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by NJRhodyFan
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/13 | Nevada Wolf Pack | 11:30PM (ESPNU)
Replies: 372
Views: 5463

Re: 11/13 | Nevada Wolf Pack | 11:30PM (ESPNU)

Tough loss, but one I'm not all that concerned about. If anything, it was a great early season test for our guys that will hopefully pay dividends down the road. That was a very good Nevada team we lost to, and anybody saying otherwise didn't watch the game. At the end of the day it was the second g...
by NJRhodyFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Mini Plans
Replies: 88
Views: 2888

Re: Mini Plans

So I was trying to purchase tickets to the PC game from the Gorhody website, but it looks like you can only buy tickets for that contest as part of the 5-game mini plan. Is that accurate?? If so, I'm disappointed. I live out of state and would have no use for the tickets to the other games. Can som...
by NJRhodyFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Mini Plans
Replies: 88
Views: 2888

Re: Mini Plans

So I was trying to purchase tickets to the PC game from the Gorhody website, but it looks like you can only buy tickets for that contest as part of the 5-game mini plan. Is that accurate?? If so, I'm disappointed. I live out of state and would have no use for the tickets to the other games. Can some...
by NJRhodyFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 20863

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

I think Kingston is giving Ty too much credit regarding protecting his players. I believe that was his initial intent. Once he was outside the bathroom, his behavior was unacceptable. He was no longer protecting the players and was inciting the crowd outside the bathroom. He was causing a bigger pr...
by NJRhodyFan
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: No signs this season
Replies: 59
Views: 2065

Re: No signs this season

Someone who has a good relationship with the athletic department should bring this to Thorr's attention. It's unbelievable that a University official would treat one of our most loyal fans in this manner. Go back to Syracuse, O'Rourke. It's nonsense like this that counteracts the great strides our b...
by NJRhodyFan
7 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Vice: End of Amateurism
Replies: 5
Views: 599

Re: Vice: End of Amateurism

I watched the documentary last night on Showtime. It's called 'Discraced'. What a fitting name. Dave Bliss is the most despicable human being in college sports. The fact that he's still coaching on the collegiate level is unfathomable. One of his assistant coaches at Baylor recorded him instructing ...
by NJRhodyFan
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 51066

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

I'm re-posting a message I posted a few days ago as it seems appropriate. My next door neighbor has a good friend who's close with the Hurley family, Dan in particular. His friend was in contact with Dan as recently as last week and they apparently talk pretty often. His friend said that Dan has rep...
by NJRhodyFan
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1588
Views: 51066

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Not sure where to place this, but this seemed like a fitting thread. My next door neighbor has a good friend who's close with the Hurley family, Dan in particular. His friend was in contact with Dan as recently as last week and they apparently talk pretty often. His friend said that Dan has repeated...
by NJRhodyFan
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Selection show
Replies: 108
Views: 2787

Re: Selection show

The talking heads on ESPN giving URI a lot of love right now. In fact they picked us to beat both Creighton and Oregon to advance to the Sweet 16. Mentioned what a good defensive we are, that we're finally healthy, that we have EC as our playmaker, Hass protecting the rim, etc. Exciting for sure. Fr...
by NJRhodyFan
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #33 - VCU - A10 Championship - March 12, 12:30 - CBS
Replies: 363
Views: 6094

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

Finally!! So proud of our guys. Tough as nails. Never gave up even when we looked dead in the water a few weeks ago. And what a coaching job by Hurley down the stretch. Got these guys firing on all cylinders at a critical time. Pushed all the right buttons. This team looks scary right now. They're o...
by NJRhodyFan
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017 Atlantic - 10 Tournament - Pittsburgh
Replies: 283
Views: 6562

Re: Game #32 - Davidson - A10 Semifinal - March 11, 1PM - CBSSN

Da_Process_Survivor wrote:
RIFan wrote:Richmond scares me...Just not our best match up. Thoughts?


i want VCU. gives us an in regardless of outcome. if its Richmond we must win, league isnt getting 4


Couldn't agree more. Bring on VCU!
by NJRhodyFan
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #32 - Davidson - A10 Semifinal - March 11, 1PM - CBSSN
Replies: 232
Views: 4137

