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by EZBuckets
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EZ Buckets
Replies: 15
Views: 674

Re: EZ Buckets

Aw shucks guys. Thank you very much for all the kind words. I love this school and team more than I could ever put into words & it’s been one helluva ride these past 10 years. Thank you to the whole KB community for being such passionate, dedicated fans & supporting this program through all ...
by EZBuckets
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7529

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

Something tells me you'll all enjoy this Reddit thread -

by EZBuckets
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 762
Views: 31498

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Footage of the ESPN Gameday crew picking their top 16 overall seeds...

by EZBuckets
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Re: The Fan, Frog and Reporter Podcast Episode 10 Feat. URI Hypeman John Vanner
Replies: 13
Views: 545

Re: Re: The Fan, Frog and Reporter Podcast Episode 10 Feat. URI Hypeman John Vanner

Had a great time chatting with ya Iggy! Thanks for having me - you all do a great job with the podcast
by EZBuckets
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody Swag - Share Your Best Ram Gear!
Replies: 69
Views: 1629

Re: Rhody Swag - Share Your Best Ram Gear!

My most prized Rhody possession -

A personalized ‘98 jersey

Unfortunately i can’t even fit it around my shoulders. It’s signed by a bunch of the team but most signatures have faded away...except for JD, who of course signed in sharpie....
by EZBuckets
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1710
Views: 99189

Re: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades

LOVE the Young Alumni section - they are close to where I stand and I always see the whole section up, loud & engaged. I really hope The Ryan Center can continue to expand that section and offer discounted tickets as we continue to develop a new group of fresh alumni fans. And believe me, I've d...
by EZBuckets
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1710
Views: 99189

Re: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades

EZ- I was in your area at the St Bona game behind the hoop... You def do agreat job Very much appreciate all your dedication and work You will be missed I get all good things must come to an end.. But not sure if you ever elaborated on why this season is your last ? Not sure if they plan on replaci...
by EZBuckets
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1710
Views: 99189

Re: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades

You cannot criticize EZ Buckets, aka the guy with the mike aka Rhody Hoops Hype Man, on Keaney Blue. That's cause for expulsion. Dude does yeomans work and has been there since when you could hear a pin drop in that building. He is phenomenal and will be sorely missed when he retires at the end of ...
by EZBuckets
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Saturday: URI Game --> Patriots Game
Replies: 25
Views: 1032

Re: Saturday: URI Game --> Patriots Game

Future Mrs. EZBuckets works for the Pats so I’ll be attending both games.

Was originally not happy about our early tip time - but really worked out perfectly all the way around.
by EZBuckets
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rod Carri has Passed Away
Replies: 118
Views: 5502

Re: Rod Carri has Passed Away

Hey guys, just wanted to stop in and apologize for not mentioning KB during Rod’s tribute yesterday. I had every intention to, but got caught in the moment and unfortunately it slipped from my mind. I don’t really get nervous speaking in front of a large crowd any longer, but the weight of Rod’s los...
by EZBuckets
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rod Carri has Passed Away
Replies: 118
Views: 5502

Re: Rod Carri has Passed Away

I’m on my way to the game and am at an absolute loss. Rod was one of a kind and whether you loved him or hated him, he was one of the most passionate Rhody fans walking God’s green earth. A huge loss to our tiny community. My thoughts and prayers are with Rod’s family and the Keaney Blue family as w...
by EZBuckets
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM
Replies: 585
Views: 11381

Re: 12/6 | Alabama Crimson Tide | 8:00PM

The only thing I'm disappointed in is the result. There won't be too many nights where the entire team is that ice cold shooting. There was some poor shot selection in the first half but just about everyone was just plain OFF. The foul differential in comparison to shots attempted was disgusting. Th...
by EZBuckets
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)

......wonder if anyone is thinking, recruiting or beginning the transition to no Buckets??......or just wing it next year and hope for the best......not an easy role to fill......potential here to build the brand......no? We’ve already got a potential replacement lined up who I think would be a gre...
by EZBuckets
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)

Since it was brought up... My role shifted to sort of the unofficial Ruckus leader over the past 4-5 seasons as we’ve tried to rebuild our student fan base and with it, create some new traditions and routines for the group to follow and pass on. It has gotten to a place where I will try to help kick...
by EZBuckets
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)

What a win! That one instantly moves onto my list of favorite games at the Ryan Center. Just wanted to stop in and thank everyone who was there last night; the fans and the students were exceptional. Once we got over that slow start, the students were dialed in, on their feet & loud for the ENTI...
by EZBuckets
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas...
Replies: 10
Views: 821

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas...

