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by RhowdyRam02
2 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Recruiting scandal
Replies: 53
Views: 1913

Re: Recruiting scandal

dont forget any changes will be across all sports, so a typical swimmer or track athlete goes from free school, food, housing to paying out of pocket without the big money income to compensate I'm pretty sure that's not accurate. Wasn't it a big story about five years ago that basketball and footba...
by RhowdyRam02
2 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Recruiting scandal
Replies: 53
Views: 1913

Re: Recruiting scandal

I'm against paying college players. It makes a mockery of education and the universities. Plus tuition, food, residence, travel, clothing/gear, trainers, dietitians, publicity, weightlifting/medical and other amenities/facilities are all FREE for each scholarship player. People don't realize the am...
by RhowdyRam02
2 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Recruiting scandal
Replies: 53
Views: 1913

Re: Recruiting scandal

Until the NCAA allows players to make money of their own likeness or get a SHRED of the money they make universities and shoe companies this problem will always exist. You have a multi-billion if not TRILLION dollar industry centered around college basketball. The back end game of shoe companies pr...
by RhowdyRam02
5 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4663

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

Yeah, and it's not exactly new or unusual for him to be acting that way. Especially now, people are reacting more to Hurley's name and success then what he's actually doing on the sideline.
by RhowdyRam02
5 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 754
Views: 31068

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

The latest from Bracketville: http://collegebasketball.nbcsports.com/2018/02/23/bracketology-how-high-can-north-carolina-climb/ We're a 6 seed in Pittsburgh taking on the winner of the Baylor vs. Washington play in game St. Bonaventure is a 12 seed and has the last bye Virginia is the overall number...
by RhowdyRam02
6 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 228
Views: 3601

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

I'll be happy if we make the No Interest Tournament as long as Pee Cee ends up in a lower tournament. Hell, I'd even take a lower tournament if Pee Cee doesn't make any tournament at all. Next year I'm good with winning just one game as long as it's against Pee Cee and they don't make a tournament....
by RhowdyRam02
6 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Louisville and Pitino
Replies: 26
Views: 722

Re: Louisville and Pitino

At the time biggest scandal. Michigan State now would have to be the biggest not that these are hairs I really want to split, but other than murder for hire, you cant get worse than 3 decades of known and ignored child rape Murder for hire? What thing do you think I'm thinking of? I'm talking about...
by RhowdyRam02
6 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Louisville and Pitino
Replies: 26
Views: 722

Re: Louisville and Pitino

At the time biggest scandal. Michigan State now would have to be the biggest
by RhowdyRam02
6 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Recruiting scandal
Replies: 53
Views: 1913

Re: Recruiting scandal

by RhowdyRam02
8 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Recruiting scandal
Replies: 53
Views: 1913

Re: Recruiting scandal

https://sports.yahoo.com/exclusive-fede ... 38484.html

More names and schools, Chaz Williams from UMass and Isaiah Whitehead from Seton Hall among them
by RhowdyRam02
9 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 228
Views: 3601

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

I'll be happy if we make the No Interest Tournament as long as Pee Cee ends up in a lower tournament. Hell, I'd even take a lower tournament if Pee Cee doesn't make any tournament at all. Next year I'm good with winning just one game as long as it's against Pee Cee and they don't make a tournament....
by RhowdyRam02
9 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 228
Views: 3601

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

I'll be happy if we make the No Interest Tournament as long as Pee Cee ends up in a lower tournament. Hell, I'd even take a lower tournament if Pee Cee doesn't make any tournament at all. Next year I'm good with winning just one game as long as it's against Pee Cee and they don't make a tournament....
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EZ Buckets
Replies: 15
Views: 666

Re: EZ Buckets

Nothing's stopping people from joining in on the Rhody Rhody Rhody chant. They should already be joining in.
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 228
Views: 3601

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

So basically we need them to beat St. John's and either Georgetown or Xavier plus probably win at least one in the Big East tournament
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1462
Views: 112140

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

The thread on Parfait Bitee had me thinking about how many former URI players were currently on college D1 coaching staffs. I quickly came up with nine players. I am sure that I am probably missing some. Feel free to help me out and add others: Parfait Bitee | Towson | Assistant TJ Buchanan | URI |...
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Jeff Dowtin
Replies: 42
Views: 1194

