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Postby Billyboy78 » 4 months ago

Rothstein lists Charleston as a mid-major to watch. Should be a good opponent.
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Postby bigpops65 » 4 months ago

FYI ... just confirmed my mini plan tickets for the season. In the confirmation email, lists the Providence game as 5pm on Dec 2.
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Postby RhowdyRam02 » 4 months ago

That's just about the perfect time.
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College Sports Madness Top 144
URI Opponents to date (09/23/17 #48-144):

#50 Nevada
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15122

#53 Dayton
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15118

#58 St. Louis
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15105

#65 VCU
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15087

#66 Vanderbilt
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15085

#72 St Joe's
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15074

#73 Florida Gulf Coast
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15072

#84 Davidson
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15039

#96 Iona
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15002

#106 UNC-Asheville
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/14955

#108 George Mason
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/14949

#125 LaSalle
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/14887


Vanderbilt is not a definite opponent. Could instead be Virginia.

St Bonaventure, Providence, Seton Hall, Alabama, and Virginia are likely to be named in the #1-47 range (which will also include URI).

20 of Rhody's 29 games will likely be against teams on this College Sports Madness Top 144 list.
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Postby CT Rhody » 4 months ago

RF1 wrote:College Sports Madness Top 144
URI Opponents to date (09/23/17 #48-144):

#50 Nevada
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15122

#53 Dayton
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15118

#58 St. Louis
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15105

#65 VCU
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15087

#66 Vanderbilt
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15085

#72 St Joe's
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15074

#73 Florida Gulf Coast
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15072

#84 Davidson
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15039

#96 Iona
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15002

#106 UNC-Asheville
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/14955

#108 George Mason
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/14949

#125 LaSalle
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/14887


Vanderbilt is not a definite opponent. Could instead be Virginia.

St Bonaventure, Providence, Seton Hall, Alabama, and Virginia are likely to be named in the #1-47 range (which will also include URI).

20 of Rhody's 29 games will likely be against teams on this College Sports Madness Top 144 list.


If the A-10 finally dropped Fordham and Duquesne, it could of been 22 of 29..
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Postby RF1 » 3 months ago

Didn't see this Cougars team in the top 50.


College Sports Madness Top 144
URI Opponents to date (09/25/17 #47-144):


#47 Charleston
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15132

#50 Nevada
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15122

#53 Dayton
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15118

#58 St. Louis
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15105

#65 VCU
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15087

#66 Vanderbilt
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15085

#72 St Joe's
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15074

#73 Florida Gulf Coast
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15072

#84 Davidson
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15039

#96 Iona
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15002

#106 UNC-Asheville
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/14955

#108 George Mason
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/14949

#125 LaSalle
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/14887


Vanderbilt is not a definite opponent. Could instead be Virginia.

St Bonaventure, Providence, Seton Hall, Alabama, and Virginia are likely to be named in the #1-46 range (which will also include URI).

21 of Rhody's 29 games will likely be against teams on this College Sports Madness Top 144 list.
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Postby rambone 78 » 3 months ago

Is it confirmed there won't be a 30th game? Still holding out hope.
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Postby RhowdyRam02 » 3 months ago

It's not confirmed. It's been confirmed that as of the season ticket holder event they're still working to get it done.
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Postby RhowdyRam02 » 3 months ago

On the Friday of the NIT Tip Off the Nets have a home game at noon against the Trail Blazers, so I'd imagine the earliest the NIT games will start is 4.
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RhowdyRam02 wrote:It's not confirmed. It's been confirmed that as of the season ticket holder event they're still working to get it done.


Confirmed, eh? Interesting. I wasn’t expecting a game to be added anymore.
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Postby ramster » 3 months ago

This game was just announce 3 hours ago. I don't see why it should be considered too late, especially when we are at only 11 OOC Games - and 13 OOC Games could be permitted fir a total of 31 games.

