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by Ramulous
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)
Replies: 317
Views: 14167

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

I am disappointed by the cancellation.....but I understand their concerns for safety of the kids.....I am in London for part of the time we were scheduled to be there and was going to catch one of the games....
by Ramulous
1 week ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Golden State Warriors
Replies: 20
Views: 275

Re: Golden State Warriors

I advocate re shuffling the teams every year....like a fantasy draft......the worst team picks first, the second worst team picks second and so on....all players in the league go into the player pool and then add in any college players who want to be selected....who would object?
by Ramulous
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2566
Views: 155677

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

Wonder what affect the loss of ARD will have on this list?
by Ramulous
2 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Offer)
Replies: 301
Views: 18133

Re: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Offer)

I wish the young Rhode Islander well.....
by Ramulous
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)
Replies: 317
Views: 14167

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

If we are 8-1 in our non- con schedule, and that one loss is to pc, locals will dismiss us as only playing well against weak competition, and will not come to our games...just one woman's opinion....
by Ramulous
4 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 DC G Saddiq Bey
Replies: 17
Views: 1636

Re: '18 DC G Saddiq Bey

First is nice when you are in a P5 conference......when you are a midmajor not so much.....please excuse my bitter cynicism...
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Rhody Baseball 2017 Season
Replies: 105
Views: 5095

Re: Rhody Baseball 2017 Season

Baseball is very much a game of streaks and hot runs.....we just picked a bad time to be in a rut/slump...
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Where's the Politics Thread?
Replies: 19
Views: 531

Re: Where's the Politics Thread?

It is Matt's persona on the line....I support you in what you did even if I don't agree with the premise....
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 DC G Saddiq Bey
Replies: 17
Views: 1636

Re: '18 DC G Saddiq Bey

Put him in the Markelle Fultz category.......we will look at a lot of these kids when they big-time us and say "I remember when we were one of the first schools to offer him a scholarship...."
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 DC G Saddiq Bey
Replies: 17
Views: 1636

Re: '18 DC G Saddiq Bey

Boom
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: All Other College Sports
Topic: Basketball Practice Facilities Review
Replies: 32
Views: 3520

Re: Basketball Practice Facilities Review

Win 28 games a year for five years....get to the sweet 16 or elite 8 a few times.....won't need a fancy facility....
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Where's the Politics Thread?
Replies: 19
Views: 531

Re: Where's the Politics Thread?

The moderators cannot win in this situation, no matter what they decide....after a while I chose not to read the political stuff...like I curtailed my Facebook activity.....I say keep it here in the off-topic sections..then let the posters decide if they want to read it or contribute to it... My two...
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ran into Jim Calhoun in Narragansett
Replies: 44
Views: 2159

Re: Ran into Jim Calhoun in Narragansett

Until they land in a better conference situation UConn is not a great destination for a coach in my opinion
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ran into Jim Calhoun in Narragansett
Replies: 44
Views: 2159

Re: Ran into Jim Calhoun in Narragansett

My bad...I thought you accidentally parked too close to his car and he came out and yelled at you and said it was an $85,000 car.....
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ran into Jim Calhoun in Narragansett
Replies: 44
Views: 2159

Re: Ran into Jim Calhoun in Narragansett

I don't like the fact that he told you how much his car costs.
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Dayton)
Replies: 153
Views: 10646

Re: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Offer)

I don't think it is fair to the kids to publicly name them.....sorry
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Dayton)
Replies: 153
Views: 10646

Re: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Offer)

As I stated long ago....a couple of players were approached about their prospects of playing time here in the near future.....they were not being forced out....but given a realistic assessment....they would have been assisted in finding appropriate landing spots...they were told the decision was ent...
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2566
Views: 155677

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

Prolific tweeter Birdman reports that Terrance Mann was practicing at Rhody today but has no intention of leaving FSU......but that there was another visitor on campus today.....he wouldn't name names however....
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Men's Basketball End of Year Celebration!
Replies: 109
Views: 4425

Re: Men's Basketball End of Year Celebration!

