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by RhowdyRam02
1 hour ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Big News Forthcoming???
Replies: 418
Views: 17785

Re: Big News Forthcoming???

Shaolin Swat wrote:


Rothstein makes it sound like this will be a one-time neutral court game, not a home-and-"home" as we have previously thought.


That's the way I read it, which would be massive if true.
by RhowdyRam02
10 hours ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Brainstorming about updating campus area
Replies: 173
Views: 10916

Re: Brainstorming about updating campus area

I think that will still be a positive for us. You wouldn't want to make drastic changes to the vast majority of the buildings named but the designation could add pressure on the state to properly maintain them. I know we eventually wanted a bond to renovate the buildings around the quad, this design...
by RhowdyRam02
21 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 330
Views: 14422

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Today's bracketville bracket

https://bracketville.wordpress.com/bracketology/

We're a 5 seed taking on New Mexico State in San Diego

Virginia is a 1 seed
Seton Hall is a 6
Nevada is a 7
Providence is an 8
Alabama is a 9
Florida Gulf Coast is a 16 and is in one of the play in games
by RhowdyRam02
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: These are the good times.
Replies: 70
Views: 2244

Re: These are the good times.

And the Fordham game will be on Facebook. Get your friends and family to watch instead of posting crappy political memes!
by RhowdyRam02
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Is a Practice Facility needed?
Replies: 55
Views: 1514

Re: Is a Practice Facility needed?

I would think that the implementation of a dedicated hoops facility at URI seems like a component that might keep a coaching staff around for a while longer, just sayin'... ......also heard in the public part of the presentation, today, among other items was the desire for and partnering with the p...
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: These are the good times.
Replies: 70
Views: 2244

Re: These are the good times.

Would it kill one of us to hit Powerball or Mega Millions?!?!?
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: These are the good times.
Replies: 70
Views: 2244

Re: These are the good times.

Billyboy78 wrote:There has to be a way to keep Dan here for 10 more years.


We should all become Uconn fans the rest of the season. This off-season could be dicey as we transition between this year's team and the recruits coming in. Once those guys are on campus it will be tougher for him to move on
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/20 | Dayton Flyers | 1:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 213
Views: 4439

Re: 1/20 | Dayton Flyers | 1:00PM (CBSSN)

It's early in the day, but this win jumped us in kenpom from 34 to 29
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Is a Practice Facility needed?
Replies: 55
Views: 1514

Re: Is a Practice Facility needed?

You should mention to them about URI going to Ft Myers next season for the FGCU game. Glad to hear from President Dooley that plans are in the works for a dedicated Practice Facility. Did you happen to ask about when the formal announcement might be coming? Great job. Just a small correction, the r...
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #11 - Games of Interest
Replies: 99
Views: 2815

Re: Week #11 - Games of Interest

urirx wrote:@davidson is going to be a scary game. well coached. going to be a tough way to end the season


Hopefully we've already locked up the number one seed by that point
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Keaney Blue
Replies: 51
Views: 1600

Re: Keaney Blue

To answer Billyboy's original question - the best marketing is always earnest word of mouth. If you want to grow this community, tell your friends who like URI (or basketball in general), tell the people you stand next to in the Rhody Pub, tell the people you sit next to in your seats. Spread the w...
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #11 - Games of Interest
Replies: 99
Views: 2815

Re: Week #11 - Games of Interest

No player in St Louis Basketball History has ever had a triple - double. Freshman Jordan Goodwin got one last night with 15 rebounds, 13 points and 10 assists while playing the full 40 minutes. A-10 has some excellent Freshmen this year. http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/undefined I think...
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter
Replies: 77
Views: 2001

Re: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter

I thought the crowd for UMass was pretty good, all things considered. One point though, I've heard numerous people here refer to UMass as a rivalry game, and I along with most posters here consider it to be such. However, if we are talking about casual fans being the ones needed to move the attenda...
by RhowdyRam02
5 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Brainstorming about updating campus area
Replies: 173
Views: 10916

Re: Brainstorming about updating campus area

Governor Raimondo submitted her budget today. It calls for $1 million in extra funding for URI and a November ballot question for $45 million to improve the Bay campus

http://ripr.org/post/raimondo-unveils-9 ... s#stream/0
by RhowdyRam02
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Tom Moore
Replies: 12
Views: 753

