NEW YORK – Rutgers basketball said goodbye to the Big East last night but may not be done with its 2012-13 season. Multiple postseason options are in play for the Scarlet Knights and if senior Austin Johnson has anything to say about it, he does not want his career to end with a loss to Notre Dame.
Score: Notre Dame 69, Rutgers 61
Stars: Notre Dame Tom Knight 18 Pts, 9 Reb. Pat Connaughton 21 Pts, 3 Reb. Rutgers Austin Johnson 18 Pts, 6 Reb.
Story: Maybe it was the special postseason jerseys. Or maybe it was the extra day of the rest that the Irish had earned with their single bye in the conference tournament. Either way, the Irish came to play in the second round versus Rutgers...
NEW YORK -- Breakout star Wally Judge and senior forward Austin Johnson went in-depth with ScarletReport.com in the postgame locker room to discuss the 76-57 victory over DePaul at Madison Square Garden. Judge's double-double helped lead Rutgers into a second-round rematch with Notre Dame, which beat the Scarlet Knights in the regular season.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Though far from pretty, Rutgers took care of business today at the Louis Brown Athletic Center in a 66-52 win over Hampton in the second leg of the Cancun Challenge. Gearing up for two games in Mexico, the Scarlet Knights rode forwards Gilvydas Briuta and Austin Johnson to victory in a game with 42 total turnovers.