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the ‘Land, not a creature was stirring - except for a Ram. The jerseys were hung in the lockers with care, in hopes that the son of Saint Anthony’s soon would be there. The Friars were nestled all smug in their beds, while visions of past wins danced ...
by EZBuckets
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???

John Vanner the hype man is retiring after this season per Bill Koch.. I’m assuming not the big news being discussed. :lol: I can assure you that my “retirement” should barely be considered news at all - nevermind anything closely resembling “big”. For all our sake I hope Bird’s scoop is juicier...
by EZBuckets
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Parking?
Replies: 48
Views: 2165

Re: Parking?

Rhody74 wrote:Here's hoping your job is a lot easier this year!


Amen, brother. This will be my 10th (and final) season. I'm hopeful that we'll see plenty of big crowds and renewed energy from fans at the Ryan Center this season.

This team deserves it...as do my vocal cords.
by EZBuckets
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Parking?
Replies: 48
Views: 2165

Re: Parking?

....Buckets; hopefully you have a reserved space for your arrival at the RC, if not, an investigation is called for......ready for the banner? Well I don’t have a reserved space, but I typically arrive 2 hours before tipoff so luckily parking isn’t ever a real issue for me. You bet I’m ready to rai...
by EZBuckets
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Parking?
Replies: 48
Views: 2165

Re: Parking?

I know my phone remembers where I park even without asking. I know this doesn't help people without an Android/iOS phone, but many people have these kinds of phones but aren't aware of all their features. If you carry one, look into it. I’ve been doing this for awhile. Very helpful if you are parke...
by EZBuckets
4 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody Madness 2017
Replies: 54
Views: 3210

Re: Rhody Madness 2017

Hey everyone - been awhile since I’ve posted but just wanted to stress that kids, families & non-student fans are more than encouraged to come out for Madness. There will be a mix of performances from band, cheer/ramettes, some special guests...even the teams will be performing. Plus some fun ga...
by EZBuckets
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thoughts from Sacramento
Replies: 15
Views: 1008

Re: Thoughts from Sacramento

I mentioned it already in another thread; but it was great meeting you as well, Iggy. I also had the pleasure of meeting a ton of other KB regulars who made the trip west like Red, Frogman, & Neil and some others. It was great to put faces to the "names" and celebrate some long awaited...
by EZBuckets
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: PROUD TO BE A RAM FAN
Replies: 36
Views: 1536

Re: PROUD TO BE A RAM FAN

I was lucky enough to be in Saint Louis in 1998 as an 11 year old boy and it remains one of the greatest experiences of my life. To share it with my parents was even sweeter and solidified our mutual love of Rhody basketball. I also luckily had the opportunity to be in Sacramento this weekend and it...
by EZBuckets
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #34: Creighton (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 64) - Fri March 17, 4:30pm ET on TBS
Replies: 428
Views: 12417

Re: Game #34: Creighton (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 64) - Fri March 17, 4:30pm ET on TBS

Hey guys....this is happening. I wish all of you were here. What a weekend, and we aren't done yet!
by EZBuckets
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Congratulations to PC on their 4 Straight NCAA Tournament
Replies: 28
Views: 1203

Re: Congratulations to PC on their 4 Straight NCAA Tournament

l (unfortunately) have a ton of friends and family who are PC fans who took their time to reach out over the past few days to send well wishes & props to Rhody. So I might as well return the favor and congratulate the Friars on their 4th straight NCAA appearance. Their late emergence this year a...
by EZBuckets
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017 Atlantic 10 Champions
Replies: 98
Views: 3183

Re: A10 Champions

I woke up this morning and still can't believe what happened. What a weekend for our program & fans. Savoring every single moment. Also; the A10 put up some fantastic pictures on their Facebook page. A few favorites: https://i.imgur.com/CGsYX7h.jpg https://i.imgur.com/Dx9dHCd.jpg https://i.imgur...
by EZBuckets
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Win it...
Replies: 16
Views: 656

Re: Win it...

