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No 23 Rutgers women beat Indiana 63-52 in Big Ten opener

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) Kahleah Cooper scored 16 points and Betnijah Laney had 12 points and 15 rebounds to lead No. 23 Rutgers, the fifth-seed, to a 63-52 win over 12th-seeded Indiana in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday. Tyler Scaife added 14 points and Briyona Canta had 10 assists for the Scarlet Knights (22-8), who face fourth-seeded and No. 24-ranked...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Terps 25-5 With Ten Point Win @ Rutgers

Tenth ranked Maryland improved to 25-5 on the season, with a 60-50 win over Rutgers in New Jersey on Tuesday night. Senior Dez Wells with a double-double to lead the Terps, scoring 20 points and pulling down ten rebounds. The loss is the 13th straight for the Scarlet Knights. Dez Wells hurdles Rutgers player and dunks on two more in Maryland win http://t.co/QHa1GB4rMm — The Dagger...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Maryland’s Dez Wells Bites On A Shot Fake, Jumps Over A Rutgers Player, Forces A Travel

We’re not stranger to Maryland star Dez Wells’ freakish athleticism, but he’s really reiterated it tonight against Rutgers…by getting tricked by a shot fake. Rutgers guard Myles Mack faked a shot, got Wells to bite, which resulted in Wells jumping directly over the 5-foot-10 Mack, who then traveled, probably because he couldn’t believe what had just happened. This is an...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Maryland’s Dez Wells Puts Two Rutgers’ Defenders on Poster

  Maryland guard Dez Wells seems to be completely recovered from his broken bone in his right wrist, and adjusting quite nicely, just ask Rutgers’ Greg Lewis and Stephen Zurich. Wells put the two of them on a poster with a pulverizing baseline dunk. There was nothing neither Lewis nor Zurich could do to stop Wells once he made his intentions to get to the rim. [Big Ten] The post...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 20 Rutgers women handle Indiana 71-60

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Kahleah Copper scored 24 points to lead No. 20 Rutgers over Indiana 71-60 on Sunday. Rutgers finished tied for fourth with No. 25 Northwestern in its first season in the Big Ten, six games behind fellow conference newcomer No. 5 Maryland. Copper was 10 of 14 from the floor with seven rebounds for Rutgers (21-8, 12-6). Betnijah Laney had 18 points and 13 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 25 Northwestern women wallop No. 20 Rutgers 80-60

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Ashley Deary scored 19 points and Maggie Lyon 17 as Northwestern placed five players in double-figure scoring to win its eighth in a row and hand Rutgers its worst defeat of the season 80-60 on Thursday night. With the win, Northwestern (22-6, 12-5 Big Ten) has defeated four ranked teams in a season for the second time in program history and the first since 1978...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Rutgers

Indiana improved to 19-9 overall and 9-6 in Big Ten play on Sunday evening with a 84-54 beatdown of Rutgers at the Louis Brown Athletic Center in Piscataway, N.J.. The loss was the eleventh straight for the Scarlet Knights. Here’s a look at five takeaways from IU’s win: · Indiana bounced back from a frustrating loss: […] The post Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Rutgers...
Via Inside the Hall
10 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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

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

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

Rutgers Wasn’t Blowing Smoke Regarding Fitting Into the B1G

From November 2012 until the beginning of the football season this year, it was a common thought that Rutgers doesn’t fit in the Big Ten, they are going to get killed.  The regular refrain from pundits was about the same: Rutgers, get used to being a doormat in the Big Ten.  A second one, heard in the same breath: Don’t expect to get to a bowl this year, this isn’t the Big...
Via Know It All Football
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland, Rutgers will only go as far as quarterbacks take them

Maryland and Rutgers have surprised a few folks around Big Ten territory, especially those who have never paid attention to the two programs before this season. See, both enter Week 4 of the college football season as nearly undefeated teams. Imagine what we’d be talking about had the Terps beat West Virginia or Rutgers opened up Big Ten play with a home win over Penn State? Those...
Via Talking 10
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rutgers Football Team Treated To Wild Ice Party After Practice (Video)

The club can’t even handle the Rutgers football team. The Scarlet Knights discovered the best cure for two-a-days blues, bringing the ultimate party to the players. After the first day of Rugers’ first double session wrapped up, head coach Kyle Flood organized a rager for his exhausted squad, aptly named #ClubIce. Complete with strobe lights, house music, smoke machines...
Via NESN.com
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Gophers QB Nelson dismissed from Rutgers football team

Former Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson has been kicked off the Rutgers football team following his arrest early Sunday morning in connection with an assault that left another man in critical condition. Nelson was accused of kicking former Minnesota State football player Isaac Kolstad in the head outside a bar in downtown Mankato, Minn., early Sunday morning. After his arrest, Nelson...
Via Fox Sports North
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Rutgers rescinds speech offer to Eric LeGrand

Add another link into the chain of embarrassing situations surrounding the Rutgers athletics department these days.Even with the stench of the Mike Rice scandal still in the air and in the wake of athletic director Julie Hermann telling a journalism class that it would be "great" if the state's biggest newspaper, the Star-Ledger, would close down, the New Jersey university has stubbed...
Via The Other Paper
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Rutgers Football Uniforms Ready For Big Ten, Have “B1G” Patches Sewn On

With the college football season roughly 130 days from beginning, it’s time for Rutgers to get ready to play in its new conference: the Big Ten. One of the aspects of the Scarlet Knights’ football program that will have to change with the conference switch is the uniforms. It appears as if Rutgers has that covered.  All of the #Rfootball game jerseys for 2014 are now #B1G ready...
Via College Spun
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rutgers Scarlet Knights 2014 Spring Football Preview

The College Football Playoff Era doesn’t just ring in a new era of postseason football for Rutgers. It’s a complete overhaul.The Scarlet...
Via Athlon Sports
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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