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by hrstrat57
3 hours ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Offer)
Replies: 212
Views: 12692

Re: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Offer)

This thread has become epic

I hope Cole reads it

:)
by hrstrat57
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Offer)
Replies: 212
Views: 12692

Re: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Offer)

So, now we're talking about Providence College hockey on Swider's thread. We hate PC basketball. Hockey? Who gives a shit? Please take this somewhere else. http://urihockey.pointstreaksites.com/view/urihockey Some more relevant hockey news? Billyboy78 do you think PC has the inside track on this pl...
by hrstrat57
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '19 Jamaican C - Kofi Cockburn (Offer)
Replies: 20
Views: 961

Re: '19 Jamaican C - Kofi Cockburn (Offer)

Carlos Easterling played at CTK where's he at these days?
by hrstrat57
4 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 16305

Re: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (Offer)

I sure hope we have a surprise package coming from Serbia or somewhere in eastern Europe....a 7' package would be nice. Very disappointed staff could apparently not close this deal. As I said before this player puts us right back in the top 25. Need a surprise cause everything else I've seen here is...
by hrstrat57
6 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 Grad Transfer F Khris Lane
Replies: 150
Views: 5684

Re: '17 Grad Transfer F Khris Lane

Rhodymob05 wrote:We beat VCU twice in a week , win the conference , go further than VCU in the tourney, keep OUR coach and still get beat out for recruits??


Not good.

Didn't like this player anyway......
by hrstrat57
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 16305

Re: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (Offer)

If true = extreme fail.... My thoughts are hold the scolly, or off to Eastern Europe for a young Euro big. Not super impressed with the other options we've seen. Need to start closing on some high end NE talent. Looks like we could be bubble team again next season. Rabbit out of hat needed or pray l...
by hrstrat57
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Offer)
Replies: 111
Views: 6909

Re: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Offer)

We need to hit on this scolly!!

Could make or break us for 17/18
by hrstrat57
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 16305

Re: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (Offer)

Just as it was for Iverson this is the best destination for a big looking for a home!

Even more so actually.

None of you see that?

Really ?

You can't draw it up any more perfectly.
by hrstrat57
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 16305

Re: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (Offer)

I liked the post about how many televised games we had last year. I think I counted 24 games (not including NCAAT) on either ESPN, ESPN3, CBSSN, NBCSN, CBS or ASN. That's not to shabby. Yep! Which is why I haven't given up! Media darlings we Rhody Rams .... Now I may be looking thru my KeaneyBlue c...
by hrstrat57
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 16305

Re: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (Offer)

rodfromcranston wrote:If we "give up" or not, not a blessed thing we think or write,
can make it happen.


Tryin Rod, tryin!!

Hope you"re well!
by hrstrat57
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 16305

Re: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (Offer)

Haven't lost hope here one bit, this player is a perfect fit with this group from a skill perspective. Instantly gets us right back to A10 title favorite. We were media darlings all season last year perfect place for a strong 2 yr run. Ya'll give up easy not me I've eaten enough crow regarding this ...
by hrstrat57
2 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 4894

Re: Possible Wichita State move to the AAC

But having said that, football here will always be second fiddle in terms of facilities and support. $30-$50 million to put football on a level with the better programs in the CAA...isn't walking thru that door any time soon, if ever. So the plan is continue with this embarrassment, playing footbal...
by hrstrat57
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 4894

Re: Possible Wichita State move to the AAC

Valparaiso hmmmm

Good call
by hrstrat57
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews
Replies: 111
Views: 3233

Re: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews

Football as currently played at the University of Rhode Island is an absolute embarrassment. As an alumni of URI I am ashamed of it. it is time to fix it or kill it. Fixing it will take an investment in Meade Stadium and other facilities and infrastructure of tens of millions of dollars....with no g...
by hrstrat57
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Billyboy78 wrote:It also could scare them away since his name seems to be out there every year. They have to figure that eventually he's going to take one of those jobs. I'll bet that's what coaches of other teams who are recruiting against us tell the recruits.


