If you know anything about the University of Rhode Island, you know that basketball season is the most exciting one on campus. With the URI men’s basketball team nationally ranked, the games are always exciting and bursting with school spirit. There are many great things about Rhody basketball games that will have students at every game all season. Here are 5 things you will love about Rhode Island basketball games.

1. The school spirit.

Everyone that attends these games wears URI blue and does not stop cheering for Rhody the entire time they are in the Ryan Center. If you are the type of person that enjoys being surrounded by people that love the school that they attend, you would love to attend a Rhody basketball game to see how much pride students here actually have.

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2. The Ramettes and Cheerleaders.

The halftime show at the Rhody basketball games are almost as exciting as the actual game itself. Come out to the basketball games, watch some great basketball and then watch a great halftime show as well. This will get you even more pumped to be a Rhody Ram.

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3. The Ryan Center.

The Ryan Center is one of the most well known stadiums in the state of Rhode Island. It is a great experience to watch your school play a game of basketball inside of such a beautiful stadium like the Ryan Center. Enjoy the Ryan Center when it is bursting with school spirit during a Rhody basketball game.

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4. Rhode Island chants and the Rhode Island fight song.

The University of Rhode Island has its own fight song that is played and sung at every sporting event. All of the students know it, and it gets everyone pumped up for a great game of Rhody basketball. Learn the chants, learn the fight song, and sing loud and proud at your next Rhody basketball game!

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5. Free entry!

Rhode Island basketball games are pretty big in the state of Rhode Island. Lots of people buy tickets and travel to come see these games, and as a Rhody student, you can get in for free. Enjoy this luxury during your four years as a Ram and attend as many games as you can before you graduate!

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The University of Rhode Island and their students take great pride in their sports – especially Rhody basketball. Enjoy your time as a Rhody Ram and enjoy the excitement of the basketball games at the Ryan Center every week. Rhody Rhody Rhody! Rams Rams Rams!


Kayleigh McElroy

Hi! My name is Kayleigh McElroy and I am a student at the University of Rhode Island! Being on campus has taught me a lot about learning how to manage my time, cope with stress, and adjust to the different living conditions! I hope to supply my fellow college students with advice and comfort on all of the situations that come along with being a college student.

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