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by CTRamfan
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 584
Views: 7938

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

I just watched a four minute Youtube video of the game highlights. .....Their interior players were far more athletic than ours. Higher skill level with their footwork/positioning. Rim protectors as well. .....Our backcourt player's held their own on both ends of the court, with the exception of the...
by CTRamfan
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 548
Views: 11223

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

A great environment. The Ryan Center was LOUD ! Thanks to everybody for cheering their hearts out. Thanks to the team for playing their hearts out. Thanks to coach for some great strategy moves. For you great RUCKUS folk, please stop the "Puck whoever" chant. URI stands for more class than...
by CTRamfan
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Lack of marketing (lazy old regime wasting DH's time?)
Replies: 96
Views: 2714

Re: Lack of marketing (lazy old regime wasting DH's time?)

PC has been the in-state "big league" team for decades. They play in the BIG [EAST] LEAGUE. We play in a very good league, but honestly, there have been only a few years where the two were equal. .....That is the truth, period. What can be done?....win consistently, and a fanbase will foll...
by CTRamfan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 85
Views: 3941

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

Forget the AP or RPI......On to practice for Holy Cross.
by CTRamfan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/13 | Nevada Wolf Pack | 11:30PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 375
Views: 6059

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

Ditto, on to game three.
......You loose two frontcourt players like Hass and KI, and it will take a while to fill the gap.
by CTRamfan
4 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/10 | UNC Asheville Bulldogs | 7:30PM (NIT Season Tip-Off)
Replies: 243
Views: 6432

Re: 11/10 | UNC Asheville Bulldogs | 7:30PM (NIT Season Tip-Off)

Terrell's defense was unbelievable........The three different guys he covered could not turn the corner. Disrupted most of their offensive sets.
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest!
Replies: 107
Views: 2124

Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

NYGFan_Section208 wrote:
CTRamfan wrote:4. EC......73.4



Now THAT...would be 'something'.....[/quote

I'm old, and apparently loosing my eye sight.
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest!
Replies: 107
Views: 2124

Re: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest is Open!

1. 18-11
2. 12-6
3. 73,52
4. EC......17.4
4. 5448
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Big News Forthcoming???
Replies: 304
Views: 12232

Re: Big News Forthcoming???

TruePoint wrote:
eli#10 wrote:Stupid question--is it safe to say the UCONN football game is not the "Big News"?


Yes.


I thought we were playing UConn, Sept. 15, 2018 at Rentschler.......That's big to me.
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)
Replies: 158
Views: 3773

Re: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)

RR02...................I think they both will play in a four guard set. FATTS moves the ball toward the hoop more, where Garrett usually finds screens to come off. Both played well with Dowtin/Terrell as the 2-3, but Dowtin couldn't find his shot yesterday. Buffalo's defense was stellar.
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)
Replies: 158
Views: 3773

Re: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)

An after thought...............my cruchtime, "finishing five" 3 guard - Garrett, Terrell, E.C, Langevine [if he hasn't fouled out], Akele or Ryan. 4 guard - Garrett or Russell, Terrell, E.C., Robinson or Dowtin, Langevine [if he hasn't fouled out] I think we will see an eight man rotation,...
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)
Replies: 158
Views: 3773

Re: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)

My take away...............not what we will see when the season starts. [I hope] The good - Langevine's footwork Akele's aggressive rebounding Russell's polish going to the hoop. His harassing defense. Terrell as usual, was "the man" Garrett looked healthy Ryan will be able to help The les...
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Andre's blog
Replies: 4
Views: 546

Re: Andre's blog

Great mindset !!!
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 21068

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

It almost seems that if they followed the SK officers command to disperse, it may have ended there, if they complied. ....How unfortunate !
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: No signs this season
Replies: 73
Views: 2876

Re: No signs this season

Like the others, Jay it is a shame. Your posters added to the enjoyment of the game. Most were down right funny. I'll miss them. I wish someone at The University would offer an explanation directly to you. I am disappointed that Dooley, since he was right there, hasn't asked someone in administratio...
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Dayton)
Replies: 159
Views: 12778

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

Hurley is an educator, and molds boys into men. .....I was told on two separate occasions [by two asst. coaches] that not all recruits want to buy into the discipline and academic effort to be successful here. You do not always know that when offering, but it can come up later, resulting in us backi...
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rothstein's List of 20 Breakout Players in 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 4
Views: 539

Re: Rothstein's List of 20 Breakout Players in 2017-2018 Season

Very nice!......He has a big upside. I was expecting to see JT. No one plays harder on defense, and he is a consistent scorer. He gives Hurley a lot of dependable minutes, without taking possessions off. He has found his way to score without going to the rim. He is a reliable foul shooter late in a ...
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Season Ticket Holder Appreciation Night
Replies: 45
Views: 2699

Re: Season Ticket Holder Appreciation Night

We couldn't make it,.........but was Tom Moore there?

He still doesn't appear on the coaches roster on gorhody. I am guessing there may be some negotiation going on regarding his Quinnipiac contract.
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 21068

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

I can't find the Narragansett Times/ricentral.com article either.

