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by RF1
1 hour ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 134
Views: 1956

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

2 consecutive years is significant PC has probably played over 200 games there since the building underwent its overhaul. Two out of over 200 events is not significant. The possible potential for the issue does unfortunately exist. A host of unlikely conditions must however all converge for it to o...
by RF1
1 hour ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 134
Views: 1956

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

The odds are good - same thing happened last year but they didn’t stop the game The Dunkin Donuts Center was completely renovated over a decade ago. It has had two games during that span where this was an issue. Marquette last year and Seton Hall last night. I would therefore not call this a common...
by RF1
1 hour ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 134
Views: 1956

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

The odds are good - same thing happened last year but they didn’t stop the game The Dunkin Donuts Center was completely renovated over a decade ago. It has had two games during that span where this was an issue. Marquette last year and Seton Hall last night. I would therefore not call this a common...
by RF1
3 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 134
Views: 1956

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

Interesting discussion on the Dunk given its purchase and renovation by the state has been getting recent attention. One of the main gripes being used against the new PawSox Stadium is that millions of taxpayer dollars should not be used to benefit private entities. Some proponents of the new PawSox...
by RF1
14 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Let's show this team some love!
Replies: 5
Views: 312

Re: Let's show this team some love!

If it is apparent that Rhody will win in the last minute vs Dayton, I want EZBuckets to lead the students in an A10..Champs chant that will go out on the air to the nation over ESPN2.
by RF1
18 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 389
Views: 4567

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

Rhodymob05 wrote:Also, another EC Matthews scare, what the hell man.



by RF1
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 740
Views: 30542

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

The latest ESPN Bubble Watch was posted yesterday before the LaSalle game. In it, ESPN has listed URI under its lock category for the NCAA Tournament: Link: http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/page/bubblewatch022018/perfect-storm-brewing-pac-12 Screenshot-2018-2-21 Bubble Watch Pac-...
by RF1
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 740
Views: 30542

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

The latest ESPN Bubble Watch was posted yesterday before the LaSalle game. In it, ESPN has listed URI under its lock category for the NCAA Tournament: Link: http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/page/bubblewatch022018/perfect-storm-brewing-pac-12 Screenshot-2018-2-21 Bubble Watch Pac-1...
by RF1
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 389
Views: 4567

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

School is hurting- slashing tuition cost to try to boost enrollment and selling pieces from their art collection. LaSalle University is having a lot of issues. Its enrollment is dropping as much of its former recruitment base is shrinking (Philadelphia area Catholic high schools have been closing a...
by RF1
1 day ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Local Microbreweries
Replies: 159
Views: 8382

Re: Local Microbreweries

Tapping into a growth industry
The Isle Brewers Guild, in Pawtucket, is becoming a regional powerhouse
http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ ... 0111114920
by RF1
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 134
Views: 1956

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

Seton Hall is in no legit danger to fall out of a quadrant 1 win for us, PC is just outside a Q1 win for us, so PC winning would be more beneficial, need them to get into Top 30 RPI. Think again - SH has lost four of its last five and has to close out its season on the road at Providence and St Joh...
by RF1
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: URI Record Book Update, New Link
Replies: 41
Views: 1614

Re: URI Record Book Update, New Link

EC needs 1 point to pass Jimmy Baron for 5th place all time and 13 points to pass Sly Williams for 4th. Jared is currently in 12th, 53 points behind Will Daniels. Jeff has 142 assists, tied for 10th most in a seaon. He should easily end up 4th by the end of the season trailing only Tyson (twice) an...
by RF1
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 389
Views: 4567

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

What was up with EC missing all five free throw attempts? If he had made a few, they got out of there in regulation.

Team seems off these past two games. Not showing that same drive and effort. Getting out-hustled. Hurley needs to get them back on track and finish the season strong.
by RF1
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 389
Views: 4567

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

Getting totally outhustled.
by RF1
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Garrett on Senior Night
Replies: 41
Views: 1386

Re: Garrett on Senior Night

Bill Reynolds wants JASON to start on senior night.
by RF1
2 days 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

Five straight weeks of being ranked.
by RF1
2 days 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

Rhode Island's ranking for this week's poll released 02/19/18:

#18


https://collegebasketball.ap.org/poll
by RF1
3 days 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

Staying below 20 would be nice. Will see how the voters feel tomorrow.
by RF1
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3952

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

Rhodymob05 wrote:Ranked teams being bullied today. Good for rhody.