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Postby Blue Man » 3 months ago

ramster wrote:This game was just announce 3 hours ago. I don't see why it should be considered too late, especially when we are at only 11 OOC Games - and 13 OOC Games could be permitted fir a total of 31 games.



This confirms we will not be adding a 30th game.
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Postby ramster » 3 months ago

Blue Man wrote:
ramster wrote:This game was just announce 3 hours ago. I don't see why it should be considered too late, especially when we are at only 11 OOC Games - and 13 OOC Games could be permitted fir a total of 31 games.



This confirms we will not be adding a 30th game.


I think it shows that teams are still adding games as we speak.
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Postby Section104 » 3 months ago

i think Blue Man was implying that one of those two teams is who we were trying to add to our schedule. They filled the slot elsewhere.
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Postby ramster » 3 months ago

Section104 wrote:i think Blue Man was implying that one of those two teams is who we were trying to add to our schedule. They filled the slot elsewhere.

Oh, I see, thank you
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Postby ramster » 3 months ago

St Mary's will play New Mexico State at home on Nov 13. This additional game gets St Mary's to 30 games. New Mexico State has not announced their schedule yet
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Postby RhowdyRam02 » 3 months ago

Well screw you too St. Mary's!
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Postby RhodyNJ » 3 months ago

That is unfortunate. I'd still rather play a bottom of the barrel D1 team than have a hole if we can't get a half decent opponent but I doubt it isn't happening because of a lack of trying.
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Postby PeterRamTime » 3 months ago

St Mary's skeerrrd.
If it's NMST that would be a good game too, they often win their conference.
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Postby ATPTourFan » 3 months ago

That is not an accurate portrayal of the situation. Scheduling is a very complicated process.
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There's a lot more to this situation...I just can't share it....
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RhowdyRam02 wrote:On the Friday of the NIT Tip Off the Nets have a home game at noon against the Trail Blazers, so I'd imagine the earliest the NIT games will start is 4.


That’s good info for someone like me who doesn’t have a free pass for Thanksgiving. Still trying to get down for Friday’s game.
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Postby RhodyNJ » 3 months ago

Is there a site/message board where coaches and schools posted about scheduling? Looking for a home and home, buy game, etc?

I know it existed a few years back, not sure if it is still in use.
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RhodyNJ wrote:Is there a site/message board where coaches and schools posted about scheduling? Looking for a home and home, buy game, etc?

I know it existed a few years back, not sure if it is still in use.



I believe that site became restricted to just those in the college basketball business. I think some schools were embarrassed that the public could see their pleas and terms for games.
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Postby steveystuds06 » 3 months ago

Dammit I really wanted to get St Marys at home this year. Would of been a great game.
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RF1 wrote:
RhodyNJ wrote:Is there a site/message board where coaches and schools posted about scheduling? Looking for a home and home, buy game, etc?

I know it existed a few years back, not sure if it is still in use.



I believe that site became restricted to just those in the college basketball business. I think some schools were embarrassed that the public could see their pleas and terms for games.


Makes sense - I did enjoy seeing "behind the scenes" of the schedules coming together.
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Postby ramster » 3 months ago

Thursday 4pm Virginia vs Vanderbilt ESPNU followed by, Seton Hall vs URI ESPNU
Friday 7:30pm Championship Game ESPNU; 9:45pm 3rd place game ESPNEWS

http://www.gorhody.com/sports/m-baskbl/ ... 1006f2rlan
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ramster wrote:Thursday 4pm Virginia vs Vanderbilt ESPNU followed by, Seton Hall vs URI ESPNU
Friday 7:30pm Championship Game ESPNU; 9:45pm 3rd place game ESPNEWS

http://www.gorhody.com/sports/m-baskbl/ ... 1006f2rlan



Looks like it will be easy to head down to NYC late morning Friday to see the game. Good news.
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Postby Rhodymob05 » 3 months ago

Post Thanksgiving dinner, thats great.
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College Sports Madness Top 144
URI Opponents to date (10/13/17 #28-144):

#28 Virginia
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15221

#29 Providence
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15219

#43 St. Bonaventure (2 games)
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15139

#50 Nevada
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15122

#53 Dayton (2 games)
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15118

#58 St. Louis
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15105

#65 VCU
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15087

#66 Vanderbilt
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15085

#72 St Joe's
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15074

#73 Florida Gulf Coast
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15072

#84 Davidson (2 games)
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15039

#96 Iona
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15002

#106 UNC-Asheville
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/14955

#108 George Mason
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/14949

#125 LaSalle (2 games)
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/14887


Will play one of either #28 Virginia or #66 Vanderbilt in 2nd game of NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament.

