W. Basketball. Stringer Receives First-Ever Sojourner Truth Award

Women’s Basketball head coach C. Vivian Stringer was presented the Sojourner Truth Phenomenal Woman Award on Sunday before the final home game of the Scarlet Knights’ regular season. Stringer is the first-ever recipient of the award.
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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...
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W. Basketball. Women's Basketball Open B1G Tournament Action Wednesday

The Rutgers women's basketball team begins Big Ten Tournament action on Wednesday when the No. 14 Scarlet Knights tipoff against the No. 11 Wisconsin Badgers at approximately 4 p.m. on BTN.
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W. Lacrosse. No. 10 Penn Heads to High Point Solutions Stadium For Wednesday Clash

Rutgers women's lacrosse faces its first ranked opponent of the season Wednesday when No. 10 Penn visits High Point Solutions Stadium for a 6 p.m. matchup. The Scarlet Knights (2-2), who lead Penn (2-0) in the all-time series, will look to snap a three-game skid against the Quakers. The game will stream live online via BTN Plus.
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Rutgers Basketball Game 30 Preview: Maryland

Can the Scarlet Knights finally grab that elusive signature win? How To Watch & Listen Maryland (22-7; 10-6) At Rutgers (13-16; 2-14) Where: The RAC Tip-off: Tuesday, February 28th at 6:30 p.m. ET TV: BTN - Brandon Gaudin and Dan Bonner Radio: WCTC 1450 AM & WOR 710 AM - Jerry Recco & Joe Boylan; WRSU 88.7 FM KenPom Rankings: Rutgers #125; Maryland #46 KenPom...
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Rutgers will continue to recruit QB Artur Sitkowski despite Miami commitment

Priority quarterback target Artur Sitkowski, who transferred to IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) from Old Bridge (N.J.) this off-season, pledged to Miami (Fla.) Saturday during a visit to the school. But that doesn't mean the Scarlet Knights are done recruiting the 6-4, 220-pound four-star. Priority quarterback target Artur Sitkowski, who transferred...
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Big Ten Wrestling: 7 Rutgers wrestlers get pre-seeds; Ashnault No. 1 at 141

Ashnault looks to defend his 141-pound Big Ten title Yesterday, we looked at the overall rankings of the top wrestlers in the Big Ten, weight-class-by-weight-class. And we took a stab at where we thought RU would finish. The Big Ten released the pre-seeds for the conference Wrestling Championships that will be held this weekend at Indiana University. The pre-seeds will be finalized...
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Shrita Parker named All-Big Ten with Rutgers looking to break 10-game slide in conference tourney

All-Big Ten guard Shrita Parker will lead Rutgers women's basketball into Big Ten Tournament vs Wisconsin in first round In a lost season for the Rutgers women's basketball program, Shrita Parker uncovered her potential. The junior guard was named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten by the media after averaging 11.7 points per game, including 14.1...
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Wrestling. Three Scarlet Knights Place at 2017 National Collegiate Open

Three Rutgers wrestlers posted top-five finishes over the weekend at the 2017 National Collegiate Open. Freshman Kevin Mulligan led the Scarlet Knights with a third-place tournament, while senior Sean McCabe finished fourth at 133 pounds and rookie Brett Donner finished fifth at 165 pounds.
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Wrestling. Seven Scarlet Knights Pre-Seeded for 2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships

The Big Ten Conference released Monday the preliminary seeding for the 2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, scheduled for March 4-5 in Bloomington, Indiana. These seeds will be confirmed and finalized in bracket form by league coaches on March 3 prior to the start of the tournament.
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This Date In Rutgers Basketball History: #6 West Virginia Falls In A RAC Classic

35 years ago today, Rutgers beat one of the highest ranked opponents in program history. Back in December, we revisited a great moment in Rutgers men’s basketball history, when they won the 1978 Holiday Festival at Madison Square Garden. Myself, along with Richard Kent, a long time Rutgers fan and someone who has worked in college basketball for many years, aside from being a very...
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QB Hayden Rettig, Rutgers transfer, commits to Tennessee Tech: 'I really want this'

After stops at LSU and Rutgers, QB Hayden Rettig is transferring to Tennessee Tech, where he hopes to start next fall Hayden Rettig has seen college football life in the Big Ten and the SEC, but what he wanted to see most of all was the playing field. The Rutgers graduate transfer committed Sunday night to Tennessee Tech, an upstart FCS program...
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Naming Bill Busch as Co-DC is Good for Rutgers Football

No Question About it, Co-DCs Provides Broader Thinking for the Program A little more than a year after his arrival as one of Chris Ash’s first hires, Bill Busch has been promoted from the defensive backs coach to co-defensive coordinator along with current DC Jay Neimann. This was first reported by Ryan Dunleavy of NJ Advance Media here. As Dunleavy indicates, Busch’s bio here...
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3 days ago

WATCH: Rutgers AD Pat Hobbs gives fundraising and facility updates and discusses RAC changes

Rutgers AD Pat Hobbs had a press conference Friday, but it was done in a non-traditional way as he went to Facebook to address a variety of topics surrounding the Scarlet Knights athletics department.
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How much has Rutgers paid outside counsel in NCAA investigation?

Internal records show just how exhaustive and thorough the joint investigation between the NCAA and an outside law firm went to discover potential violations within the Rutgers football program. Watch video Following a 17-month probe into potential NCAA rules violations, Rutgers University paid a law firm $205,000, records obtained...
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McIntosh scores 18 to lead Northwestern over Rutgers 69-65

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Bryant McIntosh scored 18 points and hit a go-ahead 3 with under a minute remaining as Northwestern held off last-place Rutgers 69-65 on Saturday to kept its hopes alive for its first NCAA Tournament appearance. Dererk Pardon added 12 points for the Wildcats (20-7, 9-5 Big Ten), who matched their school record for victories in a season. Corey Sanders led Rutgers...
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WATCH: RVision: Rutgers Basketball Story || On the Road with the Scarlet Knights

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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...
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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.
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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.
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WATCH: From the Desk of Rob Shutte: B1G Match Play Preview

Rutgers men's golf head coach Rob Shutte previews the Scarlet Knights' spring opener at Big Ten Match Play.
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Rutgers gets first Big Ten road win behind Sanders

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) Corey Sanders scored 25 points, with six rebounds, four assists, and three steals to lead Rutgers past Penn State 70-68 on Saturday for the Scarlet Knights' first-ever Big Ten road win. Rutgers, which has just five wins in the Big Ten since joining in 2014-15, was 0-23 on the road in conference play. The last conference win was in 2014 against South Florida...
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Ash and Rutgers gets 29 signees in second recruiting class

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Looking to help an offense that was ranked last in average total yards, Rutgers and Chris Ash made some strides Wednesday on national letter of intent day, signing two tackles, two wide receivers and a quarterback who will compete for a starting job. Other things to know: Top 25 Class: No Best in class: Micah Clark, OL, Holmdel, New Jersey, who already...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

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