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by Ramulous
2 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 187
Views: 8567

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

The other night Hurley referred to Hass as one of the best forwards to ever play at Rhody.....I agree...

He also said by the time he is through Cyril would be one of the best forwards to ever play at Rhody....I hope he is right
by Ramulous
2 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Don't Miss Out: Meet & Greet with Dan Hurley in Providence, NYC, and Boston
Replies: 79
Views: 2829

Re: Don't Miss Out: Meet & Greet with Dan Hurley in Providence, NYC, and Boston

If my informant was correct the only way we could get another scholarship would be for the staff go back to the players and force one to leave....I cannot see that happening....so I think it is either Toppin or Lane...not both...they tell Toppin if he doesn't commit now the scholarship could go to L...
by Ramulous
2 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)
Replies: 362
Views: 24127

Re: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)

I've read previous sports reports in which Russell's skill set is quite reminiscent of Allen Iverson....calm down friar fans....I'm not saying he is AI...
by Ramulous
2 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 4894

Re: Wichita State Moves to the AAC

So Alabama forever will not put the same money into basketball that Kentucky does? Is that what you believe? Clemson will never invest in basketball the amounts put in by Duke and North Carolina? How do you know they never will? My pov is realistic....we are a midmajor.....no one roots harder for Rh...
by Ramulous
2 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 4894

Re: Wichita State Moves to the AAC

RJ

Are you confident that those schools who don't finance basketball to the level of their conference brethren will do so forever?
by Ramulous
2 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 Grad Transfer F Khris Lane
Replies: 150
Views: 5688

Re: '17 Grad Transfer F Khris Lane

Good that both Lane and Toppin will be in together....create some urgency since there is only one scholly open...
by Ramulous
2 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Don't Miss Out: Meet & Greet with Dan Hurley in Providence, NYC, and Boston
Replies: 79
Views: 2829

Re: Don't Miss Out: Meet & Greet with Dan Hurley in Providence, NYC, and Boston

Dan said we have one scholarship available....my info...from non-coaching sources...so take it for what is worth....some of our players were advised that they would not be getting as much playing time as they would hope next year and the future would be best for them at another school....but the fin...
by Ramulous
2 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 4894

Re: Possible Wichita State move to the AAC

To quote Bob Dylan....money doesn't talk, it swears....when push comes to shove the will to win coupled with huge resources leaves most coaches in midmajor conference subject to poaching...Cooley seems to be an exception because he is home....every other coach will have a price that makes them head ...
by Ramulous
2 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 4894

Re: Possible Wichita State move to the AAC

How much does the big east earn in tv revenues and bowl shares compared to the P5 schools.....it is a fraction....and the A-10 is an even smaller fraction...midmajors all.....but the big east is the best midmajor....
by Ramulous
2 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 4894

Re: Possible Wichita State move to the AAC

If you don't have big time Bowl Championship football you are a mid-major....the big east is the best mid-major conference....the A-10 trails them...
by Ramulous
2 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)
Replies: 3
Views: 559

Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

He dreams of Jeannie!
by Ramulous
3 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2448
Views: 144169

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

UConn is in a mess right now.....the destruction of the big east together with their chase for football dollars has backfired on them....you wonder if it is true that BC prevents them from going to the ACC where they always wanted to be...how long before Ollie heads to the NBA...
by Ramulous
3 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '14 MA PF - Bonzie Colson Jr. (Notre Dame)
Replies: 133
Views: 15316

Re: '14 MA PF - Bonzie Colson Jr. (Notre Dame)

I attended his parents' wedding.....how time flies.....
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)
Replies: 362
Views: 24127

Re: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)

There is a 6'10" kid named Moore in the Philly area who committed to Crean at Indiana....and now has asked for his release.....before they hired Miller....but maybe Fatts should put in a call to his neighbor and point out our need for a big kid....
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EC staying...
Replies: 29
Views: 1590

Re: EC staying...