Re: Tom Moore

I don't think Boswell is doing any scouts, which means Cox and Moore are doing them all where they used to split them between the 3 assistants. That is good. Last night Moore must have done the scout. He was up calling out info to the players and Cox was sitting further down the bench. We had the s...
by RhowdyRam02
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter
Replies: 77
Views: 2001

Re: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter

For reference, since he pulled PC into this whole thing - coming off of their first NCAA apprearance, PC's attendance increased 267 people per game, or from 67.3% capacity to 69.5% capacity. Our attendance coming off of our first tournament appearance has increased 725 people per game, or from 65.1...
by RhowdyRam02
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1555
Views: 94578

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

It was especially slow tonight for sure. Thankfully I got in line at the 4 minute timeout, and watched their late run on TV. Got back in my seat for the start of the second half The beer area on the north side was closed for a private party. WTF! So of course the other area was jammed. So you have ...
by RhowdyRam02
6 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Kingston campus on National Register of Historic Places
Replies: 1
Views: 70

Kingston campus on National Register of Historic Places

17 structures over 29 acres at the core of our campus have been added to the National Register of Historic Places

https://today.uri.edu/news/core-of-uris ... ic-places/
by RhowdyRam02
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 151
Views: 4212

Re: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary

I'm hopeful that with the snow forecast trending downward that attendance won't be effected too much
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1555
Views: 94578

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

He has the same three lines every game, like maybe try and come up with something original for once?
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 330
Views: 14422

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Bracket Matrix ranks the most accurate bracketologists in the last 5 years, and Lunardi isn't one of the top 5... or top 10... or top 25... he's #40 and yet he's the face of bracket predictions. Damn ESPN. #1 rated bracket on the matrix is Bracketville. They have us as a 6 seed slated to play the w...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 348
Views: 14673

Re: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18

I've been pretty cool on the importance of being ranked so far this year, but if we could sneak in this week it would be great. I would hope being ranked would convince more students to return to campus for these last two games of the break
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3413

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

In their last home contest Iona barely squeezed out a unimpressive win over woeful Siena, but today against a strong Rider team, Iona showed an impressive 57% shooting skill beyond the arc to take a convincing win, 91-64. Holy Cross falls at home to Boston U., 54-40. The Crusaders opened the season...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 348
Views: 14673

Re: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18

ramster wrote:Kevin Mac was at the Bonnie’s game today. He had to be impressed. He votes on the Top 25 each week.


by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1555
Views: 94578

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

Just train these kids better and tell them to move a little more quickly....not that difficult. From reading this thread it sounds a lot more difficult. It doesn't seem like they have any chance of doing better if machines and processes aren't running right. I know it's easy to slam them because th...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1555
Views: 94578

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

Just train these kids better and tell them to move a little more quickly....not that difficult. From reading this thread it sounds a lot more difficult. It doesn't seem like they have any chance of doing better if machines and processes aren't running right. I know it's easy to slam them because th...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 330
Views: 14422

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Yesterday's bracket

https://bracketville.wordpress.com/bracketology/

We're a 7 seed in Deeeeetroit, Michigan taking on Louisville. All we have to do is beat them and Michigan State and it's on to Boston

St. Bonaventure is first team out
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: 2018 Hoop Hall Classic (Springfield) Jan 13-15
Replies: 3
Views: 375

Re: 2018 Hoop Hall Classic (Springfield) Jan 13-15

I wonder if any of the guys playing Sunday will be on campus tomorrow. Seems like a good chance to showcase the program
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3413

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

RPI RPI
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3413

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

I'm going against VCU until further notice. I don't like that we only play them once there. I'd like them to lose to give us a cushion against them. Plus, Dayton is a team we play twice, so them being good helps us
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Is a Practice Facility needed?
Replies: 55
Views: 1514

Re: Is a Practice Facility needed?

There might be a way to have the state pay for it. I know the state allocated money for us to look at the pool facility in Tootell and see about renovation/replacement. We might be able to tuck it in as part of a large scale Tootell renovation and it would also look like it's benefiting the whole st...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)
Replies: 185
Views: 4212

Re: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)

Don't apologize, it's not your job, your volunteering
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Is a Practice Facility needed?
Replies: 55
Views: 1514

Re: Is a Practice Facility needed?