Seton Hall and Alabama are likely to be named in the #1-27 range.

20 of Rhody's 29 games will likely be against teams on this College Sports Madness Top 144 list.


URI is listed:
Rhode Island #32
http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/15209
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Postby bigappleram » 3 months ago

7 against Top 50
17 against Top 100

Like his recruiting class Dan and staff have just created a new benchmark. Flat out this schedule is awesomely put together. 1 cream puff, Brown.
Best schedule since Harrick days and the A10 heyday with multiple national powers.
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Postby Seawrightspostgame » 3 months ago

Crappy list. Top team in the A10 is always a top 25 team whether they like it or not.

URI is the top team.
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Postby NHRamFan » 3 months ago

FWIW, though listed as #32, they're dropped into the projected brackets as a 7 seed, Agree on the lack of respect for the best team in the A10, but do the work between the lines and it will all fall into place.
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Postby reef » 3 months ago

Agree with BAR great schedule indeed
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Postby giovanni » 3 months ago

According to Blue Ribbon, UNC Asheville, Nevada, Iona, FGCU, College of Charleston all picked to win their respective leagues. Seton Hall ins # 15, Alabama is #24 and of course Friars who I think will end up at a top 25 team. Throw in VA or Vandy , 2 NCAA teams from last year and schedule is extremely tough, outstanding OOC schedule. They will certainly be battle tested going into the conference.
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Postby steveystuds06 » 3 months ago

I think right outside the top 25 is where we should be...

People will need to see that we have a frontcourt that can play with the big boys before than can put us in. Luckily, our schedule has plenty of tests to prove that we are up for the challenge.

I can't wait for Berry to be one of the most improved players in the country. Teams have no idea what's coming!!
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Tickets on Sale Monday for 2018 A-10 Men's Basketball Championship

WASHINGTON, D.C. –- March Madness may still be five months away, but the clock starts ticking on Monday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. when tickets go on sale for the 2018 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship, March 7-11 at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.

The A-10 will bring its exciting brand of basketball to the nation’s capital for the first time, with all 14 members competing for the conference title. Fans will experience five days of high-octane basketball, with economical pricing opportunities, including a limited, 36-hour, Two-for-One, section single-session “A-10 Zonies” ticket offer , available on Oct. 16 and 17 for $20.

http://www.atlantic10.com/ViewArticle.d ... =211672666
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NYGFan_Section208 wrote:There's a lot more to this situation...I just can't share it....


:lol: top secret clearance is hard to come by...
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RF1 wrote:Tickets on Sale Monday for 2018 A-10 Men's Basketball Championship

WASHINGTON, D.C. –- March Madness may still be five months away, but the clock starts ticking on Monday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. when tickets go on sale for the 2018 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship, March 7-11 at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.

The A-10 will bring its exciting brand of basketball to the nation’s capital for the first time, with all 14 members competing for the conference title. Fans will experience five days of high-octane basketball, with economical pricing opportunities, including a limited, 36-hour, Two-for-One, section single-session “A-10 Zonies” ticket offer , available on Oct. 16 and 17 for $20.

http://www.atlantic10.com/ViewArticle.d ... =211672666


So is it best to buy tickets today? Or wait and buy through URI later on? What is everyone who went last year in Pittsburgh planning?
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ramster wrote:
RF1 wrote:Tickets on Sale Monday for 2018 A-10 Men's Basketball Championship

WASHINGTON, D.C. –- March Madness may still be five months away, but the clock starts ticking on Monday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. when tickets go on sale for the 2018 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship, March 7-11 at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.