The game is mainly important for attendance purposes at the Ryan Center.....
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Men's Basketball End of Year Celebration!
Replies: 109
Views: 4425

Re: Men's Basketball End of Year Celebration!

I would gladly trade a win against pc for a trip to the tournament every year....
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Men's Basketball End of Year Celebration!
Replies: 109
Views: 4425

Re: Men's Basketball End of Year Celebration!

Let's see what happens when we are a team that makes the tournament annually.....instead of once every 20 years or so.....until then beat pc....
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Men's Basketball End of Year Celebration!
Replies: 109
Views: 4425

Re: Men's Basketball End of Year Celebration!

Without beating pc we will never get casual fans to the Ryan Center to get a consistent sell out situation....local fans wont believe we are good....
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thompson potential redshirt year?
Replies: 26
Views: 1171

Re: Thompson potential redshirt year?

CTRhody started this thread "I'm sure Dan and his staff might be talking to or looking at potentially redshirting Thompson this year.......Call me crazy, I think this has a high probability of happening without having any inside knowledge of what Dan and co are thinking." Would you really ...
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '19 Jamaican C - Kofi Cockburn (Offer)
Replies: 50
Views: 2111

Re: '19 Jamaican C - Kofi Cockburn (Offer)

I offered Gisele two years before Tom Brady did....was hoping because I was an early offerer she would remember that and accept....was very disappointed when she verbaled to Brady....
by Ramulous
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '19 Jamaican C - Kofi Cockburn (Offer)
Replies: 50
Views: 2111

Re: '19 Jamaican C - Kofi Cockburn (Offer)

My guess is nothing to see here....move along....
by Ramulous
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 393
Views: 17495

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 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Don't Miss Out: Meet & Greet with Dan Hurley in Providence, NYC, and Boston
Replies: 79
Views: 3181

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 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)
Replies: 364
Views: 26064

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 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 5383

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 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 5383

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 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 Grad Transfer F Khris Lane (VCU)
Replies: 150
Views: 6178

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 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Don't Miss Out: Meet & Greet with Dan Hurley in Providence, NYC, and Boston
Replies: 79
Views: 3181

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 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 5383

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 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 5383

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 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 5383

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 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)
Replies: 9
Views: 1112

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

He dreams of Jeannie!
by Ramulous
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2566
Views: 155677

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
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '14 MA PF - Bonzie Colson Jr. (Notre Dame)
Replies: 133
Views: 15568

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

I attended his parents' wedding.....how time flies.....
by Ramulous
3 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)
Replies: 364
Views: 26064

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
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EC staying...
Replies: 29
Views: 1772

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
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Al Skinner
Replies: 45
Views: 1042

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
6 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: FCS Playoffs
Replies: 22
Views: 1008

Re: FCS Playoffs

Someday we will be in the FCS playoffs.....
by Ramulous
6 months ago
Forum: All Other College Sports
Topic: Brown-Bryant!
Replies: 4
Views: 318

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
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: URI@PC Single Game Tickets now on sale
Replies: 28
Views: 1187

Re: URI@PC Single Game Tickets now on sale

If providence sent me a free ticket I would burn it.....
by Ramulous
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody basketball in the community
Replies: 3
Views: 234

Re: Rhody basketball in the community

I want a University our basketball team can be proud of.....
by Ramulous
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #3 - Games of Interest
Replies: 95
Views: 2556

Re: Week #3 - Games of Interest

It is hard to root for the friars at anytime....
by Ramulous
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #3 - Games of Interest
Replies: 95
Views: 2556

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
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Projo Coverage of URI - Conversation with Sports Editor Bill Corey
Replies: 60
Views: 1521

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
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-2017 RPI watch
Replies: 284
Views: 11593

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
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #3 - Games of Interest
Replies: 95
Views: 2556

Re: Week #3 - Games of Interest

Unless they sneak in a game against us and lose....then they will jump two spots...

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