Re: Game #32 - Davidson - A10 Semifinal - March 11, 1PM - CBSSN

This team is on a mission! Can't wait for tomorrow's game. GO RHODY!!
by NJRhodyFan
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #32 - Davidson - A10 Semifinal - March 11, 1PM - CBSSN
Replies: 232
Views: 4137

Re: Game #32 - Davidson - A10 Semifinal - March 11, 1PM - CBSSN

Why do you care if people are commenting on the officiating? It's not whining, it's stating fact. Gibbs is treated differently than everybody else on the court. Anybody with half a brain can see that. BS. It is whining. URI's gotten calls today too. You sound ridiculous whining about all the whinin...
by NJRhodyFan
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #32 - Davidson - A10 Semifinal - March 11, 1PM - CBSSN
Replies: 232
Views: 4137

Re: Game #32 - Davidson - A10 Semifinal - March 11, 1PM - CBSSN

scine20 wrote:You guys sound absolutely ridiculous with this referee nonsense.


Why do you care if people are commenting on the officiating? It's not whining, it's stating fact. Gibbs is treated differently than everybody else on the court. Anybody with half a brain can see that.
by NJRhodyFan
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #32 - Davidson - A10 Semifinal - March 11, 1PM - CBSSN
Replies: 232
Views: 4137

Re: Game #32 - Davidson - A10 Semifinal - March 11, 1PM - CBSSN

So I'm watching the college basketball broadcast on CBS. They showed highlights of the URI game at halftime and the analysts said they believe URI is dancing with a win today. Take it for what it's worth.
by NJRhodyFan
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #31: St. Bonaventure - 3/10 @2:30PM - NBCSN
Replies: 280
Views: 4224

Re: Game #31: St. Bonaventure - 3/10 @2:30PM - NBCSN

I just don't understand how Division 1 players can be this bad at FT shooting. It's mind-boggling. And the most troubling thing for me is that we've gotten worse as the season wore on, not better.
by NJRhodyFan
8 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-17 Bracketology
Replies: 1474
Views: 42073

Re: 2016-17 Bracketology

No, USA Today has Rhode Island as 4th team out. http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaab/acc/2017/03/09/ncaa-tournament-bracketology-college-basketball-march-madness-syracuse/98944266/ They also have St. Joe's listed in the "No longer considered for at-large" section, so I'm beginning t...
by NJRhodyFan
9 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #25: Fordham Wednesday Feb 15, 7:00PM Ryan Center
Replies: 288
Views: 6360

Re: Game #25: Fordham Wednesday Feb 15, 7:00PM Ryan Center

I'm officially done with this pathetic excuse for a team. They mailed it in a long time ago. I would take some of the better Baron-led teams over this team any day of the week and twice on Sunday. Those teams also had low basketball IQ and choked at the end of games, but at least they played like th...
by NJRhodyFan
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Desperation time??
Replies: 79
Views: 2945

Desperation time??

This ESPN article focuses on teams that are in full panic mode with the conference season approaching. Of course Rhody makes the list. http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/18268069/finding-teams-panicking-college-basketball Here's the blurb on Rhody in case the link above doesn't w...
by NJRhodyFan
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1407
Views: 104332

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

The 8 three-pointers Jimmy hit against Duke was one of the greatest shooting performances I've ever seen. Most of those shots were well behind the 3-point line and contested, which made it that much more impressive. I think we only lost that game by 2 or 3 points even though Duke attempted twice as ...
by NJRhodyFan
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 9: Old Dominion 12/6 7pm Ryan Center
Replies: 196
Views: 4150

Re: Game 9: Old Dominion 12/6 7pm Ryan Center

A win is a win, but that's about as ugly as it gets. Shot 32% from the field, had 7 assists to 15 turnovers, 46% from the FT line. Just embarrassing. How this team beat Cincinnati is beyond me. And Iverson must have incriminating photos of Hurley because I can't think of any conceivable reason why h...
by NJRhodyFan
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Changes that should happen... to be successful from this guys couch!
Replies: 29
Views: 815

Re: Changes that should happen... to be successful from this guys couch!

