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by SmartyBarrett
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 40
Views: 1725

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

Rhody received exactly one AP Top 25 vote this week. But holy shit this is the worst ballot of all time.

http://collegepolltracker.com/basketbal ... 017/week-3
by SmartyBarrett
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/13 | Nevada Wolf Pack | 11:30PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 375
Views: 5644

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

We are 9 days away from our hardest game on the schedule I don't think playing Seton Hall in a neutral venue in our time zone will be nearly as difficult of a game. I'm also not convinced that Seton Hall is a much better team than Nevada, if at all. I'm not taking anything away from Seton Hall or m...
by SmartyBarrett
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1464
Views: 88775

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

RFORTE wrote:Not sure if this has been posted yet.



Anyone know what this was? I didn't see anything about it on social media...
by SmartyBarrett
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1407
Views: 104354

Re: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News

Munford excels every time hes sent back to the G league. Give this guy a chance for goodenss sakes. James Young is also on the Wisconsin Herd. James Young was in the NBA for all of last season. Xavier Munford is 1000x better than James Young. C'mon, Bucks, make it happen. ETA: Welp. https://twitter...
by SmartyBarrett
2 weeks ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Men's soccer
Replies: 29
Views: 1637

Re: Men's soccer

How many teams make the NCAA tournament? Does Rhody need to win the A 110 to get in? 48 teams. Approximately 24 auto bids for conference tournament champs. If they made the final, one would think their RPI would move up and they might be on the cusp for an at large. If they get beat by VCU, the sea...
by SmartyBarrett
2 weeks ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2018 football schedule
Replies: 11
Views: 338

Re: 2018 football schedule

RhowdyRam02 wrote:UConn for next year had been announced for awhile, it was just the specific date next year that was just announced.


Yes, was announced in May of 2015.

http://www.gorhody.com/sports/m-footbl/ ... 0521tc9lzs
by SmartyBarrett
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Big News Forthcoming???
Replies: 296
Views: 11292

Re: Big News Forthcoming???

TruePoint wrote:
Rhodymob05 wrote:Can anyone tell us when the news will drop?


November 20th


November 31st
by SmartyBarrett
3 weeks ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 8 Football @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3
Replies: 29
Views: 907

Re: Gm 8 @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3

A better kicker and better coaching (Central Michigan, Brown, Elon all should be wins) and this team is 5-3 and the tenor is much different. Agreed. But I can't decide if this makes me feel optimistic or sick to my stomach. Completely agree with others who have said that Lawson should have been sta...
by SmartyBarrett
4 weeks ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: URI football: History is chasing us
Replies: 145
Views: 8324

Re: URI football: History is chasing us

I think the amount of people who truly want football at URI dropped are very very few. Maybe I'm in a unique position of visibility here, but I strongly disagree with this. Unless people are creating burner social media accounts or trolling, then there are a good amount of folks who want the progra...
by SmartyBarrett
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 7 Football - Elon 12pm Sat Oct 21 Homecoming Family Day
Replies: 66
Views: 1985

Re: Gm 7 Elon 12pm Sat Oct 21 Homecoming Family Day

Just talking about this with my brother and father, give the kicker a chance to redeem the missed extra point. Run the ball pick up a few yrds at a minimum then kick the field goal. This was my take as well. Kid was no doubt itching to redeem himself. Run a play to center the ball and let him get i...
by SmartyBarrett
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 900
Views: 44330

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Is Matt Mobley the most overrated player in the league? Scores a ton of points, yes, but also plays a ton of minutes. Kid did absolutely nothing against us both games. He isn't in the same stratosphere as EC and Terrell. Dude's a chucker, or "volume scorer" if you want to put it nicely. H...
by SmartyBarrett
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Men's soccer
Replies: 29
Views: 1637

Re: Men's soccer

Make it 3-0 in the A-10 and undefeated in their last 8.

by SmartyBarrett
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Coaching staff 17-18
Replies: 118
Views: 7615

Re: Coaching staff 17-18

I thought Rell was the Assistant DOBO?
by SmartyBarrett
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: No signs this season
Replies: 59
Views: 2065

Re: No signs this season

True story: changed my mini-plan seats a few years ago and partially regretted it because I was further from RJ's signs. Sucks that this happened - you'll always have support from the real fans.
by SmartyBarrett
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 4 Football @ New Hampshire 3:30pm 9/23 Wildcat Stadium Durham NH ESPN3
Replies: 30
Views: 1039

Re: Gm 4 @ New Hampshire 3:30pm 9/23 Wildcat Stadium Durham NH ESPN3

Oddly enough, despite being 0-2, URI's numbers in CAA play are slightly better.

