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  • “Bracketologist” Joe Lunardi’s A10 Breakdown

    “Bracketologist” Joe Lunardi’s A10 Breakdown

    During our trip to Philly for the St. Joe’s – Rhody match-up, we caught up with “Bracketologist” Joe Lunardi who gave us quick breakdown of the A10′s post season possibilities.

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  • Watch “Rhody2Rome” tonight at 8 pm on OSN

    Watch “Rhody2Rome” tonight at 8 pm on OSN

    Watch “Rhody 2 Rome,” Cox Sports’ chronicle of the Rhode Island  basketball team tour of Italy last summer. As well as performing against international competition on the basketball floor, the Ram players enjoyed sight-seeing in Rome; did some shopping, photo-snapping, and even made their own pizza. In all, it was fantastic cultural and educational experience for Dan Hurley’s players. Watch the program on OSN, channels 5, 1005 HD at 8pm Monday, right Varsity Life.

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  • Tomas Murphy & Kimani Lawrence – freshmen prospects on the rise

    Tomas Murphy & Kimani Lawrence – freshmen prospects on the rise

    At the recent Elite 75 tournament, Cox Sports’ Recruiting Insider Adam Finkelstein talked with Prout’s Tomas Murphy and Cushing Academy’s Kimani Lawrence – each a freshman, yet among the top 2017 prospects in New England. Murphy, a  6-foot-7 “slasher” forward, is the brother of Sorth Kingstown’s Erik and Alex Murphy. (Erik was drafted by the Chicago Bulls after a fine career at Florida. Alex is entering his redshirt sophomore season at Duke. “(Tomas) is a  monster,” one college coach said, […]

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  • Rams in Italy: Luna di Miele in Lake Como

    Rams in Italy: Luna di Miele in Lake Como

    “Stretched over two chairs atop the tiny passenger deck of a 10-car ferry as it shuttles across Lake Como, I look south into the haze of Italy. I’m savoring the best of my favorite country with none of the chaos and intensity that’s generally part of the Italian experience.” – Travel writer Rick Steves Lake Como is said to whisper “luna di miele” or ” honeymoon”, to the English ear. Exactly what did Como “whisper” to our Emmy-Award®-winning producer Chris […]

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  • URI Basketball Visits the Canals of Venice

    URI Basketball Visits the Canals of Venice

    The URI basketball team visits Venice – one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world. Celebrated for art and architecture, Venice sees an average of 50,000 tourists a day.  In this exclusive video from Cox Sports, the Rhody Rams and Coach Dan Hurley navigating through the maze of canals threaded through the city and under several of Venice’s 400 bridges. For all of our coverage of URI’s European Vacation, check our our #Rhody2Rome page. Ram fans back home […]

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  • Hurley Post Game 2 in Italy: “It’s Good to Win”

    Hurley Post Game 2 in Italy: “It’s Good to Win”

    Gil Biruta  shot 9-13, for 22 pts, and grabbed 12 rebounds leading the Rams to a 91-79 win over the Italy All Stars in the second game of URI’s trip.  Italy simply couldn’t keep Biruta off the glass, and Coach Hurley is hoping other A10 teams will have the same problem this season with the burly transfer from Rutgers. “He  will flourish with his abilities inside the paint and on the perimeter.” Biruta comes to Kingston after spending the two […]

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  • Munford Leads Rams to Win 92-87 in Italy

    Munford Leads Rams to Win 92-87 in Italy

    The Rhody Rams won their first game in Italy 92-87 led by Xavier Munford’s 27 points. Check out some of the game highlights – captured in the gym’s sweltering heat – by Cox Sports’ EmmyAward® winning producer Chris Ackerknecht, who is traveling with the team. More to come! Ciao for now! We’re tweeting updates every day at #RHODY2ROME, and posting interviews, pictures and basketball highlights here at CoxSportsOnline throuout the week. Check back with us later. FOLLOW COX SPORTS ON […]

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  • Rhody in Rome: URI Rams Visit the Vatican

    Rhody in Rome: URI Rams Visit the Vatican

      Cox Sports is traveling with the Rhode Island men’s basketball team touring Italy from August 2-12. This latest installment shows Coach Hurley and his team in Vatican City, taking in the sculptures of Michelangelo and other Renaissance masters. The amount of art history in the Vatican Museum is staggering – some might say exhausting, but the Rhody Rams found it a rewarding experience, judging from the expressions on the faces in this video. We’ll be tweeting updates every day […]

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  • “Volare” – Rams are Running in Rome!

    “Volare” – Rams are Running in Rome!

    “When in Rome, do as the Romans do” is the cliche. But when the URI Mens Basketball team is in Rome, our guess is that the guys probably still do what Coach Dan Hurley instructs them to do. In this clip we see the Rams at the airport and some first day sight-seeing in Rome, along with the requisite rendition of “Volare” from an Italian cafe. “Volare, oh oh E cantare, oh oh oh oh” Cox Sports is traveling with […]

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  • URI Rams See the Sights in Rome

    URI Rams See the Sights in Rome

    Cox Sports is traveling with the Rhode Island men’s basketball team touring Italy from August 2-12. In this clip from Sunday, Ram players do some mandatory sight-seeing in Rome; some shopping, photo-snapping, and even make their own pizza. Coach Dan Hurley comments about this fantastic cultural and educational experience for his players. We’ll be tweeting updates every day at #RHODY2ROME, and posting interviews, pictures and basketball highlights here at CoxSportsOnline throuout the week. Check back with us later. Ciao for […]

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