The Rhode Island Rams Women’s Basketball program, led by magnetically charismatic Coach Tammi Reiss, capped an historic regular season, finishing 23-5 (14-2 in league play) and garnering a share of the Atlantic 10 title.
It’s been an up-and-down season so far… and to come out and beat the supposed top team in your conference (Dayton) at home ... is huge.
Rhode Island continues along in its rebuild season after welcoming Archie Miller to Kingston last spring. Let's answer a few questions from Rhody Nation on the state of the team?
They are starting to believe and starting to understand a little bit more. But I also think they’re learning that what it takes to win high-level, Atlantic 10, Division I games is hard.
We have experience with these types of games now so hopefully we can start to close them out more often.
Rhode Island (3-7) welcomes searing hot UMass-Lowell (11-1) to the Ryan Center for a Tuesday night tilt. The Riverhawks are winners of nine straight.
"(Coach Miller and staff have) helped me become a more complete player on both sides of the ball .... They’ve instilled confidence in me to be able to rally the guys together when things aren’t going well."
A proud University of Rhode Island basketball alum who broadened his post-Kingston horizons by stamping his passport all over the world, now calls the gym of the all-girls Catholic school in East Providence his winter home.
The annual intrastate rivalry returns to the Ryan Center as Providence College and The University of Rhode Island ready for battle on Saturday, December 3rd at 5:00pm.
(It was) an opportunity for us as a team to grow and connect, not just on the floor but off the floor. Be around each other more ... get a feel about aspects of guys that you may not have known before.