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Rutgers Basketball Has A Big Opportunity To Finish Strong With Season Ending Home Stand

Can they finish the regular season with at least one more win? Saturday night’s loss was difficult result to digest, but also proof that this program has made significant strides this season under first year coach Steve Pikiell. While it’s easy to focus on a blown 4 point lead with 3 minutes to play, the very fact that Rutgers was in that position is a major step. It was almost...
Via On the Banks
8 hours ago

Rutgers’ new band director has lots of ideas...and he shares them with OTB

Personally I’d love to see over 300 band members in a half time show. And tubas! Lots of tubas! But let’s hear from the guy who counts. The Pride of New Jersey has a new director. With the retirement of Tim Smith, Rutgers has hired a new leader for the marching band. Todd Nichols, currently the band director at Roxbury High School (in Succasunna) will be taking the baton...
Via On the Banks
15 hours ago

Rutgers baseball pounds Miami to salvage finale of opening series

It also snapped a 16 game losing streak to the Hurricanes. Rutgers baseball (1-2) began their season in Miami, FL for the eight time in the last nine years against the 17th ranked Miami Hurricanes at Alex Rodriguez Park. Erupting for 17 runs on 16 hits, Rutgers avenged losses in the first two games on getaway day with a win. Rutgers had not defeated Miami (FL) since 2011 and this...
Via On the Banks
1 day ago

W. Lacrosse. Women’s Lacrosse Travels To Lafayette For Midweek Matchup

Rutgers women’s lacrosse hits the road for the first time this season on Tuesday, when the Scarlet Knights play Lafayette at 7 p.m. in Easton, Pennsylvania. RU earned its first win of 2017, 12-11, last time out against Monmouth.
Via ScarletKnights.com
1 day ago

Edelmann, Heningburg lead Rutgers Men’s Lacrosse to 2-0 start

Three goals from Jules Heningburg and 15 saves from Max Edelmann helped the Rutgers men's lacrosse team to a 12-10 victory over Army on Saturday. The win pushed the Scarlet Knights to 2-0 on the season. The offense was led by the attackmen as the trio of Heningburg, Kieran Mullins, and Connor Murphy combined for seven goals and one assist. Defensive midfielder Christian Scarpello...
Via On the Banks
1 day ago

Rutgers Women’s Lacrosse Looks To Build Early Season Momentum

After winning their first game of the season on Saturday, the Scarlet Knights have a big week ahead with two road contests. The Rutgers women’s lacrosse team picked their first win of the season on Saturday against Monmouth by the score of 12-11. The victory was huge for the program looking to get off to a strong start after struggling early on last season. Senior midfielder Kristina...
Via On the Banks
1 day ago

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...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers basketball squanders late 6-point lead in loss to surging Northwestern

Northwestern inched closer to its first NCAA Tournament berth, while Rutgers is closer to the longest drought in nation Watch video Rutgers did almost everything possible Saturday to keep the program from a dubious distinction decades in the making. Instead Rutgers inched closer to the near-certainty of having the longest NCAA...
Via NJ.com
3 days ago

W. Swimming. #RUSwimDive Sends Six to Saturday’s Finals of Big Ten Championships

Six members of the Rutgers swimming and diving team will compete in the final session of the Big Ten Championships tonight in West Lafayette, Indiana. Sophomore Vera Koprivova and junior Addison Walkowiak will represent the Scarlet Knights in the A finals of the 200 backstroke and platform dive, respectively.
Via ScarletKnights.com
3 days ago

W. Basketball. Women's Basketball Falls on the Road to Wisconsin

The Rutgers women’s basketball fell, 53-41, at Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon at the Kohl Center. Junior guard Shrita Parker led the Scarlet Knights with 16 points and six rebounds.
Via ScarletKnights.com
3 days ago

Rutgers baseball preview: Are the Scarlet Knights ready to contend in the Big Ten?

With a roster that includes 31 New Jersey high school products, the Rutgers baseball team hopes to contend in the Big Ten in Scarlet Knights coach Joe Litterio's fourth campaign.
Via NJ.com
4 days ago

WATCH: RVision: Rutgers Basketball Story || On the Road with the Scarlet Knights

Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
4 days ago  |  Discuss

P.J. Fleck offers soft landing for 3 of Kyle Flood's Rutgers assistants at Minnesota

Minnesota's P.J. Fleck tapped into his Rutgers connections by adding Jeremy Cole, Joe Rossi, Norries Wilson and others Three former Rutgers coaches who were out of work in 2016 following the dismissal of Kyle Flood and all his assistants have resurfaced in smaller roles at Big Ten rival Minnesota. Norries Wilson, who was Flood's assistant...
Via NJ.com
5 days ago

W. Tennis. Tennis Falls to Princeton

Rutgers tennis fell to Princeton, 7-0, Wednesday night at Jadwin Gym. Freshman Jacqueline Cochrane and senior Farris Cunningham collected there fourth doubles win of the season to highlight action for the Scarlet Knights against the Tigers.
Via ScarletKnights.com
6 days ago

Rutgers drains 3s ... but gets out-rebounded as Purdue wins battle of strengths

Caleb Swanigan, Isaac Haas helped Purdue to big edges in rebounding, points in the paint against Rutgers Rutgers showed up on Valentine's Day wearing a Halloween costume. For one half and then some Tuesday night, the Big Ten team ranking last in 3-point shooting percentage but first in rebounding played an unrecognizable style: Dangerous from...
Via NJ.com
7 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 Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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
8 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
8 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
9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Men's Lacrosse Looks Ahead to 2017 Season

The Scarlet Knights are looking ahead to their 2017 season. Their season opens at St. Johns on February 11th.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Somehow Rutgers has produced the most players in Super Bowl LI

Rutgers may be a bit of a running joke in the Big Ten since they joined the conference, and for good reasons, but the Scarlet Knights have some bragging rights in this year’s Super Bowl matchup even against the likes of Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan, Notre Dame, LSU and this year’s reigning national champions, Clemson. Rutgers has more players on Super Bowl rosters of the New...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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