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by RhowdyRam02
3 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-2017 RPI watch
Replies: 202
Views: 7476

Re: 2016-2017 RPI watch

We're fourth in the A10. We're tied for third, but Richmond has the tiebreaker on us.
by RhowdyRam02
3 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #26: @ George Mason, Saturday Feb 18, 4:00PM NBCSN
Replies: 159
Views: 2013

Re: Game #26: @ George Mason, Saturday Feb 18, 4:00PM NBCSN

It's probably tougher to play in front of this toxic fanbase right now than it is to go on the road. It's one thing to get heckled on the road, it's quite another to hear it at home.
by RhowdyRam02
15 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Who has the scout?
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: Who has the scout?

Which is fair, he's the associate head coach, so is ranked higher than the other assistants.
by RhowdyRam02
17 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ThE EARLY LINE URI VS GMU
Replies: 22
Views: 408

Re: ThE EARLY LINE URI VS GMU

So you're saying two of our players might have committed a crime today?
by RhowdyRam02
19 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Who has the scout?
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Who has the scout?

2/18 George Mason Antonio Reynolds-Dean
by RhowdyRam02
19 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: FIRE ECR
Replies: 144
Views: 2940

Re: FIRE ECR

He went to a top 25 ACC team, he wasn't coming here
by RhowdyRam02
19 hours ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2119
Views: 128582

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

Dan's really mishandled Layssard, just throwing away a year of eligibility
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: FIRE ECR
Replies: 144
Views: 2940

Re: FIRE ECR

......I think the only expectations in the early Hurley years were basically program foundation stability, which he clearly met, then the expectations were recruit players into a system to compete at the top tier of A-10; which he clearly met.....then the expectations moved to dancing; clearly not ...
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Hockey enthusiast letter to Projo-Scrap Football at URI
Replies: 116
Views: 4344

Re: Hockey enthusiast letter to Projo-Scrap Football at URI

You're flat out wrong. Mackal Field house was built with money that was supposed to be used to build an on campus rink. Boss Arena was built due to funds from big donors. The club team survives and thrives in large part due to donations.
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016
Replies: 1230
Views: 22849

Re: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016

Will the Republican party finally put country over party to impeach? Doesn't look likely
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2119
Views: 128582

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

Yeah! Why hasn't Dan filled his last scholarship yet! Why hasn't he gotten the four year grad transfer he can't legally sign yet! What is he doing!
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: FIRE ECR
Replies: 144
Views: 2940

Re: FIRE ECR

I keep seeing five years of not meeting expectations. How did he not meet expectations in the first year? He didn't match the hype in year two, but how did he fail to meet realistic expectations in that season? How did he not meet expectations in year three? How did he not meet realistic expectation...
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #26: @ George Mason, Saturday Feb 18, 4:00PM NBCSN
Replies: 159
Views: 2013

Re: Game #26: @ George Mason, Saturday Feb 18, 4:00PM NBCSN

The Dayton loss damaged URI's psyche and we experienced more damage with the Fordham loss when we were out hustled and out rebounded by a smaller team. Most important the Rams have not shown an ability to recover from adversity whether they be lost leads late in game or just overall dreadful play. ...
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-17 Bracketology
Replies: 441
Views: 11580

Re: 2016-17 Bracketology

I didn't say I think it'll happen or that it's worth following at this point. Reef asked a question and I answered it.
by RhowdyRam02
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-17 Bracketology
Replies: 441
Views: 11580

Re: 2016-17 Bracketology

Winning out the regular season gets us to around 36. Probably have to win once against VCU or Dayton in the tournament to make the finals, so high 20's, low 30's sounds right.
by RhowdyRam02
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: NIT Ticket Poll
Replies: 32
Views: 581

Re: NIT Ticket Poll

I voted yes, but I wouldn't go out of my way to go. If it fits in my schedule, great. If I have prior plans I'm not clearing the calendar for it.
by RhowdyRam02
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: I am an idiot.
Replies: 21
Views: 786

Re: I am an idiot.

Where I question Dan is situations like last night about his feel for the pulse of the game. How in the name of God do you not watch players straight up not try against smaller, less talented players..with a legitimate NCAA bid on the line essentially...and not try to send a message. I don't care h...
by RhowdyRam02
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Pay Attention to the First Chair!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 628

Re: Pay Attention to the First Chair!!!

