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Rhody Rewind: Dan Hurley Takes His Team to Italy in “Rhody 2 Rome”

Once every four years, the NCAA allows men's basketball programs to take an international summer trip to explore another culture, lace up the sneakers against competitors from the land abroad, and enjoy 10 days of practice leading up to the journey. Until 2010, incoming freshmen were not permitted to accompany teams on these trips. But...

Interview with Fatts Russell on His Return to Rhody

He's back. Rhode Island rising senior guard Daron "Fatts" Russell, one of the most dynamic players in all of college basketball, withdrew his name from NBA Draft consideration and is returning to Kingston for his senior season. In averaging 18.8ppg, 3.4rpg, 4.6apg, and 2.9spg a year ago, Russell established himself as one of the elite guards...

Rhody Rewind Takes a Look Back at The Rams vs. Friars Intrastate Rivalry

It's time for another rewind. This weekend YurView turns back the clock to re-broadcast a pair from the archives — this time of the Rhode Island rivalry variety. There are few games on the schedule for either Rhode Island or Providence that stoke greater annual emotion than when the two meet each December. In this...
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URI Basketball Live Chat with Thorr Bjorn and David Cox

It's been a kinetic off-season for the Rhode Island Rams men's basketball team and we've got a lot to talk about. We're all in unprecedented times caused by the public health situation. In Kingston, physical life on the 1,200 acre campus is at a standstill with students returning home. Coursework is being completed virtually. The...

Ram Rewind Takes You From Keaney Gym to The Ryan Center

As we navigate this new - and temporary - reality, we're coping with serious issues — beginning with health and cascading to the economy and other facets of life. Live sports usually offer a refuge in times of uncertainty but right now the games, too, are shelved. In light of this, YurView is going to...

Hassan and Malik Martin Talk About Brotherhood and Rhody Ram Basketball

David Cox and the URI program secured a commitment recently from Charlotte transfer 6-foot-6 Malik Martin (9ppg, 3.6rpg, 1.7spg) — a rising junior who was named to the CUSA All-Defensive team last month. A versatile wing, Martin possesses the skills to impact games on both sides of the ball, from his capability to stretch...

Staying Connected: Q & A With Young Rhody Nation

If you're a law abiding Rhode Islander then you're up to the same thing I am these days on the weekends. Not much. Beyond the downtime for many of us adults, kids are adjusting to virtual learning Monday through Friday and - on the social front - using FaceTime, Duo and other video conferencing platforms...

Rams’ A-10 All-Conference Picks and Tournament Storylines

UPDATE 3/12/20:  The Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament has been canceled due to concerns about the Coronavirus. We will update when more information becomes available.  Rhode Island (21-9, 13-5) capped off its regular season with a road win at UMass over the weekend, securing the third seed in this week's Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Championship...

Back To Basics: A Rams’ Recipe for Bouncing Back

Rhode Island (20-9, 12-5) dropped its third game in the last four contests on Wednesday night to national-championship caliber Dayton — and its fourth in six tries. The only Rams wins since February 8th are over Saint Joseph's and Fordham, two teams with a combined 4-30 Atlantic 10 Conference record. After Wednesday's defeat, URI...
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The True Transformation of Fatts Russell

Few players in college basketball are off to more sensational beginnings than Rhode Island guard Fatts Russell. The junior boasts numbers so gaudy they look fabricated. 21.4 points per game (14th nationally; T-1st in the Atlantic 10) 3.33 steals per game (2nd nationally; 2nd in the Atlantic 10) 5.2 assists per game (5th in...