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Postgame Quotes & Reaction From Rutgers Thrilling Win Over Nebraska

To read about the Rutgers victory over Nebraska for their first Big Ten win of the season, click here. Here are notable quotes and reactions from players and coaches on both teams. Rutgers Head Coach Steve Pikiell Opening Statement "Thank you, first, for coming. It was a great environment with the student section, the community and the season ticket holders, it was awesome...
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2 hours ago

WATCH: Rutgers' Corey Sanders banks in game-winner versus Nebraska

Corey Sanders produced the first game-winning basket of his collegiate career to lift Rutgers to a thrilling triumph over Nebraska in Big Ten action on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Watch video PISCATAWAY -- With two video cameras and a host of microphones in his face, Corey Sanders was asked if this was the best game he's played...
Via NJ.com
3 hours ago

Rutgers Stuns Nebraska 65-64 For 1st B1G Win Behind Career Day For Corey Sanders

Down 5 points with just a little more than one minute to play, Rutgers won in thrilling fashion. The Rutgers men’s basketball team entered today’s game on a seven game losing streak and with an 0-6 record in Big Ten play. Although it’s been frustrating to watch this team struggle at times, whom head coach Steve Pikiell called “consistently inconsistent” yesterday, it...
Via On the Banks
3 hours ago

Sanders hits game-winner for Rutgers' 1st Big Ten win

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Corey Sanders scored 25 points, including the game-winner with one second left, to lead Rutgers past Nebraska 65-64 on Saturday for first-year coach Steve Pikiell's first Big Ten win. Sanders stole a ball that bounced off Nebraska's Tai Webster's foot with 12 seconds to play. Following a timeout, Sanders drove to the basket, corralled his own rebound and...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Corey Sanders beats buzzer to lift Rutgers to Big Ten win over Nebraska | Rapid reaction

Rutgers played Nebraska in Big Ten action on Saturday, January 21, 2017. PISCATAWAY -- Corey Sanders grabbed possession from the left-side of the arc with 10 seconds to play, then drove to the hoop. Rutgers' star sophomore forced a shot while fending off three defenders, and the ball glanced off the rim. A fight for the rebound emerged between...
Via NJ.com
4 hours ago

Rutgers offers 3-star DE Lance Turay, brother of standout DE Kemoko

Saturday, Rutgers extended an offer to Lancine Turay, younger brother of explosive Rutgers defensive end Kemoko Turay. Saturday, Rutgers extended an offer to Lancine Turay, younger brother of explosive Rutgers defensive end Kemoko Turay. The Scarlet Knights are the fourth program to offer the Irvington (N.J.) standout, despite being involved...
Via NJ.com
5 hours ago

W. Basketball. Women's Basketball To Hold Bone Marrow Donor Registry Drive

The Rutgers women’s basketball team will sponsor a Bone Marrow Donor Registry Drive on Sunday, Jan. 29 in the lobby of the RAC from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. prior to and during the Scarlet Knights’ contest with Northwestern. DKMS, an international non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against blood cancer and blood disorders, will be on site to help register potential donors...
Via ScarletKnights.com
7 hours ago

Ex-Rutgers star Darius Hamilton with something to prove at NFLPA Collegiate Bowl | NFL Draft Diary

Darius Hamilton is the only NFL Draft prospect from Rutgers playing in a heavily scouted senior showcase game Darius Hamilton went all the way to California just to hear a former Rutgers teammate speak. OK, not really. Hamilton spent the week practicing with other invitees to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, which will be played at 4:15 p.m. today...
Via NJ.com
7 hours ago

This Week’s Tweets Across Rutgers Campus

Review of the Week’s Best Tweets We know you are busy and staying on top of social media can be difficult, don't worry we got you covered.... If you are really far behind, here is last week’s top tweets. Well, in case you didn't hear, the Patriots secondary had three interceptions against the Texans, all three of which were from former Rutgers players. Additionally, Mohamed...
Via On the Banks
10 hours ago

Rutgers wrestling dominates, cruising past Oregon State 38-3 | Rapid reaction

Rutgers jumped out to five straight dominating wins and never looked back en route to a convincing triumph over Pac 12-foe Oregon State on Friday, January 20, 2017. PISCATAWAY -- If there was any question of how Rutgers would respond from its disappointing setback to Penn State last week, it was answered in the opening bout Friday night against...
Via NJ.com
22 hours ago

Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell on his team in Big Ten play: 'We're consistently inconsistent'

Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell sees signs of progress for a team still seeking its first Big Ten win. PISCATAWAY -- If there's one thing that gives Mike Williams hope that the Rutgers men's basketball team will be on the winning end of some Big Ten games this season, it's the point differential through the Scarlet Knights' 0-6 start. A year ago...
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

Wrestling. Six Scarlet Knights Recognized in First NCAA Coaches Panel

Six Rutgers wrestlers were named in the first of four NCAA coaches’ panel rankings for the 2016-17 season, released Friday afternoon.
Via ScarletKnights.com
1 day ago

WATCH: RVision: Mike Williams || A Scarlet Knight's Tale

Featured on episode 2 of the Rutgers Basketball Story.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Basketball Game 20 Preview: Nebraska

