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by steviep123
3 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/23 | Dayton Flyers | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 34
Views: 1074

Re: 2/23 | Dayton Flyers | 7PM (ESPN2)

Any fellow Boston alums going to be in the area for the game? I didn't get tickets to the game, but we're going to have an impromptu watch party at Harry's Bar on Comm Ave in Brighton. They dedicated a few TVs to us and have some solid food & drink options. Come join if you can't make the game ...
by steviep123
21 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 226
Views: 3485

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 Very possible - likely, even - but it's hard to predict this team this year. Never know which version is gonna show up. Right now, rpi forecasts says if PC wins the...
by steviep123
22 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/23 | Dayton Flyers | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 34
Views: 1074

Re: 2/23 | Dayton Flyers | 7PM (ESPN2)

Finally! Thanks TP :lol: :lol: :lol:
by steviep123
22 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Parfait Bitee
Replies: 34
Views: 846

Re: Parfait Bitee

He is working on staff for Coach Skerry at Towson. Link: http://towsontigers.com/coaches.aspx?rc=585&path=mbball Well this isn't true: "He also departed Rhode Island as the school's all-time leader in assists, three-pointers made and three-point field goal percentage." He's 9th in the...
by steviep123
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 226
Views: 3485

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

It's also on the Fox Sports Go app.
by steviep123
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Negativity talk
Replies: 40
Views: 914

Re: Negativity talk

Where are you seeing this? Gorhody.com has it as a sellout with a link to reseller Vivid Seats. Vivid seats is listing 17 tickets for resale.
by steviep123
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 226
Views: 3485

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

The odds are good - same thing happened last year but they didn’t stop the game The Dunkin Donuts Center was completely renovated over a decade ago. It has had two games during that span where this was an issue. Marquette last year and Seton Hall last night. I would therefore not call this a common...
by steviep123
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 226
Views: 3485

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

Exactly. Dunk has insufficient humidity control and/or delinquent management able to configure the HVAC. Either way, really bad look. https://twitter.com/kevinmcnamara33/status/966515629489623041 https://twitter.com/kevinmcnamara33/status/966509313807343617 so where did the 100 million go 10 years ...
by steviep123
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Parfait Bitee
Replies: 34
Views: 846

Re: Parfait Bitee

Parfait was a very good player. At times great. One of those guys who makes the "leap" his Senior year and really becomes one of the better players on the court. His Senior year was the infamous 07-08 season where Rhody... - Started 19-3 - Was ranked in the high 20's for 4 straight weeks ...
by steviep123
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Negativity talk
Replies: 40
Views: 914

Re: Negativity talk

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


It’s been listed as a sell out for over a week and a half.
by steviep123
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 226
Views: 3485

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

Another big game tonight. Bama at Auburn. I hope Bo Jackson's alma mater hands the Tide their lunch. I hate Alabama and always will for that snide comment Nick Saban made about URI. Alabama should lose the rest of their games and they should burn down that school. GO TIGERS! :) :) :) That was so od...
by steviep123
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Prediction Contest Summary
Replies: 81
Views: 3521

Re: 2017-18 Prediction Contest Summary

Obadiah wrote:With the win over La Salle, the URI record moves to 22-4 and jaywin86 is officially eliminated from contest. All others in 21-8 cluster were eliminated earlier due to mismatch on OOC record or low team scoring.


Who's left?
by steviep123
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Waking Up As A10 Champs
Replies: 19
Views: 657

Re: Waking Up As A10 Champs

For what it's worth the A10 is advertising single session tickets.
by steviep123
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 226
Views: 3485

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

Rhode_Island_Red wrote:
URI'21 wrote:IMO we should be rooting for PC. Getting them into Quadrant 1 would be great for our resume.


There are some things we non-fans can't do.


Since I decided to take the, "I couldn't care less what PC does other than one game a year in December" approach, does that make me a non fan?
by steviep123
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 679
Views: 29911

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

This may be off the rails, but has anyone heard the radio advertisement for the P-Bruins? At the end of the blurb there is a "Let's go Friars" chant. Maybe it's my 72 year old hearing, (or paranoia), but can anyone confirm this? Maybe it's their way of thanking Pee-C for stampeding the ci...
by steviep123
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4649

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

I definitely agree on the over the back, but playing devil's advocate, if he jumps and puts his hands up are the refs more apt to make the call? I'm not saying it shouldn't have been called, but would the refs see it better to call it if Langevine leaps up and/or has his hands up?
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 748
Views: 30909

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

rambone 78 wrote:The SEC or P10 never fall out of the top 7 even in a bad year for them....the A10 on the other hand....


