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by ace
3 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: A10 Media Day
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: A10 Media Day

Glad they finally let players come along. I know Dan’s been pushing for that.

by ace
6 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2826
Views: 176031

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

MrRamsDen76 wrote:According to my count there are three scholarship juniors on the roster: Thompson, Preston, Akele. Why doesn't that translate into three scholarships for the Class of 2019? What am I missing?


Thompson’s set to redshirt this season.
by ace
6 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: Class of 2018 recruiting visits (first post updated)
Replies: 43
Views: 2874

Re: Class of 2018 recruiting visits (first post updated)

I'll try to constantly update this first post for visits posted in individual recruit threads. Any visit posted in this thread will definitely be added. Whenever possible please link to a source. PA SG Tyrese Martin official 9/8-11 Committed to URI 9/13 MD PG Brendan Adams 9/7-9 MD PG Amir Harris 9...
by ace
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 CA SF Dana Tate (URI Commit)
Replies: 259
Views: 15018

Re: '18 CA SF Dana Tate (URI Commit)

Hey look, Dana finally got an ESPN profile. No idea why it took them so long.

http://www.espn.com/college-sports/bask ... /dana-tate
by ace
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 732
Views: 35986

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Ace, I would love to hear your take about this year's recruiting class. Pretty sure it’s the same as most everyone else’s: it’s good (/hot take). I admit I don’t know much about A. Harris at all. I think the most important takeaway is that they’ve gotten nearly everyone they’ve seriously targeted s...
by ace
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)
Replies: 964
Views: 44534

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)

theblueram wrote:Ryan and Christion?


Akele and Preston
by ace
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 732
Views: 35986

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Gustys shot free throws at a sizzling 28% last season. Twenty eight. My god, can you imagine the angst here? :) Normally I scoff when fellow posters say they can shoot free throws better than our players. I think they overrate their ability and underrate the pressure the players are under. I'd give...
by ace
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)
Replies: 964
Views: 44534

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)

Gio, I was saying that same thing to someone, it's unheard of. A great class, and all signed before the season starts. Now staff can use that and another season of on-court success to be laser focused with our needs from 2019 class. And shoot for the stars, take some risks. I was thinking about '19...
by ace
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Commit)
Replies: 434
Views: 21604

Re: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (Offer)

Brendan's mom wrote some articles on helping the process of choosing a college: https://www.lifeoutsidethe94.com/single-post/2017/09/05/So-your-child-has-College-Visits%25E2%2580%25A6What-do-I-ask%25E2%2580%25A61st-Step-is-to-Know-what-youre-looking-for https://www.lifeoutsidethe94.com/single-post/...
by ace
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 732
Views: 35986

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

https://www.fanragsports.com/rothstein-15-least-appreciated-players-in-college-basketball/ " Jared Terrell, Rhode Island : If E.C. Matthews and Hassan Martin were the lifeblood of Dan Hurley’s program last season, Terrell was the veins and arteries. Built like an Adonis , the 6-3 guard has sho...
by ace
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 193
Views: 8076

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

Got whiff of this commitment this morning, heard through my source that even the staff is getting excited with what is being built with this class. This kid has bigger impact than we all think Bigger impact on the court or both on and off the court? On & off; this solidifies pipeline into phill...
by ace
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 647
Views: 31705

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion

Very strong schedule. The teams from the relatively weaker conferences, with the exception of Brown and Holy Cross, are preseason favorites. Immediate conference schedule thoughts- 4 of the first 6 conference games (including St. Bonaventure) are at home but students aren't back yet, next 4 of 5 on ...
by ace
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 732
Views: 35986

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

by ace
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1579
Views: 48326

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Rhody74 wrote:Jim Carr lands in Florida ...


