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by RIFan
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Practice Facility at PC
Replies: 88
Views: 3684

Re: Practice Facility at PC

Interestingly, it mentions it was a small nonprofit school that was on the brink of folding and then investors came in and turned it into a for-profit that is flourishing, but they don't want to pay the property taxes anymore so they are thinking of switching back to nonprofit. They are one of the l...
by RIFan
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Practice Facility at PC
Replies: 88
Views: 3684

Re: Practice Facility at PC

http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/22437323/grand-canyon-only-profit-team-division-is-building-monster-desert "The Antelopes use a five-star practice facility that features three courts, offices for men's and women's basketball, a lounge for each team and a film room. Majerl...
by RIFan
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6697

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

RhodyRam86 wrote:
RIFan wrote:the refs did us no favors and the conspiricy theory is the A10 wanted the Bonnies to win...



waaaaa waaaaa waaaaa

I guess I should have added an emoji so you could tell it was tongue in cheek...waaaa waaaa waaaa I have no sense of humor...
by RIFan
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6697

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

the refs did us no favors and the conspiricy theory is the A10 wanted the Bonnies to win... Doubtful. You don't get calls on the road in games like that. You could probably find a couple calls that went against us, but Bonnies played well, they're a good team. This is life on the road in college ba...
by RIFan
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6697

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

the refs did us no favors and the conspiricy theory is the A10 wanted the Bonnies to win...
by RIFan
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6697

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

Stan seems off since that collision
by RIFan
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6697

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

Don said it was a bottle of booze...fire ball
by RIFan
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6697

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

What's wrong with ECs sneakers he is constantly fixing them
by RIFan
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Recruiting scandal
Replies: 25
Views: 1263

Re: Recruiting scandal

One article i saw earlier this week said as many as 3 dozen of the top basketball schools we be dragged into this. One of the attorneys of one of the current defendants said something like this is the way of life at all the top programs... found it ""The wrong people were charged," Ei...
by RIFan
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6697

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

Some quotes from an editorial on TheBonaBlog: "But there is little doubt this game Friday night qualifies. It was announced as a sell-out some five days early, which even in recent times of prosperity is virtually unheard of (at least for non-Alumni-Weekend games). It will feature Rhode Island’...
by RIFan
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7505

Re: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)

And another one's gone, another one bites the dust!

Hope EC is back soon.

Dan just said he believes the prognosis is good.
by RIFan
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 740
Views: 30542

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Thanks for that link
by RIFan
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 740
Views: 30542

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Are we saying that they use RPI to decide who is in what quadrant? It's accurate enough to tell the committee how good your opponents are, but not how good you are? Or are they saying its only accurate +/- 25 spots...thus good only for a quadrant ranking? I have not paid much attention to this, as I...
by RIFan
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/9 | Davidson Wildcats | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 250
Views: 5905

Re: 2/9 | Davidson Wildcats | 7PM (ESPN2)

Another one bites the dust!
by RIFan
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The State of the Atlantic 10
Replies: 24
Views: 1092

Re: The State of the Atlantic 10

The situation at LaSalle is troubling as well. The school is having financial difficulties and currently examining its sports programs and has not ruled out downgrading conferences. The money they earned (4 NCAA units) for the NCAA Sweet-16 run in 2013 will run out next year. The schools is so hard...
by RIFan
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #13 - Games of Interest
Replies: 179
Views: 4774

Re: Week #13 - Games of Interest

I think the A10 will be much improved next year...and we will be reloading.
by RIFan
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/2 | VCU Rams | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 358
Views: 7545

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

What a great game! Nice job on the boards guys!
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/30 | UMass Minutemen | 6:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 212
Views: 3770

Re: 1/30 | UMass Minutemen | 6:30PM (CBSSN)

Hey if you're happy with the rebounding, fine. I think it's an area of improvement
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/30 | UMass Minutemen | 6:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 212
Views: 3770

Re: 1/30 | UMass Minutemen | 6:30PM (CBSSN)

Well they are now out rebounding us
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/30 | UMass Minutemen | 6:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 212
Views: 3770

Re: 1/30 | UMass Minutemen | 6:30PM (CBSSN)

1 more rebound than a team with 6 players and Cyril has only 1
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/30 | UMass Minutemen | 6:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 212
Views: 3770

Re: 1/30 | UMass Minutemen | 6:30PM (CBSSN)

Rebounding is a real weakness
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 PA SG - Tyrese Martin (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 187
Views: 12786

Re: '18 PA SG - Tyrese Martin (URI Signed LOI)

That is fantastic...wow, the future looks awesome!
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #12 - Games of Interest
Replies: 148
Views: 3889

Re: Week #12 - Games of Interest

Amen to that!
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Bill Reynolds Saturday Morning Columns
Replies: 27
Views: 1001

Re: Bill Reynolds Saturday Morning Columns

UConn is a great example of how a coach makes a program and why we need to do whatever we can to keep Dan.
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #12 - Games of Interest
Replies: 148
Views: 3889

Re: Week #12 - Games of Interest

I am very aware we are trying to emulate 'Nova out of necessity. I guess the questions is...was 'Nova put together that way on purpose, or did they also miss out on the bigs on their list and just had to make do with what they had on the roster? Is this the new way to build a team and win?
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #12 - Games of Interest
Replies: 148
Views: 3889