I literally watched Hurley himself tune Carr out down the stretch and listen to Cox because it was clear that Jim wasn't getting the job done... as a HC you're only as strong as your assistants in CBB. This pertains to everything from recruiting to scouting to in game adjustments to off season deve...
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #25: Fordham Wednesday Feb 15, 7:00PM Ryan Center
Replies: 280
Views: 4017

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

I get to the games usually around 6:15 to watch the team warm up. From my view in 205, they appeared relaxed, maybe too relaxed. I was worried we were in for a long night watching them warm up. Missed shots all over the place, hell they were missing all kinds of straight ahead dunks. You can't alwa...
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: This mess starts with Dan Hurley
Replies: 29
Views: 1025

Re: This mess starts with Dan Hurley

Last night wasn't about Xs and Os. And high level college athletes shouldn't need a pump up speech straight out of Hollywood to be ready to play a must win game, they should be relatively self motivated. The coaching staff needed to be better, but the players needed to be much better.
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Hockey enthusiast letter to Projo-Scrap Football at URI
Replies: 116
Views: 4344

Re: Hockey enthusiast letter to Projo-Scrap Football at URI

Right. One is underperforming high expectations at the highest level of competition. One is historically terrible at a much lower level.
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 tickets
Replies: 21
Views: 489

Re: 2017-18 tickets

I wasn't going to say this...but I've heard that money is being taken from other programs to help pay for the BB program's shortfalls due to lower than anticipated ticket revenue....that has to go to Dan as part of his contract. I was told of a couple specific instances so far......this could be a ...
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: This mess starts with Dan Hurley
Replies: 29
Views: 1025

Re: This mess starts with Dan Hurley

So when he's yelling, he needs to tone it down. When he's not yelling, he's disinterested. There's enough wrong right now that we don't need to come up with silly doubletalk to have something to complain about.
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: FIRE ECR
Replies: 144
Views: 2940

Re: FIRE DAN

He said the loss was on him multiple times in the post game show.
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Jim Baron 2.0
Replies: 1094
Views: 19866

Re: Jim Baron 2.0

Agree with all of the above...the talent PC has this year is no better than what Rhody has...but the coach is on a totally different level. Anyone that argues that at this point is just fooling themselves on purpose. Honest question, when is the last time someone argued Hurley is a better coach tha...
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #25: Fordham Wednesday Feb 15, 7:00PM Ryan Center
Replies: 280
Views: 4017

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

Hopefully we don't have a repeat of the La Salle game in this one. The team came out flat and gave the worst effort of the Hurley era after losing the last time to Dayton, can't have that again. And we had it again. It's like both losses to Dayton made the team believe their season was over and the...
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 937
Views: 36596

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

What TruePoint is saying wouldn't seem to be a controversial point for this board, we had most people saying that about Iverson. "It doesn't matter how he was ranked in high school, look at what he did at Memphis"
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2016-17 URI Women's Basketball
Replies: 16
Views: 956

Re: 2016-17 URI Women's Basketball

I'm not sure if you're being serious or not.
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 937
Views: 36596

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

I'm talking about recruiting RIGHT NOW. It could be a while before we beat them again, unless we get them in the tourney this year. I doubt it. Like I said, I've seen their freshmen play a few times. I wasn't impressed. Pipkins and Jerrou are getting points because they are getting so many minutes ...
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 937
Views: 36596

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

UMass had one great year, this year, based on having nothing on the roster and practically unlimited playing time. Essentially Kellogg is totally rebuilding in his ninth season on the job. We've seen that an Atlantic 10 team can recruit very good talent to a rebuild. Let's see how UMass does recrui...
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 937
Views: 36596

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

I don't think Hurley was necessarily a bad hire but I also don't know how good of a hire it was because I don't remember the other coaches who were out there. People on this board act like no one would want to coach here and we got lucky getting Hurley but I don't think that's the case. We have a b...
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 937
Views: 36596

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

Hurley is under contract through the 2021-22 season after the one year extension he signed in May.
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 937
Views: 36596

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

UMass had one great year, this year, based on having nothing on the roster and practically unlimited playing time. Essentially Kellogg is totally rebuilding in his ninth season on the job. We've seen that an Atlantic 10 team can recruit very good talent to a rebuild. Let's see how UMass does recruit...
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 937
Views: 36596

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

I think everyone agrees it will be a failure if they don't make it this year. Of course, it's as likely, probably even more likely, that they make the tournament then EC leaves.
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 30
Views: 761

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

In tonight's bubble action: Last four in Arkansas is at #21 South Carolina at 6:30 on the SEC Network Last in Georgia Tech is at Miami at 8 on the ACC Network First out Illinois State is at Missouri State at 9 on ESPN3 We're fourth out Fifth out Indiana is at Minnesota at 9 on the Big 10 Network Eig...
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 30
Views: 761