We look at keys to victory, as well as reasons to be optimistic. How To Watch & Listen Nebraska (9-9; 3-3) At Rutgers (11-8; 0-6) Where: The RAC Tip-off: Saturday, January 21st at 12:00 p.m. ET TV: ESPNU - Clay Matvich and Sean Harrington Radio: WCTC 1450 AM & WOR 710 AM - Jerry Recco & Joe Boylan; WRSU 88.7 FM KenPom Rankings: Rutgers #136; Nebraska #84...
Via On the Banks
1 day ago

M. Track. Men’s Track and Field Set of UPenn 8-Team Select

Rutgers men’s track and field returns to action on Saturday when the Scarlet Knights compete in the UPenn 8-Team Select at the Ocean Breeze Track and Field Complex in Staten Island, New York. The invite begins at 6 p.m. ET.
Via ScarletKnights.com
1 day ago

Rutgers wrestling gets cartoon energy from freshmen Brandon Paetzel, Matthew Correnti

Rutgers wrestling getting wins at bookend weights from 2 New Jersey natives in heralded 2016 recruiting class NEW BRUNSWICK -- The Rutgers wrestling team has "The Road Runner" at the top of its lineup but still is looking for a coyote to take charge at the bottom. Maybe it will be 197-pounder Matthew Correnti, who is one of two true freshmen...
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

Wrestling. Oregon State, Purdue Visit No. 11 Scarlet Knights in Weekend RAC Action

No. 11 Rutgers wrestling hosts a pair of opponents this weekend at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Oregon State and Purdue. RU (7-2, 2-1) faces the Beavers (2-4, 0-0) at 7 p.m. Friday and the Boilermakers (7-2, 2-1) at noon Sunday. Both matches will stream live on BTN Plus.
Via ScarletKnights.com
2 days ago

Does Rutgers OC Jerry Kill plan to utilize the tight end?

The tight end seemed to be missing from Rutgers' offense last season, but new offensive coordinator Jerry Kill is expected to utilize the position more in 2017. Watch video PISCATAWAY -- If you're looking for one word to describe the spread offense that Jerry Kill plans to install at Rutgers, it would be "multiple.'' The Scarlet...
Via NJ.com
2 days ago

Breaking Down Rutgers Football Return Specialist Janarion Grant

Just How Important is he? VERY, and here is why. The recent announcement of Janarion Grant’s return has sparked excitement within the Rutgers Football community, rightfully so as he is arguably the most dynamic offensive player on the roster. His laundry list of accolades and awards are well documented: Grant is currently tied for the NCAA all-time record for the most combined...
Via On the Banks
2 days ago

Knight Caps: A quick survey of all things Rutgers

Three months! It’s been that long since we educated you on the potpourri that is Rutgers. Along with a touch of “Spanning the College World”. Here ya go. The Legend of Dickie V Steve Pikiell should hire Dick Vitale to recruit :-)— Dave White (@Dave_White) January 17, 2017 When Rutgers went to the Final Four in 1976, the guy who recruited most of the stars...
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2 days ago

How 4 Rutgers DBs are trying to follow footsteps left behind by New England Patriots trio

Rutgers secondary has 4 juniors with 64 career starts, but can they match Logan Ryan, Devin McCourty and Duron Harmon? Watch video PISCATAWAY -- As Devin McCourty, Logan Ryan and Duron Harmon reminded the rest of the sports world that Rutgers has a history of producing talented defensive backs, Saquan Hampton thought about the...
Via NJ.com
2 days ago

Rutgers’ Janarion Grant given medical hardship waiver

Today ,the Rutgers Scarlet Knights received some good news; they’d be keeping one of their standout receivers for another season. Janarion Grant was granted a medical redshirt by the Big Ten and is now eligible to play another season at the collegiate level, according to NJ.com. Grant, who is the Scarlet Knight’s most explosive offensive player when healthy, missed a majority...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago

Wrestling. Wrestling Garners No. 11 Ranking Entering Weekend Homestand

Rutgers wrestling is ranked No. 11 in the USA Today/National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division I Coaches Poll for the fourth consecutive week, released Tuesday. The Scarlet Knights host unranked Oregon State (Friday) and Purdue (Sunday) this weekend as the team looks to remain unbeaten at home.
Via ScarletKnights.com
3 days ago

Rutgers Basketball RAC n Roll Report: Video Edition

It’s been about six weeks since the last RAC n Roll Report and it’s time for the latest edition, in an effort to get everyone caught up on all the coverage the Rutgers basketball program has received lately. There have been several profiles recently regarding both the program’s history and with the current season. Here is a rundown of it all. BTN Analyst Jon Crispin Talks...
Via On the Banks
3 days ago

Janarion Grant is latest Rutgers player to put off NFL Draft

Over the last decade, 16 players, including Janarion Grant, have faced big decisions -- deciding between leaving early for the NFL Draft or returning for a final season. Here is a look at how each Scarlet Knights settled their career-defining decision since 2006.
Via NJ.com
3 days ago
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