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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

I believed in Colorado. I had already seen the Buffaloes about a half-dozen times this season and thought they had what it took to push Kansas in Lawrence on Saturday. Boy was I wrong.

12/10/2012

Running back Jeremy Wright #28 of the Louisville Cardinals is tackled by Lorenzo Waters #21 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in the end zone for a touchdown. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Rutgers Jet-tisons Its Shot At BCS Glory

Rutgers, which could have clinched its first-ever BCS Bowl berth last week if they had showed up in Pittsburgh, blew their chance for redemption despite having everything set up perfectly for a momentous “Knight.”

11/30/2012

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Rothstein Files: Collegiate Athletics As We Once Knew It Is Officially Over

On Wednesday, Louisville became the sixth former Big East school to join the ACC. This comes a week after Rutgers and Maryland, a charter member of the original ACC, left to join the Big Ten. Chaos? Absolutely.

11/29/2012

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Will UConn Be Next To Bolt From Struggling Big East?

The latest round of conference musical chairs has left Connecticut once again looking for a seat.

11/21/2012

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Rothstein Files: Five Quick Hits On College Basketball

Rutgers hasn’t been to the NCAA Tournament since 1991, but the Scarlet Knights’ decision to join the Big Ten on Tuesday should greatly enhance their chances of returning to the bracket.

11/21/2012

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Rutgers Announces Jump From Big East To Big Ten

Maryland set the stage; Act II played out Tuesday afternoon, when Rutgers announced its move to join the Terps in the Big Ten.

11/20/2012

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Silverman: Rutgers’ Big Ten Move Another Step In Ruining College Sports

Silverman thinks Rutgers moving to the Big Ten is another step in the wrong direction for college sports.

11/20/2012

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Dyer: Tim Pernetti Delivers For Rutgers — Again

A move to the Big Ten?! Canonize Tim Pernetti right now. He is in every way, every bit the patron saint that Rutgers has needed.

11/20/2012

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Bye-Bye Big East? Rutgers Expected To Follow Maryland, Bolt For Big Ten

Maryland is set to announce it is joining the Big Ten. And it could mean a Rutgers defection from the Big East.

11/19/2012

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Reports: Big Ten Looking To Expand, Eying Rutgers

Multiple reports suggest Rutgers could be joining an expanded Big Ten Conference.

11/17/2012

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Commissioners To Decide On New College Football Playoff Format

Conference commissioners will meet Monday, hoping to decide whether to have a six- or seven-game format for the new college football playoff.

11/11/2012

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Rothstein Files: Six BCS Teams Primed To Make A Jump In College Basketball

Looking for a team from a BCS conference ready to make some noise? Check out our list below of six schools — one from each major conference — that’s ready to make a jump during the 2012-13 college basketball season.

11/07/2012

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Silverman: The College Game Is Preparing Quarterbacks Like Never Before

The reason that college quarterbacks start right away is that they are far more prepared for the NFL game. College football coaches have far more detailed and challenging offenses and game plans than they did a generation ago.

10/17/2012

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Rothstein Files: Mbakwe’s Return Adds To Minnesota’s Impressive Depth In Big Ten

Trevor Mbakwe could wind up being the best power forward in college basketball. He’s got the size (six-foot-eight), the build (245 pounds) and most of all the ability to tally a double-double on a nightly basis for Minnesota.

10/10/2012

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Rothstein Files: McCaffery Has Iowa Poised For A Jump

Fran McCaffery likely has the most talented roster he’s ever assembled as a head coach. The Hawkeyes are deep, have size, and can play a multitude of ways. But one thing they don’t have entering the season is defined role allocation — at least not yet.

09/25/2012

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