OFFENSE
Scoring offense: 9/12
Rushing offense: 9/12
Pass offense: 4/12
Total offense: 5/12

DEFENSE
Scoring defense: 10/12
Rushing defense: 4/12
Pass defense: 11/12
Total defense: 9/12

Turnover margin: 10/12 (-4)
by SmartyBarrett
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 1913

Re: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)

Rhody15 wrote:It's still crazy to hear Preston being more athletic than Hassan.


Especially since he was relatively unheard of until word of his commitment came down.
by SmartyBarrett
3 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Crimetown
Replies: 6
Views: 210

Re: Crimetown

Yeah, being from RI and knowing a lot of the places they were talking about made everything a lot more vivid.
by SmartyBarrett
3 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Crimetown
Replies: 6
Views: 210

Crimetown

I'm a little late to this party, but if anyone (especially the RI natives) hasn't checked out the podcast Crimetown yet, put it on your to-do list. An incredibly thorough and entertaining look at the history of crime in Providence. I marathoned it in about a week and a half - just finished today. Wo...
by SmartyBarrett
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Top 50 players
Replies: 12
Views: 1195

Re: Top 50 players

Saying The Big Lead is trash would be giving them too much credit.

(Not just about this post - in general.)
by SmartyBarrett
4 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: DI Men’s Basketball Committee redefines quality win
Replies: 25
Views: 844

Re: DI Men’s Basketball Committee redefines quality win

Rhody74 wrote:Interesting to see if elite programs change their scheduling.


*cough cough* Syracuse *cough*
by SmartyBarrett
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: NBA Draft....Hassan
Replies: 75
Views: 4718

Re: NBA Draft....Hassan

Off the top of my head, Martin worked out for: Celtics Knicks Nuggets Raptors Bucks Mavericks That's 20 percent of the NBA... and that's only what has been reported. There could be more for all we know. Additionally, the Nets could be interested? Good piece here. http://www.silive.com/sports/advance...
by SmartyBarrett
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 51094

Re: NCAA Coaching Carousel - 2016

https://hoopdirt.com/clemson-dirt-2/

"I’ve also heard that this will not be the only assistant that URI will lose this spring – more on this one shortly."
by SmartyBarrett
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1407
Views: 104354

Re: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News

Really wanted to post this in one of the other Hassan threads, but I guess it technically belongs here. :|



Also, per Hass's Instagram story, it looks like he also worked out for the Celtics last weekend.
by SmartyBarrett
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 674
Views: 35207

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

I doubt a marketing guy has that kind of basketball scheduling pull, but maybe it started the conversation.
by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ESPN layoffs
Replies: 87
Views: 3268

Re: ESPN layoffs

To echo what others have said, this tweet kinda sums it up for me:

by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes (Duquense)
Replies: 56
Views: 1805

Re: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes

"Great, another guard!" coming in 3... 2... 1...
by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 51094

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

At this point, it REALLY seems like firing JTIII was Step 1, and Georgetown didn't really have a Step 2 lined up.
by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Alumni Association - Info, Events, Etc.
Replies: 22
Views: 779

Re: Alumni Association - Info, Events, Etc.

Never been to (or heard of) Algonquin Club, but I'm planning on being there.
by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Alumni Association - Info, Events, Etc.
Replies: 22
Views: 779

Re: Alumni Association - Info, Events, Etc.

