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by URI96
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 550
Views: 11394

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

How were they embarrassing? I thought they were key in this win 1. During the national anthem one student yelled "Fuck PC" three times during the national anthem. For a fanbase who loves to take shots at other teams for having no class that's about as classless as you can get. Was this be...
by URI96
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/28 | Brown Bears | 7:00PM
Replies: 188
Views: 4277

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

We’re not going to convert casual followers into diehards. And causal followers won’t go to the game unless it’s an event as urix said. The key to a great program with great attendance is the students. Have to get more students there. Then those students who go to the games become diehards and stay...
by URI96
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1464
Views: 89951

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

I may start parking on that side then. For sure the security line should be shorter.
by URI96
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest!
Replies: 107
Views: 2130

Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

1. Regular Season Record (based on 29 games) 23-6 2. A-10 Conference record (based on 18 games) 14-4 3. Team Scoring Average, ppg (to two decimals, based on 29 games). 72.88 4. Top Scorer & Scoring Average, ppg (to one decimal, based on 29 games) ECM 18.18 5. Average Home Attendance, regular sea...
by URI96
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1464
Views: 89951

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

The security at the entrance is going to be the absolute worst. Getting through the turnstiles at a well attended game was already a problem.
by URI96
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Big News Forthcoming???
Replies: 304
Views: 12252

Re: Big News Forthcoming???

The early signing period is Nov 8-15 so there's that.
by URI96
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 1013
Views: 50518

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Fatts, Hurley, and Boswell are at the top of his follow list FWIW
by URI96
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 21078

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

I canceled my Providence Journal subscription because I wasn't reading it as often or getting the chance to read it as often as I would like. I wish I told them the reason was that Bill Koch didn't think Tom Brady was the greatest quarterback of all time. He's not the greatest QB of all time. Plus ...
by URI96
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 440
Views: 24033

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

If we're playing 4 guards this year and 3 are graduating then clearly there is time to be had.
by URI96
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 21078

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

Continuance granted until October 5.
by URI96
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Four college basketball assistant coaches hit with federal fraud, corruption charges
Replies: 166
Views: 5044

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

Go read the tweets of @JasonRileyWDRB about the U of L piece of this. Fascinating and mind blowing.
by URI96
4 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: License plates
Replies: 20
Views: 633

Re: License plates

I emailed Thorr about the plate a couple of weeks ago and he told me that such an effort would be handles by the Alumni Association. He then copied in the AA director who did not reply. In my opinion having a PC plate and not a URI plate would be an embarrassment.
by URI96
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 900
Views: 44840

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

So what? I liked Xavier Munford and did challenge GBG on his assertions about X. I make no apologies. I also recall YOU had several exchanges with him at that time. Yes, Preston was important in recruiting EC,Terrell and Jarvis. He was also key in recruiting that big man who many on this board were...
by URI96
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 674
Views: 35674

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

Yes, but we'll have at least 3 games away from home
by URI96
5 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 Russian PF - Alexander Sukhanov (Offer)
Replies: 4
Views: 1018

Re: '18 Russian PF - Alexander Sukhanov (Offer)

Rhody Guy wrote:Same guy under an alias?



Sacha is a Russian nickname for Alexander. See also Alexander "Sacha" Zverev of pro tennis.
by URI96
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Coaching staff 17-18
Replies: 118
Views: 7679

Re: Coaching staff 17-18

Dre3000 wrote:Hearing Chris Martin will be leaving the program... no indication of where he's headed next.


Is Coldplay going on tour?
by URI96
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 674
Views: 35674

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

Rothstein says we're hosting Charleston
by URI96
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 674
Views: 35674

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

UCH21377 wrote:A Nov/Dec road trip to Fort Myers would be cool. I spend time there. The team has a decent arena, pretty good attendance, and good media coverage.


Already planning on going even though it is two years out. Curious that this isn't for 2018-9.
by URI96
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 674
Views: 35674

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

RhowdyRam02 wrote:While that's convenient and fun for you, I'm sure almost every other URI fan would prefer a home game as opposed to an away game against Iona. There really is no reason for us to play a road game there.



Iona usually has a decent RPI and therefore beating them on the road would be a bonus.
by URI96
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 674
Views: 35674

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

thatRamBand wrote:Iona.




