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Coach Hurley Interview

Coach Hurley Interview

 
Head Coach Dan Hurley was kind enough to share some time with us on Thursday, November 14th.  The interview started by getting the coach’s feedback on the hard loss to SMU.
 
Moving forward, we chatted about his players and how he plans to choose who gets valuable minutes at the point.
 
Finally, coach addressed any concerns some fans might have that he might struggle to turn this team around…and spoke of what we can expect as the …

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It Is TIME!!!

It Is TIME!!!

First practice of the post-Italy season starts tomorrow (Wednesday Sept 4th)!  Gilvydas Biruta has been waiting a long time for this.
 
Gilvydas:
Waiting for this season was very painful because I could not play,  but it was very beneficial because I got to work on my skills with Hurley and his staff.  Every time I saw a college basketball game on TV it felt like it’s bad for my health because i wanted to play so bad!
 
 
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3-0 and lots of Bonding!

3-0 and lots of Bonding!

 

 
Gilvydas Biruta:  The caption could be “I love my team.  I am extremely happy to a part of this group.  Italy showed us that we have a great opportunity for the next season, showed where we have to improve and helped us bond and develop our chemistry.
Cant wait for September to get back to the gym and get better with guys who I dare to call my brothers.”
Hopefully it sums up the trip:)
Today’s game …

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A Day to Relax

A Day to Relax

 

Jim Parisi:  Day off Gilvydas?  When do you come home?
Gilvydas Biruta: On monday. Today is a day off. We just got to the Como lake area
Jim: nice!
Send pics!
Hey I did notice one thing….
you had a freakin MONSTER game and didn’t mention a thing lol..you must have SO enjoyed that..12 rebounds..
 
Gilvydas:  Yeah, that game was so much fun.  And those rebounds were special because I got as many offensive rebounds as I got …

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Gilvydas for a Double-Double

Gilvydas for a Double-Double

URI beat the Vicenza All-Stars today 91-79.
The Italian team has players from the Italian SerieA and Nazionale B levels.
 
It was a fun game for Gilvydas, who had a double-double, 21 points and 12 rebounds. Half of his rebounds were off the offensive glass.
 
After the game, Gilvydas had some comments exclusively for RhodeIslandRams.com:
 
Gilvydas: Today’s game was really exciting. The competition level was better.
As a team we responded with a better performance than the …

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