Re: Jeff Dowtin

It feels like with the roster for next year they're on pace for a year a lot like 2014-5, where they're young but on the bubble all year.
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 228
Views: 3601

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

Assuming PC opens the door for students could be a fun time on campus. Nothing like a quirky event on a college campus. This could end up a good thing for PC. I hope they never get an on campus arena - that would kill our greatest advantage over them. They should have to play the rest of the game i...
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '19 NH PF - Akok Akok (Offer)
Replies: 11
Views: 1555

Re: '19 NH PF - Akok Akok (Offer)

He was visiting Providence last night for the meltdown
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Negativity talk
Replies: 40
Views: 922

Re: Negativity talk

Rhodymob05 wrote:Pretty sure the Dayton game is 99% sold out.


It's completely sold out minus the student allotment
by RhowdyRam02
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 228
Views: 3601

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

208...you probably think the Hatfields and McCoys are effed up, too? Some of us are born with this hatred....some have had it bred into them......casual fans like you cannot understand our pain..... Casual fans are the ones that don't want what's best for URI. You hate PC more than you love URI, yo...
by RhowdyRam02
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4663

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

ok.. here is both games Cyril did the same exact thing certainly tho - not blaming Cyril (especially the UMass game) jsut wondering out loud here - should he be doing somehitng different ? here are the games pause it right after the shot is taken http://www.espn.com/ncb/recap/_/gameId/400990096 htt...
by RhowdyRam02
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4663

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

Offensive rebounds are the death of us... Cyril just didn't jump. It's hard to jump when you're giving someone a piggyback ride. Forget whether the ball hit the rim or not (I think it did) how do you miss that over the back? I felt the referees favored us the first 20-30 minutes and then favored La...
by RhowdyRam02
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 257
Views: 7713

Re: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary

Vivid is selling seats in section 311, row K for 143 dollars each for the Dayton game. What do these normally go for? 20 dollars? 7 times the face value is a little ridiculous, no? I hate scalpers and outside agencies. I'm surprised they're allowed on our gorhody website. You can ask for whatever y...
by RhowdyRam02
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 754
Views: 31068

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

New bracketville out: https://bracketville.wordpress.com/bracketology/ We're a 5 seed in Boise vs. Loyola Chicago St. Bonaventure is second to last in and has a play in game for a 12 seed Virginia is the overall number 1 Alabama is a 6 Providence is an 8 Nevada and Seton Hall are 9's Charleston is a...
by RhowdyRam02
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4663

Re: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)

Oh boy, obviously people have just been dying to use the silly must win cliche
by RhowdyRam02
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6707

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

This is why the quadrant system is so flawed. To an extent, we enhanced our resume after we lost a game... Propose a better system. If your answer is go back to what the NCAA did last year, remember that if we lost at home to Davidson we would have picked up a top 100 win for our road win down ther...
by RhowdyRam02
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6707

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

Mobley isn't even the best player on his own team.

Clearly they just want to clinch the regular season championship at home
by RhowdyRam02
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: EC Injury Watch
Replies: 76
Views: 3832

Re: EC Injury Watch

Seems they'll play this out conservatively. Wouldn't expect EC to be available for Bonaventure and likely not LaSalle either. There is no incentive to rush him back. Play the long game, obviously. Yeah, I am going to (selfishly) need him back for the La Salle game. Thanks. Well you'll get your wish
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6707

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

I keep hearing people mention Mobley in the same breath as Adams, but has Mobley ever had a good game against us? I mean, he might score double figures, but it will take him 75 shots and a bunch of bailouts from the refs to get it.
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6707

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

They started drinking early for this one
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: How Dan Hurley Finally Chilled Out - by Matt Norlander, CBS Sports
Replies: 53
Views: 1892

Re: How Dan Hurley Finally Chilled Out - by Matt Norlander, CBS Sports

The best thing about this article is that it verifies what those of us who never lost faith in Dan being the right guy have said all along. He's a young coach, he's growing, he's improving. I've always thought what set him apart was his transparency and honesty. He's never bullshitted with anyone. ...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6707

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

lmao their board is talking about how going to a 4 guard lineup will disrupt URI, the team with twice as many good guards. haha, saw that too. i hope they go 4 guards, you couldn't play into our hands any more than that. In fairness, their front court is pretty weak, so maybe there's a bit of "...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 754
Views: 31068

