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by RhowdyRam02
2 hours ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 15840

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

Do you have any clue how you come across, TP? You haven't changed one bit.....your last line is pure bullshit.....kinder gentler my ass. Master of the put down....I'm glad we haven't met, because I would have no interest in meeting someone who thinks they are above everyone else. You have absolutel...
by RhowdyRam02
7 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ESPN layoffs
Replies: 30
Views: 492

Re: ESPN layoffs

College basketball analyst Len Elmore

by RhowdyRam02
9 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ESPN layoffs
Replies: 30
Views: 492

Re: ESPN layoffs

Jayson Stark out now! That's a shocker to me.

by RhowdyRam02
10 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ESPN layoffs
Replies: 30
Views: 492

Re: ESPN layoffs

College basketball reporter C.L. Brown

https://twitter.com/intent/follow?scree ... lbrownespn
by RhowdyRam02
10 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ESPN layoffs
Replies: 30
Views: 492

Re: ESPN layoffs

Shaolin Swat wrote:There have been reports that Buccigross could potentially be on his way out as well.


His contract is up this summer, I believe July 1st.
by RhowdyRam02
11 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ESPN layoffs
Replies: 30
Views: 492

Re: ESPN layoffs

You can now add Eamonn Brennan to the list of layoffs. Their college basketball coverage won't be as good next year, though it's not getting the gutting yet that hockey is getting. I wonder if Lunardi makes it through. My first thought would be yes, but who knows at this point. https://twitter.com/e...
by RhowdyRam02
11 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ESPN layoffs
Replies: 30
Views: 492

Re: ESPN layoffs

This should come as no surprise, but based on the names so far it seems like they're cutting informative voices and keeping the shrill hot takes voices. They just don't understand that sports fans want real, informative sports coverage. Baseball Tonight was usually good, and it's peak with Ravech an...
by RhowdyRam02
12 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ESPN layoffs
Replies: 30
Views: 492

ESPN layoffs

Not sure if this is the best place to put it, but ESPN is having a huge round of layoffs today. In the college basketball world, Dana O'Neil's contract will not be renewed and ESPNU anchor Brendan Fitzgerald is also out. Other people cut so far are NFL reporter Ed Werder, NHL columnists Scott Burnsi...
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: Announcements, Forum Info, and Helpful Links
Topic: YESTERDAY was the URI DAY OF GIVING!! It's not too late!
Replies: 21
Views: 736

Re: TODAY is the URI DAY OF GIVING!!

I can't donate today. I upped my donation last month, so it doesn't count in today's total but it accomplishes the same thing.
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Offer)
Replies: 176
Views: 11288

Re: '18 RI SG Cole Swider (Offer)

Who cares where they are from as long as we get our share of good players. Would it be better if EC was from Tiverton and Fatts from Woonsocket? Lots of players today don't want to play at "home" so you have to recruit all over the country. It could lead to a bump in attendance from the p...
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)
Replies: 102
Views: 5011

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)

There was also the CoSIDA Classic to start the 1998-99 season that featured doubleheaders on back to back nights and included TCU and Vanderbilt.
by RhowdyRam02
2 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016
Replies: 1326
Views: 25805

Re: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016

Umm what would you call them? Regressive left is a pretty well accepted term for these types. I'm sure it is a pretty well accepted term on Fox News and other places of fake news. It started because liberal became a dirty word, so people on the left started calling themselves progressives and right...
by RhowdyRam02
2 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016
Replies: 1326
Views: 25805

Re: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016

And the main problem with some of these protesters is that they are completely unwilling to hear the other side of the argument. They will say they want to protect free speech (unless they disagree with the message) but often times work towards silencing people which muddies their argument and defi...
by RhowdyRam02
2 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016
Replies: 1326
Views: 25805

Re: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016

Umm what would you call them? Regressive left is a pretty well accepted term for these types. I'm sure it is a pretty well accepted term on Fox News and other places of fake news. It started because liberal became a dirty word, so people on the left started calling themselves progressives and right...
by RhowdyRam02
2 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 NY G Malik Martin (Offer)
Replies: 47
Views: 5006

Re: '18 NY G Malik Martin (Offer)

It's the former Ram part
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 NY G Malik Martin (Offer)
Replies: 47
Views: 5006

Re: '18 NY G Malik Martin (Offer)

Yup. I'm still not ready for us post Hassan. Can't he borrow Lamar's extra eligibility?
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016
Replies: 1326
Views: 25805

