Sunday, March 29, 2020

Rutgers basketball prevails despite offensive struggles; beats Columbia in OT

Rutgers improved to 6-5 via a 68-65 OT win against Columbia on Saturday, but offensive problems still hurt the Scarlet Knights.

Rutgers Basketball drops Garden State Hardwood Classic, 72-66

Despite a season high 52 rebounds, The Scarlet Knights returns the Garden State Hardwood Trophy. The Scarlet Knights fall to 5-5 on the season, will face Columbia next Saturday.

Rutgers basketball drops two close games, faces Fordham on Saturday

The Scarlet Knights lost to No. 8 Michigan State and No. 12 Wisconsin by a combined 16 points last week and will face off against Fordham on Saturday.

What we know about Rutgers basketball six games in

Rutgers kicked off a three game, six day stretch with a huge 57-54 win on the road against Miami on Wednesday. What does the 5-1 start tell us about this year's Scarlet Knights?

Four takeaways from Rutgers basketball’s impressive start

As the first quarter of basketball comes to an end for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, there is one thing for certain. This team is improved. Under second-year head coach Steve Pikiell, Rutgers has rushed out the gate to an impressive 8-3 record. The non-conference schedule has been on the weaker end, but the Scarlet Knights have been winning. Their three losses...

[Premature] Big Ten Basketball Power Rankings

On August 16th, Big Ten conference play schedules were released and finalized schedules for all teams. Signifying a transition from the summer offseason to fall workouts, teams will now use the following weeks to recharge and prepare for what looks to be a long and arduous season. Schedules are slightly different this upcoming year. With the Big Ten Tournament...

Corey Sanders Returns To Rutgers for Junior Year

Despite signs pointing to the contrary, Rutgers guard Corey Sanders has decided to come back to school for a third year. The team announced on Twitter last night that Sanders chose to return, making Scarlet Knights fans everywhere rejoice. https://twitter.com/RutgersMBB/status/867197198685130752 Last year, Sanders led the team with 12.8 points and 3.2 assists per game, and earned Honorable Mention All-Big Ten honors. But in March, Sanders...

Jonathan Laurent Reportedly Transfers From Rutgers

Rutgers lost another player to transfer on Saturday, as a source reported that sophomore Jonathan Laurent would leave the program. https://twitter.com/VerbalCommits/status/853329648272277504?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.onthebanks.com%2F2017%2F4%2F15%2F15314652%2Fper-report-jonathan-laurent-is-transferring-from-rutgers-basketball-steve-pikiell Neither the team nor Laurent himself has said anything about it, and the above Tweet is the only source as of now. But if true, he would be the second player to transfer from the program this month. Nigel Johnson left for Virginia last...

Nigel Johnson Update: Former Scarlet Knight Transfers to Virginia

Former Rutgers guard Nigel Johnson announced on Saturday that he will spend his final year of eligibility playing for Virginia. The Ashburn, Va. native made his decision known on his Instagram account, letting the world know that he was returning to his home state. https://www.instagram.com/p/BSoqNjxAbSq/?taken-by=takingflight_23 Starting his collegiate career at Kansas State, Johnson transferred to Rutgers last year, where he put up impressive numbers....

How Will Rutgers Fare After Losing Nigel Johnson (and Potentially Corey Sanders)?

With March Madness going on for the past few weeks, news about teams that aren't playing will usually get put on the back burner. And this is the case with the news that Rutgers lost one, and potentially two of their star players from last season. First off, the player that is definitely leaving the Scarlet Knights: Nigel Johnson. The junior...
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