The results of the games today helped URI's RPI ranking go from 10 to 7 by day's end. Rhody's rating is closely packed with a grouping of five teams which is producing much fluidity with the ranking of the teams to one another.
by RF1
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 389
Views: 4567

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

Hopefully there are a lot of fans there wearing keaney blue this Tuesday to cheer the Rams. I would think Fatts will have a lot of family and friends there. There are also a good number of URI fans in the Philly/Jersey area. LaSalle does not typically draw well, averaging just 1,961 through 12 games...
by RF1
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Reynolds piece inaccuracies
Replies: 57
Views: 1372

Reynolds piece inaccuracies

Reynolds had a piece on Hurley today delivering his promises. It unfortunately had several errors: Hurley’s vision comes to fruition BILL REYNOLDS http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ODN/ProJo/TranslateArticle.aspx?doc=TPJ%2F2018%2F02%2F18&entity=ar01903&ts=20180218074951&uq=201801111...
by RF1
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)

I like that Hurley is praising SBU and promoting them as an NCAA team. It is good for the league. Nice to see he is nothing like the classless Phil Martelli who offered no support to URI several years back when it was fighting for NCAA consideration.
by RF1
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3952

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

Brown loses a close game at Harvard 65-58 tonight. Iona disappoints again at home losing to Niagara 85-84. Iona is now 16-12 and just 10-6 (4th place) in the MAAC. Gaels have lost 3 of last 4 games.
by RF1
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EC Injury Watch
Replies: 76
Views: 3825

Re: EC Injury Watch

Was a little concerned with EC in the first half. Wondered whether his injury hampered him. No worries after seeing his play in the second half.
by RF1
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)

RPI rank drops four spots to #9. Very little RPI rating score difference between #4-10. Bonaventure moved up to #29.
by RF1
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)

Bonnies better now close the deal with their last four games. This game may not be enough if they stumble. They have Duquesne, at VCU, Davidson, and at SLU left.
by RF1
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)

We were up 71-65 with 4:31 left. Outscored 12-3 to end the game. Could not finish it.
by RF1
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)

I don't think it was a coincidence that ESPN did not show the last shot in a replay. JT was fouled. Would have been three fta.

Good game. SBU needed it more. Good for the conference as it now at this moment has two NCAA teams.
by RF1
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 has five to's. got to take better care of ball. last to was a killer.
by RF1
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)

pretty even stats. sbu has more rebounds and less to's which accounts for the difference. uri has to take better care of the ball, rebound more, and not foul on 3pt attempts.
by RF1
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EC Injury Watch
Replies: 76
Views: 3825

Re: EC Injury Watch

by RF1
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)

13-0 versus the A-10 this season. Only three games have had margins less than double digits (@SLU/Duquesne/@UMass).
by RF1
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: How Dan Hurley Finally Chilled Out - by Matt Norlander, CBS Sports
Replies: 53
Views: 1886

Re: How Dan Hurley Finally Chilled Out - by Matt Norlander, CBS Sports

RhowdyRam02 wrote:Couldn't agree with this whole post more. Not only did Thorr make a great hire, his creativity in coming up with new contracts to keep Dan here was clutch.


I think the extensions have been very good moves. They have demonstrated appreciation and reinforced to Dan that he is wanted and needed.
by RF1
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)

Will see tonight if Rhody can win at another one of the A-10's most hostile venues. URI has already won at a sold out UD Arena on a Saturday and a sold out ESPN2 Friday night game at VCU. The games at UD and VCU were not only wins but were both victories by double digits. Can Rhode Island win again ...
by RF1
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)

Dan has had decent success versus St Bonaventure since coming to URI. His record against the Bonnies is 5-2. This includes a mark of 1-1 at the Reilly Center. Rhody has won the last three match-ups. DATE | S | URI - SBU | W/L 2/9/2013 | H | 61 - 67 | L 2/22/2014 | A | 87 - 78 | W 1/25/2015 | H | 53 ...
by RF1
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Recruiting scandal
Replies: 25
Views: 1246

Re: Recruiting scandal

A consequence of all this could be that there might soon be many plum job openings available.
by RF1
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)

The St Bonaventure basketball program is ingrained in the community of Olean/Allegheny. It is a fairly remote town a good distance from a large population center (80 miles/1.5 hr drive to Buffalo). The college and its hoops team are an important part of the surrounding region. Given it is a small to...
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 256
Views: 7632

Re: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary

Most importantly, this will result in more money to the program as a direct result of ticket sales. I'd guess in the neighborhood of $500k - $700k (1,000 additional tickets x 16 games x $35 per ticket). Not to mention additional concessions and merchandise sales. That, plus tournament money and add...
by RF1
1 week 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)

Dan should let the players know the folks in Olean are basically assuming the Rams will lose. Their fans are so confident that they are planning the celebration days out. Use it as motivation that they don't really respect URI's ability.
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3952

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

Holy Cross won at Army and Clemson just lost in ot at Florida State. URI jumps Clemson for 4th in the RPI.
by RF1
1 week 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)

There are some that are really hyping this game and calling it the biggest game ever in the 52 year history of the Reilly Center.

http://thebonablog.com/2018/02/14/ranki ... r-history/
by RF1
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)

theblueram wrote:Do you need an account to read redditt?



No. It is like twitter. Do not need to be set up for read only capability.

Follow this link:
https://www.reddit.com/r/CollegeBasketball/
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EC Injury Watch
Replies: 76
Views: 3825

Re: EC Injury Watch

Hoping for the best. EC doesn't deserve this. He has already been through so much.
by RF1
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 256
Views: 7632

Re: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary

Last night's large crowd (7,019) for Richmond raises the season average attendance to 6,029. With near sellouts expected for the last two games, it is now becoming a near certainty that URI will break the 6k average mark for the year. Attendance for this season to date is now trending 22.9% more tha...

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