Rutgers Rumors & News

  • Rutgers lands 7-foot graduate transfer C.J. Gettys

    Newark Star-Ledger "One of the biggest questions facing new Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell when he took the job in March was how he would rebuild a depleted Scarlet Knight roster. The latest pieces of the puzzle came into focus on Monday in the form of a graduate transfer. C.J. Gettys, a 7-foot, 245-pound center..." August 23

  • Rutgers pays $300K to former Mike Rice player Derrick Randall

    Asbury Park Press "Rutgers University has settled a lawsuit with former men’s basketball player Derrick Randall for $300,000. Randall filed the suit in 2013, eight months after the university fired basketball coach Mike Rice’s for mistreating his players. The 6-foot-9, 240-pound forward, who has learning..." May 19

  • Rutgers forward D.J. Foreman to transfer, per source

    Newark Star-Ledger "For a program that hasn't sniffed an NCAA Tournament in 25 years, the Rutgers men's basketball team sure is making a lot of noise heading into Final Four weekend. Just this week, Rutgers secured its first commitment from a New Jersey recruit in five years, saw its star player declare for the..." April 01

  • Rutgers guard Corey Sanders enters name in 2016 NBA Draft

    Newark Star-Ledger "Corey Sanders, the star freshman guard for the Rutgers men's basketball team, has entered his name for this year's NBA Draft, according to his Twitter account. In a statement posted at 1:37 p.m. Thursday, Sanders noted that he had not hired an agent — which is a key distinction since players..." March 31

  • Rutgers to hire Stony Brook's Steve Pikiell as new coach

    Newark Star-Ledger "Steve Pikiell, who took over a four-win Stony Brook team and led it into the NCAA Tournament for the first time this season, has been hired as the new Rutgers head basketball coach, a source told NJ Advance Media. Pikiell will replace Eddie Jordan, the former Rutgers star whose three-year run..." March 19

  • Report: Rutgers interviewed Jay Williams for head coaching vacancy

    Newark Star-Ledger "As Rutgers Athletics Director Pat Hobbs enters the first full week in his search to replace Eddie Jordan as men's basketball coach, an outside-the-box candidate has entered the mix. Jay Williams, a Plainfield, N.J., native who starred at St. Joseph-Metuchen and Duke before his promising NBA..." March 16

  • Rutgers Has Fired Men’s Basketball Coach Eddie Jordan

    College Spun "After a 7-25 season, and dismal 1-17 Big Ten campaign, Rutgers has fired head coach Eddie Jordan, according to a report by CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein. Jordan, a Rutgers alumnus and member of the school’s 1976 Final Four team, coached the team to a 29-68 record in three seasons, winning just..." March 10

  • Nebraska 89, Rutgers 72

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Shavon Shields had 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead Nebraska to an 89-72 victory over Rutgers on Wednesday in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis. Junior guard Tai Webster scored 18 points and Andrew White III added 16 for the 11th-seeded Cornhuskers..." March 09

  • Rutgers 75, Minnesota 52

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Mike Williams set career highs of 29 points and six 3-pointers and Rutgers ended a 17-game losing streak by demolishing Minnesota 75-52 on Saturday in Big Ten play at Piscataway, N.J. Freshman guard Corey Sanders added 12 points, seven rebounds and six assists and senior..." March 05

  • Forbes' 11 3-pointers pace Michigan State's win

    The Sports Xchange "PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Michigan State coach Tom Izzo hopes his No. 2 Spartans do not have to rely on the 3-point shot to make a deep run in the NCAA tournament. But until then, Izzo can enjoy the long-distance shooting performance of senior guard Bryn Forbes, who established a Big Ten..." March 02