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by SmartyBarrett
6 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/24 | Fordham Rams | 7PM
Replies: 24
Views: 671

Re: 1/24 | Fordham Rams | 7PM

adam914 wrote:Fordham games always terrify me for some reason.


Same. Especially when played in that rec center they call an arena.
by SmartyBarrett
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1428
Views: 109726

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

Munford made his Bucks debut on Saturday, and today the Bucks fired head coach Jason Kidd. Which was long overdue, IMO - Kidd was terrible.
by SmartyBarrett
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Is a Practice Facility needed?
Replies: 55
Views: 1513

Re: Is a Practice Facility needed?

........update, just left an Alumni Association event in Sarasota, I spoke with Dr. Dooley......let’s just say this dedicated basketball facility IS in the pipeline.....re-purpose of existing space is the concept......formal announcement of this coming......it was also interesting to hear in his pr...
by SmartyBarrett
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/20 | Dayton Flyers | 1:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 213
Views: 4437

Re: 1/20 | Dayton Flyers | 1:00PM (CBSSN)

bigappleram wrote:Duquesne is going to fade, they cannot sustain. Good coach, they will get there, but they will play back to the rest of the crappy middle of this league real soon. Net net, I wouldn't circle Duquesne as a big game.


URI will be favored by about 18 over Duquesne.
by SmartyBarrett
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter
Replies: 77
Views: 2001

Re: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter

What is puzzling is last year we played UMass during the intersession on January 15, 2017 and drew 6,202. This year with team on a roll and the game also during the intersession on January 17, 2018, the Rams drew 5,583. Was last year's game in a special mini package, was the difference weather rela...
by SmartyBarrett
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter
Replies: 77
Views: 2001

Re: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter

For reference, since he pulled PC into this whole thing - coming off of their first NCAA apprearance, PC's attendance increased 267 people per game, or from 67.3% capacity to 69.5% capacity. Our attendance coming off of our first tournament appearance has increased 725 people per game, or from 65.1...
by SmartyBarrett
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter
Replies: 77
Views: 2001

Re: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter

It's almost like a retired journalist who tweets mostly about the Patriots isn't the best person to weigh in on URI.
by SmartyBarrett
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 348
Views: 14672

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

A spot may have just opened up on KMac's ballot. BC (yes, BC) led wire-to-wire in a win over Florida State.

BC basketball is... actually kind of good? This is weird.
by SmartyBarrett
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3412

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

Super distracting. It was cool to listen to the coaches but I felt like I had no clue what was going on in the game flow. Maybe I just can't do two things at once... As a side note, does Ed Cooley know what a vampire is? This is important to me and I need to know. Judging by what I heard tonight, n...
by SmartyBarrett
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3412

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

This PC-DePaul broadcast is annoying. Super distracting. It was cool to listen to the coaches but I felt like I had no clue what was going on in the game flow. Maybe I just can't do two things at once... As a side note, does Ed Cooley know what a vampire is? This is important to me and I need to kn...
by SmartyBarrett
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 298
Views: 5175

Re: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)

bigappleram wrote:Surprised no one commenting on the zone we employed for last 5 minutes of game. Completely stopped them, I think they had 63 points and scored 1 bucket during the time we played the zone.


Agree - was expecting to hear from some Hurley Zone Truthers.
by SmartyBarrett
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 298
Views: 5175

Re: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)

Sounds like Goodwin is a game-time decision for tomorrow night.

by SmartyBarrett
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/30 | George Mason Patriots | 4PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3714

Re: 12/30 | George Mason Patriots | 4PM

Smokinjimit wrote:I'm not sure what Preston did but he is in the dog house. We were counting on him and he is getting zero minutes. Would love to hear the inside story on that.


