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URI Rams Throttle La Salle, VCU Up Next

You don't want to go to war with the Rams. That's VCU's slogan, but might as well apply to both teams heading into tomorrow's quarterfinal match up at Barclays Center. VCU, the top seed in this week's A-10 Tournament, is 25-6 overall and 16-2 in league play, winners of 12 straight. Their last defeat was to...
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URI Rams Charge Toward the Atlantic 10 Tournament

What a difference three weeks can make. After gifting a win to Fordham back on February 16th and following it up with a non-competitive showing at VCU, Rhode Island looked like a team on the brink. The damage reached far deeper than just the W/L record: the collective self-esteem of the team and the...
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For the URI Rams, It Has to be Jeff Dowtin Time

GEICO has been running a campaign reintroducing its best commercials of all time. Our charge as viewers — to vote for the best of the best. Well, the votes are in and Hump Day took home the title. A camel saunters through an office cube farm trying to lure workers to acknowledge that it's...
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URI Favorite Kenny Green Offers Up Memories & Advice for Today’s Rams

Kenny Green enforced the paint for successful Rhode Island Rams teams from 1985-90. The 6-8 forward was a dominating presence, finishing 11th in program history in scoring (1,724), fourth in rebounding (996), and amassing a program record 328 blocked shots — a tally that withstood a furious challenge from Hassan Martin (321) in recent...
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URI Rams: Issues, Answers and the Best Brooklyn BBQ

It's hard to believe but just eight regular season conference games remain for Rhode Island (12-10, 5-5) as the Rams ready to face Dayton (15-8, 7-3) on Saturday at the Ryan Center. It's a pivotal game for both teams as URI - with losses in three of its last four - endeavors to keep its...
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Insider Breakdown: URI Rams’ Energy Elevation in Win Over VCU

Rhode Island (11-7, 4-2) stitched together its most active and energized 20 minutes of basketball in the second half of Wednesday night's home tilt against VCU, emerging with an important conference win 71-65. The victory firmly places Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 mix with one-third of the conference season in the books. Here are...
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Early A-10 Conference Play Through the Looking Glass

With Davidson's Tuesday night loss at previously win-less Saint Joseph's, only two Atlantic 10 teams - Saint Louis (4-0) and Dayton (3-0) - remained undefeated in league play with the conference season not even at its quarter pole. Seven teams carry either 2-1 and 1-2 records forward into this week and, while it's early, expect...
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URI Rams’ Dana Tate Predicts “This is Where We are Going to Start to...

Rhode Island (8-6, 1-1) welcomed the consensus top-rated freshman class in the Atlantic 10 leading into this season. Among the group is 6-foot-7, 210 pound, forward Dana Tate from the MacDuffie School in Granby, Massachusetts. Now 14 games into his collegiate career, Tate is flourishing — averaging 7.2ppg and 4.6rpg in his last six...
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For URI Rams, Signs of Growth May Require Closer Examination

For Christmas, Santa brought two terrarium kits down the chimney for the kids. Each contains the transparent enclosure itself along with a lid that has a small LED light embedded that shines on the surface below. Other key ingredients of the kits are soil, a spray-bottle for water, rocks and a seed mixture. Setup...
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URI Rams: 2018 Parting Wisdom, Insights and Observations

Rhode Island (5-3) is off to the Diamond Head Classic in Hawaii, brimming with confidence after Sunday's neutral court win over Big 12 foe West Virginia, 83-70. Despite the choppy nature of the affair, it was the Rams best win and most complete 40 minute effort, particularly when adjusted for competition level. Rhode Island...