Rhode Island Rumors & News

  • Rhode Island extends HC Danny Hurley through 2023-24 season

    Fanrag Sports "Dan Hurley has signed a contract extension with the Rhode Island Rams, a source told FanRag Sports on Tuesday. The deal will now run through the 2023-24 college basketball season. Hurley is coming off his best season as a collegiate coach. After starting his head coaching career with Wagner,..." May 16

  • Rhode Island's Hurley confirms E.C. Matthews will return next season

    Fanrag Sports "Rhode Island Rams talent E.C. Matthews will return to the program next season, a source told FanRag Sports on Friday. He will not even test the NBA waters. This is huge news for the Rams, as Matthews has been an important part of the program’s build since he arrived in 2013. As a freshman,..." March 24

  • Dorsey 3-pointer rescues No. 3 seed Oregon

    The Sports Xchange "SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Third-seeded Oregon needed a clutch shot to survive the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament. Tyler Dorsey drained a 3-pointer with 11 seconds remaining to help the Ducks advance to the Sweet 16 with a dramatic 75-72 victory over 11th-seeded Rhode Island on Sunday in a..." March 19

  • Red-hot Rhode Island knocks off Creighton

    The Sports Xchange "SACRAMENTO -- Hassan Martin powered his way inside for a basket, turned toward the crowd and flexed for the Rhode Island band. It was still early in the second half, but it was already clear that the Rams would not go down without a fight in their first NCAA Tournament appearance since..." March 17

  • Rhode Island beats VCU, earns tournament bid

    The Sports Xchange "Jared Terrell scored 20 points and made clutch plays in the final minute to lead Rhode Island past Virginia Commonwealth 70-63 Sunday in the Atlanta 10 tournament championship game at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. The Rams, who have won eight in row, are headed back to the NCAA Tournament..." March 12

  • Rhode Island forward Hassan Martin out indefinitely with quad injury

    Providence Journal "For the second time in as many seasons, Hassan Martin could be facing an extended stretch on the sidelines. The University of Rhode Island forward will miss Tuesday night's game against Old Dominion and is sidelined indefinitely, The Journal has learned. Martin suffered an undisclosed right leg..." December 06

  • Providence continues domination of No. 21 Rhode Island

    The Sports Xchange "PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Ed Cooley's unbeaten streak lives to see another day, thanks in large part to Jalen Lindsey. Lindsey's jumper with 43 seconds remaining provided the breathing room Providence needed to upset in-state rival and 21st-ranked Rhode Island 63-60 on Saturday. "I thought..." December 03

  • Peters pours in 27, Valparaiso stuns No. 21 URI

    The Sports Xchange "Matt Lottich scored the first signature victory of his Valparaiso coaching career and his players scored a signature win for the program Tuesday night. It had been 18 years since Valparaiso defeated Mississippi State in the 1998 NCAA Tournament. Tuesday, on the 40th try since against a..." November 29