Re: Week #12 - Games of Interest

Khris Lane...remember him? goes for 25 and 12 in VCU's win today.....whatever has happened to Preston? I guess we missed on that one.... UMass....have they quit? St. Joes loses to Penn and the natives want Phil fired..... Dayton shits the bed against St. Lou....... Rambone, No doubt Lane had a huge...
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #12 - Games of Interest
Replies: 148
Views: 3889

Re: Week #12 - Games of Interest

It's hard to tell if Martelli has run his course at St Joes given the last two seasons have been devoured by the injury bug. I have to say I do like some of the young talent I have see at many of the A10 schools and wouldn't be surprised if we are back to a 3 bid league next year and maybe 4 soon af...
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #12 - Games of Interest
Replies: 148
Views: 3889

Re: Week #12 - Games of Interest

Thanks...Just wish they had won a few more in non-con...they got their doors blown off a bunch. But you can see the margin of the losses got smaller as the non-con neared the end.
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #12 - Games of Interest
Replies: 148
Views: 3889

Re: Week #12 - Games of Interest

What is the story with Richmond...normally a solid program...they had about as bad a non-con as you could ever have and now they have won 5 straight A10 games...that makes the league look so bad. Was someone injured at the start of the season, many new players to work in, get some players available ...
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Sounds
Replies: 48
Views: 2008

Re: Sounds

People associated with URI are proud of the school, and I think the school is underrated in most every respect. This gives us a very visible thing to publicly be proud about...the winning, national attention, top 25, all mean something for the overall perception of the school. Some of the basketball...
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/27 | Duquesne Dukes | 12PM (NBCSN)
Replies: 274
Views: 5194

Re: 1/27 | Duquesne Dukes | 12PM (NBCSN)

Saw my brother-in law today and the very first thing he says to me is "Wow, URI sucks! They lost by like 20 yesterday." I said you obviously turned the game off early, and proceeded to show him some clips. Then he laughed and said it serves him right for turning it off with about 8 minutes...
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/27 | Duquesne Dukes | 12PM (NBCSN)
Replies: 274
Views: 5194

Re: 1/27 | Duquesne Dukes | 12PM (NBCSN)

this guy has the radio with the video! If you look close you can also see Steve through his hands up in excitement.

by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/27 | Duquesne Dukes | 12PM (NBCSN)
Replies: 274
Views: 5194

Re: 1/27 | Duquesne Dukes | 12PM (NBCSN)

I don't know about Steve and Don's call...but I did hear it and you can imagine Steve was as excited as everyone else! I was relegated to watching from the man cave...I watch the TV but listen to Steve and Don.
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/27 | Duquesne Dukes | 12PM (NBCSN)
Replies: 274
Views: 5194

Re: 1/27 | Duquesne Dukes | 12PM (NBCSN)

Wow! Relieved to get that W...
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Remaining 5 Home Games
Replies: 33
Views: 963

Re: Remaining 5 Home Games

I assumed the sellout is all the seats not designated for students...obviously the students help.
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Remaining 5 Home Games
Replies: 33
Views: 963

Re: Remaining 5 Home Games

Is it a coincidence that the first sold out game comes the week we get in the Top 25? It was trending up but it seemed to accelerate with the ranking.
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Which URI "All Star" Team Would Be Best from the NCAAT Era
Replies: 95
Views: 1411

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

Tyson literally toyed with opposing point guards. what a pleasure to watch...
by RIFan
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Which URI "All Star" Team Would Be Best from the NCAAT Era
Replies: 95
Views: 1411

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

That 97-98 video got me all fired up...man were they good. I think I still have that VHS tape somewhere...probably in the same box as my wedding video. I think they would beat this years team by a comfortable margin. Tyson and Cat made it look easy...I think both were better than any guard on our cu...
by RIFan
4 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/24 | Fordham Rams | 7PM
Replies: 219
Views: 4536

Re: 1/24 | Fordham Rams | 7PM

5 guards...going small
by RIFan
4 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/24 | Fordham Rams | 7PM
Replies: 219
Views: 4536

Re: 1/24 | Fordham Rams | 7PM

Andre is unconscious
by RIFan
4 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/24 | Fordham Rams | 7PM
Replies: 219
Views: 4536

Re: 1/24 | Fordham Rams | 7PM

Cyril has 0 offensive game, even unguarded from the FT line
by RIFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 679
Views: 29880

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

What nice recognition and free advertising!
by RIFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/20 | Dayton Flyers | 1:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 214
Views: 4714

Re: 1/20 | Dayton Flyers | 1:00PM (CBSSN)

This team is on a roll! keep the train rolling men!!!
by RIFan
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 1090
Views: 59317

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Signed LOI)

josephski wrote:Yea so it doesn’t seem like a nomination means much, hopefully Jermaine gets picked as one of the final 24! Have we ever had any other McDonald’s all Americans besides Lamar?


Yes, Luther Clay and Scott Hazelton
by RIFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody
Replies: 86
Views: 2642

Re: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody

Being ranked in the Top 25 is probably equal to hundreds of thousands of dollars of free advertising for the school and the program...obviously the more weeks in the Top 25 the more value.
by RIFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody
Replies: 86
Views: 2642

Re: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody

I see his snub as potentially hurting us when other guys around the country are looking at Rhody and they notice that the local guy, who they assume has seen us more than anybody is not voting for us...then why would they? Basically, if the local guy is not a believer then why should they be? I don...
by RIFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody
Replies: 86
Views: 2642

Re: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody

I see his snub as potentially hurting us when other guys around the country are looking at Rhody and they notice that the local guy, who they assume has seen us more than anybody is not voting for us...then why would they? Basically, if the local guy is not a believer then why should they be?

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