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by RhowdyRam02
7 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter
Replies: 43
Views: 736

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
10 hours ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Brainstorming about updating campus area
Replies: 169
Views: 10738

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
12 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Tom Moore
Replies: 12
Views: 651

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
12 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Donaldson slamming Rhody fan base on Twitter
Replies: 43
Views: 736

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
13 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1554
Views: 93777

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
1 day ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Kingston campus on National Register of Historic Places
Replies: 1
Views: 46

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
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Attendance Prediction Summary
Replies: 131
Views: 3722

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
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1554
Views: 93777

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
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 268
Views: 11926

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
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 251
Views: 11382

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
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3275

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 251
Views: 11382

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
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1554
Views: 93777

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
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Center In-Game Experience - Issues and Upgrades
Replies: 1554
Views: 93777

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
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 268
Views: 11926

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
6 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: 2018 Hoop Hall Classic (Springfield) Jan 13-15
Replies: 3
Views: 359

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
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3275

Re: Week # 10 - Games of Interest

RPI RPI
by RhowdyRam02
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week # 10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 131
Views: 3275

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
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Is a Practice Facility needed?
Replies: 34
Views: 810

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
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/13 | St. Bonaventure Bonnies | 11AM (ESPNU)
Replies: 185
Views: 3986

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

Don't apologize, it's not your job, your volunteering
by RhowdyRam02
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Is a Practice Facility needed?
Replies: 34
Views: 810

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: 137

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: 2695

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: 6891

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: 991

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: 693

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: 693

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: 991

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: 297
Views: 4903

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: 26507

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: 3275

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: 2695

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: 297
Views: 4903

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: 297
Views: 4903

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
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 Angola PF - Valdir Manuel (Offer)
Replies: 12
Views: 1306

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

So it doesn't seem like we're definitely holding the scholarship for a transfer.
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 268
Views: 11926

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
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #9 - Games of Interest
Replies: 122
Views: 2754

Re: Week #9 - Games of Interest

Iona beats Fairfield 84-65. They are now 9-7 with an RPi of #107. Charleston loses at Towson 73-62. They are now 9-5 with an RPI of #135. It would be very nice for them to get on rolls in conference play and get their RPI's under 100. Because they were home games the number 100 means nothing. The c...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/6 | George Washington Colonials | 4PM
Replies: 164
Views: 4299

Re: 1/6 | George Washington Colonials | 4PM

Were we under the impression this was a 30 minute game? the Belichick Special.....win easily, but still give the coach something to get on your case about Belichick doesn't have to worry about what Kenpom et al think about his teams. His metric had us winning 68-62, so our defense was better than h...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/6 | George Washington Colonials | 4PM
Replies: 164
Views: 4299

Re: 1/6 | George Washington Colonials | 4PM

I can't say I had any deep feelings against GW before this game, but after listening to their announcer and "crowd" of about 600 I find I really dislike them. They're pretty irrelevant this year, so that should fade by the time they come here next year
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/6 | George Washington Colonials | 4PM
Replies: 164
Views: 4299

Re: 1/6 | George Washington Colonials | 4PM

Da_Process_Survivor wrote:holy hell the women's team squaking in the background is annoying as f*ck


That's their women's basketball team?
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/6 | George Washington Colonials | 4PM
Replies: 164
Views: 4299

Re: 1/6 | George Washington Colonials | 4PM

That flop by Yuta was something else. Concentrating so hard on the dive that the shot was an air ball. I can't wait until he graduates
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/6 | George Washington Colonials | 4PM
Replies: 164
Views: 4299

Re: 1/6 | George Washington Colonials | 4PM

Such a thorough domination in that half that the announcer that spent 15 minutes crying and whining started tipping his cap the last five. I don't think that level of play is sustainable, but there isn't a team in this league that can match that level of play. Our best is clearly better than everyon...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #9 - Games of Interest
Replies: 122
Views: 2754

Re: Week #9 - Games of Interest

So if PC loses today we get more people coming to the Ryan Center a week from today? That's a ridiculous assertion that has no basis in reality
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #9 - Games of Interest
Replies: 122
Views: 2754

Re: Week #9 - Games of Interest

PC beating Xavier also keeps the casual/borderline fans in the area leaning towards being PC fans, so there's that....as we are trying to gain new fans to fill up the RC. Looking at it from a business standpoint, we are in the same market competing for the same customers. I guess that doesn't matte...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #9 - Games of Interest
Replies: 122
Views: 2754

Re: Week #9 - Games of Interest

EGram wrote:Any site show our current/projected URI with PC and Virginia wining today!


Live-rpi has us at 24 right now after those results

Rpiforecast will have the projections based on all of today's results late tomorrow afternoon/early evening
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #9 - Games of Interest
Replies: 122
Views: 2754

Re: Week #9 - Games of Interest

Yup all the teams we play twice we should be rooting for against any other A10 team. Would be good if LaSalle can really separate and become maybe the clear 3rd team. They have too far to climb to become an at-large threat, but a really good conference showing could sneak them into the top-75 poten...
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #9 - Games of Interest
Replies: 122
Views: 2754

Re: Week #9 - Games of Interest

These two tweets seem to sum up the A10 pretty well so far

by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #9 - Games of Interest
Replies: 122
Views: 2754

Re: Week #9 - Games of Interest

theblueram wrote:La Salle up 13-0 against VCU after 5 minutes. VCU has yet to score.


La Salle winning would be a good result for us
by RhowdyRam02
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #9 - Games of Interest
Replies: 122
Views: 2754

Re: Week #9 - Games of Interest

Roz wrote:I am no PC fan but we really need to have PC in the top 50. Big win for them and us!


50 doesn't matter. It's top 30 for them to be a quadrant 1 win or 31-75 to be quadrant 2

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