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Today's bracket: https://bracketville.wordpress.com/bracketology/ We're a 5 seed in Boise taking on Loyola Chicago Virginia is the top seed in the tournament Alabama is a 6 Providence is an 8 Seton Hall is a 9 Nevada is a 10 Charleston is a 14 Florida Gulf Coast is a 15 UNC-Asheville is a 16 St. Bon...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 754
Views: 31068

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Riding home after the Richmond game, listened to Don and Steve. As often is the case they has Chris Disano on towards the end of the show. If you don’t listen I’d encourage you to. They do a good job. When asked about seeding fo URI if URI wins out including the A10Tournament, Chris said without an...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Recruiting scandal
Replies: 53
Views: 1913

Re: Recruiting scandal

Would they still be plum jobs with sanctions attached and no talent on the roster?
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2018 Baseball Season and Preseason Poll
Replies: 7
Views: 286

Re: 2018 Baseball Season and Preseason Poll

Wilson is supposedly ready to go, hopefully his shoulder is good
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6707

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

Do we have the longest winning streak in A-10 basketball games? I haven't seen anything that says that nor have I seen anything showing where we are close to breaking that record. Edit : Did some research for myself. Between '87 and '90 Temple won 31 A-10 games in a row. Damn.. Looking at the A10 r...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: What a Difference a Year Makes
Replies: 6
Views: 404

Re: What a Difference a Year Makes

Yes...a day that will live in infamy....and, not really a lot of people that can (or would want to?) say, "I was there". If I read the attendance string correctly, attendance was 3,791, and since then, averaging >6,100.... I was there. I don't even remember being angry, so much as just re...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6707

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

I would think after VCU last year they might want to skip out on that, not that I think we'll give them the opportunity.
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6707

Re: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)

From the Bonnie Board. “Does Rhode Island have a fan base? Was at the tourney in Pittsburgh and there were hardly any of their fans there. I am sure with their success there are many “fans” now, but they seem like an apathetic bunch. Wonder if they will have any fans when Hurley leaves?” This is wh...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Garrett on Senior Night
Replies: 41
Views: 1390

Re: Garrett on Senior Night

I voted yes but I’m thinking no. I think starting him implies that he means less to this team coming off the bench, which isn’t true at all. I would argue the biggest advantage we have this year is having Jarvis coming off the bench and running the offense/handling the ball and defending against gu...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Garrett on Senior Night
Replies: 41
Views: 1390

Re: Garrett on Senior Night

I can't believe some people think no. To expand on this, he already averages 22 minutes a game and I can't imagine Jeff would have his feelings hurt with Jarvis getting the senior night start, so the rotation and chemistry wouldn't be hurt. If anything I think not starting him would hurt the chemis...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Garrett on Senior Night
Replies: 41
Views: 1390

Re: Garrett on Senior Night

I can't believe some people think no.
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7517

Re: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)

With the win tonight we clinched the double bye and our magic number to clinch the regular season championship is 2. The next time we walk into the Ryan Center, we could be seeing the Atlantic Ten regular season champions, amazing
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7517

Re: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)

Is there any actual proof that opening doors 90 minutes ahead of time will make a difference? Yes, the lobby is packed at 60 minutes out, but does it stay packed from 25-50 minutes before game time? My guess is you have the first flood for doors open and then not much until 20 minutes before game ti...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Teddy Bear Toss At Richmond Game Tuesday
Replies: 17
Views: 786

Re: Teddy Bear Toss At Richmond Game Tuesday

Good news bad news for those in the lower level. Bad news, I'm sitting in the upper level and am participating. Good news, I have a laser rocket arm and should have no trouble landing the bear on the court
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 Angola PF - Valdir Manuel (Offer)
Replies: 22
Views: 2154

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

Valdir announced on his Twitter January 30th he'd be committing soon, so you'd have to think it could be any day
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 315
Views: 7517

Re: 2/13 | Richmond Spiders | 8:30PM (CBSSN)

I know there was a sign on the union Friday night advertising the Richmond game to students. Not sure what else they're doing.

Next year the state needs to coordinate the school vacation week with our schedule, then families going wouldn't be an issue

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