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No. 2 Syracuse escaped a sold-out RAC with a 74-64 victory over the Scarlet Knights on Sunday. Sophomore forward Gilvydas Biruta paced Rutgers with 21 points and seven rebounds.
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PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers brought the energy and discipline needed to upset No,. 2 Syracuse, but the Orange powered through and pulled off a 74-64 victory at the RAC. Deadlocked for the majority of the game, Syracuse pulled away in the final two minutes and dropped the Scarlet Knights to 4-10 in the Big East.
April Sykes scored 20 points to help No. 21 Rutgers snap a five-game losing streak with a 61-52 win over Villanova on Saturday.
Erica Wheeler added 16 points and Khadijah Rushdan had 13 for the Scarlet Knights (18-8, 7-6), who hadn't won since beating DePaul 65-64 on Jan. 24.
Laura Sweeney had 19 points and six rebounds for Villanova (15-12, 5-9 Big East), which shot 6 for...
Jonathan Dayton High (Springfield, N.J.) coach Joseph Goerge was in touch with new Rutgers commit Anthony Cioffi every step of the way and thrilled to hear of his player’s commitment to the Scarlet Knights. Reacting to Cioffi’s commitment, Goerge broke down the kind of player Rutgers is getting and his thoughts on the new staff.
No. 2/2 Syracuse goes for its seventh consecutive victory when it takes on Rutgers on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. Game time at the sold-out RAC is set for 1 p.m. The Orange enters the game with an overall mark of 26-1, including a 13-1 record in conference play. The Scarlet Knights are 12-14 overall but are 10-5 on their home court. Rutgers is 4-9 in the BIG EAST.
Oakcrest (Mays Landing, N.J.) middle linebacker Brandon Bell picked up his third verbal scholarship offer today while on an unofficial visit to Rutgers. Bell, who also holds offers from Connecticut and Northwestern, spoke with ScarletReport.com about the Scarlet Knights.
Anthony Cioffi went to Rutgers to see a basketball game Sunday, and the north Jersey athlete left as the first member of the Scarlet Knights football recruiting class in 2013.
Rutgers baseball fought toe-to-toe with No. 13 Miami deep into extra innings, but a walkoff home run from Rony Rodriguez in the bottom of the 12th inning pushed the Hurricanes past the Scarlet Knights on Saturday evening at Alex Rodriguez Park.
The Rutgers men’s track and field team secured a pair of event titles, including a record-setting performance in the 4x400-meter relay as the Scarlet Knights finished sixth at the 2012 BIG EAST Indoor Championships on Sunday at the New Balance Armory Track and Field Center in the Bronx.
Rutgers women’s tennis gave No. 73 Syracuse all it could handle in its BIG EAST opener, but the Orange prevailed 4-3 on Sunday at the Drumlins Tennis Club. The Scarlet Knights drop to 4-2 and 0-1 in the conference, while SU improves to 7-3 and 3-1 in the BIG EAST.
Rutgers senior guard April Sykes (Starkville, Miss.) scored a game-high 20 points as the Scarlet Knights erased a seven-point first-half deficit to defeat Villanova 61-52 on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Pavilion.
The Rutgers men’s lacrosse team finishes the opening road stanza of its 2012 schedule at Wagner on Tuesday. The 2. p.m. contest inside Wagner College Stadium matches the 1-1 Scarlet Knights against the 0-1 Seahawks.
April Sykes scored 20 points to help No. 21 Rutgers snap a five-game losing streak with a 61-52 win over Villanova on Saturday. Erica Wheeler added 16 points and Khadijah Rushdan had 13 for the Scarlet Knights (18-8, 7-6), who hadn't won since beating DePaul 65-64 on Jan. 24. Laura Sweeney had 19 points and six rebounds for Villanova (15-12, 5-9 Big East), which shot 6 for 31...
The Hurricanes' finale against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights served as catcher Peter O'Brien's coming out party at Alex Rodriguez Park, as the senior guided No. Miami to a 9-7 win and series sweep.
Rutgers softball defeated Dayton 8-0 in five innings on day two of the CenturyLink Classic at Bobcat Field on the campus of Texas State. The Scarlet Knights concluded the two and a half innings left in game one against Texas State, eventually falling 11-6 to the host Bobcats.