I am questioning the validity of the reported post on a FRIARS BLOG as reported........Has anyone seen the ACTUAL news article.
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 21068

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

I have reread all 183 replies to the original post of the WPRI report........As I see it, no factual information was added in the next 182 posts. On 9/18, WPRI reported that Ty Boswell had been charged with two misdemeanors as a result of a disturbance at the Ryan Center. He will appear in court 9/2...
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: ProJo Does it Again
Replies: 70
Views: 1543

Re: ProJo Does it Again

3.800 out of 1,000,000 residents.............I care, I go, ......but all I see is a struggling team, recruiting below par for the CAA, and questionable leadership of the program........When they win, the fans will be there. Then, there will be more of a story. .....The same mindset is here in CT. .....
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: ProJo Does it Again
Replies: 70
Views: 1543

Re: ProJo Does it Again

THE POINT IS, "THE PUBLIC DOESN'T CARE"......It could be said that even KEANEY BLUE posters don't care. I CARE LIKE YOU.......Out of 25 posts, 8 by TP, most posts tried to justify why Projo wasn't enticed by the story. I think they would cover us, if we are 9-2 in November and a possible p...
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: ProJo Does it Again
Replies: 70
Views: 1543

Re: ProJo Does it Again

How important is URI football to its most rabid fan base [Keaney Blue]?

I understand the sentiment concerning Projo, but only 22 posts have been made on this thread.....That should be evidence of the interest level on this topic.
by CTRamfan
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Transfer Eligibility Changing ?
Replies: 36
Views: 949

Re: Transfer Eligibility Changing ?

The focus should be on fairness to the student athlete..... My gut tells me rules will change if it benefits P5 conferences. They control everything, TV money etc. That is their interest. I've felt that the P5 schools want the NCAA basketball tourney to be theirs exclusively, for the money. They wan...
by CTRamfan
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 4 Guard Rotation
Replies: 91
Views: 3167

Re: 4 Guard Rotation

I think it will be a "fly by the seat of your pants" season.......New OOC opponents. A number of new A10 coaches. Last year's officiating changes have limited some defensive options. .....Four guards might work in many situations, but I don't think he will play any one style. I guess what ...
by CTRamfan
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 4 Guard Rotation
Replies: 91
Views: 3167

Re: 4 Guard Rotation

Don't you think most alignments will be determined by the game flow? I really respect the coaches game plans and in game moves [with few exceptions]. I can't begin to think I could outsmart him though. .....That said, his choice for game pace, rebounding, shooting percentage will all dictate his str...
by CTRamfan
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2017 football preview
Replies: 103
Views: 3496

Re: 2017 football preview

Not a bad place to watch a game, and good parking.
by CTRamfan
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1464
Views: 89881

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

Ha !..........Quinnipiac tried something different......there are only 34 D1 basketball arenas that serve beer, and most are off campus. QU has a club where you can drink and watch the game, or the hockey games, but you can't take the drinks to the arena seating. They have a buffet, and waitresses, ...
by CTRamfan
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 674
Views: 35657

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

I see we are scheduled to play UConn in football next August 30, 2018 [UConn football website]. Maybe it could happen in men's basketball as well? UConn has had a tough time filling the Civic Center. I'm not sure that they would have any incentive to play at the smaller Mohegan Sun Arena though.
by CTRamfan
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1464
Views: 89881

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

How does drinking beer make for a better basketball experience?
by CTRamfan
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2017 football preview
Replies: 103
Views: 3496

Re: 2017 football preview

URI at UConn, August 30, 2018.......according to UConn football website.

.....not sure if this has been reported.
by CTRamfan
3 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 198
Views: 9265

Re: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris (Offer)

Probably when he is ready.
by CTRamfan
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 674
Views: 35657

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

Gonzaga is a smaller school with a total budget of 265 million. ....Their athletic budget is 20 million, including all scholarships. ....Their travel expenses for all sports is 2.4 million. Inspite of their men's basketball success, their budget pales to that of a P5 school. Like ourselves, probably...
by CTRamfan
4 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 900
Views: 44810

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

My "all time" top warrior list [defined - they gave it all].........I only go back to 86/87, as a season ticket holder. under Tom.....Kenny Green, Tom Garrick under Al.....Mike Brown, and ARD, Cat, Ty [that Harrick also coached] under DiG..... under Baron.....Brian Woodward, Delroy James, ...
by CTRamfan
5 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 VA PG - Mac McClung (Georgetown)
Replies: 5
Views: 781

Re: '18 VA PG - Mac McClung

Some serious academic schools in the hunt.....
by CTRamfan
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Coaching staff 17-18
Replies: 118
Views: 7674

Re: Coaching staff 17-18

Tom Moore is a good hire......... ....A head coach in D1 for ten years. Can assume many roles. ....QU's APR was slightly better than ours. QU has academic standards equal to ours. ....brought in "high character" players". Only one issue about eight years ago. Dealt with! Seems to have...
by CTRamfan
7 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Dayton)
Replies: 159
Views: 12778

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

TRUE POINT..........thanks for the info.

