Around the Rim is a semi-regular piece at Rhody Rampage, recapping articles, interviews, and news regarding the Rhode Island Rams, the A-10, and the entire college sports landscape.
First, a Happy Fourth of July to everyone. And despite the rain/hurricane/monsoon, it’s always a fun time in Rhode Island. Here are a few links to keep you busy while you’re holed up indoors.
- Rhody linebacker Andrew Bose and wide receiver slash punt returner Robbie Jackson were named to the 2014 Preseason CAA Football All-Conference Team by BeyondSportsNetwork.com. Only two months until the season starts! [GoRhody.com]
- Former URI Ram and son of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named Billy Baron has been invited to play on the Chicago Bulls Summer League squad. Billy (pictured) last played for his father at Canisius. [Chicago Tribune]
- Hey, speaking of former players, one of them is up to something not-so-good. Ex-Rhody hoopster Levan Shengalia was arrested two weeks ago following a disturbance at a restaurant. So there’s that. [South County Independent]
- So the Davidson Wildcats are now officially official members of the Atlantic 10. Here’s a little preview of what to expect from Rhode Island’s newest conference foe. [Charlotte Observer]