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No. 22 Rutgers fends off LSU 64-57

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Tyler Scaife scored 16 points and Rachel Hollivay and Briyona Canty added 13 each as no. 22 Rutgers used a 9-3 run late in the game to break away from stubborn LSU on Saturday. Canty scored twice, Hollivay added a three-point play in the flurry and Betnijah Laney also scored. Laney finished with a double-double in the third straight game, also snaring a career...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Michigan State Spartans: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two Big Ten foes will face off against one another on Saturday when the Rutgers Scarlet Knights travel to take on the Michigan State Spartans. No. 11 Michigan State (8-2) is coming off a convincing win over Maryland while Rutgers (6-4) snapped a three game skid last week by defeating Indiana. Coverage of this game will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Spartan...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 22 Rutgers pushes past Northeastern 74-60

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Betnijah Laney had 14 points with 13 rebounds, Briyona Canty finished with 12 points and 10 assists, and No. 22 Rutgers pushed past Northeastern 74-60 on Tuesday night. The Scarlet Knights shot 53.3 percent from the field and had four starters score in double figures. Tyler Scaife scored 15 points and Kahleah Cooper had 10. Rutgers (2-0) overcame an early 12...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 24 Rutgers women beat Saint Joseph's 76-52

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Tyler Scaife had 23 points, Betnijah Laney added 10 points and 13 rebounds and three steals, and the No. 24 Rutgers women beat Saint Joseph's 76-52 in the season opener for both teams on Friday night. Scaife was 9 of 13 from the field and made three straight jumpers and a layup during a 12-2 run that put the Scarlet Knights up 42-29 early in the second half...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Hoosiers at Rutgers Scarlet Knights: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Indiana Hoosiers will travel to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in a match-up of two Big Ten schools. Indiana (3-6) is winless in Big Ten play going 0-5 on the year while Rutgers (5-4) is just 1-4. Someone has to win this one. Coverage of the game between these two will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at 3:30 pm ET from High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway...
Via Tireball.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers doubles up on Hargrave pledges

In a matter of days, Rutgers has doubled up on pledges from Hargrave Military Academy (VA), one of the top post-graduate basketball programs in the country. The Scarlet Knights nabbed 6′-6″ forward KeJuan Johnson earlier in the week, and followed up on Sunday with a commitment from 6′-3″ guard Justin Goode. Johnson and Goode join a previous ...
Via Hoopniks
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Fans Need To Stop The Knee-jerk Reactions

I wish I were as smart as people on the Internet.  It seems that wherever I went online on Saturday evening through Monday morning, the discussion boards were full of people who knew exactly how to have Rutgers beat Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon.  It is very frustrating.  They all have the answers, and evidently those who actually do these jobs don’t know a damned thing...
Via Know It All Football
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah Has A School Record 341 All-Purpose Yards Against Rutgers

Is Ameer Abdullah the best running back in college football? The Nebraska star and Heisman Trophy hopeful has had a monster day against Rutgers, as he has set a school record with 341 all-purpose yards. Abdullah has carried the ball 19 times for 225 yards and three touchdown, caught two balls for 26 yards and returned two kickoffs for 90 yards. Wow…Ameer Abdullah has set a new...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Keys to Victory: Nebraska vs. Rutgers

The Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights meet for the first time since 1920 this weekend in Lincoln.  Will Nebraska keep the momentum they found in the second half of last week’s game against Northwestern?  Or will Rutgers finally avenge the 28-point drubbing they suffered 96 years ago?  Here are Nebraska’s 3 keys to [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits...
Via No Coast Bias
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rutgers Took A Beating, But The Scarlet Knights Won’t Back Down

Ouch!  That one really hurt.  Rutgers first Big Ten away game was the rude awakening everyone warned them it was going to be.  The REAL welcome to the B1G took place in front of 106K fans, and made Rutgers fans feel like the ultimate outsiders, aliens, if you will, being punched in the face as our welcome.  Yep, welcome to the Big Ten.  It kinda reminded me of THIS. How did...
Via Know It All Football
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State Releases An Awesome Trailer For Its Game vs. Rutgers

