Thursday, March 22, 2012

Announcing the new basketball coach

The hiring of Dan Hurley as the coach of the men's basketball team has been met with resounding cheers across campus and around the country. The media attention generated from his introduction on campus this week has been outstanding. Highlights include local news and commentary in the Providence Journal, Woonsocket Call, South County Independent, GoLocalProv, the Good Five Cent Cigar and WRNI radio, and national reports in ESPN, USA Today, the Sporting News, Business Week, the Washington Post, NBC Sports, the New York Daily News, and the Wall Street Journal, among many others. Press releases issued by the URI Athletics Department can be found here and here.