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  • #RHODY2ROME Reports on CoxSportsOnline and Twitter

    #RHODY2ROME Reports on CoxSportsOnline and Twitter

    FRIDAY-SATURDAY: Rams Arrive in Italy! Cox Sports is traveling with the Rhode Island men’s basketball team who will be touring Italy from August 2-12. The trip to Italy will  provide the Ram players with cultural and educational experiences.  The visit will span 10 days and will take the team to four major cities and regions – Rome, San Marino, Venice, and Como. From their arrival at the airport, to their four games against Italian professional club teams -  right through […]

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  • Cox Sports Fishing Report July 30

    Cox Sports Fishing Report July 30

    Kettlebottom camera man, shark lover, and all-around cool dude, Ty Leger gives us this week’s fishing report, July 30, 2013. Striped bass are moving to deeper structure with Block Island your best bet. Bluefish are everywhere. Fluke, scup, and sea bass fishing is excellent in 40 to 80 feet of water. Tautog opens Thursday the first day of August. Offshore, shark fishing is good with makos and threshers caught regularly. Bluefin tuna are showing up with reports of footballs to […]

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  • Adbul-Malik Abu and Terrell: PC and URI in the Hunt

    Adbul-Malik Abu and Terrell: PC and URI in the Hunt

    Last week, Cox Sports recruiting insider Adam Finkelstein reported PC Coach Ed Cooley was  recruiting four of the top-rated prospects in New England prep school basketball:  Kaleb Joseph, Paschal Chukwu, Abdul-Malik Abu, and Jared Terrell. Cushing Academy’s lightning-quick point guard Kaleb Joseph recently tweeted that Providence is among his final three college choices. Finkelstein talked Saturday to 6’8″ power forward Abdul-Malik Abu and guard Jared Terrell at the Hoop Group “Buzzer Beater Classic” tournament. Both players are consensus top 100 players […]

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  • Kaleb Joseph Cuts List to 3, Providence College Still in the Mix

    Kaleb Joseph Cuts List to 3, Providence College Still in the Mix

    Hopes are running high across Friartown these days & talk of Providence College basketball recruiting news has never been hotter. Coach Ed Cooley has been raising the bar; competing and now winning his share of battles on the recruiting trail, starting with Kris Dunn & Ricky Ledo and continuing this off season with a commitment from top-50 recruit Jalen Lindsey. The latest bit excitement was generated by this tweet from Cushing Academy point guard Kaleb Joseph: We’ve been following Joseph closely for […]

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  • URI’s Hassan Martin Has Ram Fans Buzzing

    URI’s Hassan Martin Has Ram Fans Buzzing

    6-foot-7 University of Rhode Island-bound Hassan Martin has URI basketball fans buzzing already. Just how much of an impact will the freshman have on Dan Hurley’s 2013-2014 team? Take a look at these highlights from Martin’s senior year at Curtis High School.

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  • 7’2″ Center Paschal Chukwu Has Ed Cooley’s Attention

    7’2″ Center Paschal Chukwu Has Ed Cooley’s Attention

    Paschal Chukwu of Fairfield Prep is a 7’2″ big man who already blocks shots and runs the floor, yet one with some serious offensive potential as college player and beyond. Should he put together both ends of his game – watch out. A year ago, Chukwu spoke with Adam Finkelsten at last summer’s Elite 75 Showcase  in this clip. Since then,  Chukwu has made tremendous strides. While his offensive game lags behind his defensive skills, he continues to make major […]

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  • Ed Cooley Now Has Sights on New England Prep Talent

    Ed Cooley Now Has Sights on New England Prep Talent

    Providence College Coach Ed Cooley landed a national “Top 50″ prospect in Jalen Lindsey, who was recruited by Louisville, Florida and Ohio State, among other powers. Cox Sports “recruiting insider” Adam Finkelstein reports the Cooley now has his sights on four of the top New England prep school basketball players in the class of 2014. Topping the Friar’s “wish list” are Fairfield Prep’s 7’0″ center Paschal Chukwu, 6’8″ power forward Abdul Malik-Abu of Kimball Union Academy,  6’3″ shooting guard Jared Terrell […]

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  • Cox Sports Fishing Report July 22

    Cox Sports Fishing Report July 22

    “Fishing is great, now is the time to go. Here is the latest Cox Sports Fishing Report! Inshore fluke is very good they’re off the mud, they’re on the structure. Seabass is also good go to the southwest corner of Block Island and the boulders. Striper is excellent Block Island, lower bay, and the ocean front. Scup is excellent in the lower bay and the ocean front. Tautog opens on August 1st. Offshore yellows and albies are in the shipping […]

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  • 6’9″ Okonoboh would spell “GoodLuck” for Friars or Rams

    6’9″ Okonoboh would spell “GoodLuck” for Friars or Rams

    At the 2013 NPSI Basketball Tourney televised and streamed online by Cox Sports, “Recruiting Insider” Adam Finkelstein talked to one of the most sought-after big men in the nation,  Goodluck Okonoboh of Wilbraham & Monson Academy. Both Ed Cooley and Dan Hurley would perform backflips of joy to land this 6’9″ human-erasure on defense, who (as Finkelstein points out) has become an excellent passing power forward. And check out the video from last March’s NPSI action on Cox Sports – […]

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  • Mavs on Ricky Ledo: “Like a Sponge”

    Mavs on Ricky Ledo: “Like a Sponge”

    The Dallas Mavs see thing progressing nicely for their draft pick and Providence-native Ricky Ledo. “He’s going to be learning every single day, said Mavs’ coach Monte Mathis. “He’s trying to learn the college game and then learn the NBA game as well. He’s a guy that we’ve just got to bring along, keep teaching, keep learning — specifically defensively, off the ball, help defense,” he said. “But he’s a sponge right now. He’s got a great demeanor and he’s […]

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