Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Vols' Late-Game Duo & More Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin told me this week there's a strong chance that both Antonio Barton and freshman Darius Thompson could be on the floor in end of game situations.
Rutgers Lawyer John Wolf Resigns Amid Rice Inquiry; John J. Farmer Takes His PlaceThe board of governors announced that a widely-respected former state attorney general, John J. Farmer, will be the school's new top lawyer. Farmer had been serving as dean of its Newark law school.
Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Saint Louis, Poythress & MoreThe Billikens have all the ingredients to beat any team in the country, and are playing their best basketball at the perfect time.
Rothstein Files: Rice Set To Return Vs. 'Cuse With Same Questions Surrounding RURice 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.
Rothstein Files: Five Observations From Rutgers-Sacred HeartWhen 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.
Rothstein Files: Rutgers Hoping Judge Is Missing Piece 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.
Rothstein Files: Rutgers Adds Big Piece In JUCO Wing Garrett 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.
Rothstein Files: Rutgers Freshmen, Big East's Version Of 'Jekyll And Hyde'Some might call it a slippery slope. Others would call it playing with fire. Rutgers coach Mike Rice just speaks the truth.
Rothstein Files: News And Notes Around College HoopsWe don't wish attempting to deal with VCU's pressure on anyone.
Rothstein Files: Five Observations From Rutgers-MonmouthFor a team that's been lacking offense, Rutgers might have found their solution.
Rutgers Expects To Take Big Step This Season Rutgers hasn't been to the NCAA tournament since. It has also not had a winning conference record since. And only five winning seasons in the past two decades. Coach Mike Rice expects all that to change this season.
Rutgers Forward Kadeem Jack To Undergo SurgeryRutgers says forward Kadeem Jack will have surgery on his right foot this week and likely be out for three to four months.