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UConn wins 100th straight | Rutgers' C. Vivian Stringer weighs in on historic feat

Count Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer among the observers who marvel at the accomplishments of the UConn women's basketball program. There was a time in the not-so-distant past when Rutgers was a thorn in the side of the mighty UConn women's basketball program. From mid-February 2005 through February 2008, the Scarlet Knights defeated the...
Via NJ.com
9 days ago

Rutgers Basketball Recruiting: Current Commits Shine, New Offers & Updates

High school basketball is heating up, as the end of the regular season is rapidly approaching and there were several local showcases this past weekend which featured many targets for Rutgers basketball. The staff hit the recruiting trail hard and have made several new offers recently. Also, two current commits had big games this weekend as well. Let’s dive in. Geo Baker &...
Via On the Banks
9 days ago

No. 16 Purdue on roll entering Rutgers matchup

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- A New Year's Day overtime home loss to Minnesota certainly did not sit well with No. 16 Purdue, which enters Tuesday night's Big Ten game against Rutgers in Mackey Arena trying to make a February run to the conference championship. The Boilermakers (20-5, 9-3 Big Ten) have won three in a row, eight of 10 overall and four straight on Keady Court by an average...
Via FOX Sports
9 days ago

Rutgers and Adidas reach 6-year deal for apparel, footwear

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Rutgers and Adidas have signed a six-year agreement in which the company will be the official athletic footwear, apparel and accessory brand of the Scarlet Knights. Athletic Director Pat Hobbs announced the partnership on Monday without saying how much money the Big Ten Conference school will make. The deal takes effect on July 1, right after a five-year...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Men's Lacrosse Dominates St. John’s in Season Opener

Despite missing key contributors, the Rutgers men's lacrosse team was able to cruise to a 16-8 victory over St. John’s in the season opener for both teams. The Scarlet Knights were led by pre season All American Jules Heningburg, who finished the day with a team leading four goals. Freshman attackman Kieran Mullins really stood out in his first career game, finishing with two goals...
Via On the Banks
9 days ago

Which brothers of current Scarlet Knights is Rutgers football recruiting?

There are a handful of players that Rutgers is recruiting, whose older brothers are currently members of the program. Find out who they are inside.
Via NJ.com
9 days ago

Get To Know Rutgers Football’s Incoming Freshman Everett Wormley

My Interview with 2017 Signee, Everett Wormley With all the hoopla of National Signing Day behind us, I had a chance to catch up with, Burlington Township’s and 2017 Scarlet Knight Signee, Everett Wormley for an exclusive interview for all of our “On the Banks” fans to get to know Ev a little better. To see my scouting report on Wormley, simply click here. What was it about...
Via On the Banks
10 days ago

Corey Sanders' stats are down, but is the Rutgers star playing better this season?

According to Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell, the stats don't tell the complete story when it comes to evaluating guard Corey Sanders' improvement. Corey Sanders' scoring average is down nearly three points from his freshman campaign last year. The Rutgers sophomore's assists per-game average and his overall field goal, 3-point and free-throw percentages...
Via NJ.com
10 days ago

Rutgers' Pat Hobbs, Chris Ash, Steve Pikiell and C. Vivian Stringer weigh in on adidas deal

Rutgers formally announced its six-year deal with adidas. When he first arrived as Rutgers football coach in December 2015, school officials were already in the process of changing its uniforms. While he said he made "some tweaks and adjustments'' before the new Nike uniforms were unveiled last May, the Scarlet Knights coach will now have an...
Via NJ.com
10 days ago

Rutgers Officially Announces Deal With Adidas

No money numbers yet Keith Sargeant of NJ Advance Media reported last week that Rutgers was close to moving from Nike to Adidas for sponsorship The press release from Rutgers did not include any financial details. On the Banks has made a request through the Open Public Records Act for a copy of the contract. In it’s release, Athletic Director Pat Hobbs was excited about the...
Via On the Banks
10 days ago

General News. Rutgers Athletics Announces Partnership with adidas

Rutgers Athletics and adidas have entered into a partnership in which the Portland, Ore., based company will be the official athletic footwear, apparel and accessory brand of the Scarlet Knights.
Via ScarletKnights.com
10 days ago

Rutgers wrestling to visit Lehigh in national duals rematch of 2013, 2016 thrillers

Rutgers has beaten Lehigh in last-bout thrillers twice since 2013 but is 3-42 all-time in the series entering Friday The Rutgers-Lehigh wrestling series finally is becoming a full-fledged border rivalry.  For the second straight year, a matchup between the programs was added at the end of the regular-season schedule as part of the NWCA national...
Via NJ.com
10 days ago

Rutgers Wrestling wraps up regular season on up swing

Knights wait to hear where they wrestle in NWCA National Duals It was never in doubt. Rutgers won the first five bouts against Northwestern (7-8, 2-7) and cruised to a 28-6 victory to close out the regularly scheduled season. The Knights sit at 12-4, 6-3 B1G as they wait to find out who and where they wrestle in the NWCA National Duals. That will be announced at 9:00 am today...
Via On the Banks
10 days ago