I was talking more in generalities, and using the named players as an example.........The question was previously asked as to how another scholarship player could be brought in.
by CTRamfan
7 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Dayton)
Replies: 159
Views: 12778

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

Are scholarships offered for a one year period, then renewed?

If so, what is the recommitment date by the school?
Berry might be a D2 player?
Tertsea would be eligible to play immediately, if he transferred.
by CTRamfan
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thompson potential redshirt year?
Replies: 75
Views: 4922

Re: Thompson potential redshirt year?

Good thread !

I think Hurley really trusts his defense.....Given his size and quickness, he is a keeper.
.....Red shirting could be in the plans. Keep in mind Thompson was injured most of last year.....A year to heal, and work on his offense.
.....Makes perfect sense to me.
by CTRamfan
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Men's Basketball End of Year Celebration!
Replies: 109
Views: 5235

Re: Men's Basketball End of Year Celebration!

In trying to find our new identity in 2017 college basketball, we have a number of considerations .....I am more worried about the direction of the A10. Our conference will take a big hit if Dayton and VCU left. We haven't added any new members that would add some prestige. We also have lost a numbe...
by CTRamfan
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Bubble tracker 2017
Replies: 207
Views: 6031

Re: Bubble tracker 2017

I think it's 50/50 with a win over the Bonnies, and a sure thing with a win over Dayton. .....As of this morning, we are 7-7 against top 100 rpi teams. RPI has slid to 45 though. .....I can't believe The Committee listens to all the network hype for their favorite sons. The networks are pure BS on h...
by CTRamfan
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 52038

Re: Kellogg just got fired

I think I'll write Greg Amadio to seriously consider him.......In his [Amadio] positions at Xavier and Duquesne, he must know him, and know Kellogg can really recruit. Quinnipiac has no $$ limitations, and the MAAC might be a good fit for him.
by CTRamfan
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #28: VCU Saturday Feb 25 2:00PM Ryan Center ESPN2
Replies: 300
Views: 7071

Re: Game #28: VCU Saturday Feb 25 2:00PM Ryan Center ESPN2

My worst attendance in 32 years.......I missed three games this year. .....I wish I could feel confident even though we are favored by two....Too much disappointment in big games in the past. .....I know the players will play hard, but the coaching [or over coaching] during the game, is still a prob...
by CTRamfan
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-17 Bracketology
Replies: 1474
Views: 43100

Re: 2016-17 Bracketology

Agreed RR....I don't pull for PC, except their success helps URI's RPI. They help us year in and out more than URI helps itself. They are fun to watch. During the LaSalle post game interview on CBS, Hurley made the comment that "the team that started the season had only played twelve games toge...
by CTRamfan
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-2017 RPI watch
Replies: 284
Views: 12679

Re: 2016-2017 RPI watch

Well we are 54 this morning' .....If we go 4-0 the rest of the way our rpi would be about 35, with only 3 top 100 wins. .....We are in third place in the A10, and have a 7-3 record in our last ten. .....We have lost our chance for "resume building top 100 wins". A combination of not winnin...
by CTRamfan
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: FIRE ECR
Replies: 144
Views: 3648

Re: FIRE DAN

CD great post.........I'm also of the opinion that the recruiting is a big issue. Thorr hired Hurley with a huge pending APR problem based on his history working with high school young men. Missing however was any real D1 experience coaching at the level needed here.....It is one thing to be coachin...
by CTRamfan
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-2017 RPI watch
Replies: 284
Views: 12679

Re: 2016-2017 RPI watch

The question is, what are the odds, if we win all 6, and are 22-8 with an rpi around 32-36 three weeks from now, that we are a bubble ncaa team.............? .....I remember Jim Harrick saying in '98, that you need 7 top 100 rpi wins to be considered. That stat has generally held up. With a win over...
by CTRamfan
10 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Jim Baron 2.0
Replies: 1113
Views: 25605

Re: Jim Baron 2.0

Yeah, as a team we are mediocre, and streaky.............I always wondered if all the orders that come in as the players are going to the line are distracting. Back on point [Baron 2.0]. I feel the title of this thread is an insult to Hurley. I know everybody here has a right to an opinion [like mys...
by CTRamfan
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network
Replies: 309
Views: 5400

Re: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network

It's only one game.......thought admittedly a pretty bad show last night. We turned our 2014-15 season around in dramatic style. Let's do it again. I could make a long list of strategies that went wrong, but I won't. The coaches and team need to figure it out. Our fans are passionate. The noise from...
by CTRamfan
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 15: Dayton Friday Jan 6 @ 7pm ESPN2 University of Dayton Arena
Replies: 452
Views: 9200

Re: Game 15: Dayton Friday Jan 6 @ 7pm ESPN2 University of Dayton Arena

I think it may be as simple as he doesn't trust them[the team] to make good decisions. Unfortunately that may be a result of his coaching style......My observation is that Coach calls more sets from the sideline than his counterparts. He seems to not let them have a lot of latitude, except in transi...

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