Completely agree / I expect Dan will address it soon
by hrstrat57
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews
Replies: 111
Views: 3233

Re: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews

Ok since I guess I've kinda been called stupid too here's my take: I'm all in on building an elite D1 men's hoop program. 100% let's go! We have a 1AA football program. In the history of our football program we have had exactly one elite team. 1985 - that's it. Not good enough. The program now is a ...
by hrstrat57
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews
Replies: 111
Views: 3233

Re: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews

I just don't see it happening when our 1AA football team calls a joke stadium home. Drop football down to a lower conference or drop it entirely and maybe. Can't do a bb facility first and keep our football team at the level where it is. PC isn't a valid compare here....no football no baseball facil...
by hrstrat57
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

I think Langevin replaces say 75% of Hass.

It's Iverson role that will be very difficult to fill.......big multi skill player like that is hard to find. Dan scored huge on that transfer. A huge feather in his coaching cap in my opinion.

I hope he can pull it off again.
by hrstrat57
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

We get the right JUCO we blow right by both VCU and the Flyers next year. St Louis will be strong but we should sit squarely at the top of the league if we can bring in the right big. Certainly will not be a hard recruiting sell to bring in a stud to join this group. Pivotal year 17/18, could set us...
by hrstrat57
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews
Replies: 111
Views: 3233

Re: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews

To me the multi million $$ bb practice facility is kinda like sneaker contracts. Ridiculous. How does this kind of stuff even get started?

We claim to have a 1AA football program. The Permian Panthers would refuse to play at Meade.

It's a crazy world.
by hrstrat57
4 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews
Replies: 111
Views: 3233

Re: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews

Billyboy, that will be the issue for a while I think...URI isn't going to commit the house just yet [they can't], but a little at a time...and that also depends on Dan bringing his teams to the dance....one hand washes the other so to speak. It's clear he and his staff need a bigger recruiting budg...
by hrstrat57
4 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

I still say they get Cooley if they pop $4m annual....

Cannot say no.
by hrstrat57
4 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

We got a gorgeous on campus arena. They got the downtown donut shop dump.

It's awesome how they pack that place with students no?
by hrstrat57
4 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

He would leave for seton hall @$2m plus

I don't think he'd go anywhere else....

Really Rhody @ $1m plus is a great gig.....
by hrstrat57
4 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Offer)
Replies: 212
Views: 12692

Re: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Offer)

rodfromcranston wrote:How great would it be to get a top quality local kid on
the Rams?
Hasn't happened since Jeff Kent, unless you count
Steve Mello.
He's a BABC guy and I don't recall us landing one
from that program.


Would be another huge step forward for our program....and a necessary one.
by hrstrat57
4 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Heresy! SPG must be drawn and quartered, for saying something negative about a former Hurley high school player! Also, well, is Frank Crapano said it, wowie! Must be true. I know you don't like me, but that was pretty clearly a joke. My goodness, sir. Don't forget the power of the smiley face @ace :)
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

You people participate in a fan board but continue to think you can write anything you want and nobody really reads it. In your anonymity you think you are safe. If you were preparing to pay someone $2-$4M would you not research anything avail about the prospect? Would you assign someone to see what...
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Hoyatalk2 had some Bob Hurley SR talk early on in the 3 thread....
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Seawrightspostgame wrote:One theory nobody has posted..... They hire Preston Murphy!

Murphy to Georgetown! DH takes another job in 2 years and we dont end up with Preston Murphy but ARD!


Somebody just posted on hoyatalk2 that it is odd that no assistants are being talked about.....
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Yeah right of course Cooley was never contacted and Hurley is taking the job

Friars yep sure

Go back to scout forum
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Yikes! $1m a year in sleepy little Kingston RI with a nice on campus gym and a loyal core following would look pretty good to me! This kinda has "frying pan into the fire" written all over it no? http://www.casualhoya.com/2017/3/23/15031162/georgetown-hoyas-basketball-john-thompson-iii-jac...
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

I'm not so sure about Russell he has clearly already bonded with this group from what I've seen on social media. If he likes the new hire he might stay. Sealing the deal on a JUCO big would be an early test for our new hire. Whatever happens needs to happen now! Agree the GTown gig will not be a wal...
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Casual Hoya profile on Ed Cooley

http://news360.com/article/396054462
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

I am finding it odd that the Hoyatalk2 forum is all over Cooley and no one on this forum is buying it.

Maybe youze guys are all closet Friar fans......

