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by SmartyBarrett
3 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 132
Views: 1947

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

ATPTourFan wrote:Exactly. Dunk has insufficient humidity control and/or delinquent management able to configure the HVAC. Either way, really bad look.




Welcome to Friartown.
by SmartyBarrett
14 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 132
Views: 1947

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

It is embarrassing for this to happen, but realistically there isn't a lot they can do. When the temperature changes this rapidly it is very difficult to modulate the temperature inside the arena fast enough to prevent the ice from melting. This happened last year, also - don't think they suspended...
by SmartyBarrett
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Reynolds piece inaccuracies
Replies: 57
Views: 1372

Re: Reynolds piece inaccuracies

"Reynolds piece inaccuracies" is an evergreen topic.
by SmartyBarrett
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6697

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

luke wrote:I'm worried we might see a string of poor games and another loss or two just when they had achieved national
recognition.


Jim Baron is no longer here. We're all good.
by SmartyBarrett
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3952

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

PC fans are (still) tweeting at Koch now too. They just can't get URI out of their head.
by SmartyBarrett
1 week ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Geoff Cameron
Replies: 6
Views: 331

Re: Geoff Cameron

Geoff also posted a super insightful piece for the Players Tribune about the state of US Soccer. Really good stuff.

https://www.theplayerstribune.com/geoff ... -s-soccer/
by SmartyBarrett
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EC Injury Watch
Replies: 76
Views: 3825

Re: EC Injury Watch

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by SmartyBarrett
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 740
Views: 30542

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

I am so glad the NCAA picked up Katz. And if URI is indeed 17 (or thereabouts), I'm 100% confident they can surpass an inconsistent Oklahoma team over the next four weeks.
by SmartyBarrett
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2018 Atlantic 10 Tournament - Washington, D.C.
Replies: 39
Views: 1851

Re: 2018 Atlantic 10 Tournament - Washington, D.C.

Yep, I got a sales call from the A-10 yesterday RE: tickets as well. Sounds like sales are slow, which makes sense in a down year for the league.
by SmartyBarrett
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 740
Views: 30542

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

OU might be the team I am least afraid of in the whole field. I love watching Young and he is super talented. But if your team's profile is that you are over-reliant on one player, and that one player is a guard, and that guard is not overly physical, turnover prone and highly dependent on jacking ...
by SmartyBarrett
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 740
Views: 30542

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Dickie V went on a nice pro-URI rant during the Alabama / Florida game today, talking about how that was one of Bama's best wins.
by SmartyBarrett
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 740
Views: 30542

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Whether Rhody gets 'screwed' or not on the 2/11 reveal...it's totally awesome that it's even a discussable point... Insert thumbs up emoji here -->______ Yup, that's my thinking as well. I'll be watching to see if URI gets a mention as a potential team "on the bubble" of cracking the Top ...
by SmartyBarrett
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 740
Views: 30542

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

I would be SHOCKED if URI was in the mix here, but of note:

https://www.cbssports.com/college-baske ... 11-on-cbs/
by SmartyBarrett
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/30 | UMass Minutemen | 6:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 212
Views: 3769

Re: 1/30 | UMass Minutemen | 6:30PM (CBSSN)

These are the same people that call URI fans classless, too. That's my favorite.
by SmartyBarrett
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/30 | UMass Minutemen | 6:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 212
Views: 3769

Re: 1/30 | UMass Minutemen | 6:30PM (CBSSN)

Ramulous wrote:Ace seems to be implying that Sage portrays himself one way here while in reality he hates Hurley and us......am I getting that, Ace?


A quick scroll through Sage's timeline answers that question rather quickly.
by SmartyBarrett
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: NY Post Hurley Article
Replies: 102
Views: 3194

Re: NY Post Hurley Article

Bigsnoop wrote:
Cameron_Dollar wrote:Extensions mean nothing. Especially for a 74 year old. He will call it a day long before the contract expires.


You must not know much about Boeheim. The only ways Boeheim leaves is if he's fired or in a body bag.


Even if he's fired he might not leave.
by SmartyBarrett
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/30 | UMass Minutemen | 6:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 212
Views: 3769

Re: 1/30 | UMass Minutemen | 6:30PM (CBSSN)

I'm actually liking we are being taken to task. Harden these guys up for NCAAT play. Agreed. Sure they're not facing tournament caliber teams in the A-10, but opponents exposing some potential weaknesses so that Dan can clean them up (all the while URI is still winning) is fine with me. Plus, some ...
by SmartyBarrett
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 740
Views: 30542

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Rhodymob05 wrote:CBS has uri as an 8 again dropping 5 spots from 24 to 29, due to Miami/TCU wins and Nevada loss, even though we won twice on the road by double digits. Just doesn't seem right.


Jerry Palm is consistently ranked as one of the worst bracketologists out there, fwiw.
by SmartyBarrett
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/24 | Fordham Rams | 7PM
Replies: 219
Views: 4536

Re: 1/24 | Fordham Rams | 7PM

Agree that NYC is useless from a media perspective, but I continue to be befuddled at why Fordham can't use it to their advantage when it comes to recruiting.
by SmartyBarrett
4 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/24 | Fordham Rams | 7PM
Replies: 219
Views: 4536

Re: 1/24 | Fordham Rams | 7PM

Rhodymob05 wrote:While we still have plenty of games left, it bears the question, when was the last time a A10 team went undefeated in conference play?


George Washington in 2005-06
by SmartyBarrett
4 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/24 | Fordham Rams | 7PM
Replies: 219
Views: 4536

Re: 1/24 | Fordham Rams | 7PM

If URI keeps winning through Richmond, every team in the A-10 will have lost the last time they played Rhody. As it stands now, this is their most recent result against A-10 opponents (dating back to last season where applicable): Dayton: Win Davidson: Win Duquesne: Win Fordham: Win George Mason: Wi...
by SmartyBarrett
4 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/24 | Fordham Rams | 7PM
Replies: 219
Views: 4536

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 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1450
Views: 111781

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
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Is a Practice Facility needed?
Replies: 55
Views: 1603

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
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/20 | Dayton Flyers | 1:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 214
Views: 4714

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
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter
Replies: 77
Views: 2083

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
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter
Replies: 77
Views: 2083

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
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter
Replies: 77
Views: 2083

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 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 679
Views: 29880

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 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3492

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 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3492

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 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 298
Views: 5363

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
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 298
Views: 5363

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

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

by SmartyBarrett
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/30 | George Mason Patriots | 4PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3779

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
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season
Replies: 43
Views: 2529

Re: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season

Rhody WBB lost to D-II Southern Connecticut at home this afternoon.
by SmartyBarrett
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rod Carri has Passed Away
Replies: 118
Views: 5491

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
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Attendance- Perspective
Replies: 110
Views: 3494

Re: Attendance- Perspective

by SmartyBarrett
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Projo Fairness
Replies: 178
Views: 5850

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
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 679
Views: 29880

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
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 679
Views: 29880

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
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 553
Views: 14799

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
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 553
Views: 14799

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
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #3 - Games of Interest.
Replies: 106
Views: 3393

Re: Week #3 - Games of Interest.

Too bad Rhody didn't schedule Arizona...
by SmartyBarrett
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 679
Views: 29880

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
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/13 | Nevada Wolf Pack | 11:30PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 375
Views: 7043

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
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1710
Views: 99151

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
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1450
Views: 111781

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...

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