Ohio State is set to welcome another program to the Big Ten.  The Buckeyes, two weeks after facing Maryland in the Terrapins’ first conference home game, will face Rutgers at Ohio Stadium Saturday afternoon. It’s the Scarlet Knights first road game as a member of the Big Ten.  Urban Meyer’s squad enters the contest having won three straight games, all of which were in blowout...
Via College Spun
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

What Do You Want To See? Rutgers

Well, here we are again. No more idle weeks. Time for the Buckeyes to show the rest of the country how good they are. Rutgers will be our first victim. Heres what I and the rest of the staff want: A win: Duh. A big win: Double duh. Offense with 300 passing and 150 rushing: Balance baby. Defense baby: OSU has the fewest missed tackles among all power conferences. Keep it that way...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rutgers goes from being the trap game to playing in one

Can you have a trap game if you’ve been considered a trap team?  This week, Rutgers goes up against its final 2014 non-conference opponent, Tulane from New Orleans.  Tulane has played a fairly aggressive Power 5 schedule so far, up against Georgia Tech and Duke, all while moving into a new conference this year, the AAC. Rutgers fans are somewhat acquainted with the American Athletic...
Via Know It All Football
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Rutgers AD Julie Hermann Made A Crude Jerry Sandusky Joke

Oh Rutgers… Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann may be in a bit of trouble, to say the least. Just a few days after having to apologize for the school’s Facebook account accidentally posting photos of Scarlet Knights fans wearing “Beat Ped State” shirts, it’s been reported by NJ Advance Media that Hermann herself made a crude joke related to the Jerry Sandusky scandal...
Via College Spun
September 19, 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

Photo: Rutgers To Wear Its American Flag Helmets For Game Against Navy

We’ve seen a number of college football programs bust out red, white and blue helmets over the past few weeks to honor our nation’s servicemen. This Saturday, Rutgers will be the latest to join the movement, as the Scarlet Knights will bring back their “American Flag” themed lids for their game against Navy. Rutgers first unveiled them back in 2011. Out of respect for @NavyFB...
Via College Spun
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Rutgers Football Posts Pictures Of Fans Wearing ‘Beat Ped State’ Shirts On Its Official Facebook Page

Sometimes, custom made shirts that insult your opponent before a football game are really funny. Sometimes, they can be a little over the line, but they still make you laugh. However, these shirts made by Rutgers fans before the Scarlet Knights played Penn State on Saturday night were way over the line. These fans made ‘Beat Ped State’ shirts that featured a stylized Nittany...
Via College Spun
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Rutgers Review: The Scarlet Knights Are On The Board

Rutgers is on the board.  As their coach Kyle Flood says, each week the team works to get to 1-0, and they are 1-0.  That’s the good news, the bad news is the team still has that murderous schedule coming for the rest of the season. It was a different sort of noise coming out of the Big Ten trumpets following Thursday’s win over Washington State.  Less of the “Rutgers was...
Via Know It All Football
September 03, 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

Rutgers Scarlet Knights go Clubtubbing after 2-a-day practices (Video)

No one can say Rutgers Scarlet Knights head coach Kyle Flood isn’t hip to today’s game anymore. After a recent 2-a-day practice session Flood rewarded the players with something called “club tub.” While the players get in to ice-cold water to help heal the body from a day’s worth of activities, Flood decided to turn up the heat with a dance club inspired party for his players...
Via Talking 10
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...
Via The Other Paper
May 06, 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

QB Nelson transfers to Rutgers, could play Gophers in '16

MINNEAPOLIS -- Former Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson is staying in the Big Ten. Nelson will transfer to Rutgers, meaning the Mankato native and former Gatorade Minnesota Player of the Year could face his old team in a few years. It was announced earlier this month that Nelson was leaving the Gophers program and wanted to find a system that better fit his skillset. In Nelson'...
Via Fox Sports North
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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