Posted November 24, 2012 on
PITTSBURGH -- Rutgers blew an opportunity to clinch an Orange Bowl bid in its 27-6 embarrassing loss to Pittsburgh. Though the Scarlet Knights leave as co-Big East champs, the hard work comes Thursday when they face Louisville for a spot in the BCS.
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PITTSBURGH – The “same old Rutgers” bug bit again, this time in an ugly 27-6 loss to Pittsburgh. On a day where a win sent the Scarlet Knights to the Orange Bowl, Rutgers returns to New Jersey reeling but keeps its BCS hopes intact for Thursday night’s battle against Louisville.
PITTSBURGH -- Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova discusses the Scarlet Knights' 27-6 loss at Pittsburgh, and discusses shaking off the bad feeling and readying for Thursday's showdown against Louisville for a BCS bowl berth.
Senior linebacker Khaseem Greene will be long gone before Rutgers ever takes a snap as a member of the Big Ten.
Forgive Greene if he's not exactly caught up in the hype surrounding the school's decision to bolt the Big East for more stable ground in 2014.
''At the end of the day, we ain't winning no Big Ten championship this year,'' Greene said.
PITTSBURGH -- Rutgers could have wrapped up a BCS bid, but instead were beaten 27-6 by Pittsburgh at Heinz Field. Afterward, Scarlet Knights coach Kyle Flood met the media to discuss went went wrong, particularly in a 21-point second quarter for the Panthers.
Rutgers overcame a rough first half with an impressive shooting second half to defeat UNC Greensboro 87-80 on the road. Led by sophomore Myles Mack and his career-high 24 points, the Scarlet Knights remain undefeated on the road.
PITTSBURGH -- Rutgers could have clinched the outright Big East title and a BCS bowl berth if it won at Pittsburgh, but instead suffered a 27-6 loss to the Panthers. After the game, safety Duron Harmon and linebacker Khaseem Greene spoke about what went wrong on the defensive side.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- A win Saturday at Pittsburgh would give Rutgers at least a share of the Big East title for the first time in school history, and the day could end with the Scarlet Knights earning a BCS bowl berth, and freshman defensive tackle Darius Hamilton went 1-on-1 with ScarletReport.com to discuss it.