Koch says no return game for this one.
by URI96
7 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 Canada PG Jaelin Llewellyn (Princeton Commit)
Replies: 16
Views: 1591

Re: '18 Canada PG Jaelin Llewellyn

What's the story with Malik?
by URI96
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ESPN layoffs
Replies: 87
Views: 3333

Re: ESPN layoffs

When the Dems take back Congress, my guess is they will make changes to the Electoral College....that system doesn't work anymore. That will fundamentally change the entire election process....way overdue. This requires amending the Constitution. There is no chance that 3/4 of the states will go al...
by URI96
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 900
Views: 44840

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Who is going to start at the 4 next year? I think Langevine will be solid at the 5. EC and Terrell will anchor the guards and either Jeff or Jarvis at point is a win. Does Akele show us something next year? Layssard is a question mark. We really don't have a shooting forward besides Akele. Do you r...
by URI96
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan's tribute article to father
Replies: 33
Views: 1320

Re: Dan's tribute article to father

rambone 78 wrote:The problem might be, even if they save it, how long will it last without needing even more money?


they needed something like 10-15m to be able to create an endowment which would have kept it open permanently.
by URI96
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Mike Francesa really knows his college hoops!
Replies: 21
Views: 1222

Re: Mike Francesa really knows his college hoops!

Rhody74 wrote:He's pathetic and his former partner is just as bad.



Mad Dog is terrific. He knows his stuff bigly.
by URI96
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Alert for Rhody Fans (Now)
Replies: 7
Views: 432

Re: Alert for Rhody Fans (Now)

I guessed I missed this. How was it?
by URI96
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #34: Creighton (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 64) - Fri March 17, 4:30pm ET on TBS
Replies: 428
Views: 11615

Re: Game #34 - Creighton (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 64) - Fri., March 17, time TBD

I travel to the area all the time for work. I haven't looked at flight yet, but try Santa Rosa, Oakland or SFO. You'll still have to rent a car a drive 2 hours but if it saves you money, let me know. And if anyone truly is going that route, let me know and I'll see what I can do to potentially help...
by URI96
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Travel package?
Replies: 52
Views: 2063

Re: Travel package?

Called the ticket they said maybe Tuesday for more information. I would hope proactive communication would be out by tomorrow AM. I am sure they are crazy but this opportunity is a moment you capitalize on every front, alumni, recruiting, donations, scheduling, etc. Capitalize on the moment. The on...
by URI96
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Travel package?
Replies: 52
Views: 2063

Re: Travel package?

Almost better to go to SFO and then drive
by URI96
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Travel package?
Replies: 52
Views: 2063

Re: Travel package?

I was wondering the same thing. So far all they've posted is the ticket info
by URI96
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Selection show
Replies: 108
Views: 2881

Re: Selection show

Sacramento such bullshit
by URI96
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-17 Bracketology
Replies: 1474
Views: 43162

Re: 2016-17 Bracketology

Should have an RPI in the high 20s. Ken pom in the high 30s. 3 top 50 wins. 9 top 100 wins. 8 in a row. 11- ELEVEN - neutral and road wins. Conference champions of the 7th or 8th best conference in the country. If the committee takes into account our injuries to 2 starters and a bench player, and E...
by URI96
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #33 - VCU - A10 Championship - March 12, 12:30 - CBS
Replies: 363
Views: 6260

Re: Game #33 - VCU - A10 Championship - March 12, 12:30 - CBS

I can't wait to see Carl Koussa who's been yelling NIT at me for weeks. Whoooooooo!
by URI96
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-2017 RPI watch
Replies: 284
Views: 12708

Re: 2016-2017 RPI watch

Roz wrote:GW is rpi 101, davidson 106 and wiiliiam and mary 113. If they did not use the arbitrary 100 cutoff we would have 8 113 wins


Perhaps by the end of today one or both will be in the top 100
by URI96
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-17 Bracketology
Replies: 1474
Views: 43162

Re: 2016-17 Bracketology

Illinois State has two top 100 wins and one top 50 (Wichita) a team that also beat them by an average of 30 points in their other two meetimgs. They belong nowhere near this tournament.
by URI96
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Major Disconnects
Replies: 33
Views: 1105

Re: Major Disconnects

Clemson is 4-9 in the conference. That's a .307 percentage if you're scoring at home. They have no business being anywhere near this tournament no matter how good the ACC is.
by URI96
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-17 Bracketology
Replies: 1474
Views: 43162

Re: 2016-17 Bracketology

For me though, it's not even about URI's RPI ... It's about building a resume ... They may end up with an RPI around 35, but they might never get serious tournament consideration because of the overall resume ... Right now their best true road win is against Davidson and their forecasted RPI of 117...
by URI96
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Martin and Thompson
Replies: 77
Views: 3380

Re: Martin and Thompson

Bos8 wrote:If either injury happens to be lingering and season ending... would they qualify for a medical red shirt, or have they played in too many games?


