Rhode Island Rams men's basketball

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Rhode Island Rams
2013–14 Rhode Island Rams men's basketball team
Rhode Island Rams athletic logo
UniversityUniversity of Rhode Island
ConferenceAtlantic 10
LocationKingston, RI
Head coachDan Hurley (2nd year)
ArenaRyan Center
(Capacity: 7,657)
NicknameRams
Colors

Keaney Blue and White[1]

            
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
1998
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1988, 1998
NCAA Tournament appearances
1961, 1966, 1978, 1988, 1993, 1997, 1998, 1999
 
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Rhode Island Rams
2013–14 Rhode Island Rams men's basketball team
Rhode Island Rams athletic logo
UniversityUniversity of Rhode Island
ConferenceAtlantic 10
LocationKingston, RI
Head coachDan Hurley (2nd year)
ArenaRyan Center
(Capacity: 7,657)
NicknameRams
Colors

Keaney Blue and White[1]

            
Uniforms
Kit body thinsidesonwhite.png
Home jersey
Kit shorts blanksides2.png
Team colours
Home
Kit body basketballwhitesides.png
Away jersey
Kit shorts whitesides.png
Team colours
Away
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
1998
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1988, 1998
NCAA Tournament appearances
1961, 1966, 1978, 1988, 1993, 1997, 1998, 1999

The Rhode Island Rams men's basketball team is a college basketball program that competes in NCAA Division I and the Atlantic Ten Conference representing the University of Rhode Island. The team is under the direction of head coach Dan Hurley, who was hired on March 20, 2012. The Rams play their home games at the Ryan Center (capacity 7,657).

Current roster[edit]

NamePositionYearNo.HeightWeightHometownLast School
EC MatthewsGFr.06-5190Detroit, MIRomulus
Jarelle ReichelFSo.26–6215Frankfurt, GermanyRice
Jordan HareFSo.46–10205Saginaw, Mich.Arthur Hill
Xavier MunfordGSr.56–2180Hillside. N.J.Iowa Western College
DeShon MinnisGSo.106–3185Philadelphia, Pa.Texas Tech
Hassan MartinFFr.126–7210Staten Island, NYCurtis
T.J BuchananGJr.136–3195Kalamazoo, Mich.Kalamazoo Central
Ifeanyi OnyekabaFSo.146–8240Abuja, NigeriaVirginia Episcopal School
Eric YouncofskiGFr.205-10150Middletown, N.JMiddletown North
Jonathan NazarkoGSo.226–2200East Lyme, Conn.East Lyme
Shane PlunkettGFr.306–3195Brookville, N.Y.Long Island Luheran
Gilvydas BirutaFSr.556–8245Jonava, LithuaniaRutgers
NameTitleCollegeFirst Season
Dan HurleyHead CoachSeton Hall2012
Bobby HurleyAssociate Head CoachDuke2012
Jim CarrAssistant CoachYork College2012
Preston MurphyAssistant CoachRhode Island2011

Players[edit]

All-Americans:

PlayerCountYears
Stan Modzelewski21941 (second-team); 1942 (second-team)
Chet Jaworski11939 (first team)
Sly Williams11979 (second-team)

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Tournaments[edit]

The Rhode Island Rams have appeared in eight NCAA tournaments. They have an overall 6–8 record in tournament games. Tom Garrick holds the Rhode Island single-tournament scoring record with 29 points in 1988.[2]

YearSeedRoundOpponentResult
1961First RoundSt. BonaventureL, 86–76
1966First RoundDavidsonL, 95–65
1978First RoundDukeL, 63–62
1988#11First Round#6 MissouriW, 87–80
Second Round#3 SyracuseW, 97–94
Sweet Sixteen#2 DukeL, 73–72
1993#8First Round#9 PurdueW, 74–68
Second Round#1 North CarolinaL, 112–67
1997#9First Round#8 PurdueL, 83–76
1998#8First Round#9 Murray StateW, 97–74
Second Round#1 KansasW, 80–75
Sweet Sixteen#13 ValparaisoW, 74–68
Elite Eight#2 StanfordL, 79–77
1999#12First Round#5 CharlotteL, 81–70

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