Archive - Dec 5, 2013 - Sports Article
SOUTH KINGSTOWN â That wasnât a basketball game that took place at the Ryan Center Thursday. That was a rock fight.
Or considering the stare down at center court that Dan Hurley and Ed Cooley engaged in with 3:55 remaining â one that also contained a few verbal jabs for good measure â perhaps they should have put the basketballs away and slapped a pair of boxing gloves on the two head coaches.
Style points were definitely at a premium, but oh, what a conclusion the Friars and Rams staged.
What would it take for the stateâs four Division I menâs basketball programs to get together for an in-season, round-robin tournament?
Depends on which school representative you speak with.
âAnything we could do to grow interest, whether it be a doubleheader, a tournament or anything like that, we would be all for it,â stated Brown head coach Mike Martin.
PAWTUCKET â Validation in the form of a job well done was bestowed upon Gary DiSarcina Thursday, as the former Pawtucket Red Sox manager was named Baseball Americaâs 2013 Minor-League Manager of the Year.
In his first and only season at the helm, DiSarcina guided the International League North division title with an 80-63 record. The PawSox accomplished that while employing the services of 64 different players during the regular-season (30 position players and 34 pitchers).