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Khaseem Greene grew up a half-hour train ride from New York City, but the Rutgers junior linebacker never spent "more than a couple hours" there.
So you can imagine his anticipation for when Rutgers spends four days in Manhattan leading up to the Dec. 30 Pinstripe Bowl.
Greene, who is favored to earn the Big East Conference Defensive Player of the Year on Wednesday, will look to pad to his league-leading tackles total when the Scarlet Knights (8-4) face Iowa State (6-6) at Yankee Stadium.
"I'm a Jersey kid, but I've never really experienced New York," said Greene, who hails from Elizabeth, N.J. "It's always an honor to play in that stadium. It was great to be there once, but now we're going to be up there for a week, and to play a great opponent in Iowa State, it's just going to be a lot of fun."
For Rutgers, the Pinstripe marks its sixth bowl appearance in seven years. But unlike past postseason trips, the Scarlet Knights won...
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Rutgers junior linebacker Khaseem Greene earned co-Defensive Player of the Year honors in the Big East today after his stellar 2011 season. Greene is one of eight Scarlet Knights on the All-Big East first- or second-team lists.
For the first time in school history, Rutgers had a player collect BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year honors as junior linebacker Khaseem Greene was named the conference’s co-defensive player of the year Thursday. In total, eight Scarlet Knights earned all-conference honors.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Junior linebacker Khaseem Greene received recognition for his stellar season with a share of the Big East Defensive Player of the Year award. After the third Rutgers bowl practice of the year, ScarletReport.com went 1-on-1 with Greene.
Riquna Williams scored a career-high 36 points, including a pair of 3-pointers to start the second overtime, and the ninth-ranked Hurricanes rallied from a 16-point second-half deficit to beat No. 11 Rutgers 92-81 on Monday night.
Shenise Johnson finished with 25 points for the Hurricanes (7-1), who extended their school-record winning streak to 28 games.
Monique Oliver scored...
Mainland High (Daytona Beach, Fla.) tight end Anthony Russell made his first official visit when he tripped to Rutgers this weekend. He is the cousin of Scarlet Knights defensive tackle Kenneth Kirksey, and he spoke about his experience in New Jersey, his recruiting schedule for the next few months and whether he has a leader.
Rutgers University gymnastics and head coach Louis Levine have announced the signing of Jenna Williams. Williams will graduate from Bordentown High School this spring and will join the Scarlet Knights next fall.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Losers of three of the last four, the Rutgers basketball team (4-4) hosts Princeton Wednesday looking to get back on track. Sophomore forward Mike Poole, who scored in double digits against Princeton last year in his first career game, went 1-on-1 with ScarletReport.com to talk about the game.
Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer said she wasn't aware that Miami hadn't lost at home in nearly two years. Hearing that stat made her already-grim postgame mood considerably worse. Up by 16 with 17 minutes left in regulation, the 11th-ranked Scarlet Knights had the Hurricanes on the ropes -- then let them have the last laugh in a double-overtime thriller that looked more...
It was state championship week for New Jersey high schools and many Rutgers commits and recruiting targets were in action. ScarletReport.com presents a quick-read look at how some of Rutgers' top targets as well as committed players fared on the high school gridiron during the weekend games. The "Wrap" goes wherever the Scarlet Knights are recruiting.
Rutgers women’s basketball junior forward Monique Oliver (Las Vegas, Nev.) was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll, the league announced Monday. Oliver helped the Scarlet Knights to a 2-0 record last week, with wins over Temple and Florida.
Former Rutgers women’s basketball standout and WNBA All-Star Tammy Sutton-Brown will be on hand at the RAC on Tuesday, Dec. 13, signing copies of her first children’s book prior to the Scarlet Knights clash against Tennessee at 7 p.m.
(Guru's note: Rutgers game in blog based on team and wire reports as sources)By Mel Greenberg NEWARK, Del. -- Monday night was a tale of two cities in terms of teams ranked in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll understanding how to maintain a killer instinct. Delaware, which moved up two spots to No. 22 in the latest rankings released several hours earlier, wiped...
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Princeton Tigers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Odds
The visiting Tigers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at Louis Brown Athletic Center against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.
Rutgers will face the 3-5 Tigers, who own a 3-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals...
Rutgers University head women’s lacrosse coach Laura Brand-Sias welcomed eight student-athletes to the Scarlet Knights program Monday.