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

In last night's bubble action:

Fourth out Clemson won vs. seventh out Wake Forest 95-83
Fifth out Tennessee lost at #13 Kentucky 83-58

Bubble teams are now 48-39 in games I've tracked.
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 937
Views: 36596

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

Bone, the contacts are public so there's no need to be throwing out guesses, fear, doubt, misinformation. To paraphrase the contract, in the event of unilateral termination without cause, URI is on the hook for base salary $300k plus Supplemental Income (Damages: $590k this year, $640k FY2018-2021;...
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 937
Views: 36596

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

Thorr and Dooley were dazzled by the Hurley name and promises to make us the next Gonzaga.......they were duped......all Dan's done is get the program somewhat comparable to the Daytons and VCU's of the world....but not on the court..... We've lost two games this year to Dayton by a combined four p...
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 937
Views: 36596

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

Rambone - a lot of what they've paid for are program improvements that will outlive Dan Hurley; expanding the basketball budget is valuable in and of itself even detached from on-court results. That said, Dan Hurley is not going anywhere. The program has not reached its goals for a variety of reaso...
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #25: Fordham Wednesday Feb 15, 7:00PM Ryan Center
Replies: 280
Views: 4017

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

Eric Frede will have play by play and DiSano will be the color analyst.
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2016-17 URI Women's Basketball
Replies: 16
Views: 956

Re: 2016-17 URI Women's Basketball

Charise Wilson has missed six games including our last one on Saturday.
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 937
Views: 36596

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

Look, if you wanted to get on Dan for not going after bigs before, fine. But you might want to take another look at our roster. We've got three that are freshman. This is a tired and no longer relevant criticism. How good are they? Well jury's out on that.
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: All Other College Sports
Topic: Geno Auriemma and the Lady Huskies of Uconn
Replies: 59
Views: 1887

Re: Geno Auriemma and the Lady Huskies of Uconn

Absolutely, he gets all the credit in the world for that. But right now, in such a shallow sport it's just a case of the train keeps rolling. The UConn AD had one of the best year plus runs, hiring Auriemma for the 85 season and Calhoun for the 86 season.
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 tickets
Replies: 21
Views: 489

2017-18 tickets

They've updated the season ticket information for next season on the website. Looks like prices will remain the same and there will be no reseating this offseason. April 1st is the early bird renewal deadline.

http://www.gorhody.com/tickets/men-s_ba ... on_tickets
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2016-17 URI Women's Basketball
Replies: 16
Views: 956

Re: 2016-17 URI Women's Basketball

So the UConn women's thread made me check in on our women's team. Uhh, things are not going quite as well for our squad. They're currently 4-21, have lost 18 games in a row, are 0-13 in the A10, and have an average defeat of 14.4 points in those 13 contests.
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: All Other College Sports
Topic: Geno Auriemma and the Lady Huskies of Uconn
Replies: 59
Views: 1887

Re: Geno Auriemma and the Lady Huskies of Uconn

Well in fairness, that's a huge advantage. Winning breeds winning. Lots of people are frontrunners and would prefer to go where they know they'll win then where they'd have to build something. You see that all the time in college athletics in all sports and you're seeing it more and more in the NBA ...
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: BASEBALL - Beck Field Enhancement Moving Forward!
Replies: 7
Views: 393

Re: BASEBALL - Beck Field Enhancement Moving Forward!

Reminder that Friday is the season opener for baseball, which means it's also the deadline for fans to raise $30,000 for phase two of Beck Field enhancements. Bill Beck Field Enhancement Project - Phase Two ($30,000) Phase Two will focus mainly on the spectator seating area while also continuing to ...
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 30
Views: 761

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

In tonight's bubble action:

Fourth out Clemson hosts seventh out Wake Forest at 7
Fifth out Tennessee is at #13 Kentucky at 7 on ESPN
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 30
Views: 761

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

We are no longer in assemblycall's last 4 in/first five out, so I'm going with 5th ranked 1-3-1 Sports' bracket for the time being. The reason I skipped bracket's 2-4 are they don't seem to do a last in/first out so they really aren't a help for tracking bubble teams. One nice thing about 1-3-1 is i...
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #14 - Games of Interest
Replies: 115
Views: 2209

Re: Week #14 - Games of Interest

In Sunday's bubble action:

Fifth out Michigan won at Indiana 75-63. It was apparently Michigan's first true road win of the year.

Bubble teams are 46-36 in games I've tracked.

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