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Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Rhode Island enters NCAA Tournament with chip on their shoulder The month February and early March for Rhode Island men’s basketball was full of highs and lows. The Rams clinched their first outright Atlantic 10 regular season title in program history, cutting down the nets and...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| WASHINGTON D.C. – Bad news, the University of Rhode Island fell in the Atlantic 10 Championship game to the Davidson Wildcats, 58-57 on Sunday afternoon. Good news, the Rams will receive an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament on Sunday night. The Wildcats had a 45-39...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| In the climax of what is one of the greatest seasons for Rhode Island men’s basketball, the Rams find the whole weight of the state behind them as they compete for back-to-back Atlantic 10 championships this afternoon. The Keaney blue faithful packed the Capitol One...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| WASHINGTON D.C. – The magical 2017-18 moves on for the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team. The Rams took down the St. Joseph’s Hawks in the semifinal round of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament, 90-87. Rhode Island trailed at the half 47-40 and were down...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| It’s less than two weeks removed from the lowest point that Rhode Island men’s basketball has found themselves in this season. After clinching their first Atlantic 10 regular season title and celebrating a night that was supposed an emotional but proud senior night send-off, the...
Photo by Autumn Walter|CIGAR WASHINGTON D.C. - What a difference a year makes. Last year the 2017 Atlantic 10 final featured the University of Rhode Island Rams vs. the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams. This year those two same teams met up again at the A-10 tournament except in the quarterfinals. It was...
Stock Photo by Daniel Goldmen |CIGAR 1998| Preston Murphy helped bring the Rams basketball team to the 'Elite Eight' in 1998 It's been 20 years since the University of Rhode Island men's basketball team has made it to the Sweet Sixteen but that drought might be coming to a close...
The University of Rhode Island baseball team was swept by the Jacksonville University Dolphins in a three game series in Florida this past weekend. The Rams struggled to hit with runners on base leaving 30 total runners aboard over the course of the three game set. In the Friday night opener...
Photo courtesy of PhotobyFriday |  The Rhode Island men’s basketball team will pack their bags and head down to Washington D.C for the 2018 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Tournament, looking to become the first team to repeat as champions since Temple University did in 2009 and 2010. However, after starting...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| The University of Rhode Island women’s basketball team saw their season come to a close last Tuesday after falling 75-53 to the Fordham Rams in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament. The Rams finished 3-27 overall and 1-15 in conference play, picking up...

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