Rutgers Wrestling to face Lehigh in NWCA Duals as Knights wrap up regular season on up swing

Knights face No. 11 Lehigh (9-4) at Grace Hall in Bethlehem It was never in doubt. Rutgers won the first five bouts against Northwestern (7-8, 2-7) and cruised to a 28-6 victory to close out the regularly scheduled season. The Knights sit at 12-4, 6-3 B1G. No. 11 Lehigh (9-4) will host its former EIWA foe and 12th-ranked Rutgers at Grace Hall this Friday at 7 p.m in rhe NWCA...
Via On the Banks
10 days ago

WATCH: RVision: Wrestling Post-Match Press Conference - Northwestern

Rutgers Wrestling Head Coach, Scott Goodale, speaks with the media after the Scarlet Knights defeated Northwestern by a score of 28-6.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: RVision: Highlights - Wrestling Dominates Northwestern 28-6

The Scarlet Knights cap off their regular season with a dominating victory over Northwestern. They finish the season with a 12-4 overall record, while setting a program record with 6 Big Ten wins.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ultimate Senior Day moment caps Rutgers wrestling dominant win vs. Northwestern

Rutgers wrestling won the first 5 bouts but Phil Bakuckas earned a 16-0 win vs Northwestern in return to starting lineup PISCATAWAY -- Instead of savoring every second of his final time on the wrestling mats at the Rutgers Athletic Center, Phil Bakuckas seemed to be in a rush to say goodbye. After losing his spot in the starting dual lineup to...
Via NJ.com
11 days ago

M. Lacrosse. No. 16 MLAX Starts Season with 16-8 Win at St. John's

No. 16 Rutgers men's lacrosse opened the 2017 campaign with a 16-8 victory at St. John's. The Scarlet Knights were led by Jules Heningburg, who scored four goals.
Via ScarletKnights.com
11 days ago

W. Lacrosse. Temple Holds Off Women’s Lacrosse, 13-11

Rutgers women’s lacrosse dropped a tight contest against Temple, 13-11, Saturday afternoon at High Point Solutions Stadium in the team’s season opener. The Scarlet Knights (0-1) tied the game at 11-11 with eight minutes to go on a goal from senior captain Macy Scott, but the Owls (1-0) pulled away with two goals to end the contest.
Via ScarletKnights.com
11 days ago

After getting posterized on dunk, Rutgers' 7-footer C.J. Gettys: 'Life goes on' (VIDEO)

Minnesota's Jordan Murphy dunked over Rutgers' 7-footer C.J. Gettys, who took the viral video in stride on Twitter PISCATAWAY -- What started out as a near-turnover for Minnesota ended up as a surefire candidate for the SportsCenter Top 10 at the expense of Rutgers senior center C.J. Gettys. Near the end of the first half of Minnesota's 72...
Via NJ.com
11 days ago

Rutgers Women’s Lacrosse Season Preview

Last season, the Rutgers women’s lacrosse team had a disappointing start, but finished very strong down the stretch. Despite a 6-12 overall record, they won three consecutive Big Ten games, including two overtime victories over a ranked Ohio State team, one which was the program’s first Big Ten tournament win. They ultimately fell in the conference tournament semifinals to eventual...
Via On the Banks
12 days ago

Season Preview: Rutgers baseball is upon us!

These Knights don’t have Roy Hobbs, but we could still see some excitement, especially on the bases. Welcome to another season of Indians Rutgers Scarlet Knights baseball. At on the banks, we will do our best to cover the trials and tribulations of the ballclub this season, though not being able to watch or listen to all the games does make it slightly more difficult than some...
Via On the Banks
12 days ago

Wrestling. NCAA Releases First RPI, Second Coaches Panel Rankings

Seven Rutgers wrestlers appeared in the first NCAA RPI Rankings, released Friday afternoon. In addition, six Scarlet Knights were ranked in the second NCAA coaches panel rankings.
Via ScarletKnights.com
12 days ago

Pork roll or Taylor ham? Rutgers tries to finally settle N.J.'s great debate

Rutgers is encouraging fans to settle the great N.J. debate once and for all -- pork roll or Taylor ham? PISCATAWAY -- Not long after they arrived at Rutgers, Athletics Director Pat Hobbs and football coach Chris Ash were grilled with a question that had to do with ... a grill? It was during a town-hall meeting with students last March when...
Via NJ.com
12 days ago

Rutgers Men’s Lacrosse Season Preview

The season opener is on Saturday! After a record setting 2016 season, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights men's lacrosse program enters the 2017 season with high expectation. The Scarlet Knights enter the season as the 16th ranked team in the nation based on the recently announced USILA pre-season coaches poll. Despite the loss of Adam Charalambides for the season, the Scarlet Knights...
Via On the Banks
13 days ago
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