He's been hurt. Didn't play two games ago and played limited minutes last game. Not sure there's much more to it than that.
by SmartyBarrett
3 weeks ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season
Replies: 43
Views: 2277

Re: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season

Rhody WBB lost to D-II Southern Connecticut at home this afternoon.
by SmartyBarrett
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rod Carri has Passed Away
Replies: 116
Views: 5135

Re: Rod Carri has Passed Away

This is tough news. So glad I had the chance to meet Rod a few times - a true Rhody fan.
by SmartyBarrett
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Attendance- Perspective
Replies: 110
Views: 3343

Re: Attendance- Perspective

by SmartyBarrett
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Projo Fairness
Replies: 177
Views: 5583

Re: Projo Fairness

Please point to one instance where he's criticizing the people in attendance. He's using his platform to tell people not going they should be going. Just curious, and this isn't directed directly at you, RR02, but to anyone. What percentage of people do you think are big enough URI fans to follow t...
by SmartyBarrett
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 348
Views: 14672

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

Seton Hall had a hell of a week. If someone wants to put them a spot or two ahead of URI I think that's mostly fine. But PC's best win as of right now is Belmont. Pretty sure both URI and Seton Hall can top that...
by SmartyBarrett
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 348
Views: 14672

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

David Cloninger of Columbia, South Carolina is bad and should feel bad.

He has PC in, Seton Hall in, PC AHEAD OF SETON HALL (!!!), and URI out.

Boo this man.

http://collegepolltracker.com/basketbal ... 017/week-5
by SmartyBarrett
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 553
Views: 14469

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

We totally dominated the PG matchup. Cartwright is supposed to be a top 5ish PG in the country. Whether it was Jarvis or Fatts, we totally dominated him, and I mean TOTALLY DOMINATED! THIS. All I see from Friar fans is that PC stands for "Pointguard College" and that Ed Cooley can recruit...
by SmartyBarrett
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 553
Views: 14469

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

TruePoint wrote:I honestly think it has a negative impact on our fan base.


I also think all the "poor attendance" coverage negatively impacts the casual fans. Who's going to be compelled to go to a game when all they hear is that no one goes?
by SmartyBarrett
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #3 - Games of Interest.
Replies: 106
Views: 3362

Re: Week #3 - Games of Interest.

Too bad Rhody didn't schedule Arizona...
by SmartyBarrett
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 348
Views: 14672

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
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/13 | Nevada Wolf Pack | 11:30PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 375
Views: 6821

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
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1555
Views: 94574

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 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1428
Views: 109726

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 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Men's soccer
Replies: 30
Views: 1990

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 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2018 football schedule
Replies: 11
Views: 447

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
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Big News Forthcoming???
Replies: 417
Views: 17767

Re: Big News Forthcoming???

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


November 20th


November 31st
by SmartyBarrett
2 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 8 Football @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3
Replies: 29
Views: 1155

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
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: URI football: History is chasing us
Replies: 151
Views: 9419

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
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 7 Football - Elon 12pm Sat Oct 21 Homecoming Family Day
Replies: 66
Views: 2298

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
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 900
Views: 47696

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
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Men's soccer
Replies: 30
Views: 1990

Re: Men's soccer

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

by SmartyBarrett
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Coaching staff 17-18
Replies: 118
Views: 8351

Re: Coaching staff 17-18

I thought Rell was the Assistant DOBO?
by SmartyBarrett
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: No signs this season
Replies: 73
Views: 3198

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
4 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 4 Football @ New Hampshire 3:30pm 9/23 Wildcat Stadium Durham NH ESPN3
Replies: 30
Views: 1217

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
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 2070

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
5 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Crimetown
Replies: 6
Views: 302

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
5 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Crimetown
Replies: 6
Views: 302

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
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Top 50 players
Replies: 12
Views: 1253

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
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: DI Men’s Basketball Committee redefines quality win
Replies: 25
Views: 884

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
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: NBA Draft....Hassan
Replies: 75
Views: 5090

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
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1631
Views: 57740

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
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1428
Views: 109726

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
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 680
Views: 38000

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
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ESPN layoffs
Replies: 87
Views: 3920

Re: ESPN layoffs

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

by SmartyBarrett
9 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes (Duquense)
Replies: 56
Views: 1986

Re: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes

"Great, another guard!" coming in 3... 2... 1...

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