Prep school of the #1 player in the class of 2019, Vernon Carey.
by ace
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Commit)
Replies: 434
Views: 21604

Re: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (Offer)



Other reported official visits:
Georgia 8/24
Wyoming 9/15
Georgia Tech 10/13
by ace
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: Class of 2018 recruiting visits (first post updated)
Replies: 43
Views: 2874

Re: Class of 2018 recruiting visits (first post updated)

It's "twitter official" anyway now

by ace
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: road game
Replies: 42
Views: 2391

Re: road game

For those who remember him, Hallice Cooke will play his senior year this season at Nevada. He's had quite a collegiate ride. Graduated from St. Anthony in 2013, committed to Oregon State, transferred to Iowa State, had major hip surgery, ruled ineligible because of a heart condition, somehow later c...
by ace
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rams Trip to The Bahamas
Replies: 112
Views: 5667

Re: Rams Trip to The Bahamas

Wanted to drop this here real quick because I hadn't seen it posted or reported anywhere. A couple days ago speaking with someone in the program about the trip I found out that Dave Cox coached both the games out there. Supposedly Hurley sat up in the stands the entire time. Not sure if there was a...
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1385
Views: 101486

Re: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News

I'm convinced there's poetry to be found in translated tweets. This one translates to:

Kings team unveils first round from 8 days to go! Every day has been practicing in earnest.
The offer shows just a little bit.

by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rams Trip to The Bahamas
Replies: 112
Views: 5667

Re: Rams Trip to The Bahamas

Last year my wife and I had plans to go to Paris at the end of the summer, and in the weeks leading up to our trip there were attacks all over Europe - France, Germany, Spain, UK, Belgium. I never even considered not going. We had a blast and never thought about it once. I agree with you. I think t...
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Atlantic 10 Coaches
Replies: 15
Views: 1172

Re: Atlantic 10 Coaches



Well respected by a lot of the current coaches. Solid move.
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rams Trip to The Bahamas
Replies: 112
Views: 5667

Re: Rams Trip to The Bahamas

Some really good pictures in here if you missed them the first time-



The guys really seemed to get a lot out of that experience. Great trip overall, now they'll be away for a few weeks before the semester starts.
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Adidas Nations Event
Replies: 19
Views: 1718

Re: Adidas Nations Event

From today's games-



by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Coaching staff 17-18
Replies: 118
Views: 7220

Re: Coaching staff 17-18

by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 647
Views: 31705

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

Can you imagine getting your last win of the season on January 11th?
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 647
Views: 31705

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

In a rather surprising development concerning two New England D1 schools, Hartford of the America East, will host ACC member Boston College on December 2nd. http://www.hartfordhawks.com/news/2017/8/4/mens-basketball-announces-2017-non-conference-schedule.aspx They played last season at BC... and Ha...
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2826
Views: 176031

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

Brendan Adams. Sounds like he was inconsistent in July, but if he ends up even a little like his brother, he'll be very good.
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 CA SF Dana Tate (URI Commit)
Replies: 259
Views: 15018

Re: '18 SF Dana Tate (Offer)

This kids work ethic and game screams HURLEY!!! Honestly this is a no brained, TB knows family well and Dana loves being an X kid. This is the recruit who is Terrell 2.0 in terms of importance. Everyone should be following this kid on twitter and showing him love!! No disrespect to Tate at all, but...
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 1794

Re: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)

Hurley doesn't want to make the same mistake twice. He played Berry and he dominated. Then Hurley had to hear about Andre Berry. Now hes keeping Layssard under wraps. Hoping he doesn't just show up and dominate Dayton @Dayton for the victory. An equally drunk guy in a holding cell took down a Dayto...
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 1794

Re: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)

I have kept and eye on Tertsea and I can tell you to me he looks more athletic and quicker than Layssard. Who knows what Tertsea's path is, but there's precedent in someone like Youssou Ndoye in the A10 to go from inexperienced basketball player to solid contributor by his senior year. Ndoye likely...
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1385
Views: 101486

Re: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News

Obviously not a Ram, but getting paid to play basketball is a pretty sweet deal if you can swing it, regardless of the country...

by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 1794

Re: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)

Rhody15 wrote:It's still crazy to hear Preston being more athletic than Hassan.