FYI, just got the email on the Boston 'evening with Dan Hurley'. It's on April 27th from 6-8 pm at the Algonquin Club in Back Bay (on Comm Ave near where I would definitely live if I made Dan Hurley money).
by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Hassan Martin - A True Rhody LEGEND
Replies: 34
Views: 2058

Re: Hassan Martin - A True Rhody LEGEND

Oh duh, thanks. I am familiar. Just never saw it abbreviated and all I could think was Pittsburgh...
by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Hassan Martin - A True Rhody LEGEND
Replies: 34
Views: 2058

Re: Hassan Martin - A True Rhody LEGEND

OK for real tho - what is PIT?
by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 51094

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Let's just all wait for the Koch/Rothstein/Goodman tweetstorm. When that happens you know it's coming from the school.
by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 51094

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

I think there was a report that G'Town "would like to get it done by the Final Four". But there's a lot of vagary in that statement. Plus, it was just something someone tweeted and not an official word from the school. They'd never publicly tie themselves to a timeline.
by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 51094

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Can't turn down a job you haven't been offered.

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by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-2018 Predicting The A10 Conference
Replies: 47
Views: 3177

Re: 2017-2018 Predicting The A10 Conference

Yeah, there's no way Dayton will drop that far. If they finish 8th or lower I'll eat my computer.
by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 51094

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

This means absolutely nada, but of the Final Four schools, three are Nike (including Nike U aka Oregon) and one (South Carolina) is Under Armour. No Adidas.

Notable Adidas schools slash schools that came up short of the Final Four: Kansas, Louisville, Michigan, Wisconsin.
by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 900
Views: 44330

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Some PC fans agree with you, reef. Bullock faded badly after a hot start. Made lots of poor plays in critical points in some key games. Disappeared in a few games, too. Plenty of folks not very happy with Bullock's play. He also sleepwalked through their BET game vs Creighton. A win there and PC pr...
by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 51094

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

ATPTourFan wrote:Hoya fans REALLY want Hurley vs Ewing!! :D

HoyasWantHurley.png


Safe to say no one will confuse Casual Hoya with, say, Nate Silver.
by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 51094

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

- Cooley was never "formally contacted" about the job (whatever that means) This gels with what Cooley said in K-Mac's article. I read somewhere (maybe the same article -- can't look it up right now) that there were "feelers" put out by G'Town people towards Cooley's people. I i...
by SmartyBarrett
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 51094

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

rambone 78 wrote:Dan could do what Cooley did....but he hasn't yet....that's the concerning thing.

He could squash the rumors....but maybe he's playing URI like he did when Rutgers wanted him.


Wouldn't it make sense for Dan to wait until an extension is announced before squashing the rumors?
by SmartyBarrett
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 51094

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Dan Hurley has been coaching at the D1 level for less than a decade. He's not a long-tenured coach with a consistent track record... so comparing experience here is a minimal factor. That's why a historic program like Georgetown have him in their sights. Look at Chris Mullin. St. John's came knocki...
by SmartyBarrett
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-2018 Predicting The A10 Conference
Replies: 47
Views: 3177

Re: 2017-2018 Predicting The A10 Conference

La Salle's success will hinge on Johnson's return. He is testing the NBA Draft waters.
by SmartyBarrett
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 51094

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Cooley was asked about the Georgetown job here.

by SmartyBarrett
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Koch on URI BB Commitment
Replies: 169
Views: 5725

Re: Koch on URI BB Commitment

Preseason tournaments across the country will take a hit next year, due to the Phil Knight 80th birthday Nike tournament next year in Oregon. That event will include Arkansas, Butler, Connecticut, Duke, Florida, Georgetown, Gonzaga, Michigan State, North Carolina, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oregon, Port...
by SmartyBarrett
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 51094

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

I will say, Kelsey better have something lined up for his sake. If he ends up staying at Winthrop, other teams might shy away from him in the future thanks to today's cluster.
by SmartyBarrett
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Koch on URI BB Commitment
Replies: 169
Views: 5725

Re: Koch on URI BB Commitment

To simplify: The Rams just won the A10 Tournament and advanced in the NCAA Tournament. Your move, fans. What you got? no doubt in my mind opening night is a guaranteed 7,657 As long as that's the night that they're unfurling the banners, there's no doubt in my mind either. Regardless of opponent.

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