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Quick Lane Bowl breakdown: North Carolina vs. Rutgers

QUICK LANE BOWL: NORTH CAROLINA (6-6) VS. RUTGERS (7-5) FRIDAY, DEC. 26, 4:30 P.M., ESPN KEY MATCHUP UNC's much-maligned defense has been historically bad, and as a result, defensive coordinator Vic Koenning and the Tar Heels parted ways. But this group has a chance to redeem itself against a Rutgers offense that has been up and down in its own right, averaging anywhere from 2.48...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Rutgers guard Bishop Daniels throws down a huge dunk

Rutgers took out Sacred Heart 79-54 on Tuesday and Bishop Daniels made the exclamation point….
Via The Student Section
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

tBBC Bowl Preview: Quick Lane Bowl – Rutgers vs North Carolina

Quick Lane Bowl Ford Field Detroit, Michigan 4:30 PM Friday, December 26th Rutgers (7-5) vs North Carolina (6-6) Ford Field, where everyone wants to spend Boxing Day. For most people, Christmas is about spending time with the family but for the college football teams who have bowls in the couple days around Christmas, the players will be spending the holiday away from home. Fortunately...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rutgers TE Tyler Kroft declares for 2015 NFL Draft

In a bit of a surprise move, Rutgers’ fourth-year junior tight end Tyler Kroft has announced his decision to declare for the 2015 NFL draft. “It definitely was a difficult decision,” he said shortly after making the announcement. “I didn’t have a decision made right up until the bowl game. That’s why I played that bowl game like it was just another game. “After the...
Via Talking 10
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ten Power Rankings: January 5

The Inside the Hall Big Ten Power Rankings are back for another season as conference action now is underway. Here’s a look at where each team stands following the first week of play in 2015:  14. Rutgers (9-6, 1-1) … One of the two additions to the Big Ten last July, the Scarlet Knights have never had much […] The post Big Ten Power Rankings: January 5 appeared first on...
Via Inside the Hall
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Laney's double-double helps Rutgers beat Michigan 81-68

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Betnijah Laney had 20 points and 10 rebounds and No. 24 Rutgers recovered from blowing an 18-point second half lead to beat Michigan 81-68 on Wednesday night. The Scarlet Knights (11-4, 2-2 Big Ten) looked like they were going to cruise to an easy conference win building an 45-27 lead early in the second half before Michigan rallied to tie the game at 51. Rutgers...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Mincy leads No. 8 Maryland to 71-59 win over No. 24 Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Laurin Mincy scored a season-high 24 points to lead No. 8 Maryland to a 71-59 win over 24th-ranked Rutgers on Thursday night for the Terrapins' eighth straight win. Maryland (14-2, 5-0 Big Ten) blew an 18-point first-half lead before pulling away midway through the second half. The Terrapins have now beaten three Top 25 teams on the road in conference, also...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking Down New Jersey: Syracuse and Rutgers, Who’s Winning?

There’s no dominant college football team in New Jersey so schools from all across the country fight to land the top rated players in the state. This year for example the two highest ranked players are going to Miami and Alabama. Syracuse and Rutgers may not attract the best players, but the state is still a very important recruiting area for the schools. The Orange and Scarlet...
Via Orange Fizz
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

What to Expect: Rutgers

Indiana will try to end its first losing streak of the season on Saturday when it welcomes Big Ten newcomer Rutgers to Assembly Hall. The Scarlet Knights are 10-12 overall and 2-7 in conference play. The game will be broadcast at 3:15 p.m. ET on BTN with xx and xx on the call: Conference expansion […] The post What to Expect: Rutgers appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana...
Via Inside the Hall
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Rutgers

Indiana bounced back from consecutive losses at Ohio State and Purdue with a 72-64 win over Rutgers on Saturday afternoon at Assembly Hall. The win improved the Hoosiers to 16-6 overall and 6-3 in Big Ten play. Here’s a look at five takeaways from the win over the Scarlet Knights: · After two poor games, […] The post Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Rutgers appeared...
Via Inside the Hall
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers Commit Marques Ford Makes It Clear He Wouldn’t Re-Consider Tennessee

Gibsonton (Fla.) East Bay defensive end Marques Ford was committed to Tennessee for six months until losing his scholarship on Jan. 21 due to a numbers crunch in the Vols’ class. Ford rebounded by committing to Rutgers two days later, and indicated after his official visit to RU this weekend that he planned to sign with the Scarlet Knights. Because Tennessee lost a commitment from...
Via College Spun
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers adds 25 football players, gaining depth for 2015

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Coming off a surprisingly successful first season in the Big Ten Conference, Rutgers has added depth across the board with a recruiting class of 25 players. The Scarlet Knights' class Wednesday included one top-ranked recruit in defensive lineman Marques Ford of East Bay High School in Riverview, Florida, and a two players who have a shot to action early -...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 21 Rutgers women beat No. 19 Nebraska 46-43