Maybe Garrett should bring the mask back out... I think if any of our guards should get their minutes cut back it's EC. I realize it could destroy his confidence but at this point he's playing so poorly how long does Hurley wait expecting him to be back to "normal"? Bringing him off the b...
by NJRhodyFan
11 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 7: @ Valparaiso - Tues 8pm ESPN3
Replies: 552
Views: 10056

Re: Game 7: @ Valparaiso - Tues 8pm ESPN3

Bitching about the refs is such a lame and tired excuse now. We played awful, missed critical free throws, and again looked absolutely clueless in a potential game tying shot. Of all the negative things I witnessed last night (and there were plenty of them), nothing had me more infuriated than that...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 3: Brown
Replies: 159
Views: 3850

Re: Game 3: Brown

Unfortunately, Jared was forced to play 36 minutes last night against what should have been an inferior opponent. I'm guessing he's getting a lot of time in the tub today. Oh, wait... Can you elaborate on the tub reference? The state has shut down the SADC hot and cold tubs due to some bullshit &qu...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 3: Brown
Replies: 159
Views: 3850

Re: Game 3: Brown

Billyboy78 wrote:Unfortunately, Jared was forced to play 36 minutes last night against what should have been an inferior opponent. I'm guessing he's getting a lot of time in the tub today. Oh, wait...


Can you elaborate on the tub reference?
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 1: Dartmouth
Replies: 209
Views: 6074

Re: Game 1: Dartmouth

I'm driving up from NJ for the game, so I would hope most local fans make the effort. This is a special time for the program. The team needs all the support they can get.

GO RHODY!!
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Feedback from the AD desk
Replies: 6
Views: 376

Feedback from the AD desk

So I reached out to Thorr to get his feedback on the current marketing strategy, and he responded the very next morning. He also cc'd the Assistant AD (Ryan Majercik) who then piggybacked Thorr's response with some additional feedback. I've posted copies of their responses below in case anybody is i...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 1: Dartmouth
Replies: 209
Views: 6074

Re: Game 1: Dartmouth

I'm not a marketing major but I don't think you wait until you're halfway into the season to do some advertising. It's also not about advertising for any specific game, it's about informing casual fans in the area that URI is a potential tournament team and as of right now in the top 25. Exactly. T...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: New uniforms?
Replies: 107
Views: 5585

Re: New uniforms?

I love the jersey. Scripting and the color is perfect. But those shorts are hideous!! Seriously, it looks like he's wearing a cummerbund for God's sake.
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: College Basketball Talk: Programs on the Rise, Decline
Replies: 15
Views: 1055

College Basketball Talk: Programs on the Rise, Decline

Rhody is the last team mentioned in the "Programs On the Rise" section. Can't wait for the season to start. GO RHODY!!

http://collegebasketball.nbcsports.com/ ... e-decline/
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ESPN Ranking of A-10 Venues
Replies: 14
Views: 1205

ESPN Ranking of A-10 Venues

I thought this might interest some of the fans on here. Looks like the Ryan Center is ranked #4. Sounds about right.

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketb ... difficulty
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Early Top 25 Lists for 2016-17
Replies: 493
Views: 25817

Re: Early Top 25 Lists for 2016-17

I'd rather they be not hyped and perform at a high level than hyped and not perform (which has happened more often than not). I mean, do you really think anybody else here is going to disagree with this? You say it like you're taking some stand that nobody else is willing to take. But its early May...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Program Enhancements
Replies: 180
Views: 9946

Re: Program Enhancements

La Salle is an Under Armour school. And I agree with True Point, I though our uniforms this year were very good. My only problem with them is I couldn't buy the Keaney blue version. Plus I would add the state flag on there somewhere, but that's because I think we really need to hammer home the stat...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Hurley is staying
Replies: 153
Views: 8134

Re: Hurley is staying

Save this page. If (and that's big if) URI does NOT make the NCAA tournament next year, what will be the posts regarding Hurley then? 3/16/16 - "I'm so glad Danny Hurley is coaching our Rams. He's a great coach." 3/16/17 (if URI is not in the NCAA) - "I'm so glad Thor pulled the plug...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Hurley is staying
Replies: 153
Views: 8134

Re: Hurley is staying

It's encouraging to know there are still coaches out there who value loyalty and commitment over the almighty dollar. Dan has stood true to his word, and by spurning the Rutgers offer (for a second time), he's shown the URI faithful that he's here to finish what he started. We all know he won't be a...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Here We Go Again...
Replies: 745
Views: 24393

Re: Here We Go Again...

