Rutgers Rumors & News

  • Rutgers' leading scorer Corey Sanders withdraws from NBA draft

    Newark Star-Ledger "As a high school recruit who became a YouTube sensation for his basketball highlights, Corey Sanders was known for 180-degree dunks. Who knew Rutgers' star point guard would pull a 180 when it came time to deciding whether to keep his name in the NBA Draft or return to college for another..." May 24

  • Former Rutgers G Nigel Johnson transferring to Virginia "The lasting image Rutgers fans will have of Nigel Johnson was the Big Ten Tournament last month, when the fourth-year junior tallied consecutive 21-point efforts. Now, the former Scarlet Knights guard will be hoping to reach the next level of the postseason. Johnson will have a good chance..." April 09

  • Rutgers guard Nigel Johnson announces transfer after 1 season playing for Scarlet Knights

    Newark Star-Ledger "One day after its star play-maker, Corey Sanders, declared for the 2017 NBA Draft, Rutgers' second-leading scorer announced that he's leaving the program. Nigel Johnson, a fourth-year junior guard who averaged 11.3 points in his lone season with the Scarlet Knights after transferring in from..." March 24

  • Northwestern advances to Big Ten quarters with win over Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "Vic Law and Scottie Lindsey led a balanced attack with 16 points apiece as Northwestern advanced to the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals with an 83-61 victory over Rutgers on Thursday at the Verizon Center. Dererk Pardon and Bryant McIntosh each added 13 points as the sixth-seeded Wildcats..." March 10

  • Rutgers sends Ohio State packing

    The Sports Xchange "In its regular-season finale, Rutgers dealt a big blow to Illinois' NCAA Tournament hopes. On Wednesday, the Scarlet Knights put an end to Ohio State's season. Rutgers dominated the offensive boards and scored 22 second-chance points to beat Ohio State 66-57 in the first round of the Big Ten..." March 08

  • Rutgers edges Illinois to snap six-game losing streak

    The Sports Xchange "Deshawn Freeman's 3-pointer with 10 seconds left gave Rutgers a 62-59 win over Illinois in the final game of the Big Ten regular season for both teams on Saturday at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway, N.J. Rutgers snapped a six-game losing streak. Illinois (18-13, 8-10 Big East) went..." March 04

  • Maryland halts three-game slide

    The Sports Xchange "Melo Trimble paced a balanced attack with 11 points and seven assists and Maryland snapped a three-game skid with a 79-59 win over Rutgers on Tuesday night at Louis Brown Athletic Center in Piscataway, N.J. Ivan Bender added 10 points off the bench and Damonte Dodd had nine points and seven..." February 28

  • Beilein wins 500th as Michigan beats Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "Zak Irvin scored 16 points to help give Michigan coach John Beilein his 500th career victory in the Wolverines' 68-64 win over Rutgers on Wednesday at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway, N.J. Beilein is 500-308 in 25 seasons at the Division I level. He is 207-133 with Michigan, just..." February 22

  • Northwestern beats Rutgers for 20th win

    The Sports Xchange "Bryant McIntosh scored 18 points and Dererk Pardon added 12 as Northwestern rallied for a landmark 20th victory with a 69-65 Big Ten decision over Rutgers on Saturday at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill. The Wildcats (20-7, 9-5) matched the record for most regular- season wins in school..." February 18

  • No. 16 Purdue handles Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- While not as athletic as Villanova, Kansas, UCLA or Kentucky, No. 16 Purdue literally has a big 1-2 punch that could make the Boilermakers a significant factor in the NCAA Tournament. Isaac Haas, a 7-foot-2 junior center, scored 16 of his game-high 24 points in a..." February 14

  • Murphy carries Minnesota past Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Jordan Murphy recorded his second straight double-double, scoring 17 points with 11 rebounds in Minnesota's 72-63 win over Rutgers on Saturday at the Rutgers Athletic Center. Murphy fouled out with 2:28 left and the Gophers leading 68-61. He scored 25 points and grabbed..." February 11

  • Ohio State edges Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "Ohio State built double-digit leads in both halves but couldn't shake Rutgers until the closing seconds Wednesday. Kam Williams tied a career high with 23 points, and the Buckeyes were 4 of 4 from the free-throw line in the final 30 seconds as they hung on to beat the Scarlet Knights 70-64..." February 08

  • Rutgers holds on to stop Penn State

    The Sports Xchange "Rutgers lost 10 of 11 and was 0-23 on the road in conference play since joining the Big Ten in 2014. That was until Saturday when Corey Sanders scored 25 points and the Scarlet Knights hung on to beat Penn State 70-68 at Bryce Jordan Center in State College, Pa. Penn State, down for most the..." February 04

  • Iowa takes care of Rutgers in rout

    The Sports Xchange "Jordan Bohannon went 5-for-7 from 3-point range and scored 17 points and Iowa led wire to wire in an 83-63 Big Ten road rout of Rutgers on Tuesday night. It was the first true road win of the season for the Hawkeyes (13-10, 5-5 Big Ten). Iowa, winners of two straight after beating Ohio State..." January 31

  • Happ helps No. 15 Wisconsin survive Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Ethan Happ rescued No. 15 Wisconsin out of a scoring funk, delivering a career-high 32 points as the Badgers survived a scare, knocking off Rutgers 61-54 in overtime on Saturday at Madison Square Garden. Happ scored seven points in the overtime. He shot 12 of 18 as Wisconsin..." January 28

  • No. 22 Maryland makes its way past Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Maryland junior point guard Melo Trimble has still not missed a game in his three seasons with the Terrapins. But he came close. Trimble, who was sick and missed practice Monday, had 17 points, six rebounds and four assists in 34 minutes as No. 22 Maryland held off..." January 24