“We need guys to step up, we need to have four or five double-figure scorers,” Jordan said. “We need to put points on the board, whether it’s creating stuff off defense or a very disciplined offense. It’s their time.”
UNLV transfer Mike Moser is down to Gonzaga, Oregon and Washington, and will likely make a decision by the end of the week, according to a source close to the situation.
If Shane Larkin returns to Miami for his junior season, the Hurricanes will make the NCAA Tournament. If he leaves for the NBA, Jim Larranaga’s team will be in complete rebuilding mode.
Rutgers sophomore guard Eli Carter broke his right leg Saturday against DePaul and will miss the rest of the season.
Freshman JaKarr Sampson had 21 points and seven rebounds and St. John’s won its third straight with a 72-60 victory over Rutgers Wednesday night.
A road game at Saint Joseph’s is an arduous way to begin play in a new conference, but the Bulldogs will be far from intimidated.
Rice returns from his suspension on Wednesday night against Syracuse at the Carrier Dome, and the third-year coach will hope to cure some of what’s plagued this team during their solid, but somewhat flawed 9-2 start.
The Scarlet Knights had only four baskets in the final seven minutes as Carter, who averages 18 points per game, finished 1 of 12 from the field and misfired on six 3-point attempts.
When Rutgers coach Mike Rice was at Robert Morris, he regularly played 10 players and substituted almost every minute of every game — we expect something similar to occur with his team this season.
Take one look at Wally Judge and you’ll understand why he’s been hyped. Take one look at Rutgers’ roster and you’ll understand why there’s eternal optimism.
Mike Rice finally got the wing he’s so badly been craving. He now has the pieces in place for Rutgers to make a leap in the Big East standings next season.
Some might call it a slippery slope. Others would call it playing with fire. Rutgers coach Mike Rice just speaks the truth.
In early December it looked like this Rutgers team would struggle to score 60 points. Now, a great deal of what the Scarlet Knights do on offense is regularly fluid and succinct.
Rutgers lost heavily to their Big East rivals West Virgina. The Mountaineers easily defeated the Scarlet Knights 84-60
Eli Carter had 19 points and fellow freshman Myles Mack added 14 for the Scarlet Knights (9-7, 1-2 Big East), who beat then-No. 10 Florida 85-83 in double-overtime on Dec. 29. It’s just the second time Rutgers has ever beaten two Top Ten teams in the same season.