Posted January 25, 2013 on
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers handed Connecticut a loss when the teams last meet but has not won a road game against the Huskies in close to 40 years. Coming off two straight losses and a poor performance from leading scorer Eli Carter, Rice discussed the need to win now and get back to .500.

Changes Coming after St. John's Loss

Speaking on the Big East basketball conference call, Rutgers coach Mike Rice is looking to make some changes after dropping back-to-back games for the first time this season. Following a 1-for-14 shooting night for leading scorer Eli Carter, Rice discussed what needs to change before the toughest three-game stretch of the season.

Rector Commits to Rutgers

South Kent Prep guard Shane Rector verbally committed to Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice earlier today. Rector is the first verbal commitment in the class of 2013. TV: Carter Discusses Struggles

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers guard Elijah Carter is "pressing" after his benching and 1-for-14 night against St. John's, said head coach Mike Rice. Speaking after Friday's practice, Carter spoke to the media about his frustrations and the changes needed to bounce back.

Game Preview: Rutgers at Connecticut

Rutgers and Connecticut both enter Sunday afternoon’s game on two-game losing streaks. The Scarlet Knights dropped below .500 in Big East play earlier this week and will need their first win at UConn since 1977 to do so.
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