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Brian Leonard Shows His Ongoing Rutgers Loyalty and Support

Writers for On the Banks do it because we care about Rutgers and like to share with other fans. It is not a job for any of us (which is a good thing considering our salary) but it certainly is a labor of love. Sometimes events happen as fans that are just too good not to share. In my “other job” I work in upstate NY, just outside Albany. Of course, despite being in Syracuse...
Via On the Banks
26 days ago

Rutgers Men’s Lacrosse Climbs into Top 10

Following a 8-3 over Fairfield on Saturday and a 12-5 win over Wagner on Tuesday, Rutgers has climbed to number 10 in the nation and are off to a 4-0 start. In Saturday’s game, the Scarlet Knights were led by their defense and attackman Connor Murphy who finished with three goals on the day. Goalie Max Edelmann finished with nine saves on the day and defenseman Michael Rexrode...
Via On the Banks
25 days ago

Wrestling. Five Scarlet Knights Ranked by Intermat as Big Ten Championships Approach

Five Rutgers wrestlers are ranked by Intermat entering the Big Ten Championships in Bloomington, Indiana from March 4-5. Anthony Ashnault leads the Scarlet Knights with a No. 5 ranking at 141 pounds and has won 12 consecutive matches to bolster his 24-3 overall record.
Via ScarletKnights.com
25 days ago

Rutgers' season ends with 11 straight losses after woeful shooting start in Big Ten Tournament

Shrita Parker scores career-high 24 points but Rutgers will carry program-record losing streak into new-look next season The longest losing streak in Rutgers women's basketball history is going to carry into next season. No. 14 seed Rutgers suffered its 11th straight loss Wednesday afternoon and was knocked out of the Big Ten Tournament by No...
Via NJ.com
24 days ago

Wisconsin women take advantage of Rutgers' cold first half

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Avyanna Young scored 20 points and No. 11 seed Wisconsin took advantage of a 13-point first half for Rutgers, beating the 14th-seeded Scarlet Knights 61-55 in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday. Marsha Howard added 12 points for the Badgers (9-12), who play No. 6 seed Michigan State on Thursday. Shrita Parker scored a career-high 24 points...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Who are the 40-plus football players Rutgers offered in February?

The Rutgers football staff has extended a number of scholarship offers in February. Find out which standouts, both in and out of state, now have the opportunity to become Scarlet Knights as the 2018 recruiting cycle officially begins.
Via NJ.com
24 days ago

Rutgers Football Recruiting: New Offers For Class of 2018

Scarlet Knights offer National QB and RB Prospects Rutgers Head Coach Chris Ash and his new and improved coaching staff have offered over 40 high school prospects in the class of 2018 from around the East Coast and Midwest recently. Keep in mind that any verbal commitments being made are non-binding and the top head coaches are the one’s with the ability to flip players late...
Via On the Banks
23 days ago

WATCH: RVision: CJ Gettys || Rutgers Basketball Story

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23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: .@RVisionRU: No. 10 @RUMLax Prepares for Big Game Against No. 19 Brown

The Scarlet Knights are preparing for their highly anticipated game against Brown on Saturday.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers wrestling at Big Ten Championships: LIVE Updates Session 1

Rutgers had an upset win and 2 upset losses in the first round at the Big Ten Championships, but it's double elimination as the Scarlet Knights look to rally BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- It didn't take long for the upsets to start happening at the Big Ten Championships. In the case of Rutgers, it was more bad news than good news in Session I of four...
Via NJ.com
22 days ago

Freeman's 3-pointer lifts Rutgers over Illinois

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) DeShawn Freeman scored 21 points and hit a 3-pointer with seven seconds left to lead Rutgers past Illinois 62-59 on Saturday. Freeman hit the game-winner from the wing, before flinging Tracy Abram's missed 3-point attempt into the student section. Illinois led 44-34 after Michael Fink made a 3-pointer with 14:44 to go but Rutgers (14-17, 3-15 Big Ten) rallied...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Pagano's win a rare highlight as Rutgers wrestling starts poorly at Big Ten Championships

Anthony Ashnault is the only Rutgers wrestler in the Big Ten Championships semifinals, but 7 others will battle in consolation brackets, looking for NCAA qualifying berths Watch video BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Jordan Pagano sat for longer than an hour and thought about how he let an opportunity slip through his fingers by not being...
Via NJ.com
22 days ago

WATCH: Deshawn Freeman's bomb sends Rutgers crowd into a frenzy

Freeman had made just five 3-pointers all season until his game winner. PISCATAWAY -- It isn't how Steve Pikiell likely would have drawn it up. Deshawn Freeman had made just five 3-pointers this season and had seemed to pass up about 50 in the first 39 minutes against Illinois. But, with the clock ticking down and one final chance for the Scarlet Knights...
Via NJ.com
22 days ago

