

Rick Pitino played there. That's enough for me to hate them....but he was at that other school too....oh yeah, that's why I hate him.
by Billyboy78
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: URI Record Book. Why Don't We Have One?? - Update, we do. New Link
Replies: 20
Views: 627

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

Jared will finish around #10 all-time scorer and EC either 2 or 3.
by Billyboy78
4 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)
Replies: 347
Views: 24936

Re: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Villanova Commit)

giovanni wrote:https://twitter.com/MikeYagmiNERR/status/952933993418313728


Not so sure this young man is going to rot on bench at Nova. Just my opinion

No. My brother was talking to a scout the other day. The scout sees Cole eventually being a 1st round draft pick.
by Billyboy78
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3282

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

Fatts is already a folk hero here. But at this point in their careers, I'd much rather have Jarvis on the floor. A couple of games ago, he only got 11 minutes. Not enough, imo.
by Billyboy78
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 262
Views: 11756

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

If the team wins, the individual awards will come.
by Billyboy78
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3282

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

Except Pipkins can knock down threes and Fatts doesn't. In the Bonnies game, Fatts was 0-2 from beyond the arc which brings his record in the nine games since rivalry week, when he put in 5 of 12, to 5-32, 16%. Fatts' playing time is averaging 18 minutes per game, well below the PT of Dowtin and Ro...
by Billyboy78
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)
Replies: 185
Views: 4004

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

Agree, Garrick and Terrell are pretty similar. Garrick had a 4 year NBA career. Does Jared have an NBA future too?
by Billyboy78
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)
Replies: 185
Views: 4004

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

Re: Tommy Garrick....remember, PC was his dream school, but they didn't offer him a scholarship. So, URI took him, but wanted him to play football. The rest is history. He became one of URI's all-time greats. Next to Jiggy, Tommy is my favorite Ram.
by Billyboy78
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1622
Views: 56739

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Rhody74 wrote:Give Ace a break. She's probably watching the Eagles right now.

I know. And she's Wentzless. Jokes about Dan leaving make me nervous...especially from someone who knows him.
by Billyboy78
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 132
Views: 3788

Re: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary

And I think we sell out every game after this UMass game.
by Billyboy78
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1622
Views: 56739

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

ace wrote:
Billyboy78 wrote:
ace wrote:
Maybe he’ll be available! *fingers crossed*

For what? Us?


Yeah, I’ve never really been sold on this Hurley guy.

Just joking around...

Not a good joke, Ace...

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