Still, this is the only season in 12 years where the A10 was thought to be a one bid league (which might be a 2 bid league if SBU continues). Most other years they are at least 3
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 748
Views: 30909

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

That's because there is only 2 teams that have any chance of an at large bid.....and I think we are 10th this year as a conference, versus 7 or 8 in recent years. We'll get our conference back on the list next season, hopefully...with 3 or 4 teams with a shot.... If the SEC or PAC 12 have a bad sea...
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 748
Views: 30909

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/22494985/college-basketball-power-rankings-sec-depth-help-hurt-march 18. Rhode Island Rams Record: 21-4 Last week: 16 The Rams' 16-game winning streak was snapped at St. Bonaventure on Friday, but their result-based metrics are strong enough to...
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 748
Views: 30909

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

The latest ESPN Bubble Watch was posted yesterday before the LaSalle game. In it, ESPN has listed URI under its lock category for the NCAA Tournament: Link: http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/page/bubblewatch022018/perfect-storm-brewing-pac-12 Screenshot-2018-2-21 Bubble Watch Pac-...
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4649

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

I'm wondering if Hurley learned some of these stall tactics from PJ Carlissimo. While it was before Hurley's time at Seton Hall, I do remember the Hall stalling with a lead late in that 89 championship game vs. Michigan and they couldn't score down the stretch, letting Michigan send the game to OT, ...
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4649

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

Watching EC it looks like he's not 100% either.....but I do agree with 72 about the one on one stuff.....it's been that way for their careers here. Dowtin just has that ability to see the floor and make the extra pass, which the others [other than Fatts] don't have. JG is the best at it among the s...
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Waking Up As A10 Champs
Replies: 19
Views: 657

Re: Waking Up As A10 Champs

For the first time EVER, as in never been done before...the University of Rhode Island Rams are going to be at least regular season co-champions, able to clinch an outright title on Friday at home. This is no small task, obviously, and lost in the stress of a close game last night was us checking a...
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4649

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

For most Rhody fans, the last two games were disappointing. I've been trying to digest the reasons for my disappointment. I keep coming back to the lack of Senior leadership to play team basketball. When EC, Jared or Stan go one-on-one to the hoop they rarely pass off. They are gong to shoot and th...
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4649

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

Whew we escaped with a win that probably took a couple years off our lives Not a big fan of the fouling up 3 all the time. We play 4 guards mostly and aren't strong on the rebounding block outside of Cyril Let them make a contested 3 in our face for the tie next time Disagree. I like the foul up 3....
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 679
Views: 29911

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

I browse several boards for southern New England basketball. This board is by far the least petty of all. Don't see threads started about UConn and their pathetic belief Hurley will come running to them without a second thought. Nobody more arrogant then the Boneyarders. Don't see threads focused o...
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4649

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

Okay, I'm ready to post after I took a much needed breather. A few things: 1. This game kind of scared me. I figured it would be close for the first 30 mins or so, and then we'd pull away. What I didn't expect was LaSalle leading by 12 early, but watching that lead evaporate real quick and Rhody tak...
by steviep123
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Recruiting scandal
Replies: 49
Views: 1741

Re: Recruiting scandal

I just gave a belated congratulations to my wife (a Michigan alum) on their 2013 National Championship....yes, I know it doesn't really work that way.
by steviep123
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Free March Madness Bracket
Replies: 3
Views: 208

Re: Free March Madness Bracket

Do you need to be a Yahoo subscriber to do it?
by steviep123
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4649

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

DC_Rams wrote:Likely because it’s broadcasting on a channel he does halftime analysis on.


Excellent point.
by steviep123
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4649

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

Rothstein has this game as one of his games to watch:



initially, I wasn't thinking it would be there, but the "watch" is watching for how we react in our first game after losing for the first time since December.
by steviep123
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4649

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

Blue Man wrote:If you guys missed Fatts, Stan, and EC on IG live tonight shitting on each other and telling each other who they looked like, I feel bad for you.

