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by CTRamfan
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Garrett on Senior Night
Replies: 41
Views: 1396

Re: Garrett on Senior Night

I hope everyone gets there :30 early, and they are IN THEIR SEATS when the ceremony starts.
by CTRamfan
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/2 | VCU Rams | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 358
Views: 7548

Re: 2/2 | VCU Rams | 7PM (ESPN2)

If you listen to Dan's words carefully, he is happy to be here. If you look at the big picture, he likes his players, is a man of integrity, and likes his situation here. If he were offered a big contract, URI would make every effort to keep their guy. Unlike many coaches, he is not the type to &quo...
by CTRamfan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The State of the Atlantic 10
Replies: 24
Views: 1092

Re: The State of the Atlantic 10

I think the league is at its bottom right now, primarily due to the coaching changes...............but, as we have gone, others will start to improve. Clearly, St. L, UMass and the Dukes will be better next year. The Bonnies, VCU, and the Dukes will see post season action this year. We [URI] might h...
by CTRamfan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/2 | VCU Rams | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 358
Views: 7548

Re: 2/2 | VCU Rams | 7PM (ESPN2)

Fatigue.......No FG in last 6:56 against UMass. Hurley has been going to slowdowns early when we have the lead.

VCU game will be high energy for them. Can URI fight through it? I hope so.
by CTRamfan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Prediction Contest Summary
Replies: 87
Views: 3669

Re: 2017-18 Prediction Contest Summary

I'm soooo happy. I am already celebrating my co-title of being "THE BIGGEST LOOSER". The results so far have been a big present to the fans from a hard working group of players and coaches. Replacing Hass and KI, plus the preseason injury to Cyril, I thought were a big obstacle to a twenty...
by CTRamfan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Transfer Eligibility Changing ?
Replies: 41
Views: 1241

Re: Transfer Eligibility Changing ?

Will the person wanting to transfer, have to go through the normal admission process? I transferred from UConn to Quinnipiac, and the process was the same as a non-athlete. ......You must meet the new schools admission requirements. ......Courses being transferred are reviewed tor grades and content...
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Which URI "All Star" Team Would Be Best from the NCAAT Era
Replies: 95
Views: 1412

Re: Which URI "All Star" Team Would Be Best from the NCAAT Era

My opinion, best deepest and talented group of players.....88, 99, 05, 18 in that order. Each team was made up very differently: 05 - A talented group, but the coach was not a good game coach. He didn't change his game plan much as the season went on....hence the mediocre Feb/Mar record. 18 - the d...
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Which URI "All Star" Team Would Be Best from the NCAAT Era
Replies: 95
Views: 1412

Re: Which URI "All Star" Team Would Be Best from the NCAAT Era

My opinion, best deepest and talented group of players.....88, 99, 05, 18 in that order. Each team was made up very differently: 05 - A talented group, but the coach was not a good game coach. He didn't change his game plan much as the season went on....hence the mediocre Feb/Mar record. 18 - the de...
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Terrell versus Mobley
Replies: 7
Views: 526

Re: Terrell versus Mobley

Having watched URI as a season ticket holder for 33 years, that is a fair comparison. But Terrell reminds me more of Garrick because of his defense.
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season
Replies: 43
Views: 2539

Re: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season

Ditto..............My biggest concern is team speed......but a nice win.
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 684
Views: 30150

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

The local writers/voters see the flaws, unlike those who don't see the team regularly. There are many teams that are not on our schedule who we might not match up well with. ....I'm happy that we are getting plenty of votes, and were 27th in both polls last week.....that's ok for now. It's the end o...
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter
Replies: 77
Views: 2085

Re: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter

URI attendance increases the last four seasons have been good. Wining is what is driving the increase......not complicated at all. 800,000 people live north of "South County". Less than 200,000 live within 20 miles of The Ryan Center. Not complicated at all. Donaldson is "trolling&quo...
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)
Replies: 185
Views: 4313

Re: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)

I think JT is the one most likely to play in the NBA from this URI class.......
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)
Replies: 185
Views: 4313

Re: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)

Anyone see similarities between Garrick and Terrell?
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: URI football: History is chasing us
Replies: 151
Views: 9754

Re: URI football: History is chasing us

The truth.............since Mr. Bjorn arrived in late 2007, we have had three football coaches that he hired. [Rizzi, Trainor, and Fleming] There combined record is 22-91, and 14-68 in the CAA. Fleming is making progress. We were competitive this past season. Hopefully that continues and we reach .5...
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season
Replies: 43
Views: 2539

Re: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season

Yup...............4 freshman, 4 sophomore, and 2 juniors in the rotation. [10+ minutes in conference play]
.....Add Dale next year, and there should be a big improvement.
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Projo Fairness
Replies: 187
Views: 6123

Re: Projo Fairness

A single newspaper doesn't make or break a program.

