Virginia Holds Rutgers to Record-low 26 Points

#459728886 / Since Tony Bennett became coach of Virginia’s basketball team, they have been widely known for their stifling defense. But Saturday they did something a Tony Bennett coached team had ever done, in fact they did something no Virginia team had ever done, holding Rutgers to just 26 points (eight in the second half) in the finals of Barclays...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 21 Rutgers crushes Davidson 100-44

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Tyler Scaife scored 23 points and Betnijah Laney had 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 21 Rutgers to a 100-44 win over Davidson on Sunday. Kahleah Copper added 13 points and Rachel Hollivay and Syessense Davis had 11 each for the Scarlet Knights (6-0), who have the nation's longest winning streak at 13 dating back to last season. Rutgers, which led 55-17...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights Defied Most “Expert” Predictions In 2014

Well, how about that?  Despite all of the predictions, Rutgers ends its first season in the Big Ten with a winning record.  That certainly was not the word from those professional prognosticators back in August (was that really only three months ago?) prior to the beginning of this football season.  Let’s look back at some of them, shall we? USA Today had Rutgers listed at...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 6 UNC beats No. 18 Rutgers 96-93 in 2 OT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Allisha Gray scored a season-high 29 points and No. 6 North Carolina rallied from a 12-point deficit in the second half to beat No. 18 Rutgers 96-93 in double overtime Thursday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. In a back-and-forth game, Rutgers blew a 12-point lead over the final 9:47 of regulation. North Carolina was up five with 37 seconds left in overtime...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 18 Rutgers pushes past No. 25 Arkansas 64-52

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Kahleah Copper scored 17 points, Betnijah Laney added 12 with 11 rebounds and No. 18 Rutgers pushed past No. 25 Arkansas for a 64-52 victory on Sunday. Tyler Scaife finished with 13 points, Rachel Hollivay chipped in 10 and Briyona Canty had six with eight assists and nine boards. Rutgers (7-1) shot 43.9 percent from the field, rebounding from a double overtime...
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rutgers heading to Detroit for Quick Lane Bowl

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Rutgers has accepted a bid to play North Carolina in the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit on Dec. 26. The Scarlet Knights (7-5) will be heading to a bowl game for the fourth year in a row and for the ninth time in 10 seasons. They last faced North Carolina (6-6) in 2011 when the Tar Heels posted a 24-22 victory. Rutgers came into its first Big Ten Conference season...
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 17 Rutgers breezes past Temple 88-55

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Kahleah Copper and Betnijah Laney scored 20 points apiece to lead No. 17 Rutgers past Temple 88-55 on Wednesday. Laney was 10 of 15 from the field and had five rebounds, four assists and three steals. Copper only missed four of her 12 attempts and grabbed seven rebounds. Rachel Hollivay added 14 points with four blocks for Rutgers (8-1) and Tyler Scaife scored...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Harrison leads No. 11 Tennessee over Rutgers 55-45

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Isabelle Harrison scored all 11 of her points in the second half and No. 11 Tennessee used a late run to beat 17th-ranked Rutgers 55-45 on Sunday. It was Harrison's first start since missing five games with a sprained right knee suffered in the opener against Penn. She had played in the last two contests coming off the bench. Trailing 43-39 with 7:14 left in...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick Lane Bowl Preview: Rutgers Vs. North Carolina

Next up in our series of Big Ten bowl previews is the Quick Lane Bowl. The Scarlet Knights of Rutgers will make their way to Detroit to take on the Tar Heels from the ACC. Let’s see how our writers have it shaking out. Princess Sparkle — North Carolina was an up and down team all season.  They come out and have wins against great teams like Georgia Tech and Duke and then lose...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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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….
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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...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Quick Lane Bowl Preview- Rutgers vs North Carolina

The 2014 Quick Lane Bowl features two teams that were unable to post a more impressive season, as Rutgers finished 7-5 and North Carolina at 6-6. The two teams are flawed, but each have NFL-quality talent on their rosters that make this an intriguing matchup.  By: Ian Wharton Rutgers Leonte Carroo, WR, #4 (JR)Carroo is just a junior, but he’s had a great season in his first as...
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December 26, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Notebook: Hoosiers slowed down, fight to 72-64 win

On Saturday afternoon, Rutgers chose to slow the game down against Indiana. The Scarlet Knights took their time with their possessions. They got back in transition defense. They made the Hoosiers play to their game. But after closely contested 40 minutes, the Hoosiers managed to pull out a 72-64 win. And they find themselves now […] The post Notebook: Hoosiers slowed down, fight...
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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...
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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 -...
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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...
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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...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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