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  1. Kadeem Jack, DI’s most underappreciated junior?

    Feb 21, 2014, 5:59 PM EDT

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    It hasn’t been a successful first season for Rutgers coach Eddie Jordan. Wins against Canisius and Temple have been off-set by a 4-10 conference record (10-17 overall), and the Scarlet Knights haven’t been able to post consecutive victories since the New Year. However, the team’s struggles shouldn’t detract from the play of Kadeem Jack, the…

  2. Late Night Snacks: Arizona State, Harvard earn double overtime victories

    Feb 15, 2014, 12:32 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: Arizona State 69, No. 2 Arizona 66 (2OT) A Jermaine Marshall layup with 14 seconds remaining in double over time gave Arizona State a lead it would not relinquish, with the Sun Devils adding a quality win to its NCAA tournament resume. Marshall finished the game with 29 points and Jahii Carson…

  3. Friday’s Pregame Shootaround: Opportunity knocks for Arizona State

    Feb 14, 2014, 2:25 PM EDT

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: No. 2 Arizona at Arizona State, 9:00 p.m. (ESPN) No. 2 Arizona remains ahead of the pack in the Pac-12 by two games, but there may be some teams who sense an opportunity now that Brandon Ashley’s out for the year. However Arizona’s won its last two games after falling at…

  4. American Athletic Conference, Rutgers announce settlement

    Feb 12, 2014, 5:11 PM EDT

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    When Rutgers made the decision in 2012 to accept an invitation to join the Big Ten, two questions that needed answering were when the school would make the move and how much it would cost them. Some programs involved in conference realignment have simply waited after making their decision, choosing to negotiate their exit fee,…

  5. Three more players filing lawsuits against Mike Rice, Rutgers?

    Feb 4, 2014, 10:06 AM EDT

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    The number of former players that appear to be taking legal action against Rutgers and former head coach Mike Rice has grown to four. In December, Derrick Randall, who has since transferred to Pitt, filed a lawsuit against Rice, a former assistant coach and the former Athletics Director, among others, over the mental, emotional and…

  6. Former Georgetown forward Greg Whittington not enrolling at Rutgers

    Jan 31, 2014, 5:25 PM EDT

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    Former Georgetown forward Greg Whittington, who was dismissed from the Hoya program earlier this season in November, will not be enrolling at Rutgers as planned, according to Brendan Prunty of The Star Ledger. Whittington wouldn’t have been eligible to play for the Scarlet Knights this season but, assuming he successfully enrolled at the university for the spring…

  7. Report: Rutgers guard Jerome Seagears unlikely to play Saturday vs. No. 14 Louisville

    Jan 3, 2014, 2:45 PM EDT

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    Through 13 games Rutgers guard Jerome Seagears is averaging 9.5 points and 4.2 assists per game, with his assist-to-turnover ratio (2.8) being tops in the American Athletic Conference. Given his ability to handle and distribute the basketball while making a low number of mistakes, Seagears would be a good player for the Scarlet Knights to…

  8. Ex-Georgetown Hoya Greg Whittington transfers to Rutgers

    Dec 15, 2013, 10:46 AM EDT

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    On Nov. 30, Georgetown head coach John Thompson III announced that he had dismissed junior forward Greg Whittington from the program. Whittington has now found his new home, transferring to Rutgers to play for Eddie Jordan. Whittington was visiting Rutgers this weekend, and late on Saturday night it was reported that he would join Georgetown’s…

  9. Former Rutgers player Derrick Randall sues school over Mike Rice’s actions

    Dec 9, 2013, 10:39 AM EDT

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    Former Rutgers player Derrick Randall is suing the university over the way he was treated during Mike Rice’s tenure as the school’s head coach. The lawsuit was filed in the state’s federal court on Friday and names Rice, former assistant coach James Martelli, the university, school president Robert Barchi, former AD Tim Pernetti, CFO Janine Purcaro, and…

  10. NCAA docks Rutgers freshman Junior Etou six games

    Nov 8, 2013, 3:34 PM EDT

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    With the Eddie Jordan era set to get underway at Rutgers Friday night, the program finally has an answer regarding the status of one of their newcomers. According to Brendan Prunty of the Newark Star-Ledger, the NCAA has ruled that 6-foot-7 freshman forward Junior Etou is ineligible for Rutgers’ first six games of the season…

  11. American Athletic Conference 2013-14 Preview: Louisville comes back strong

    Oct 31, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  12. JJ Moore granted a waiver to play this season at Rutgers

    Sep 26, 2013, 10:26 AM EDT

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    Rutgers got some big news on Thursday morning, as Pitt transfer JJ Moore was given a waiver by the NCAA which will allow him to play immediately for the Scarlett Knights. He’s the second player transferring into the program that was given a waiver by the NCAA. Last month, Kerwin Okoro got the news that…

  13. Preseason NIT bracket finally released; Duke-Arizona final please?

    Sep 17, 2013, 2:42 PM EDT

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    The NCAA has finally released the bracket for the Preseason NIT, the last remaining early season tournament that is truly a 16 team tournament. Where as most events guarantee the pod host — one of the four high-profile teams in the event — a spot in the semifinals, the programs partaking in the NIT have…

  14. Kerwin Okoro changed NCAA transfer guidelines, Drew Wilson benefits

    Sep 16, 2013, 4:26 PM EDT

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    It took some time, but Kerwin Okoro got his waiver. The Iowa State transfer will be eligible immediately to play at Rutgers. If you missed the controversy, Okoro lost both his brother (cancer) and his father last season. The New York City native transferred to get closer to home, but his waiver was initially denied…

  15. Rutgers borrowing wacky stunts from Minor League Baseball

    Aug 31, 2013, 6:53 PM EDT

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    Minor League baseball games aren’t like their MLB counterparts. Fans know the best players won’t be around long, and the players who do hang around might not be as athletically gifted as the ones who move on up to the big time. In that way, it’s a lot like college hoops. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights…

  16. Rutgers renovates RAC ahead of Big Ten debut

    Aug 10, 2013, 8:00 PM EDT

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    The Rutgers Athletic Center is getting an upgrade as the school prepares for its close-up as a new member of the Big Ten conference. It’s a rare positive report from the school that has battled North Carolina and the P.J. Hairston mess for “worst off-season news headlines” this year. New AD Julie Hermann, who played…

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