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RU Captures WNIT Opening Round Thriller Over Georgetown

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on March 17, 2016 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Rutgers captured a 57-55 opening round win over Georgetown in the WNIT tonight at the RAC. Rachel Hollivay poured in 22 points to pace RU in scoring, closely followed by 21 from Kahleah Copper. Copper's last bucket with less than a second left was the game-winner. Next up is Virginia, on Sunday at the RAC at 2 PM.  Tickets are available from the box office on Friday.  For details on the game and the box score, visit the scarletknights.com website.


RU Kicks Off Against Georgetown in the WNIT

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on March 15, 2016 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Rutgers will face former Big East foe Georgetown in the opening round of the Women's NIT Tournament. The action gets underway on Thursday, March 17, at 7 PM at the RAC. Let's PACK THE RAC and cheer on our beloved Scarlet Knights as they start this new journey to a possible WNIT Championship. Tickets are available as follows: Season Ticket holders can access their accounts on-line or call 866-445-4678 to secure their normal seats. Tickets are $26 for the 100 level, $16 for 200 level reserved and $11 for general admission. Rutgers students get in free with an ID. Parking is $10.

RU Falls to Ohio State in BIG Quarters

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on March 4, 2016 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Rutgers lost to Ohio State 73-58 in the quarterfinals of the BIG Ten Tournament on March 4.  Tyler Scaife and Kahleah Copper accounted for most of the scoring with 26 and 25 points, respectively, and Copper picked up 12 rebounds to lead the team and come away with another double-double.  Rutgers finishes the season at 18-14 overall and 8-11 in conference play.  For more game information and the box score, please visit the Scarlet Knights website.

RU Advances in BIG Tourney With Win Over Nebraska

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on March 3, 2016 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Rutgers pulled out a thriller against Nebraska in its opening round game in the BIG 10 Tournament on March 3, coming away with a 66-63 victory.  Shrita Parker came off the bench to lead RU in scoring with a career-high 18 points.  Kahleah Copper totalled 17 points and Tyler Scaife chipped in 10.  RU overcame a flurry of 3-pointers by Nebraska, falling behind in the second half before overtaking the Cornhuskers.  RU is now 18-13 on the season with a tough contest coming up next as they take on #2 seed Ohio State.  For more on the game and the box score, check the Scarlet Knights website.  

RU Mashes Michigan for Senior Day Celebration

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on February 28, 2016 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

RU celebrated Senior Day in style with a decisive win over Michigan, 72-50. Tyler Scaife led the scoring with 23 points, Kahleah Copper RAC'd up another double-double (20 points, 10 rebounds), Briyona Canty scored 9, Rachel Hollivay had 7 points and 3 more blocks, Ariel Butts had 5 points and KK Sanders chipped in 7. Now it's on to Indianapolis for the BIG 10 Tournament, where Rutgers will play on Thursday. Details to follow. Thanks, Seniors, for some memorable moments. We miss you already!  For more on the game and to see the box score, check the Scarlet Knights website.

RU Suffers OT Loss at Perdue, 74-68

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on February 25, 2016 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Rutgers suffered a tough loss in overtime against Purdue, 74-68 on February 25. Tyler Scaife scored 23, Kahleah Copper had 22 and Rachel Hollivay scored 15. Rutgers slips to 7-9 in BIG 10 play and 16-13 overall.  Copper is now the 6th all-time leading scorer at Rutgers, and Scaife is one of a dozen Knights to top 1500 career points.  She needs just 23 more points to move into the Top 10.

Sunday is Senior Day at the RAC as Rutgers takes on Michigan.  For more on the game and to see the box score, please visit the Scarlet Knights website.


#6 Maryland Knocks Off RU at the RAC, 73-58

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on February 21, 2016 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)

A tough #6 Maryland team came to the RAC on Sunday, February 21 and defeated Rutgers 73-58. Kahleah Copper added 23 points to her illustrious career, and Rachel Hollivay and Tyler Scaife scored 11 each. Rutgers falls to 16-12 overall and 7-9 in the BIG Conference. RU travels to Purdue on Thursday to face the Boilermakers before returning to the RAC next Sunday for Senior Day and to close out the season.  For more on the game and to see the box score, please visit the Scarlet Knights website.

RU Drops Heartbreaker to MSU, 70-67

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on February 18, 2016 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

RU lost a heartbreaker to Michigan State on February 18 at the RAC, 70-67, despite leading for almost the entire game and with a 10-point lead with just about 4 minutes left. Tyler Scaife poured in 22 points and Briyona Canty had 12. Kahleah Copper, who fouled out late in the contest along with Rachel Hollivay, had 11 points. Rachel had 10 rebounds, 8 points and 8 blocks and now is the BIG 10 Single Season record-holder in blocked shots. RU is now 16-11 overall and 7-8 in BIG 10 play.  RU next faces BIG 10 foe Maryland on Sunday at the RAC in the annual Play4Kay game, homoring breast cancer survivors.  There is a pre-game Huddle at 1 prior to the 3 PM game.

For more information on the game and the box score, please visit the Scarlet Knights website.  

RU Evens Conference Record with Win Over Illinois, 63-56

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on February 13, 2016 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Rutgers picked up its 3rd straight win with a 63-56 victory over Illinois to even its BIG 10 record at 7-7. Rachel Hollivay (13 points, 11 rebounds) and Kahleah Copper (17 points, 10 rebounds) each recorded a double-double. Tyler Scaife totaled 16 points and Briyona Canty had 7 assists.  The win was the 2nd straight BIG 10 road victory for RU after a 0-5 start.  On the season, RU is now 16-10.  RU returns home Thursday to play Michigan State in a BLACK OUT game.  For more on the game and to see the box score, visit the Scarlet Knights website.


RU Wins Thriller Over Northwestern, 61-59

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on February 10, 2016 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

RU pulled out a thrilling victory over Northwestern at the RAC February 10, 61-59, on a last second breakaway by Tyler Scaife. She totalled 24 points and Kahleah Copper had 20. Briyona Canty swished a 3-pointer to tie the game at 59 with just 11 seconds left before a block by Rachel Hollivay (who had 6 on the night) gave the ball back to RU for the winning shot.  RU improves to 15-10 on the season and 6-7 in the BIG 10 Conference.  RU travels to Illinois for a game on Saturday at 6.  Tune-in to the BTN Network or join the Cagers at Quaker Steak and Lube in Edison for a viewing party.  

For more details on the game and for the box score, please visit the Scarlet Knights website.

Prior to the game, senior Rachel Hollivay was honored in recognition of becoming the all-time leader in blocks for Rutgers Women's Basketball.  With the addition of 6 blocks, she now has passed 300 for her career.


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