If DH leaves, we just wish him well with the work he'll have to do at Rutgers and hope for a couple of things: 1. Thorr and Dooley make an excellent hire that will continue on with this rebuild without missing a beat. 2. This hire is able to keep all the members of the current roster and all the re...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Here We Go Again...
Replies: 745
Views: 24393

Re: Here We Go Again...

For what it's worth, most of the fans on the Rutgers message boards are pining for Mike Lonergan. Evidently he interviewed with Hobbs yesterday, if you believe what you read of course.
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Here We Go Again...
Replies: 745
Views: 24393

Re: Here We Go Again...

The best HS players in NJ get recruited by national programs - Duke, UNC, Kansas, Kentucky. Those kids are not staying at home to play at Rutgers. Ummmm, hate to disagree, TP, but Briscoe's the only player from New Jersey who's on a UNC, Kansas, or Kentucky roster this season. You're correct in tha...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Here We Go Again...
Replies: 745
Views: 24393

Re: Here We Go Again...

Penders never took anyone with him. Skinner never took anyone with him. Harrick never took anyone with him. CFL took his son. Suddenly people here are worried about Hurley gutting the roster. So, they can sit out a year for the honor of playing for shit heel Rutgers? Like EC Matthews is going to si...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Here We Go Again...
Replies: 745
Views: 24393

Re: Here We Go Again...

I made the trip to the Ryan Center for the Dayton game last month, and I couldn't believe what a poor showing it was for a matchup with a top-20 team (I think Dayton was ranked #19 at the time). And the game was on a Friday night no less. But to Rod's point, you need to start winning some of these c...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Here We Go Again...
Replies: 745
Views: 24393

Re: Here We Go Again...

I made reference to this in an earlier post, but some of the comments underneath the local NJ articles are pretty scathing. Some of the fans have voiced their displeasure with Dan's potential hiring by resorting to name-calling ("psychopath", "head case", "hot-headed jackass...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Here We Go Again...
Replies: 745
Views: 24393

Re: Here We Go Again...

ATPTourFan wrote:This is precious:

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Haha!! That's priceless. Where in the world did you find that?
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Here We Go Again...
Replies: 745
Views: 24393

Re: Here We Go Again...

Politi makes the case for Dan going to Rutgers that has been made here by a few different posters over the last several days. I am not going to be dismissive of it, as it is plausible (at least to me, but I know nothing) that Hurley ends up deciding along those lines. I just don't find it all that ...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Here We Go Again...
Replies: 745
Views: 24393

Re: Here We Go Again...

I'm sitting hear laughing that when this was happening with St Johns last year, people on this board were saying Hurley would stay for the next TWENTY YEARS, almost guaranteeing it. I wouldn't blame him if he went. More money, power conference, in his home state. Now if the on court product is his ...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Here We Go Again...
Replies: 745
Views: 24393

Re: Here We Go Again...

Maybe I'm being naive, but do the current core players really want to transfer and sit out a year when they're on the cusp of doing something special at URI next season? Recruits are a completely different story, and I wouldn't be surprised if some (or all) request an NLI release in the event Hurley...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Here We Go Again...
Replies: 745
Views: 24393

Re: Here We Go Again...

What's interesting is that if you read the comments underneath some of the articles being referenced here, most Rutgers fans sound like they don't even want Hurley. They cite his maniacal sideline behavior and constant berating of refs as the primary factors, with some also mentioning his unimpressi...
by NJRhodyFan
1 year ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Here We Go Again...
Replies: 745
Views: 24393

Re: Here We Go Again...

If Hurley takes the Rutgers job, it's for the money and no other reason. And who am I to judge someone for chasing the almighty dollar? It's his life and his family, not mine. But for an ultra-competitive guy like Hurley, I'm really finding it hard to believe that he would accept that job knowing th...

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