"Next season, I look forward to wearing the Keaney Blue for my final season of college eligibility and to again take the court with my family as we aim on making more history for the Rhode Island men's basketball program."

EC's statement....seems safe that he is here next year.
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Al Skinner
Replies: 45
Views: 946

Re: Al Skinner

The next time Jim Harrick thanks Al Skinner for the roster he left him will be the first time.......

Tom Penders made sure Brendan Malone got credit for assembling the roster he rode to fame....Brendan was even at some of our tournament games....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: FCS Playoffs
Replies: 22
Views: 874

Re: FCS Playoffs

Someday we will be in the FCS playoffs.....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: All Other College Sports
Topic: Brown-Bryant!
Replies: 4
Views: 260

Re: Brown-Bryant!

I've known Nisre Zouzoua and his family since the father emigrated to the United States over 30 years ago. I am very happy he is playing so well.

Tim O'Shea told me that Nisre reminded him of Tom Garrick.
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: URI@PC Single Game Tickets now on sale
Replies: 28
Views: 1124

Re: URI@PC Single Game Tickets now on sale

If providence sent me a free ticket I would burn it.....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody basketball in the community
Replies: 3
Views: 216

Re: Rhody basketball in the community

I want a University our basketball team can be proud of.....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #3 - Games of Interest
Replies: 95
Views: 2440

Re: Week #3 - Games of Interest

It is hard to root for the friars at anytime....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #3 - Games of Interest
Replies: 95
Views: 2440

Re: Week #3 - Games of Interest

I don't see PC being decimated by anyone...they play hard for Cooley who is an excellent coach.....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Projo Coverage of URI - Conversation with Sports Editor Bill Corey
Replies: 60
Views: 1498

Re: Projo Coverage of URI - Conversation with Sports Editor Bill Corey

Let us just worry about winning the games we should and stealing a couple we should'nt....the press thing will eventually come around...
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-2017 RPI watch
Replies: 284
Views: 11122

Re: 2016-2017 RPI watch

In reality the RPI only matters if you are in a P5 conference....if not they look for ways to screw you even if you are 24 and a mid-major....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #3 - Games of Interest
Replies: 95
Views: 2440

Re: Week #3 - Games of Interest

Unless they sneak in a game against us and lose....then they will jump two spots...
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-2017 RPI watch
Replies: 284
Views: 11122

Re: 2016-2017 RPI watch

Thank you ATP
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #3 - Games of Interest
Replies: 95
Views: 2440

Re: Week #3 - Games of Interest

I don't care if the A10 only gets one bid....so long as it is us.....am I being selfish?
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-2017 RPI watch
Replies: 284
Views: 11122

Re: 2016-2017 RPI watch

That is why I would like this to be pinned or bookmarked at the top so we can follow the RPI as it moves after each game...
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 4: #24 Cincinnati - Sat @ 3pm at Mohegan Sun on ESPN3
Replies: 301
Views: 5498

Re: Game 4: #24 Cincinnati - Sat @ 3pm at Mohegan Sun on ESPN3

Additional item of interest......Sly Williams was in the house for the Cincy game.....would be great if he was at the Duke game and we could win it....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-2017 RPI watch
Replies: 284
Views: 11122

2016-2017 RPI watch

I am proposing a permanent thread....similar to "weekly games of interest" to track the RPI from all available sources as we make our way through this season. I must leave it to the more technologically astute IT posters here to figure out how to do it... http://www.rpiforecast.com/graphs/...
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 4: #24 Cincinnati - Sat @ 3pm at Mohegan Sun on ESPN3
Replies: 301
Views: 5498

Re: Game 4: #24 Cincinnati - Sat @ 3pm at Mohegan Sun on ESPN3

I am taking credit for the win. Changed my seat midway through the first half. The Karma was terrible for me in section 25 for some reason. Left a very good seat with friends and family to go sit with my current wife in another section. Was carrying a man-bag with all my elderly man necessities in i...
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Projo Coverage of URI - Conversation with Sports Editor Bill Corey
Replies: 60
Views: 1498

Re: Projo Coverage of URI - Conversation with Sports Editor Bill Corey

I take no glee in this. I only wish for friar fans what they wish for us.
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: URI/Duke viewing party @ Ivy Tavern in Providence 1 p.m.
Replies: 10
Views: 351

Re: URI/Duke viewing party @ Ivy Tavern in Providence 1 p.m.

