I can still remember the first practice. It was right before Mike Rice’s first season at Rutgers, and it was unlike anything I’d ever witnessed before.
Building a college basketball program in a high-major conference requires time. It requires patience — especially if the school hasn’t been to the NCAA Tournament since 1991.
Not much has come easily for C. Vivian Stringer during her Hall of Fame coaching career. So it was fitting that it took her five tries to become the fourth women’s basketball coach to have 900 victories.
Rutgers sophomore guard Eli Carter broke his right leg Saturday against DePaul and will miss the rest of the season.
Rutgers coach Kyle Flood filled a major need in the secondary and added depth at running back, the defensive line and quarterback Wednesday.
As they prepare for their 15th all-time meeting in Friday’s Russell Athletic Bowl, Rutgers is no longer anybody’s whipping boy, while Virginia Tech is the team with something to prove following a disappointing season.
It feels like the same story keeps repeating itself for Rutgers.
Ray Graham ran for 113 yards and a score for the Panthers (5-6, 2-4 Big East), who kept their hopes for bowl eligibility alive while drumming the Scarlet Knights.
The latest round of conference musical chairs has left Connecticut once again looking for a seat.
Maryland set the stage; Act II played out Tuesday afternoon, when Rutgers announced its move to join the Terps in the Big Ten.
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.
Maryland is set to announce it is joining the Big Ten. And it could mean a Rutgers defection from the Big East.
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.
Well folks, it doesn’t get much better than this. You’ve got undefeated Florida hosting a team led by former head coach Steve Spurrier in an SEC battle.
This is much more than 5-0 right now, this is about winning the conference and the Big East.