Rising junior forward Gilvydas Biruta will transfer out of the Rutgers program, sources said. Biruta started every game for Rutgers this season and was the most consistent post player in Mike Rice’s second year.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- When Gilvydas Biruta fouled out in the second half, it was up to 195-pound Mike Poole to take over at power forward. The sophomore handled it in style, scoring 11 points in the second half of a 61-58 victory over St. John's that earned Rutgers the No. 11 seed in the Big East Tournament.
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.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers took a major step back in its development with the stunning, 69-64, home loss last night to DePaul. Forwards Gilvydas Biruta and Derrick Randall, each troubled by the loss, broke down the game and what needs to change before Saturday in the locker room.
An 18-0 run early in the second half carried Rutgers to a 77-53 victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology on Thursday night. Winning its third straight game, Rutgers was led by Myles Mack's 16 points. Gilvydas Biruta added 15 and Eli Carter and Austin Johnson scored 10 apiece.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- In a classic preseason slugfest, Rutgers and LSU matched ugly possession for ugly possession all night in a game that came down to the final minute. After Gilvydas Biruta fouled out for the Scarlet Knights, LSU took over on a 12-2 run to win 55-50 at the Louis Brown Athletic Center.
Freshman Eli Carter scored 10 points and sophomore Gilvydas Biruta added 8 points as the Scarlet Knights were edged by LSU in the final minute, 55-50, in the BIG EAST/SEC Challenge Saturday night at the RAC
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.
Behind solid free throw shooting and a double-double from sophomore Gilvydas Biruta, Rutgers University mens basketball (3-1) led from start to finish to defeat Hampton University (1-2), 66-52, on Sunday afternoon at the Rutgers Athletic Center.
Gilvydas Biruta had 17 points, a career-high 12 rebounds and four steals to lead Rutgers to a 66-52 victory over Hampton on Sunday.
Jerome Seagears came off the bench for 10 points and three assists and Myles Mack had nine points, three assists and four steals for the Scarlet Knights (3-1). Rutgers won its second straight game in the Triple Crown Cancun Challenge.