The A-10 will bring its exciting brand of basketball to the nation’s capital for the first time, with all 14 members competing for the conference title. Fans will experience five days of high-octane basketball, with economical pricing opportunities, including a limited, 36-hour, Two-for-One, section single-session “A-10 Zonies” ticket offer , available on Oct. 16 and 17 for $20.

http://www.atlantic10.com/ViewArticle.d ... =211672666


So is it best to buy tickets today? Or wait and buy through URI later on? What is everyone who went last year in Pittsburgh planning?


I'm hoping to go down Saturday/Sunday. I have a few URI alum friends who live in DC now. Driving down is a possibility, although it's about 8 hours without traffic. Other than that I was thinking of flying down, you can do round trip on Southwest to DCA for about $230 from PVD. Not bad at all.
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Postby luke » 3 months ago

It is only a 3 hour drive for me. I was already looking at places to stay a few miles outside the city the same as i did in Pittsburgh.
I think I will wait on buying tickets until the season is nearly over and we can see when they might play for sure. I hate to plan too
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Two more games to be broadcast. Do not know if they will be available via local tv:

Atlantic 10 Announces Extensive Package of Men's Basketball Games on Stadium Network
10/16/17


http://www.atlantic10.com/ViewArticle.d ... =211673234
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You'll be able to stream them.
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RF1 wrote:Two more games to be broadcast. Do not know if they will be available via local tv:

Atlantic 10 Announces Extensive Package of Men's Basketball Games on Stadium Network
10/16/17


http://www.atlantic10.com/ViewArticle.d ... =211673234



This is good news for the A10 (and us). Stadium is the re-branded "American Sports Network" we've had for the past couple of years. These games will either be on NESN, NESN+ or one of the WJAR channels (NBC 10, MeTV, Comet, TBD).

WJAR and all of its subchannels are owned by Sinclair, which also owns Stadium/ASN, that's why MeTV often carried an odd URI football or basketball game from ASN. If a cable channel (NESN) doesn't pick up the rights to air these games, it is very likely a WJAR sub will broadcast it.
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I wonder if there was a Providence Classic in the way of the local tournament people have asked for.

You get your PC and URI. But then you invite other New England schools. If the event was held by the city using URI and PC as anchor tenants.

All this leading up to my epic finish. Pay URI and PC a fixed dollar amount like a waterfire or a bigger event.

Basically create an event that fills the restaurants and hotels for 4 days like the NCAA (seeing that everyone in RI loves that anyway) and make sure that $$$ finds its way to the schools. the city will profit by having a signature Fall event that is unique.

I know URI PC sell their seats out every year. But I bet something can be worked out.

Get it broadcasted, have the local hospitality throw cash in. The city throw cash in the way they do it for pvd fest or just in the interest of advertising. Can create a pot of $. And it can be made back by visitors.
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Postby RhowdyRam02 » 3 months ago

Are you suggesting we move the PC-URI game to Providence every year?

Edit: Are you suggesting we move any home games to Providence?
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Postby ATPTourFan » 3 months ago

Please let's not get off-topic and discuss Providence Classic again.
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RhowdyRam02 wrote:Are you suggesting we move the PC-URI game to Providence every year?

Edit: Are you suggesting we move any home games to Providence?


I am discussing the Providence like he said. Just at least in the past I always thought about it as basically the same as it is now just having RI teams play each other in the same place and calling it a tournament.

In my post above I was suggesting trying to create an event that has new England teams from outside of RI that draw. Promoting it and finding an exclusive broadcast partner. Adding to it the things that people liked from the NCAA coming to town.

Basically, making it more of a spectacle and locking in sponsorships. A Fall event. That was anchored by the two teams.
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Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion

Postby Rhodymob05 » 3 months ago

What would be awesome is if there was a NE tourney at the Garden.
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