Anthony Ashnault of Rutgers repeats as Big Ten champion at 141 pounds

Rutgers' nthony Ashnault dominated Michigan State's Javier Gasca to repeat as a Big Ten champion BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Anthony Ashnault wasn't wasting any time proving he's still the best. After a scoreless first period in his semifinal bout at the Big Ten Championships, Ashnault scored a quick six points in the first period of the 141-pound final...
Via NJ.com
21 days ago

A national contender at Rutgers? Get to know the No. 8-ranked Scarlet Knights lacrosse team

Unblemished after five games, the Rutgers men's lacrosse team is at its highest point in the national rankings since the 2004 season.
Via NJ.com
20 days ago

Ex-Rutgers football player accepts plea deal in home invasion

Jamil C. Pollard, 23, of Woodbury, agreed to a deal a month ago in which he will plead guilty to two counts of theft of a person NEW BRUNSWICK -- One of the former Rutgers football players charged in connection with a home invasion on campus has accepted a plea deal, court documents show.  Jamil C. Pollard, 23, of Woodbury, agreed to a deal...
Via NJ.com
19 days ago

Ex-Rutgers football player accepts plea deal in dorm heist

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) Court documents show a former Rutgers University football player has accepted a plea deal stemming from a robbery in a dormitory in 2014. Filings of the plea deal obtained by NJ.com (http://bit.ly/2mBib2f ) show 23-year-old Jamil Pollard, of Woodbury, pleaded guilty last month to two counts of theft of a person. Pollard and another former player were...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Steve Pikiell's experience could be Rutgers' best weapon in Big Ten Tournament

Steve Pikiell experienced nothing but success in the postseason over the past decade at Stony Brook. Now, the Rutgers coach will be looking to enjoy similar success with the Scarlet Knights in the Big Ten Tournament. When Steve Pikiell was putting together his Rutgers men's basketball coaching staff, a byproduct of his actions was a wealth...
Via NJ.com
19 days ago

Jordan Pagano earns NCAA berth as 7 Rutgers wrestlers head to St. Louis

Seven Rutgers wrestlers will be in St. Louis representing the Scarlet Knights at the NCAA Championships. Two days after six Rutgers wrestlers secured automatic berths for the NCAA Championships, another Scarlet Knight punched his ticket. Redshirt sophomore 174-pounder Jordan Pagano received an at-large qualifying bid for the 2017 NCAA Championships...
Via NJ.com
19 days ago

Illinois basketball: grading the loss against Rutgers

The Illinois basketball team went into Saturday’s regular season finale against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights needing a win to salvage its season. Illinois was coming off of its biggest, and most emotional, win of the season against the Michigan State Spartans just three days prior, so the team knew it was going to be a quick turnaround. The Illini, though, could not find enough...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 5 Ashnault one of 3 Rutgers NCAA wrestling seeds; PSU's Suriano 3rd

John VanBrill and Kenny Theobald also were seeded. Watch video The Rutgers University wrestling team picked up three seeds for next week's NCAA Wrestling Championships in St. Louis Former South Plainfield four-time undefeated state champion and two-time All-American Anthony Ashnault was the highest seed at No. 5 in the 141-pound...
Via NJ.com
17 days ago

Rutgers beats Ohio State, gets first Big 10 Tournament win

WASHINGTON (AP) Nigel Johnson scored 21 points and made all eight free throws to lead Rutgers to a 66-57 over Ohio State Wednesday night in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. Rutgers (15-17) now has won back-to-back games after a six-game skid. Now in its third season in the Big Ten, it's the first time the Scarlet Knights have won consecutive conference games. Despite...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

W. Track. All-East Honorees

Four Scarlet Knights from the Rutgers women’s indoor track and field team earned All-East honors following their performances at last weekend’s ECAC Championships in Bria Saunders (60m, 200m), Bryanna Grant (triple jump), Sarah Robbie (800m) and Phyllis Gordon (400m).
Via ScarletKnights.com
18 days ago

Northwestern uses 31-0 first-half run to rout Rutgers

WASHINGTON (AP) Vic Law led the way as Northwestern went on a run of 31 consecutive points in the first half of a 83-61 rout of Rutgers on Thursday in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament. Law scored 10 of his 16 points during that 31-0 run that put the game out of reach and pushed sixth-seeded Northwestern into the quarterfinals where it will face third-seeded and 25th...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers' Corey Sanders: 'This is my team and I want to be here fighting'

Rutgers guard Corey Sanders made it clear that he wants to be part of the rebuilding process for the Scarlet Knights basketball program in the future. WASHINGTON -- Ever since he arrived at Rutgers as a ballyhooed recruit from Florida, Corey Sanders has made no secret that his dream is to reach the NBA. It's why he decided to declare for the...
Via NJ.com
16 days ago
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