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by steviep123
44 minutes ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/27 | St. Joe's Hawks | 7PM (CBSSN) (Senior Night)
Replies: 9
Views: 298

Re: 2/27 | St. Joe's Hawks | 7PM (CBSSN) (Senior Night)

Billyboy78 wrote:The last time we went undefeated at home was 73 years ago.


Yet another milestone for Hurley and the boys to achieve.
by steviep123
46 minutes ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Senior night
Replies: 18
Views: 423

Re: Senior night

I will unfortunately not be able to make senior night on Tuesday. But seeing Hurley take out the seniors with 3 minutes left to hugs and loud applause was almost senior nightish. I hope that the pregame ceremonies will be shown live, or streamed, or available later. I really hope to get to see it so...
by steviep123
49 minutes ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Jeff Dowtin
Replies: 81
Views: 2371

Re: Jeff Dowtin

The league sucks this year. 4 of our starters would start on any other team in the league. 2 players should be first team. 2 should be 2nd team. Stan DPOY. Jarvis or Cyril as 6th man. Stan and probably Jared should be on the all defensive team. Fatts should be rookie of the year. I had to swallow t...
by steviep123
3 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Jeff Dowtin
Replies: 81
Views: 2371

Re: Jeff Dowtin

Da_Process_Survivor wrote:I'm thinking our only reps are Terrell 1st team and EC 2nd team.

And Stan should get DPOY


Stan will be on all D team and Fattsvon the newcomer team.
by steviep123
3 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 695
Views: 30599

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

Blue Man wrote:
adam914 wrote:Will be interesting to see if voters hold any of this against Arizona in their polls to.


Here’s what I don’t get re: Ayton.

How is there enough evidence there to take Miller off the sidelines mid season but Ayton is still eligible?


Great point
by steviep123
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 269
Views: 4690

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

SBU/VCU down wire. SBU up 4 at u4 timeout. VCU shooting free throws.
by steviep123
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The rafters, retired numbers, and banners
Replies: 33
Views: 757

Re: The rafters, retired numbers, and banners

TruePoint wrote:There is a movement afoot in the offseason to have Frank Keaney recognized in some way in the rafters. It's ridiculous that we went from having the gym named for him to not having him represented in the arena at all.


Keaney Court?
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dayton Tickets available
Replies: 16
Views: 331

Re: Dayton Tickets available

Go Flyers ;) I bought a couple tickets for the student section, looking forward to you guys beating us down. Any chance St Bonny gets a nod from the NCAA committee, too? Welcome go flyers. Hope you enjoy the arena, but not the game itself ;) I think if SBU wins out the reg season and gets to the se...
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Local Microbreweries
Replies: 164
Views: 8507

Re: Local Microbreweries

Idle Hands in Malden makes some great beer as well. Visited their tap room once, they mostly made traditional German, Belgian and British beers but have started producing more American styles such as NE IPAs. Very nice little tap room and patio when the weather is warmer. Thanks! I forgot about Idl...
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Local Microbreweries
Replies: 164
Views: 8507

Re: Local Microbreweries

I'm putting this here because I know there are several posters in the Boston area, so local to us. If mods think this should be it's own thread, let me know and I'll create one. Here's a list of Boston area (well a couple are between Boston and Providence) who's beer I enjoy. Some breweries I've be...
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 269
Views: 4690

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

Good lord. I've been skimming through this thread, and it made it very clear to me, that my self imposed decision to not give 2 craps what PC does other than when they play us, has been a wise one. I barely pay attention to PC other than in December. It's such a breath of fresh air!
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/23 | Dayton Flyers | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 208
Views: 4067

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

ATPTourFan wrote:https://twitter.com/mikecoreysports/status/967084020738789377


At the end he said a member of the military is going to be propelling from the catwalk down to the court with the game ball - should be a fun site to see - get there early!
by steviep123
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/23 | Dayton Flyers | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 208
Views: 4067

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
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 269
Views: 4690

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
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/23 | Dayton Flyers | 7PM (ESPN2)
Replies: 208
Views: 4067

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

Finally! Thanks TP :lol: :lol: :lol:
by steviep123
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Parfait Bitee
Replies: 34
Views: 853

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
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 269
Views: 4690

Re: Week #16 - Games of Interest

It's also on the Fox Sports Go app.
by steviep123
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Negativity talk
Replies: 40
Views: 945

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
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 269
Views: 4690

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
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 269
Views: 4690

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
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Parfait Bitee
Replies: 34
Views: 853

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
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Negativity talk
Replies: 40
Views: 945

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
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 269
Views: 4690

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Prediction Contest Summary
Replies: 87
Views: 3679

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Waking Up As A10 Champs
Replies: 19
Views: 665

Re: Waking Up As A10 Champs

For what it's worth the A10 is advertising single session tickets.
by steviep123
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #16 - Games of Interest
Replies: 269
Views: 4690

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 695
Views: 30599

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4691

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 773
Views: 31838

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 773
Views: 31838

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 773
Views: 31838

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 773
Views: 31838

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4691

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4691

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Waking Up As A10 Champs
Replies: 19
Views: 665

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4691

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4691

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 695
Views: 30599

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
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4691

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
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Major NCAA Recruiting FBI Investigation
Replies: 149
Views: 3649

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
5 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
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4691

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
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4691

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
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2/20 | La Salle Explorers | 7PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 392
Views: 4691

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
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Reynolds piece inaccuracies
Replies: 57
Views: 1381

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
6 days ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2018 Baseball Season and Preseason Poll
Replies: 7
Views: 292

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
6 days ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2018 Baseball Season and Preseason Poll
Replies: 7
Views: 292

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!

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