We are getting much more coverage from other media outlets. Our budding fanbase is not former PC fans.
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season
Replies: 43
Views: 2539

Re: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season

It has to be feeling warm now.......The law of averages are .500.

I'm wondering if it isn't team speed. Conditioning takes a year or so at this level.
Like the men's game, the play has been quicker with D1 WBB. Maybe her style/system is not adapting to what is needed in the A10 in 2018?
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season
Replies: 43
Views: 2539

Re: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season

It seems that the offense is non-existent.......Horrible shooting percentages. Defense is decent, but in basketball the team that scores the most points wins.......I think ! LaForce seems to have brought in more size and talent, but they are net meshing yet. Wilson was the star and point guard[mostl...
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/27 | Florida Gulf Coast Eagles | 7PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 159
Views: 4116

Re: 12/27 | Florida Gulf Coast Eagles | 7PM (ESPNU)

I agree on Ryan.

He did play some minutes in the exhibition game with Buffalo, and against Asheville,,,,,,I recall he had suffered some injury, and didn't dress for a few games.
by CTRamfan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/27 | Florida Gulf Coast Eagles | 7PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 159
Views: 4116

Re: 12/27 | Florida Gulf Coast Eagles | 7PM (ESPNU)

Most coaches play their most experienced players.....Most college rotations are 8 or 9 players. Hurley has, at the guard position, six quality players. Since Hurley has been here, he has never played more than three "bigs". This year is no different. The college game has changed in the las...
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3863

Re: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM

The development of a team chemistry has slowed the offense mostly, and the defense somewhat........all as a result of injuries to E.C., Cyril, and Ryan. E.C.'s play the last eight minutes was really encouraging.....HURLEY had him playing a one man zone at the top of the key. He switched off only whe...
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rod Carri has Passed Away
Replies: 118
Views: 5502

Re: Rod Carri has Passed Away

We've lost a loyal Ram fan. Passionate and dedicated. .....I have met, and have had conversations with him at a number of basketball "gatherings". Always a gentleman in person. .....I had fun with him on this forum. I am not sure what he made of me agreeing with him on most of his posts. C...
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3863

Re: 12/21 | Iona Gaels | 7PM

Heading up to The Ryan Center shortly.
............No A10 games on ESPN3.......It must have something to do with the conference alignment with CBS.


A fun night for us. C J Seaforth's parents are long time friends. A somewhat local guy from New Haven. I hope he plays well in a losing effort.
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #6 - Games of Interest
Replies: 93
Views: 2726

Re: Week #6 - Games of Interest

Why wouldn't we want PC to have a great year?

....Every win for them helps our RPI. Ditto for every team we play.
....The A10 games are not going to help us much this year, with only three opponents ranked in the top 100 RPI.
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #6 - Games of Interest
Replies: 93
Views: 2726

Re: Week #6 - Games of Interest

It is possible that the A10 can take a big RPI hit Saturday.................every team, with the exception of URI might be an underdog.
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Hampton Univ and A-10 talked about membership?
Replies: 109
Views: 2498

Re: Hampton Univ and A-10 talked about membership?

Yikes !.................there are a dozen programs more worthy. The conference is as weak as ever this year. After years of being the 6th thru 8th best RPI, we will be lucky to be 10th. Only four schools in the RPI top 100, compared to 7-9 most years...........We will at the best be a two team NCAA ...
by CTRamfan
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 11382

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
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/2 | Providence Friars | 5:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 553
Views: 14823

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
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Lack of marketing (lazy old regime wasting DH's time?)
Replies: 99
Views: 3395

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 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 684
Views: 30150

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 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/13 | Nevada Wolf Pack | 11:30PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 375
Views: 7074

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
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/10 | UNC Asheville Bulldogs | 7:30PM (NIT Season Tip-Off)
Replies: 243
Views: 7064

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
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest!
Replies: 107
Views: 2504

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
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 10th Annual Prediction Contest!
Replies: 107
Views: 2504

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
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Big News Forthcoming??? (Spoiler: It's the West Virgina Game @ Mohegan Sun)
Replies: 483
Views: 20279

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
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)
Replies: 158
Views: 4262

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
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)
Replies: 158
Views: 4262

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
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 10/28 | Buffalo Bulls | 1pm (exhibition)
Replies: 158
Views: 4262

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
4 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Andre's blog
Replies: 4
Views: 571

Re: Andre's blog

Great mindset !!!
by CTRamfan
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 22341

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
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: No signs this season
Replies: 73
Views: 3250

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
5 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Dayton)
Replies: 159
Views: 13296

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
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rothstein's List of 20 Breakout Players in 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 4
Views: 581

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
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Season Ticket Holder Appreciation Night
Replies: 45
Views: 2791

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
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 22341

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
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 22341

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
5 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: ProJo Does it Again
Replies: 70
Views: 1911

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
5 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: ProJo Does it Again
Replies: 70
Views: 1911

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
5 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: ProJo Does it Again
Replies: 70
Views: 1911

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.

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