The economy was significantly better in the late 90's then it was now for the vast majority of people.

Also, Dayton was going to be in rough shape this year no matter if there was a coaching change or not with who they were graduating.
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Question about Rhody gear
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Re: Question about Rhody gear

The bookstore is open during break, but fewer hours. I don't think they'll be open Saturday
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Quick update - ticket availability for the St. Bonnie game Saturday 1/13
Replies: 89
Views: 2806

Re: Quick update - ticket availability for the St. Bonnie game Saturday 1/13

With a sellout crowd as expected just simply open the doors 30 minutes earlier. Simple. We do it for PC whenever they come to the Ryan Center VCU Doors open 90 minutes before game time With security enhanced, bigger crowds, think BIG URI - Open the doors and let the people in - just like VCU for ev...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 209
Views: 6955

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show - 6pm TONIGHT @ Mews Tavern

I went last year after the Fordham game and it was in the dollar room
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Saturday: URI Game --> Patriots Game
Replies: 25
Views: 1011

Re: Saturday: URI Game --> Patriots Game

Just the be a student. The family four pack is sold out. They don't appear to be giving anything away or asking fans to dress a certain way.
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: UMASS Home and Away Student Promo
Replies: 21
Views: 726

Re: UMASS Home and Away Student Promo

Luwane Pipkins set a program record with 44 points and Massachusetts overcame a 21-point deficit to beat La Salle 86-79 in overtime Wednesday night. Pipkins broke the nearly 50-year-old mark of 41 points by Billy Tindall on Feb. 10, 1968, which also occurred in the William D. Mullins Memorial Cente...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: UMASS Home and Away Student Promo
Replies: 21
Views: 726

Re: UMASS Home and Away Student Promo

I had read about a bus trip for non students, but I haven't been able to find the email it came in
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Saturday: URI Game --> Patriots Game
Replies: 25
Views: 1011

Re: Saturday: URI Game --> Patriots Game

The rumor is they're taking Patricia
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 298
Views: 5176

Re: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)

One more thing: We finished the game with more points than the other team. I liked that part. One more thing: nope actually that's it. We won. On to the Bonnies. It's wild that some of us have to defend this team after a WIN - but alas, here we are. We have a phenomenal fan base. One more thing: We...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 456
Views: 26641

Re: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Signed LOI)

Do you think Brendan will be at Saturday's game? His mom will be at the game, I'm not sure about Brendan. It will be interesting to see how the Ruckus handles that. Will they do the standard sucks after Jaylen is introduced? Do they even know enough about recruiting to know that his brother will be...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3413

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

What are you basing your theory for how Cluess' system works on besides that you went to school there?
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Quick update - ticket availability for the St. Bonnie game Saturday 1/13
Replies: 89
Views: 2806

Re: Quick update - ticket availability for the St. Bonnie game Saturday 1/13

I'm sure this is going to be a difficult game for the ticket office and ushers. How do you handle students vs walk up sales and how do you handle students trying to sit in their normal area and people who bought the be a student promotion? I wonder if they'll open up the gates early for the ruckus
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 298
Views: 5176

Re: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)

We're all alone in first place and our magic number to clinch the regular season title is 14
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 298
Views: 5176

Re: 1/9 | Saint Louis Billikens | 7PM (CBSSN)

Da_Process_Survivor wrote:fuck it, lose this damn game. maybe they'll finally get the wake up call that you cant go through the motions against anyone in conference play


Have you followed the team at all this year?
by RhowdyRam02
2 weeks ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 Angola PF - Valdir Manuel (Offer)
Replies: 12
Views: 1314

Re: '18 Angola PF - Valdir Manuel (Offer)

So it doesn't seem like we're definitely holding the scholarship for a transfer.
by RhowdyRam02
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 330
Views: 14422

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Bracketville is pretty prolific, there's a new one out today.

We're a 7 seed taking on Baylor in Charlotte.

Virginia is a 2 seed
Seton Hall is a 3 seed
Nevada is also a 7 seed

Providence is in the first four and considered fourth to last in

St. Bonaventure is first out
Alabama is fourth out

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