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.
- Xavier Munford has been named captain of the Rhode Island Rams basketball team for the 2013-14 season. This according to a tweet from Dan Hurley himself:
We have only one Senior on our 2013-14 team.@InMyLifetimexx.He was named captain today.His leadership this year is as important as his play.
— Dan Hurley (@dhurley15) September 10, 2013
In case you missed it, check our season preview of Munford from last week. [Rhody Rampage]
- A new and improved basketball surface has been rumored for a while, but fans got their first glimpse of the new floor today. The Alex and Ani Court is complete with new hoops, backboards, and backstops, and it is all kinds of awesome. Check out some pics here. [GoRhody.com]
- Myron Medcalf breaks down the non-conference schedules for all the teams in the Atlantic 10, and on a toughness scale from 1-10, he gives Rhody a 6. [ESPN]
- Finally, a bit of an administrative announcement, as Rhody Rampage will be getting a facelift soon. New logo, new layout, new everything! Stay tuned, as it’s expected to roll out soon. In the meantime, FanSided’s New England Patriots site is already showing off the new design, so check it out! [Musket Fire]