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A candlelit vigil held six months ago began the journey of a seventeen-year-old Chariho girl's postmortem life. Flames flickered as if in disbelief and sadness; an arduous yet comforting celebration of a spirited teenager departed too soon. Maddie Potts...
There is a misplaced narrative being whispered in some uninformed corners of college basketball that the Big East is somehow down or evolving into a "Villanova and everyone else type" type of conference. As preposterous as that notion may seem...
On St. Patrick's Day Weekend I did two things: watched the Chicago River turn from mud-green to Ninja Turtle toxic green, and I binge-watched the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament. It was during this weekend that I saw...
When University of Rhode Island athletic director Thorr Bjorn stepped to the podium on Thursday at 2pm, it signified a turning of the page from the Dan Hurley era - no doubt a successful one by all accounts -...
Last week, before the opening weekend of the NCAA tournament, we previewed some likely characteristics of potential Cinderella stories. We warned of overlooked high-majors, teams that played at either unusually high or unusually low tempos, and those that were capable...
When the final horn sounded on Saturday, it signified more than the end of Rhode Island's 26-8 season at the hands of Duke. It marked the culmination of the outstanding careers and contributions of the Rams' senior class: Andre...
YurView Expert Basketball analyst Adam Finkelstein sat down with Providence Friars head coach Ed Cooley and breaks down the season, the Big East tournament, and the tough loss to Texas A&M in round 1 of the NCAA tournament. Texas A&M...
In a season of extreme highs and lows, the one-and-done effort from the 2018 Providence Friars almost feels like an anti-climatic ending that the Friars didn't deserve. With 2:06 left in the game and the Friars down 10, Nate Watson...
For the second straight season, Dan Hurley's Rhode Island Rams are advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. A year ago, it was a decisive victory over Creighton. Yesterday, an overtime thriller which put away talented Trae...
What a "roller coaster" of a game. The URI men's basketball team takes down the University of Oklahoma Sooners 83-76 in overtime in the first round of the NCAA tournament. To think this was the first game of the...

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