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by RF1
17 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 657
Views: 32521

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion

CofC Favored To Win CAA Men's Basketball Title
http://caasports.com/news/2017/10/17/co ... ath=mbball
by RF1
22 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Scrimmage for hurricane charity
Replies: 38
Views: 1024

Re: Scrimmage for hurricane charity

Bryant will play BC at Conte as a charity exhibition game.
by RF1
23 hours ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 233
Views: 9793

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

NYGFan_Section208 wrote:Highly anticipated first game of the season for expected star...nasty leg injury in the first few minutes...where have I seen that before?



I immediately thought back to EC's injury in game one vs American as well. Season with high expectations changes within minutes of its start.
by RF1
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Scrimmage for hurricane charity
Replies: 38
Views: 1024

Re: Scrimmage for hurricane charity

These games require a waiver from the NCAA if you already have two other exhibitions (public or closed) already scheduled. Must say I did get a chuckle in reading Kevin McNamara's article about the Mohegan Sun game between PC and UConn. His history knowledge of New England college basketball seems q...
by RF1
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Scheduling Q&A
Replies: 152
Views: 4938

Re: Scheduling Q&A

The A10 won't or should not go to a 20 game league schedule....too many shitty teams.... The A10 is going to have a hard time getting 3 bids or more once those 20 gamers start.... The A-10 is already having a hard time getting three or more bids. While it did get three last year, look at the seedin...
by RF1
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Scheduling Q&A
Replies: 152
Views: 4938

Re: Scheduling Q&A

Maryland and St. Johns have 26 and 2 Final Fours. Maryland and URI don't get along after the Hurley handshake line a few years back, so I'd guess St. Johns - especially with our scrimmage(s) of years past. Maryland also has a national championship. i think Neil would have mentioned that. I also am ...
by RF1
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Scheduling Q&A
Replies: 152
Views: 4938

Re: Scheduling Q&A

27 ncaa appearances, two final fours - if you have a guess send a private messsage. Couldn't seem to find a single team that fit ALL your hints. I will therefore guess it is Memphis (they however have three final fours). Other possibilities could be West Virginia or St. John's as they are close mat...
by RF1
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Bill Koch taking Rhody questions, October 16, 2017
Replies: 61
Views: 1722

Re: Bill Koch taking Rhody questions tonight....

I won't get into the exact wording and parsing of Koch's words. I will instead stick to my thoughts. The Ryan Center can be a tough place for an opponent. It is however not always the case for every game. URI lost three conference games at home last year - UD, Lasalle, and Fordham. Two of these were...
by RF1
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: A10 Media Day
Replies: 10
Views: 452

Re: A10 Media Day

Preseason Polls 2017-18 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Preseason Awards and Poll Preseason Poll 1. Rhode Island (27) .................................... 390 2. St. Bonaventure (1) ................................ 345 3. Saint Joseph’s .......................................... 300 4. VCU ...............
by RF1
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: A10 Media Day
Replies: 10
Views: 452

Re: A10 Media Day

ATPTourFan wrote:Andy Katz is your host for A10 Media Day. Nice to see him, even if it was professionally hosted by Chris DiSano in previous years.



Chris had a scheduling conflict and could not do it per what I have read.
by RF1
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 657
Views: 32521

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion

Two more games to be broadcast. Do not know if they will be available via local tv:

Atlantic 10 Announces Extensive Package of Men's Basketball Games on Stadium Network
10/16/17


http://www.atlantic10.com/ViewArticle.d ... =211673234
by RF1
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Scheduling Q&A
Replies: 152
Views: 4938

Re: Scheduling Q&A

Big Ten schools will soon play less OOC games as they move to 20 game league schedule. Will join the ACC which is also going to 20 games.

https://www.fanragsports.com/rothstein- ... -change-2/
by RF1
3 days ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Update on Harvard player injured vs URI
Replies: 3
Views: 251

Re: Update on Harvard player injured vs URI

‘I just didn’t want him to be all alone’
BILL REYNOLDS

http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ ... ty=ar00101
by RF1
4 days ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Men's soccer
Replies: 15
Views: 921

Re: Men's soccer

Soccer keeps its unbeaten streak going with a 2-2 2OT draw at Davidson. They have gone their last ten games without a loss and their record is now 8-2-3. Only four conference games remain in the regular season. Rhody is currently tied for first place in the league with UMass at 3-0-1 with the next g...
by RF1
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 657
Views: 32521

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion

Tickets on Sale Monday for 2018 A-10 Men's Basketball Championship WASHINGTON, D.C. –- March Madness may still be five months away, but the clock starts ticking on Monday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. when tickets go on sale for the 2018 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship, March 7-11 at Capital One Ar...
by RF1
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody Madness 2017
Replies: 54
Views: 2813

Re: Rhody Madness 2017

Didn't Coach Harrick do some crowd surfing at URI midnight madness back in the late 90's?
by RF1
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody Madness 2017
Replies: 54
Views: 2813

Re: Rhody Madness 2017

by RF1
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 657
Views: 32521

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion

College Sports Madness Top 144 URI Opponents to date (10/13/17 #28-144): #28 Virginia http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15221 #29 Providence http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15219 #43 St. Bonaventure (2 games) http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15139 #50 Nevada http://w...
by RF1
6 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: URI Fall-2017 by the numbers
Replies: 7
Views: 189

Re: URI Fall-2017 by the numbers

New year highlights changes at URI

DAVID M. DOOLEY

http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ ... ty=ar01502
by RF1
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 414
Views: 18161

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

Good to put this all in the rear view mirror. While it was a big deal over very little, Ty did not handle himself as I would want a person in his position. He should have followed the officers instructions and not lied about himself and his job. That is not acceptable behavior. Hopefully he will lea...
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 739
Views: 36692

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

eli#10 wrote:What if anything was said about the status of Holt?