Amen, RR02.

Love this thread & much love to all the Keaney Blue diehards. Let's do this thing.
by EZBuckets
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #33 - VCU - A10 Championship - March 12, 12:30 - CBS
Replies: 363
Views: 6867

Re: Game #33 - VCU - A10 Championship - March 12, 12:30 - CBS

I've been up since 5 AM. It's so close I can taste it.

Let's get this W, lace up our shoes & GET READY TO DANCE.

GO RHODY!!!!!
by EZBuckets
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1710
Views: 99189

Re: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades

All the promotional things were still done with him out against St. Bonaventure. No contracts were torn up, we didn't lose any money, and no fans walked out of the building. There is zero proof that people walk into the Ryan Center for the MC. Hey man, I'm really sorry I haven't thrown you a t-shir...
by EZBuckets
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1710
Views: 99189

Re: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades

Iggy - I can count on one hand the number of possessions each game where the Ruckus isn't chanting Defense or Let's Go Rhody. Although the rest of the crowd hardly ever jumps in, it's definitely happening. I also agree that we need new chants. I tried getting some new ones worked in, but it needs mo...
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Rhode Talk Podcast
Replies: 7
Views: 1001

Re: Rhode Talk Podcast

I'm looking forward to recording another appearance with Kyle & Bobby later on tonight.

They do a great job and I'd be listening even if I wasn't occasionally a guest on the show. Highly recommend it for all Rhody fans.
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Davidson Game Viewing Party @ George's
Replies: 13
Views: 597

Re: Davidson Game Viewing Party @ George's

Should be a good time. I'm going to try and make it down after work.

I'm usually watching away games alone on my couch, tweeting thru my emotions during the game...so it'll be a nice change of pace.
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 20: St Bonaventure, Saturday Jan 28, 2:00pm NBCSN
Replies: 120
Views: 3041

Re: Game 20: St Bonaventure, Saturday Jan 28, 2:00pm NBCSN

A couple of questions...1. Where was EZ Buckets? .... 2. What was going on at the beginning of the 2nd half when Yorke said that Akele was in the starting lineup replacing Iverson. Then, about 10 seconds later, he says that Iverson is back in the starting lineup? Sadly, one of my good friends decid...
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Frogman, EZBuckets, the Ruckus etc.
Replies: 75
Views: 2316

Re: Frogman, EZBuckets, the Ruckus etc.

NYGFan_Section208 wrote:Will be there in full force with the family but am going to guess 4500 for the Black Friday crowd.
EZ B...do us a favor...spend some time - even just a little - down at our end...? :lol:


I'll see what I can do! :D
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: GoLocalProv Garbage Attacks URI
Replies: 79
Views: 2482

Re: Garbage GoLocalProv article

Someone screenshot the article, post the picture and delete the link. That hack site doesn't deserve the clicks
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 5: #1 Duke 11/20 - Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament Final - Mohegan Sun (ESPN)
Replies: 243
Views: 5958

Re: Game 5: #1 Duke 11/20 - Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament Final - Mohegan Sun (ESPN)

What a weekend! That Cinci game was the statement game we needed to shift perception in the national conversation. Duke had all the answers and we just couldn't hit our shots when we needed to. The craziest part of all this? We are barely 2 weeks into the season. We played 5 games in 9 days with lit...
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 4: #24 Cincinnati - Sat @ 3pm at Mohegan Sun on ESPN3
Replies: 301
Views: 7320

Re: Game 4: #24 Cincinnati - Sat @ 3pm at Mohegan Sun on ESPN3

Unreal atmosphere. Unreal game. Not ashamed to admit I shed a man tear.

I hope I have a voice left tomorrow...

GO RHODY
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Frogman, EZBuckets, the Ruckus etc.
Replies: 75
Views: 2316

Re: Frogman, EZBuckets, the Ruckus etc.

