Worrel Clahar scored 19 points to lead DePaul to a 75-69 victory over Rutgers on Saturday, snapping the Blue Demons’ nine-game losing streak.
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.
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.
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.
With the annual Haggerty Award Dinner set for Thursday night at the Tarrytown Marriott, we unveil our end of season awards.
Some might call it a slippery slope. Others would call it playing with fire. Rutgers coach Mike Rice just speaks the truth.
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.
Some people told me I was crazy when I made that statement prior to Kentucky’s win over Louisville on Saturday but when you watch “MKG” play, it’s tough not to see why he’s more valuable than anyone else in college basketball.
The 5-foot-9 product of St. Anthony High School had a season-high 22 points to lead the Scarlet Knights to a 67-58 victory.