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) C. Vivian Stringer became the winningest coach in Big Ten history when Betnjiah Laney had 16 points and 14 rebounds to help No. 21 Rutgers beat 19th-ranked Nebraska 46-43 on Thursday night. Stringer earned her 177th career Big Ten win, passing former Penn State coach Rene Portland for No. 1 on the conference's victory list. Stringer won 169 of those games when...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers Scarlet Knights announce Spring football practice dates

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Feb. 6, 2015) – Rutgers football officially announced its spring practice schedule and other key dates Friday. The annual Scarlet-White Game will take place at High Point Solutions Stadium April 24 at 7:30 p.m. and will be televised live on Big Ten Network.   Spring Practice Schedule March 30: Practice 1 April 1: Practice 2 April 3: Practice 3 April 4: Practice...
Via Talking 10
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

MBB: Buckeyes “Russell” Past Scarlet KNights

Head Coach Thad Matta has made it clear that the one thing missing from the Bucks recently is controlling the pace of the basketball game. If success of pace is measured by the amount of dunks in a game, than the Buckeyes 79-60 win over Rutgers on the road was following direction to perfection. D’Angelo Russell took over the ballgame from the first possession, hitting open jumpers...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ralph Friedgen not expected to return to Rutgers

Rutgers offensive coordinator Ralph Friedgen just finished his first season with the team. Friedgen was retired after he left Maryland but was lured back into coaching by head coach Kyle Flood. The former Maryland head coach signed a two-year deal with Rutgers but it looks like he won’t be finishing that deal. According to Keith Sargeant of NJ.com, Friedgen is not expected to...
Via No Guts, No Glory
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Rutgers Guard Myles Mack Airballs A Fast Break Layup vs. Purdue

Senior guard Myles Mack is Rutgers’ leading scorer at 14.3 points per game, and perhaps the program’s best overall player. He’s struggling tonight, however, against Purdue at the RAC. Mack is just 1-of-5 from the floor, and with under five minutes remaining in the first half, well, this happened… It isn’t every day that you see an airballed fast break layup in college...
Via College Spun
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers Player Tries Really Hard Not To Air Ball His Layup … Fails Miserably

Rutgers player Myles Mack whiffed badly when he threw up the rarely seen air ball layup on a fast break attempt.
Via Gamedayr
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers Guard Attempts Worst Teardrop Shot Ever

Rutgers guard Myles Mack’s teardrop did not go exactly as planned. The senior appeared to have an easy lay-in before he elected for a bizarre transition teardrop shot. The result was something you’d see from a 5th-grader trying to impress his cute Valentine’s date in the stands. In unrelated news, Rutgers is 2-10 in the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rutgers Guard Myles Mack With the LOL Play of the Day

From time to time there are things that happen during games that make us want to break out in laughter. Sometimes the laughter can be because our team is playing so bad that we laugh so that we don't cry. Other teams it is a sequence of events that while they could be embarrassing to the player they are funny as heck to us.Like here when Rutgers guard Myles Mack brain farted on how...
Via FatManWriting
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Flood walking fine line between genius and mad in Rutgers’ recruiting hires

What does a $1 million gift to Rutgers football program get you? The recruiting coordinator position. At least that is the potential message being sent if Rutgers goes ahead with the reported hire of booster Jeff Towers as the recruiting coordinator. It’s also a dangerous, yet potentially game changing hire if it happens. Clearly Towers’ financial obligations and remaining gift...
Via Talking 10
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

What to Expect: Rutgers

Indiana begins a two-game road trip on Sunday evening in Piscataway, N.J., as the Hoosiers meet the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at the Rutgers Athletic Center. Rutgers is 10-17 overall and 2-12 in Big Ten play. The game will be broadcast on BTN at 5:15 p.m. ET with Cory Provus and Stephen Bardo on the call: […] The post What to Expect: Rutgers appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana...
Via Inside the Hall
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame makes embarrassing mistake

Chris Muller is a rising redshirt junior at Rutgers. He has appeared in 26 games for the Scarlet Knights the past two seasons, making 25 starts at right guard.  One of those starts was actually against Notre Dame in the 2013 Pinstripe Bowl. Apparently, the Fighting Irish staff either didn’t remember Muller from that game, or were so impressed that they are attempting to recruit...
Via College Spun
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Hoosiers not underestimating Scarlet Knights ahead of Sunday rematch

It seems like it is now a distant memory — but just over a month ago on January 11, Rutgers defeated No. 5 Wisconsin at home by a 67-62 score. Perhaps that is because since that upset win, the Scarlet Knights haven’t had a victory. They have lost 10 games in a row. They have dropped […] The post Hoosiers not underestimating Scarlet Knights ahead of Sunday rematch appeared...
Via Inside the Hall
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

The Minute After: Rutgers

Thoughts on a 84-54 win against the Scarlet Knights: The mental makeup of this Indiana squad has proven to be pretty resilient this season. And so any lingering effects from the Purdue loss simply didn’t manifest at The RAC on Sunday evening. Indiana took care of business in a big way against a Rutgers squad […] The post The Minute After: Rutgers appeared first on Inside the...
Via Inside the Hall
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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