Sam Murray

Sam Murray
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Sam Murray is a senior at the University of Rhode Island majoring in journalism and minoring in business. Hailing from the great town of North Andover, MA, Sam lives and breathes New England sports while maintaining a sharp and vigilant eye on today’s important news around URI. Sam can also be heard on 90.3 WRIU talking about and broadcasting URI sports. You can reach Sam at samuel_murray@my.uri.edu or on Twitter @smurray1212.
No. 16 Rhode Island snaps their winning streak at 16 to St. Bonaventure on the road The No. 16 University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team's winning streak of 16 games came to an end Friday night as they fell to the St. Bonaventure Bonnies 77-74 in a jam-packed and hostile...

‘The time is now’

Football lands 22 recruits on National Signing Day Jim Fleming and the University of Rhode Island football team welcomed 22 new recruits on Feb. 7 as part of National Signing Day, and the direction of the program has never looked brighter in the eyes of the coaching staff. The recruiting class...
Autumn Walter|CIGAR| E.C. Matthews scored six points at the Davidson game. Mid-right: In the first half of the Tuesday night game, Mathews was injured in a collision with Richmond’s no. 33. What was just another night in the Ryan Center turned into complete panic and silence when E.C Matthews went down...
Short and looks sweet, but please do not eat Photo by Anna Messick | The trend of eating Tide Pods has gone out of control recently Viral challenges have come and gone over the years, each testing the boundaries of the human body and spirit. Some tested the extreme, such as planking...

Rhodyscopes 2/8

Aquarius Jan 20th - Feb 19th Listen, kid. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but that test you were studying for? You are going to bomb it. Like 50 percent or below. But, suck it up buttercup your parents are going to deposit $20 into your bank account. Pisces Feb...

The Rollin’ Rams

Men’s basketball extends winning streak to 13 games Top: Jared Terrell soars to the baskest against Duquesne. Bottom: Rams “dog- pile” on Stan Robinson following his game-winning three as time expired on Saturday afternoon. Photos courtesy of Photo by Friday. The No. 22 University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team recorded their...
Dan Hurley and several Rhode Island players make their way toward the Rhody Ruckus after the buzzer sounds, with the fans surrounding and cheering for them. Hurley gives a salute to the crowd, showing his appreciation for the 7,959 fans that had their voices booming across the arena the...
Jared Terrell is the Main Dish for URI Basketball Like a Thanksgiving turkey, Jared Terrell is the dish that ties the entire feast together, in this case being the centerpiece of URI’s offense. Scoring 43 points throughout the tourney, including matching his jersey number with 32 points against Seton Hall,...
The University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team packed their bags and headed to Reno, Nevada to battle the University of Nevada in a nonconference matchup on Monday night. The Rams fell to the Wolf Pack 88-81. Sam Murray breaks down the key takeaways from the contest.   Defensively the...
With the men’s basketball season starting up, Murray’s Weekly Roundup has switched gears to Sam Murray’s preview of the Rams non-conference schedule. It feels like the dust is still settling on what was the crown jewel for the University of Rhode Island athletics last year. With a roster that was...

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