There were two people sitting in front of me decked out in Duke gear.....I asked if they went to Duke....answer was no but they were big Duke fans who lived in Massachusetts.....I asked why Duke?....no real reason given...they switched from being Georgetown fans after Ewing left....I told them with ...
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Towson line up!
Replies: 28
Views: 1077

Re: Towson line up!

The Towson line is up
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wagner & Mike Aaman Upset #18 UConn in Storrs!
Replies: 22
Views: 1036

Re: Wagner & Mike Aaman Upset #18 UConn in Storrs!

Hey....Red has a job....that makes one member of this board who has one......we are moving up..
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Native
Replies: 1
Views: 264

Native

I miss his pre game write ups. Hope all is well with him/her
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dartmouth line up!!
Replies: 10
Views: 433

Re: Dartmouth line up!!

Hey Hal....in the future could you please insert the word "is"
Between the words line and up.... I keep looking for the starting lineups in the gambling posts....Thanks
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: All Other College Sports
Topic: Georgia State approval to buy Turner Field
Replies: 4
Views: 255

Re: Georgia State approval to buy Turner Field

Total student enrollment....53,000.....campus in Downtown Atlanta.....we shouldn't compare ourselves to them....

Hell, even Kennesaw St has over 30,000 students.....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 Senegal SF - Samba Diallo
Replies: 13
Views: 1219

Re: '18 Senegal SF - Samba Diallo

One of my favorite songs is "Samba di Janiero".....artist unknown....great to dance to or to have on a workout playlist....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Rhody FB Insiders Club-JMU line up!!
Replies: 140
Views: 4210

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

The whole North east....Syracuse, Rutgers, Uconn, Umass, BC....all fairly irrelevant in the world of big time football....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-17 Bracketology
Replies: 1474
Views: 36139

Re: 2016-17 Bracketology

He is a St Joe's employee....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Facebook Live Pregame
Replies: 43
Views: 1586

Re: Facebook Live Pregame

I, too, just liked the page.......looking forward to participating from my seat at Ryan.....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Opening the 2016-17 Prediction Contest
Replies: 91
Views: 2071

Re: Opening the 2016-17 Prediction Contest

1. Abstain
2. Abstain
3. Abstain
4. Abstain
5. Abstain

Bonus question: Abstain
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2015-16 Prediction Contest Summary
Replies: 79
Views: 9206

Re: 2015-16 Prediction Contest Summary

For superstition's sake I will not participate this year.....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Signs - 2016-17
Replies: 129
Views: 4973

Re: Signs - 2016-17

"Anyone caught trespassing will be shot on sight"

(That's a reference for us old timers)
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016 offseason odds and ends
Replies: 184
Views: 10888

Re: 2016 offseason odds and ends

Felger and Mazz (and all other Boston sports talk shows) don't even know who we are....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Rhody FB Insiders Club-JMU line up!!
Replies: 140
Views: 4210

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

This 84-7 devastation has made casual fans around the State take notice.....I have overheard many people talking about it and saying Rhode Island should get out of that conference....they don't even know the name of the conference....
by Ramulous
5 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: USA Today Sagarin Football Rankings 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 531

Re: USA Today Sagarin Football Rankings 2016

So you are saying we have a chance....
by Ramulous
6 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 RI SF - Kimani Lawrence
Replies: 55
Views: 5352

Re: '17 RI SF - Kimani Lawrence

I wish him well in Arizona.....good choice in many ways....

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