Very probable out for first semester and possibly the entire year.
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: other scores
Replies: 29
Views: 687

Re: other scores

I've asked the question before and it's never been answered. If the fans don't care, if the fans don't put in any effort, why should the administration do more? If fans are happy with leaves and a decrepit stadium, why should the administration invest? So you are basically 100% in favor of every at...
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: other scores
Replies: 29
Views: 687

Re: other scores

The real embarrassment regarding the URI football program is the insufficient support it gets from the administration. As long as it does not get the adequate resources, it will never see any sustained success on the field.
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 739
Views: 36692

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Projo Pick & Pop podcast now available:

by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Mini Plans
Replies: 66
Views: 1852

Re: Mini Plans

I talked to Associate AD. She said they had a 15% increase in season tickets. That is still not a huge overall number. I don't know if URI even had 3,000 full season tickets last year. I base this on the fact that there were five games last year that only had attendance in the 3,000 range. Take out...
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: Best Recruiting Class in History ?
Replies: 92
Views: 2897

Re: Best Recruiting Class in History ?

Amir's decision, just days after we thought the class was complete, is a kick in the balls and shows how fragile everything really is. Players can decommit and not show up for any reason. A player may come but not be academically eligible. A coach can leave and nearly every recruit could also be los...
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 193
Views: 8336

Re: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris (URI Commit)

Billyboy78 wrote:Looks like Amir is recruiting now too. He and Brendan Adams followed each other today on twitter. Supposedly Amir is recruiting J. Harris too.



I guess Amir would rather follow Brendan Adams and J Harris on Twitter than be their teammate.
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 739
Views: 36692

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

This team deseve's a sellout opening night. Anything less than 7K would be extremely disappointing. They will have just 23 days to sell single game tickets to the opener as you cannot even yet buy them. Tickets for select 2017-18 Individual Rhode Island Men's basketball games are onsale on October ...
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody Madness 2017
Replies: 54
Views: 2813

Re: Rhody Madness 2017

I am some 30 years beyond the target audience and I have absolutely no desire to be there.
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 739
Views: 36692

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 739
Views: 36692

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

URI comes in #32 in MADNESS 144 team countdown http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15209 Given that URI is at #32 the top A-10 school, it is imperative (assuming these rankings are somewhat valid) that Rhody get some signature wins in the OOC portion of the schedule. The conference may not ...
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Something new... love from National recruiting scouts??!! Whoa!
Replies: 16
Views: 782

Re: Something new... love from National recruiting scouts??!! Whoa!

Fans of our opponents are also taking notice. I have browsed several fan forums (UMass, VCU, SBU, SH, HC, GMU, Richmond) over the last few days. They acknowledge the success that Coach Hurley and staff had in getting these five commits. Many fans on these sites however do not give Hurley much credit...
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1385
Views: 101908

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

Billyboy78 wrote:Not one of our players, but saw that Mo Alie Cox was signed to the Colts practice squad yesterday. With that body he could be a beast at tight end once he learns the game.



Shades of Kent State and former Ryan Center visitor Antonio Gates who later played TE for the Chargers.
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: 18 MD G Matt Balanc (Quinnipiac Commit)
Replies: 97
Views: 6432

Re: 18 MD G Matt Balanc

Good luck to him. Seems like a good player.
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Commit)
Replies: 434
Views: 22031

Re: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Commit)

Once again you have got to love the enthusiasm from Dana Tate on another commit.

by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Commit)
Replies: 434
Views: 22031

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

Welcome aboard Brendan. I am sensing that you will be part of an eventual very distinguished class for Rhody hoops. May much success be in your future.
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 GA SG - Landers Nolley (Virginia Tech)
Replies: 22
Views: 2080

Re: '18 GA SG - Landers Nolley (Reserves Right to Change Mind)

The Nolley situation could effect both URI and PC. Nolley had Georgia and Va Tech as possibilities. URI target Adams has Georgia on his short list and PC target Duke has Va Tech.
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 GA SG - Landers Nolley (Virginia Tech)
Replies: 22
Views: 2080

Re: '18 GA SG - Landers Nolley (Reserves Right to Change Mind)

TruePoint wrote:IDK...Harrick actually went to UGA...


Nolley could still follow suit and decide on Georgia a second time just as Harrick did.
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 GA SG - Landers Nolley (Virginia Tech)
Replies: 22
Views: 2080

Re: '18 GA SG - Landers Nolley

He committed to Georgia yesterday and reports today say he has decommitted and still undecided. Georgia and Va Tech had been thought to be the leaders.
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Commit)
Replies: 434
Views: 22031

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

theblueram wrote:Also, when was the last time a player transferred?



No players have transferred out in the last two seasons.
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Commit)
Replies: 434
Views: 22031

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

I don't know about its validity but the other thread stated the announcement will not be until later today - 7-8pm.

viewtopic.php?f=8&t=7072
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 PA SF - Jack Clark (LaSalle)
Replies: 17
Views: 1854

Re: '18 PA SF - Jack Clark (LaSalle Commit)

Good pick up for the Explorers.
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Commit)
Replies: 434
Views: 22031

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 RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)
Replies: 967
Views: 45216

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

It would seem that Dan and staff are building off the momentum of the A-10 tournament championship and NCAA run. That success is not being wasted but looks to have been leveraged to our advantage. That was missing in the 1988 and 1998 NCAA runs and the opening of the Ryan Center. Those successes wer...
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)
Replies: 967
Views: 45216

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

I haven't been this excited about Rhody hoops since March 17th.
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Commit)
Replies: 434
Views: 22031

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

Up next on the clock..........................
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)
Replies: 967
Views: 45216

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





And it its not even over yet.

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