:roll:
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week
Replies: 85
Views: 3947

Re: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week

As I said before here I personally don't think this run is a fluke. The team turned from a complete mess to a national championship contender in a short period of time. I was a huge Hurley doubter freely admitted. I didn't think he could coach offense one lick. He proved me wrong. In the last 10 gam...
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 4894

Re: Possible Wichita State move to the AAC

I don't understand why we don't ditch Fordham and take Iona. All These MVC schools are junk options compared to them or Siena. Id even take Fairfield before a MVC school. Iona performs better the most a-10 bottom feeders despite playing in a crap league. IF you let them in the a10 they could get de...
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week
Replies: 85
Views: 3947

Re: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week

78 he proved to me he could coach by not only getting this train wreck back on the tracks but turning the club into a legit national title contender. After getting manhandled by the Bronx Rams! Every single thing I bitched about he fixed. Right to the letter....hell he even ran the picket fence inbo...
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 4894

Re: Possible Wichita State move to the AAC

Never.

What recruit would visit that dump up there with URI in the same league, same TV deal everything and choose PC.

Ummmm nobody.

Which is why I was shocked to read recently that PC hockey wants URI in the Hockey East.

So well I guess that messes up my point.....

:)
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week
Replies: 85
Views: 3947

Re: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week

$1m a year is a nice living fellas.... Really, Dan could be Mark Few? Can any of us say for sure he's not? His father sure was and I doubt he made $1M a year. We will perhaps know in a few days. I personally think the only job Dan wants is Seton Hall else he stays...but I got nothin for ya other tha...
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

rodfromcranston wrote:Careful, hrstrat57.
You may be called a closet PC fan
for that next to last sentence!


That my friend is highly unlikely.....

:lol:
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 4894

Re: Possible Wichita State move to the AAC

I really wish Fordham could become relevant......

A NYC club in our league is important.

Why haven't they built a better/bigger building? Is a a space thing on campus?

Rose Hill is cute but c'mon so was Keaney and it held 2x the people.
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

I've said it multiple times..... Cooley to GTown is a no brainer. Why would he not be at the top of their search list? Head deep in the sand if you don't think so. Flat out great coach/recruiter to a National Championship program located in the heart of recruiting central. GTown immediate NCAA monst...
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: NCAA Tournament - General Discussion
Replies: 302
Views: 6425

Re: NCAA Tournament - General Discussion

Hmm.... Imagine a team of Monte Morris, Luke Maye, Dillon Brooks, Duane Notice, and Tyrique Jones. All guys who at some point were recruited and are on NCAA teams. Yep we are very, very close. How bout that crunch time deep ball by UNC off the the pressure on that inbound play. My favorite play in ...
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

It's early BAR Preston will get offers.... If Hurley decides to stay I hope he doesn't - I'd like to keep PM right where he is learning more from a great coach so we can snag him when Dan does go. Good times we are in a much different place from CFL! 16/17 club ended up epic! Where do we think our e...
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

I would disagree re PM I'd be 100% all in. He'd need to try to keep ARD and hire a experienced Penders/Harrick/Skinner type associate HC. But he's our guy, unquestionable integrity and character and his ascension would likely eliminate any roster losses. He's a proven beast recruiter and would be ta...
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Koch on URI BB Commitment
Replies: 169
Views: 4589

Re: Koch on URI BB Commitment

Some of youz guys love your crappy pigskin!!!

We be talkin hoops here!

Nuff!!!
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

As good as Cooley has been at Providence can you even imagine the talent he could bring in at GTown? $4m a year for Cooley would be a bargain!!! BE Champ/ national title contenders every season! Such a no brainer! Interesting that the GTown board has talked more about B Hurley SR as fit vs his sons....
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34696

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Cooley is at the top of GTown list.

They will come after him hard, 4 straight bids. Does things the right way, high character guy it appears.

Stands to make a big payday if he wants it.

Personally I love DC, especially Georgetown.....is that dessert place at the bottom of Wisconsin Ave still there?
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19
Replies: 455
Views: 7211

Re: Game #35: Oregon (NCAA Tournnment Rd of 32) - Sun March 19

OK one last chime in. We had multiple opportunities in this game to take the game away from the refs. Shame on us, it happens. However understanding the rules of basketball as I do (while acknowledging that the charge call is perhaps the most difficult call an official has to make) the O Foul call o...
by hrstrat57
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Koch on URI BB Commitment
Replies: 169
Views: 4589

Re: Koch on URI BB Commitment

Let's sell the seats we got before we charge for parking and jack our long time / non trust fund baby loyal fan base for more dough.....

A little more marketing is in order. As someone already said TF Green airport frairtown? Really?

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