Going to be interesting to follow his development and to see how that athleticism plays out in games, as well as to track Khris Lane in-conference.
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Open Practice - Saturday August 5th - 9-11am
Replies: 80
Views: 3726

Re: Open Practice - Saturday August 5th - 9-11am

And, if you can go to this and get a chance to chat with the players, maybe let them know you recognize how well they represent themselves and your program. It doesn't sound like much, but then you read about that Miller guy from Dayton, and it really is much appreciated.
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Top 50 players
Replies: 12
Views: 1159

Re: Top 50 players

Jack is smart. Jack knows basketball. Let's listen to Jack.

by ace
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 CA SF Dana Tate (URI Commit)
Replies: 259
Views: 15018

Re: '19 CA SF Dana Tate (Offer)

Hassan, EC, Daron, Mike, Mike, Jeff, Cyril, Christion... all were September verbals after officials.

Also, URI starts about a week later than a lot of schools, so they're unlikely to be a player's first Fall semester visit.
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 NY G Malik Martin (Offer)
Replies: 75
Views: 7387

Re: '18 NY G Malik Martin (Offer)

Malik had knee surgery and missed the July events. That's a tough break for a guy trying to work his way into more offers.
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Commit)
Replies: 434
Views: 21604

Re: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (Offer)

No St. Bonaventure on that final list? I thought maybe he'd at least include them, but if he's not interested, no need to waste anyone's time.


And BAR, it was Jermaine Harris who commented on how they treat their players. So, you know, that's kinda good.
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)
Replies: 47
Views: 1794

Re: Layssard potential redshirt (No inside info)

He will play this season at 21. No way. There is no logjam at his position. He either contributes at this level or he doesn't. A redshirt year with this staff has a specific purpose; it is not something that just kind of happens, as you wait to see how things shake out.
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Coaching staff 17-18
Replies: 118
Views: 7220

Re: Coaching staff 17-18

Kevin McNamara: New URI assistant sees some Calhoun in Dan Hurley http://www.providencejournal.com/sports/20170801/kevin-mcnamara-new-uri-assistant-sees-some-calhoun-in-dan-hurley This is a very Dan quote, and it made me laugh- “It’s embarrassing to me for there to be a comparison to a Hall of Famer...
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MA PG Marcus Zegarowski (Creighton)
Replies: 20
Views: 2073

Re: '18 MA PG Marcus Zegarowski

Arizona fans would have a lot of fun with that statement :-)
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EC Story Coming Soon from Chris DiSano
Replies: 15
Views: 906

Re: EC Story Coming Soon from Chris DiSano

EC's a special young man. Rhode Island's been lucky to have him. I'm not sure I can put into words how much I want everything this season for EC and Jared and Jarvis and the rest.
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)
Replies: 69
Views: 4793

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

For not being in the same conference/level or geographical area, I feel like Minnesota and Rhode Island offer the same guys more than you'd expect. IDK, maybe that's just my perception.

by ace
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 Congo SF - Joel Ntambwe (Offer)
Replies: 10
Views: 1766

Re: '18 Congo SF - Joel Ntambwe (Offer)

Interesting that this has not been reported anywhere else. Seems like another raw but potentially high ceiling guy.
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 CA SF Dana Tate (URI Commit)
Replies: 259
Views: 15018

Re: '18 SF Dana Tate (Offer)

Popular guy...

by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Big East, ACC, A10 and Colonial form officiating alliance
Replies: 9
Views: 733

Re: Big East, ACC, A10 and Colonial form officiating alliance

Four more conferences have been added to this- http://collegebasketball.nbcsports.com/2017/07/27/four-conferences-sign-on-to-basketball-officiating-alliance/amp/ There was no mention of a subcommittee in charge of the dismissal of Wally Rutecki, but I'm hoping that's just a temporary oversight. So m...
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 647
Views: 31705

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

Regardless where those games are played I see a lot of L's on that schedule based on their returning roster. I am really intrigued by VCU this season. They're VCU, so they have all the resources and fan support in the world. They also have eight new players to work in. Their fans are completely in ...
by ace
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Most hated?
Replies: 26
Views: 1356

Re: Most hated?

Completely agree. Whenever Rothstein tweets about Hurley, just read through the replies. Hurley has a loyal following of haters (one UMass fan and one Maryland fan in particular). Go out and live your lives, sad and random MD and UMass fans! Can you imagine being that negatively obsessed with someo...

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