URI’s athletic director having ‘a lot of fun’ this season


For the seventh straight week, the URI men’s basketball team has found themselves included in college basketball's elite.

Rhode Island is number 23 in the USA Today poll, and number 25 in the Associated Press poll. It is the longest run of consecutive weeks in the top 25 in program history.

The Rams have already won the Atlantic 10 conference title and will attempt to win their second straight Atlantic 10 tournament title.

URI opens play in the A-10 Tourney on Friday at noon in Washington, D.C.

The success of the team this season has created quite a buzz in the Ocean State.

Sports Team 10’s Frank Carpano recently spoke with URI Athletic Director Thorr Bjorn about the fringe benefits of Rhody’s dream season.

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