Posted March 14, 2013 on AP on Fox
Rutgers didn't let its season end without a fight. The Scarlet Knights just couldn't find a way to stop Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton from 3-point range. ''Losing sight,'' Rutgers coach Mike Rice said of how Connaughton was able to be open and go 6 of 8 from 3-point range and finish with a season-high 21 points in the 24th-ranked Fighting Irish's 69-61 victory Wednesday night in the second round of the Big East tournament. ''When you're running and trapping and doing some things, but I would say, out of the 10 shots (from the field), seven we just lost him. You can't lose Pat Connaughton. Or anybody, you can't lose him.'' It seems a shame the season has ended for the 11th-seeded Scarlet Knights. They beat DePaul 76-57 in the opening round Tuesday and gave a good effort in the loss to the sixth-seeded Fighting Irish at Madison Square Garden. The Scarlet Knights were looking to win a second game in the tournament for the ...
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