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Antwan Walker

Antwan Walker: “Rhode Island Is Getting A Player Who’s Gonna Bring It”

On Saturday when Western Kentucky rolls into town, Rhode Island welcomes a new teammate to game action as 6-9, 230 pound Georgetown transfer Antwan Walker becomes eligible. The redshirt sophomore sat a full year in academic residence after officially transferring to Kingston last November. A former 4-star recruit, Walker is said to have fielded interest...
URI Coach David Cox

Coach David Cox Digs in on Rams Play & Providence Rivalry

Absence makes the heart grow fonder? Probably not. But the Rhode Island Rams (5-3) and Providence College Friars (5-4) renew acquaintances after the passage of another year. The tilt returns to the Ryan Center as it's the Rams turn to host. ESPN's also in town, as this one can be seen on ESPN2 at...
Fatts Russell

A Thanksgiving Feast of Rams News and Views

CATCH MANHATTAN @ URI, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 AT 4PM ON YURVIEW, COX CHANNEL 4 IN RHODE ISLAND. With six contests in the rear view mirror, Rhode Island sits at 4-2 overall, a win over Alabama to its credit, and no resume-damaging losses. The two blemishes, a road loss at now No. 5 Maryland and a neutral...
Jacob Toppin

Toppin: Four Games and Already a Fan Favorite

CATCH MANHATTAN @ URI, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 AT 4PM ON YURVIEW, COX CHANNEL 4 IN RHODE ISLAND. The 2019-20 season is just four games old, but Rhode Island Rams freshman Jacob Toppin (6.5ppg, 4.8rpg) is already a fan favorite. Possessing a mixture of above-the-rim athleticism, ball skills, and fluidity, Toppin is fitting in seamlessly in Kingston....
Nate Oats

URI vs Alabama: Recon From Crimson Tide Head Coach Nate Oats

The Alabama Crimson Tide (1-1) of the Southeastern Conference travel 1,189 miles north to pay a visit to Rhode Island (1-1) at the Ryan Center tonight. New head coach Nate Oats, who went 96-43 with three trips to the NCAA Tournament in four years at Buffalo, takes over for Avery Johnson. Johnson and Alabama...
Tyrese Martin

Arduous Non-Conference Schedule Begins for the Rams

  CATCH LIU @ URI, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5 AT 9PM (TAPE DELAY) ON YURVIEW, COX CHANNEL 4 IN RHODE ISLAND. Rhode Island tips off its 2019-20 season at 7pm tomorrow when it faces a veteran-laden LIU Brooklyn Sharks team at the Ryan Center. It's an easy game for the casual observer to overlook, particularly with games...
URI Rams vs Rhode Island College

A-10 Hoops Musings and Observations

It's been a fun seven days. And it's only the start. Last Thursday, the Atlantic 10 Conference held its annual Media Day at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, offering a chance to connect one-on-one with coaches and talk shop. Several teams - URI included - continued with either secret scrimmages or exhibitions over the weekend. And...
Tyrese Martin

Five A-10 Men’s Basketball Break Out Candidates

There's nothing better than enjoying a front row seat to the growth and breakout of players as they navigate their college careers. Some experience an early epiphany. Others pop late. Whenever the arrival occurs, it's special to see the transformation from role player to standout — and the ripple effect on a team. Here are...
Michael Andersen

Rams Alum Michael Andersen’s New US Citizenship Means Everything

It's nice to catch up with former University of Rhode Island Rams basketball standouts every so often — particularly those who enjoyed their collegiate experiences personally and now call the Ocean State home. Newly minted U.S. Citizen Michael Andersen fits the bill. After helping the Rams to an NCAA Tournament berth in 1996-97, the Denmark...
Ishmael Leggett

Ishmael Leggett: “URI Was Everything I Could’ve Wished For”

About a week ago, Rhode Island received its second Class of 2020 commitment from Ishmael Leggett, a 6-foot-2 guard out of St. John's College High School in Washington D.C. A consensus 3-star recruit, Leggett was sought after by many before choosing the Rams. I caught up with the newest Ram commitment to discuss life and...
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