Re: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016

Thought this was interesting. Although it refers to British schools its some evidence that the minority of regressive left types at Universities are actually causing your average student to veer away from left-leaning politics. According to this Conservative student groups are gaining huge numbers ...
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '16 Transfer SG - Peter Kiss (Rutgers)
Replies: 12
Views: 939

Re: '16 Transfer SG - Peter Kiss

He chooses Rutgers

by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2421
Views: 142665

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

So, is this from the exact date that Boswell was hired? If so, what was that date. Does anybody remember? September 23, 2016 So, '18s can sign in the fall. If I have this right, no. Class of 18 students would start college in early September of 18, meaning before the two years is all the way up. An...
by RhowdyRam02
5 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 15840

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

Just because some guys do transfer at midseason does not change the fact depending on finding a decent player that way is crazy risky at best. Is it any riskier than giving a scholarship to a guy you would prefer not to and hoping they develop more than you think they will? I don't think anyone is ...
by RhowdyRam02
5 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2421
Views: 142665

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

Because television executives were throwing around money like drunken sailors and they still act like the Big East is the Big East from the mid 80's?
by RhowdyRam02
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)
Replies: 102
Views: 5011

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)

Last year after the schedule came out, Mike Laprey came on here and said they contacted every single team in the top 125/150 about scheduling games.
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 173
Views: 8011

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

It feels like UMass is dead in the water right now. Firing Kellogg was the right move, but it's been all down hill fast from there. First hiring a coach that backed out before the press conference. Then hiring McCall, who I'm not high on. He's been a head coach for two years. The first year he went ...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)
Replies: 102
Views: 5011

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)

Selfishly as someone who lives in the Boston area, I'd love to see games in this area once a year. Unfortunately, it seems like only Harvard is worth the RPI right now. Northeastern had a better RPI than Harvard this past year and Northeastern, Harvard and Boston University all had better RPIs than...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)
Replies: 102
Views: 5011

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)

The official NCAA RPI page doesn't have Holy Cross playing a neutral site game this past season, so it will be counted as a road game for our RPI
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 15840

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

Yes, all indications are Carr is the lead recruiter on this
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)
Replies: 102
Views: 5011

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)

It's a road game for us, but in the same way as it used to be when teams played us in Providence.
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2018-19 schedule discussion (top post is current)
Replies: 0
Views: 120

2018-19 schedule discussion (top post is current)

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by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)
Replies: 102
Views: 5011

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)

Tis the season. Rothstein has been dropping a few games every day, in the last week Facebook reminded me that two years ago we already had an announcement for the PC date, and last year Mike Laprey said he'd prefer to have the out of conference schedule done by late May/early June. We should start g...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 173
Views: 8011

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Preseason NIT is at Barclays.
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34254

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

giovanni wrote:https://twitter.com/GoodmanESPN/status/854104169631764481


Dan liked the LIU tweet announcing the Kellogg hire. Either he likes Kellogg and is glad to see him land on his feet or he's doing a tremendous job of throwing some subtle shade at him on social media
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: All Other College Sports
Topic: North Carolina Proposing a Law Which Could Require UNC & NC State to Leave ACC
Replies: 10
Views: 228

Re: North Carolina Proposing a Law Which Could Require UNC & NC State to Leave ACC

One thing I saw, I think it came from the Daily Show, was that South Carolina is now so embarrassed by North Carolina that they've decided to change their name to North Georgia.
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 173
Views: 8011

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

reef wrote:We need Cyril to take that year 2 jump hopefully can put up about 12 Ppg 8 rebs per game


That seems to be asking and expecting an awful lot. I can see him hitting that in rebounds but I don't see him averaging double figure points yet
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 4656

Re: Wichita State Moves to the AAC

Stands to reason why schools like UConn and Cincy want out of the AAC....high travel costs combined with very little TV money compared to even the BB only BE..... Their athletic depts. are bleeding money in spite of their facilities and donor bases....losing huge money on football. The AAC is/was a...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Offer)
Replies: 111
Views: 6686

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

theblueram wrote:So is he better than Layssard, Tertsea and Berry? I mean, how many bigs can we keep on the bench?


