Found February 22, 2012 on
Rutgers Intercollegiate Athlethics:
Rutgers basketball suffered an 82-65 setback to No. 10 Marquette Wednesday night at the Bradley Center. Four Scarlet Knights posted double-digits – led by freshman guard Jerome Seagears with 14 – but it would not be enough to overcome the Golden Eagles.
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Rutgers verbally offered scholarships to two quarterbacks this week, including four-star Hayden Rettig of Cathedral High in Los Angeles, Calif. Rettig discussed his thoughts on a Rutgers offer and a special tie with the Scarlet Knights.
Newly hired Rutgers defensive line coach Jim Panagos went so far as to call his new gig a “dream job” for his family. Panagos completes Kyle Flood’s first coaching staff as head coach of the Scarlet Knights and is excited to coach a unit led by fellow Long Island native Scott Vallone.
Rutgers coach Mike Rice was very direct with his answer when he was asked the difference between his team and No. 10 Marquette.
Marquette faces the Scarlet Knights on Wednesday night, looking to maintain pace in the BE standings.
Tottenville (Staten Island, N.Y.) running back Augustus Edwards has started picking up verbal offers as he prepares for his senior year. Edwards knows Rutgers coach Kyle Flood from his time as a recruiter before taking over the program and spoke about his thoughts on the Scarlet Knights.
The Rutgers men’s lacrosse team is set for its home opener against UMBC at the RU Turf Field on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 12 p.m. The Scarlet Knights return to Piscataway, N.J., after going 2-1 in their initial three games on the road.