Team is loose in Philly. Love these guys.


Is there a recording or link?
by steviep123
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Reynolds piece inaccuracies
Replies: 57
Views: 1377

Re: Reynolds piece inaccuracies

Excellent, except for one thing: You used too many multi-sentence paragraphs. His one-sentence grafs fill the space with half the words, meaning he can get back to his Lawrence Welk reruns in half the time. Not one, but TWO Lawrence Welk references in one day...if you haven't seen, URI Baseball mad...
by steviep123
3 days ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2018 Baseball Season and Preseason Poll
Replies: 7
Views: 286

Re: 2018 Baseball Season and Preseason Poll

Just went to look. Didn't do too badly against a top team. All losses:

Game 1: 4-1
Game 2: 4-3 (with Rhody leading 3-1 after 7).
Game 3: 10-2

Would have liked to have squeaked out a win.
by steviep123
3 days ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2018 Baseball Season and Preseason Poll
Replies: 7
Views: 286

Re: 2018 Baseball Season and Preseason Poll

ramster wrote:#2 on sportscenter



"In the middle of the Lawrence Welk Show - a reference lost on younger viewers." That had me choking!
by steviep123
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Reynolds piece inaccuracies
Replies: 57
Views: 1377

Re: Reynolds piece inaccuracies

LOL - brilliant!
by steviep123
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: THE EARLY LINE URI VS LASALLE
Replies: 20
Views: 937

Re: THE EARLY LINE URI VS LASALLE

Blue Man wrote:
Da_Process_Survivor wrote:free money......

there isn't a chance in hell that LaSalle and Bonaventure are only 4 points apart.


Vegas always knows...

St Louis was a criminally low spread too. Vegas man.


Vegas always knows...
by steviep123
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3953

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

Cincy, after losing to Houston earlier this week to end what was the nation's longest winning streak, lost to WSU at home, ending a very long home winning streak.
by steviep123
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 748
Views: 30909

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Question: What is the difference between a 4 or 5 seed if we feel that Rhody is a Sweet 16 team? Answer: The color uniform Rhody wears in the second round. This is a fact. And I’m not sure why more people don’t realize it. Just like you’re better off being an 11 seed than a 7,8,9 or 10. Seeding is ...
by steviep123
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4649

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

How about the start of another 16 game winning streak? That would mean a national championship and a 3-0 start to next year!
by steviep123
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3953

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

Wow, WSU/Cincy going down to the wite. WSU up 2 with the ball with 13 secs left. Was up 6 with 50 secs.
by steviep123
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 748
Views: 30909

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

UCH21377 wrote:Maybe CT but the P6 get all the love in the seedlings and the committee has now found another way to get those teams seeded higher. The quadrant system will be used to discredit the non-power conference teams


sad but true.
by steviep123
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #15 - Games of Interest
Replies: 156
Views: 3953

Re: Week #15 - Games of Interest

I'm watching too. It was close early in the 2nd half, but Butler started to pull away. However, PC just hit a 3 to make it an 8 point game with just under 4 mins left.
by steviep123
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6706

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

Something else to add that I realized I never had with this or any Rhody team. Even though it ultimately didn't happen, I had no doubt in my mind that they would re-take the lead after that dunk and was shocked that JT missed the layup (great help D by SBU there). Anyway, it's really nice to have at...
by steviep123
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6706

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

I didn't realize we were getting a Q1 win, win or lose last night. So we enhanced our resume and the Bonnies got the win they needed to solidify their tourney hopes. If Rhody or the Bonnies loses in the A10 Championship, the A10 might get 3 bids. Also means we have no losses outside Q1. Highly unli...
by steviep123
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 748
Views: 30909

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

Here's the question. If both URI and SBU win the rest of their games up until meeting each other in the A10 final, so that: URI is 27-4 and SBU is 26-6 going into the final, are both in no matter what? I have to think that at that point, SBU is in, not just last four in, but in solidly, like a 10 se...
by steviep123
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/16 | St.Bonaventure Bonnies | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 346
Views: 6706

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

SBU tonight reminded me of last years URI team after the Fordham loss. Got their back up against the wall with regards to making the tournament, and had some really talented upperclassmen decide “f*** this s***, we’re not going out like this” and go on a big winning streak. Good for them. I hope th...

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