I don't think Berry matters much with this recruit. They're probably not expecting huge things from Toppin early and Berry graduates after next year.
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 Grad Transfer F Khris Lane
Replies: 150
Views: 5464

Re: '17 Grad Transfer F Khris Lane

Don't like the fact that we are his first visit out of 5.......lots of chances to be swayed down the line...... We've seen pretty often that recruits will stop the process and commit if they feel really good about a place. It's not ideal if you're early and the recruit finishes the process, but wit...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Football Scrimmage 4/14 5 pm Meade Stadium
Replies: 5
Views: 347

Re: Football Scrimmage 4/14 5 pm Meade Stadium

At least three botched snaps. One at the feet of the quarterback, one that ended up past the quarterback for a loss of about 20 yards, and one past the punter for another huge loss
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Don't Miss Out: Meet & Greet with Dan Hurley in Providence, NYC, and Boston
Replies: 75
Views: 2469

Re: Don't Miss Out: Meet & Greet with Dan Hurley in Providence, NYC, and Boston

Them: Would never want my son to play for Hurley as he is a lunatic. Reality: Players apparently like playing for him and most never leave (likely no transfers out last two seasons). Other A-10 fans do not like Hurley's sideline behavior. They basically ignore all other aspects of his coaching choo...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '15 JUCO C - Ousmane Ba (Jacksonville State)
Replies: 53
Views: 3708

Re: '15 JUCO C - Ousmane Ba (Jacksonville State)

Ok, so I know we're normally against bringing up old threads, but this is the player who went head to head with Andre Berry. Edited to add that it took me so long to find out who was on the visit that Ace actually offered the information while I was looking. I thought it would be semi-relevant to mo...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Offer)
Replies: 111
Views: 6686

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

Maybe it's not that he wanted to go to Georgetown, maybe it's that he wants to play for Dan and thought Dan would be there! 8-)
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes
Replies: 56
Views: 1295

Re: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes

Robinson's last year at Indiana, Wisconsin made the title game and Michigan State made the Final Four.
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes
Replies: 56
Views: 1295

Re: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes

" it's reasonable to believe that he would be a lesser player than Stan if he were to come here." Why is this? Based on what? Before you get all bent out of shape and begin twisting things as negative, I really like Stan and believe he showed flashes of becoming a very good player with th...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes
Replies: 56
Views: 1295

Re: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes

Stan's shooting numbers at Indiana were abysmal. He made 3 3 pointers in two seasons. As for blaming CFL for this recruiting cycle, Minnis, Reichel,Oneykaba, and Butler, all under performed the hype they came here with. All are gone, along with Aaman. That's five scholarships, that were given,due t...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Football Scrimmage 4/14 5 pm Meade Stadium
Replies: 5
Views: 347

Football Scrimmage 4/14 5 pm Meade Stadium

URI is hosting their first full-speed scrimmage tomorrow at Meade Stadium. Scrimmage is at 5. They'll also be registering people for the National Marrow Donor Program from 11-4 tomorrow in the Multicultural Center.

http://www.gorhody.com/sports/m-footbl/ ... 0413gdn3oq
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: All Other College Sports
Topic: North Carolina Proposing a Law Which Could Require UNC & NC State to Leave ACC
Replies: 10
Views: 228

Re: North Carolina Proposing a Law Which Could Require UNC & NC State to Leave ACC

If they react this way to tournaments being taken out of state for one year, imagine their reaction if and when the NCAA finally gives UNC the beat down they deserve.
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Wichita State Moves to the AAC
Replies: 174
Views: 4656

Re: Possible Wichita State move to the AAC

With that, I think a good thing for the A10 to put into place is that in addition to the exit fees and forfeitures of NCAA tournament money, if a team leaves the A10, then that team needs to schedule a home and home with each remaining A10 member of the course of the next 20 years (or whatever numb...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes
Replies: 56
Views: 1295

Re: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes

gio, true about getting Lane...he's a one year fix, and no guarantee of that either..... It's not easy building a roster that's balanced, the staff has gotten themselves into a quandary with needing so many recruits for 2018..... 4 year players of course are the best option, followed by transfers a...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes
Replies: 56
Views: 1295

Re: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes

RhodyLaw, I agree Juiston and Kanter would be the guys for me. If not those guys then wait for a high level guy. Don't want to settle. We might be waiting until the next recruiting cycle if we aren't willing to settle... Right now Lane looks like our best, most realistic option. Juiston is most lik...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes
Replies: 56
Views: 1295

Re: '16 Transfer PG - Frankie Hughes

"If Hughes is Stan I take him. But Stan was a Top 100 HS Player. Do you think Hughes has Stan Potential?" Hughes maybe wasn't a top 100 guy, but he was at least a 3 star and originally committed to Louisville. The reason he backed out of Louisville is because of trouble the school had and...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: The Whalers Last Game in Hartford was 20 Years Ago Today
Replies: 3
Views: 60

Re: The Whalers Last Game in Hartford was 20 Years Ago Today

They're in Barclays for now, but the situation isn't working out (not a surprise). The team has the chance to back out of the lease after next season and Barclays can back out the season after. Barclays put together a proposal for investors and didn't include revenue from the Islanders after the 201...

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