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  1. College Basketball Talk’s Recruiting Roundup

    Aug 29, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    News and notes from around the world of college basketball.

  2. Atlantic 10 releases schedule, Dayton to visit VCU on February 28

    Aug 27, 2014, 9:15 PM EDT

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    NBC Sports Network will broadcast 33 Atlantic 10 games.

  3. Florida State lands its first 2015 verbal commitment

    Aug 20, 2014, 9:16 PM EDT

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    Four-star shooting guard Terance Mann picked Florida State over Arizona State, Boston College, Indiana, Marquette and Rhode Island.

  4. Southern Miss transfer quickly gaining high-major interest, one visit scheduled

    Aug 17, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

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    The 6-foot-5 guard was granted his release over the weekend.

  5. A breakdown of every college player at adidas Nations

    Aug 8, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

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    CBT breaks down every college player at adidas Nations.

  6. adidas Nations Saturday Night Recap: Pros Arron Afflalo, Kyle Lowry join the action

    Aug 3, 2014, 8:30 AM EDT

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    Arron Afflalo and Kyle Lowry joined the college counselors for games Saturday night while UCLA’s Tony Parker and Rhode Island’s E.C. Matthews had solid outings.

  7. Three-star 2015 forward Leroy Butts commits to Rhode Island

    Jun 29, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

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    The former Rutgers commit is now headed for Kingston, Rhode Island.

  8. College of Charleston hires Antonio Reynolds Dean as assistant coach

    Jun 9, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

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    The College of Charleston hired Antonio Reynolds Dean as an assistant coach.

  9. JMU transfer Charles Cooke down to Michigan State, Dayton, Rhode Island

    May 23, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT

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    Schools in the Big Ten and Atlantic 10 battle it out for the former James Madison swingman.

  10. Four-star guard Jared Terrell commits to Rhode Island

    May 16, 2014, 12:07 PM EDT

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    URI scores a huge late commitment from a four-star prospect.

  11. Jordan Hare may return to Rhode Island program this summer

    May 1, 2014, 7:37 PM EDT

    Rhode Island v Butler

    After missing all of last season to deal with personal issues, Rhode Island forward Jordan Hare may return to the program this summer.

  12. Rhode Island adds JUCO power forward Earl Watson to roster

    Jan 29, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT

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    Rhode Island has added a front court player to its program, as the school announced on Wednesday that Chipola (Florida) College power forward Earl Watson is now a member of the team. Watson, who’s listed at 6-foot-7, 250 pounds, will only practice with the team for the remainder of the current season. That will ensure…

  13. Wild finish caps Rhode Island’s win over George Mason (VIDEO)

    Jan 18, 2014, 5:48 PM EDT

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    In a matchup of teams looking for their first win in Atlantic 10 play, George Mason and Rhode Island engaged in an affair that ended up going to overtime with the Rams winning 71-69. Early on the game has the look of anything but a thriller, with the visiting Patriots jumping out to a 12-point…

  14. Saint Louis rides stifling defense to ten-game win streak

    Jan 17, 2014, 6:46 PM EDT

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    Ranked 24th nationally, the Saint Louis Billikens have won ten straight games since losing to Wichita State on December 1. How have they done it? Primarily due to a defense that has been absolutely stifling in the half court, while also limiting opponents’ opportunities to get out in the open floor. Limiting teams to 38.7%…

  15. George Washington’s win over Rhode Island essentially decided by halftime (VIDEO)

    Jan 11, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

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    One week ago Dan Hurley’s Rhode Island Rams picked up one of the biggest victories of his short tenure in Kingston, knocking off LSU in Baton Rouge. This Saturday the Rams were in search of another road victory, this one coming at George Washington against a surprising Colonials squad that also entered the game with…

  16. Victory at LSU a big deal for Rhode Island, Atlantic 10

    Jan 4, 2014, 10:36 PM EDT

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    The task of rejuvenating a struggling basketball program can be a difficult one, and that was certainly the case for Dan Hurley when he accepted the Rhode Island coaching job in the spring of 2012. The Rams were coming off of a seven-win season, with roster turnover and poor play being major issues. As expected…

  17. Rhode Island guard Mike Powell opts to transfer

    Dec 21, 2013, 11:20 AM EDT

    Rhode Island v SMU

    Junior point guard Mike Powell has opted to transfer out of Rhode Island, according to a release from the University. The Chicago native lost his starting job to Texas Tech transfer Biggie Minnis after starting seven of the first nine games this season as Powell was struggling to produce. Powell averaged 2.6 points in 15…

  18. Rhode Island forward Mike Aaman assaulted in off-campus incident

    Dec 20, 2013, 6:30 PM EDT

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    University of Rhode Island sophomore forward Mike Aaman was recently assaulted at an off-campus house in Narragansett, RI, and will be out of the Rams’ lineup indefinitely, the Providence Journal’s Kevin McNamara reported. Aaman, who has been sidelined for the past six games following severe stomach cramps — resulting in an emergency appendectomy — he experienced during…

  19. Rhody’s Hurley: “I don’t know what a foul is” under new rules

    Nov 2, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT

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    When a veteran coach like Dan Hurley doesn’t know how to adapt to a rule change, you can bet we’re in for a bumpy ride as the season opens. Randy Peterson of USA Today put it succinctly when he wrote “College basketball officials are supposed to call hand-checking a foul as they transition the sport…

  20. Rhode Island forward Gilvydas Biruta hurt in exhibition win

    Nov 2, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT

    Dan Hurley

    Rhode Island came up with a 93-77 win over Division II Southern Connecticut on Friday night in an exhibition contest, but after losing sophomore forward Jordan Hare to a leave of absence earlier in the day, the team is hoping for the best as another one of their big men went down. Junior forward Gilvydas…

  21. Rhode Island sophomore forward Jordan Hare takes leave of absence from team

    Nov 1, 2013, 2:41 PM EDT

    Rhode Island v Butler

    A number of people expect the Rhode Island Rams to make a sizable leap forward in 2013-14, with head coach Dan Hurley entering his second season and newcomers such as Gilvydas Biruta and freshmen E.C. Matthews and Hassan Martin having the skills needed to make an immediate impact. But the Rams will likely begin that…

  22. 2013-2014 Season Preview: Atlantic 10: VCU’s Havoc to top the new-look league

    Oct 24, 2013, 12:15 PM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of our previews…

  23. Trahson Burrell of Lee College (TX) commits to Memphis

    Oct 20, 2013, 1:30 PM EDT

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    Last Thursday, Trahson Burrell was on an official visit to Memphis, and on Sunday morning, he pledged a verbal commitment to Josh Pastner. Burrell spent last season playing for Roy Champagne at Lee College, a junior college in Baytown, TX., where he averaged 13.7 ppg. Like many junior college players, the road was a long one…

  24. Billy Baron is motivated now more than ever to lead Canisius

    Oct 18, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. Billy Baron wasn’t supposed to play at Canisius. Near the end of his post-graduate year at Worcester Academy in 2010 and after much deliberation of whether to play for his father, Jim, at the…