You can't play in more than 30% of your team's games and get a redshirt.
by URI96
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2016-17
Replies: 260
Views: 9262

Re: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2016-17

I see 7 that didn't vote for us: Jon Wilner Chris Dachille Dick Vitale John Feinstein Craig Meyer Sheldon Mickles Stephen Schramm. Vitale does have 1-4 Notre Dame ranked
by URI96
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Opening the 2016-17 Prediction Contest
Replies: 91
Views: 2655

Re: Opening the 2016-17 Prediction Contest

Reg 26-4
A10 15-3
76.8 ppg
E.C. 16.8 ppg
6,188
by URI96
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: St John's Scrimmage
Replies: 51
Views: 2534

Re: St John's Scrimmage

@RadioFreeTom @PlacidiJoe @Shoq Agree 100%. tRUMP is a danger to our country at home and mostly abroad. 1 of many examples of his thoughts... Never talks about Rhody anymore. Thankfully, win lose or draw, it's all over in 3 days Of course now that you say this we're going to end in a 269-269 tie in...
by URI96
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Tip Off Event?!? Apparently tonight after all
Replies: 38
Views: 1200

Re: Tip Off Event?!? Apparently tonight after all

From the photos that I've seen this event was pretty well attended. We don't have that many big donors.
by URI96
1 year ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Rhody FB Insiders Club-JMU line up!!
Replies: 140
Views: 5441

Re: Rhody FB Insiders Club-JMU line up!!

Reynolds asks what we're doing in the same league as JMU when in fact JMU was in the Yankee Conference and has been playing URI for nearly 25 years. He could have fact checked this a little better,
by URI96
1 year ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Local Microbreweries
Replies: 136
Views: 6782

Re: Local Microbreweries

FYi - New brewery opening up in Cranston, Buttonwoods Brewery. Website isn't functioning yet, but will be located here... http://www.buttonwoodsbrewery.com/ Head brewer is a former assistant brewer at the Bronx Brewery. Although their brewery isn't functional yet, they did (somehow?) pour at a beer...
by URI96
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody Madness Friday October 14
Replies: 57
Views: 3932

Re: Rhody Madness Friday October 14

How about an open practice for ticket holders next Saturday morning before homecoming football? There will be some sort of an open practice. I received an email yesterday about a "Tip Off Event" and then another one today saying it was sent in error but stay tuned for info about a practice.
by URI96
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: New uniforms?
Replies: 107
Views: 5635

Re: New uniforms?

The shorts have to be the ugliest article of sports apparel outside of anything worn by Oregon. Yuck.
by URI96
1 year ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 740
Views: 22243

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball - 2016

As an Oriole fan the options in that spot are a) Bundy after Duensing gets the first out in the 11th b) Tommy Hunter after Duensing gets the first out in the 11th c) Britton to start the 11th. You can't go to Jimenez despite how well he pitched in September. If you're going to go the Jimenez route t...
by URI96
1 year ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Local Microbreweries
Replies: 136
Views: 6782

Re: Local Microbreweries

NYGFan_Section208 wrote:Right, and we were aware of that, but Foolproof is in Pawtucket, isn't it?


It is. My comment was more to put that info out there and not to cede the Bucket to Mass. I'm sure Foolproof has their reasons. Maybe it's marketing based, maybe they like the extra revenue from the paid deposit. Who knows.
by URI96
1 year ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Local Microbreweries
Replies: 136
Views: 6782

Re: Local Microbreweries

Made it to Foolproof last night (finally) - my advice is to go with someone familiar with the neighborhood. Place was smaller than I thought. Big selection though (13 choices)...had the Federal Hill Pale Ale and the Backyahd IPA (and remembered why I didn't like the latter so much.) The Federal Hil...

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