Allen Iverson

Iverson Big Part Of URI's Run To First NCAA Tournament Appearance Since 1999

Iverson Big Part Of URI's Run To First NCAA Tournament Appearance Since 1999

Rhode Island senior Kuran Iverson said coach Danny Hurley was on him early this season, but he can laugh about it now since the Rams are going to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 18 years.

"I kind of thought it was like the 'Bad News Bears,'" Iverson said. "It was 'Kuran this, Kuran that.' I talked to my mom and she told that me once they stop talking to you, then that's when you should be worried."

Kishia Prince was on the money.

"What is mom, a coach?" Hurley said. "That's true. That's when you've got a big problem because it's either you're ballin' so hard you just stay out of their way or they've given up on...

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