Mar 17, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; A10 commissioner Bernadette McGlade presents the trophy to the Saint Louis Billikens for the championship game of the Atlantic 10 at the Barclays Center. Saint Louis won 62-56. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

Around the Rim: Did Conference Realignment Hurt the Atlantic 10?


Around the Rim is a semi-regular piece at Rhody Rampage, recapping articles, interviews, and news regarding the Rams, the A-10, and the entire college sports landscape.

  • With the new conference realignment going into effect on July 1, there have been many pieces penned regarding which conferences were winners and which were losers. Jason King thinks the Atlantic 10 was the latter. [ESPN]
  • One of the biggest college football sites on the web has named their All-Conference Teams for the FCS. And a pair of Rhody players make an appearance on the list. LB Andrew Bose was named to the All CAA Second Team, and CB Jamaal Bess made the All CAA Third Team. Check out the full list. [Phil Steele]
  • Ever hear of a college head coach accepting an assistant position at another school? Yeah, us neither. But Chris Holtmann may have made the right move, joining the Butler staff. [FanSided]
  • Rhody baseball’s Joe Landi is playing quite well in summer ball, as he’s been named as a starter in the NECBL All-Star Game. [GoRhody.com]

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