"Winning team...losing team" (with the appropriate full arm extension pointing) was always a good one. Can find lots of good variations on you tube, but, basically a good near end of gamer... EZB(?)/microphone guy: Is that not a scoreboard?! Raucous Crowd: Yes, that is a scoreboard!! EZB/...
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Poll: Who is Going to the URI - Cincy Game Saturday?
Replies: 54
Views: 1172

Re: Poll: Who is Going to the URI - Cincy Game Saturday?

I will be in the house and am planning to fully enjoy the rare opportunity to attend a live game as just a fan.

...Although I can't promise I won't try to start a chant or two if needed. GO RHODY!
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Frogman, EZBuckets, the Ruckus etc.
Replies: 75
Views: 2316

Re: Frogman, EZBuckets, the Ruckus etc.

Buckets: Thanks for the response. I hope I didn't sound critical of the students. I think their attendance has been great. I'd just like to see a little more coordination if possible. And I understand the sponsorship angle; my point was it would be great to have more memorable timeouts that aren't ...
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Frogman, EZBuckets, the Ruckus etc.
Replies: 75
Views: 2316

Re: Frogman, EZBuckets, the Ruckus etc.

If anyone hasn't seen it yet, the footage of the Mannequin Challenge video came out great & has gotten some great traction on social media

by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Frogman, EZBuckets, the Ruckus etc.
Replies: 75
Views: 2316

Re: Frogman, EZBuckets, the Ruckus etc.

Good crowd two out of three games. Great turnout by the students. The place has been a little too quiet, though, and part of that was URI's uninspiring performance against Brown. But some additional thoughts: I loved the year that Blue Man and Kilt Man were running around the RC. So welcome to Frog...
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-2017 Game Tickets for Sale
Replies: 53
Views: 2052

Re: 2016-2017 Game Tickets for Sale

Rhody15 wrote:
EZBuckets wrote:Hey guys, I have 2 tickets for tonight's game in Section 204, Row G that I need to get rid of.

Free to a good home + I can leave them at Will Call. First to reply gets them.


I'll take em!


That was quick. Sending you a PM right now.
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-2017 Game Tickets for Sale
Replies: 53
Views: 2052

Re: 2016-2017 Game Tickets for Sale

Hey guys, I have 2 tickets for tonight's game in Section 204, Row G that I need to get rid of.

Free to a good home + I can leave them at Will Call. First to reply gets them.
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 1: Dartmouth
Replies: 209
Views: 6517

Re: Game 1: Dartmouth

I talked Rhody hoops & season expectations with Kyle & Bobby from the Rhode Talk podcast last night.

Check it out below if you are so inclined.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rho ... 93236?mt=2
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: New uniforms?
Replies: 107
Views: 5855

Re: New uniforms?

The shorts are for sale in the gift shop for $60. Nice Keaney replica jerseys on sale for $70 I stopped by the Ram Zone last night before the Women's game. The replicas are really good quality. There is also a TON of quality new Adidas gear available there. Do the jerseys have the stitched letterin...
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: New uniforms?
Replies: 107
Views: 5855

Re: New uniforms?

RhowdyRam02 wrote:The shorts are for sale in the gift shop for $60. Nice Keaney replica jerseys on sale for $70


I stopped by the Ram Zone last night before the Women's game. The replicas are really good quality. There is also a TON of quality new Adidas gear available there.
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Exhibition Games of Interest
Replies: 10
Views: 635

Re: Exhibition Games of Interest

As much as I root for all A10 teams in the non-conference, VCU losing to a D2 team made me smile. Their fans have been absolutely insufferable on twitter lately.
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: Announcements, Forum Info, and Helpful Links
Topic: Welcome to the New KeaneyBlue!
Replies: 50
Views: 4326

Re: Welcome to the New KeaneyBlue!

Nice job, ATP. Site looks fantastic on my phone.
by EZBuckets
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ticket Sales
Replies: 63
Views: 2968

Re: Ticket Sales

Dan could not hide his disgust with the turnout while lined up for the national anthem that night vs Davidson. That was a weird game. I remember being really disappointed in the attendance but vividly recall the Ryan Center SHAKING in those closing minutes. Like sold-out loud. I think it was maybe ...

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