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Rutgers sophomore forward Gilvydas Biruta has been named to the 2011 Cancun Challenge Riviera Division All-Tournament Team. In the two contests played at the Moon Palace Resort, Biruta averaged 12.5 points and 5.5 rebounds.
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Khadijah Rushdan scored 16 points and No. 13 Rutgers turned in its best defensive effort of the season with a 68-40 victory over Lehigh on Tuesday night.
April Sykes added 11 points and Monique Oliver had 10 as the Scarlet Knights (4-0) continued their best start since 2005-06, when they won their first eight games en route to reaching the Elite Eight.
Aly Byorick had 11 points...
Rutgers seemingly always has a late-game rally in it this season and tonight’s game in Cancun against Illinois State was no different. Ineffective for 30 minutes, the Scarlet Knights eviscerated a 13-point deficit but could not hold on for the final two minutes and lost 76-70.
Rutgers will not look to come back to Cancun anytime soon. A day after a rough loss to Illinois State, the Scarlet Knights dropped another close contest, 58-53, to Richmond in similar fashion.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers can earn at least a share of its first Big East crown with a win Saturday at Connecticut, and a berth in the BCS (likely Orange Bowl) could come as well. First and foremost, though, Rutgers must beat the Huskies, and Scarlet Knights red-shirt junior defensive tackle Scott Vallone talks about distractions, conference titles and much more.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The health of Rutgers starting tight end D.C. Jefferson is in question for Saturday's regular season finale at Connecticut, and it means markedly more playing time could fall to Paul Carrezola. He spoke about that, the depth at tight end and the high stakes involved in the game.
Of countless Rutgers scenarios, the Big East and the postseason, three bowls stand out as likely destinations for the Scarlet Knights, but a fourth major bowl is also in the picture. The Orange Bowl will be in attendance Saturday at Rentschler Field to watch Rutgers fight for a share of the conference championship. ScarletReport.com spoke with multiple bowl representatives for the details.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers plays for the Big East title Saturday at Connecticut, and few catches were bigger in getting the Scarlet Knights there than red-shirt freshman receiver Brandon Coleman's touchdown grab against South Florida. After a slow start, Coleman has emerged as a threat in the passing game, and he talked about it with ScarletReport.com.
PISCATAWAY, N.J -- Rutgers settled on a rotation along the offensive line in the last six weeks, and red-shirt freshman right guard Betim Bujari is part of it. He went 1-on-1 with ScarletReport.com to speak about his development, his season, and Rutgers being in position to win a at least a share of the Big East crown Saturday at Connecticut.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Punter Justin Doerner walked on at Rutgers hoping to play in big-game situations. The junior JuCo transfer won the starting job in camp and has had a solid season since taking over. Doerner went 1-on-1 with ScarletReport.com to break down his mid-season adjustments and excitement for kicking Saturday with so much on the line.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers plays its biggest game in five years, and a big part of the defense is middle linebacker Steve Beauharnais. He went 1-on-1 with ScarletReport.com to talk about UConn, minimizing distractions and putting in extra film work.
No. 13/13 Rutgers women’s basketball teams heads to San Juan, Puerto Rico to take part in the San Juan Shootout. The Scarlet Knights will face Georgia Tech on Friday at 5:30 p.m., followed by a matchup with Arizona State on Saturday at 3 p.m.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Tomorrow, Rutgers plays for its first Big East title when it travels to Connecticut for a noon kickoff. Players have felt the build up all week; in the media, in practice, in talking to family members and in going to class. For fifth-year senior Justin Francis, the excitement is tangible, and he went 1-on-1 with ScarletReport.com to talk about it.
April Sykes had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 13 Rutgers to a 59-40 win over Georgia Tech on Friday. The Scarlet Knights (5-0) held the Yellow Jackets to 21 percent shooting for the game, including just 13 percent in the first half. Rutgers was 52 percent from the field and outrebounded Georgia Tech 44-29.
April Sykes had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 13 Rutgers to a 59-40 win over Georgia Tech in the San Juan Shootout on Friday. The Scarlet Knights (5-0) held the Yellow Jackets to 21 percent shooting for the game, including just 13 percent in the first half.