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Losing Streak Reaches 5 for Scarlet Knights

Posted by on January 23, 2022 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (39)

Rutgers dropped road games to BIG 10 foes Michigan and Northwestern and a home contest to Wisconsin to extend its losing streak to 5 straight. Now standing at 7-12 on the season, the Knights are winless in the BIG 10 with a 0-7 mark. During the most recent stretch, Osh Brown recorded two consecutive double-doubles, against Northwestern and Wisconsin, Shug Dickson scored her 1000th career point, and Lasha Petree returned to her Detroit roots and led RU in scoring with 19 points again a tough Michigan team. RU returns home on Sunday, January 23, to face Ohio State.

Minnesota Tops RU at JMA 62-49

Posted by on January 7, 2022 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (170)

Rutgers lost its second straight game on Jan. 6, falling to Minnesota 62-49 at home. Shug Dickson scored 17 points to lead the team and Osh Brown pulled off another double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. RU falls to 7-9 overall and remains winless in BIG 10 play with an 0-4 record. The next game is Sunday at Michigan at noon. The game will be televised on FS1.

January 16 Cagers Huddle Canceled

Posted by on January 4, 2022 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

The Cagers Huddle originally scheduled for January 16th, prior to the Wisconsin game, has been canceled. This results from RU Athletics' updated policy that no in-person events are to be held (exception: game attendance) during the month of January 2022. Whether this policy is relaxed during February will be decided later. The Cagers executive board will be discussing the possibility of conducting a virtual Huddle (via Zoom) like those we conducted during 2020. More information on that is coming soon. Also, until further notice, we've decided to not have a Cagers table for future home games. This is also subject to change pending the health situation. Remember that masks must be worn at all games and proof of vaccination is required prior to entry. Only soft drinks and water will be sold at the concession stands.

RU Loses at the Buzzer at Purdue, 60-58

Posted by on January 3, 2022 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (2)

Rutgers fought back from a 21-point deficit and tied the game in the last minute only to lose 60-58 on a Purdue buzzer-beater. Victoria Morris came off the bench to lead the team with 16 points and Destiny Marshall chipped in 9 in the comeback. With the loss, Rutgers stands at 7-8 on the season and 0-3 in BIG 10 Conference play. Next game is Thursday at Jersey Mike's Arena at 7 pm vs. Minnesota. Don't forget your proof of vaccination and wear your mask!

Three Wins in a Row for RU with Victory Over Wagner

Posted by on December 20, 2021 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (164)

RUWBB celebrated three straight wins with a decisive triumph over Wagner, 73-54, at Jersey Mike's Arena on December 18. Rutgers closed out its non-conference schedule with an overall record of 7-7 (0-2 in the BIG 10) heading into conference play.

Transfer guard Jailyn Mason not only led the team in scoring with 17 points, but she hit 5 of 7 three-pointers and topped 1000 points for her career, which began at Arkansas. Osh Brown picked up yet another double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds, adding to her NCAA record among active players. Sophomore Sakima Walker poured in 13 points in just 14 minutes of court time to set her career high. Tyia Singleton also reached 13 points and pulled down 7 rebounds in the victory.

RU takes a break from game action until December 30, when top-10 team Indiana comes to town for an 8 PM contest. Happy holidays from the Cagers Club. Come join the action and support RUWBB!

RU Wins Second Straight by Topping Central Ct. State

Posted by on December 14, 2021 at 10:50 PM Comments comments (217)

Rutgers defeated Central Connecticut State 56-45 on December 14 to wins its second straight game and improve to 6-7 on the season. Tyia Singleton came up just short of a double-double with 16 points and 9 rebounds. RU took the lead and never relinquished it, scoring 22 first quarter points. Starting point guard Shug Dickson was sidelined and did not play, but the rest of the squad logged court time. For the recap and the post-game press conference, visit the Scarlet Knights website at

Rutgers Trounces Delaware State to End Losing Streak

Posted by on December 13, 2021 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (1)

Rutgers snapped a six-game losing streak with a decisive 74-36 win over Delaware State on December 12 at home. All 16 players saw court time in the contest, and 13 players scored, led by Awa Sidibe with 15 points. Rutgers improves to 5-7 on the season (0-2 in BIG 10 play). RU continues its homestand on December 14 with a game against Central Connecticut State.

Losing Streak Continues at Penn State

Posted by on December 11, 2021 at 11:05 PM Comments comments (1)

Rutgers dropped its 6th consecutive game on December 9, losing a road contest at Penn State, 52-48.  The team stands at 4-7 overall and 0-2 in B1G 10 play. The team hopes to get back to its winning ways on a 4-game homestand as it faces three non-conference foes before playing Indiana on December 30 to end the calendar year. 

RU Begins BIG 10 Play with Loss to Maryland

Posted by on December 5, 2021 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (627)

RU battled bravely but lost to a tough Maryland team 73-59 despite having four players in double digits. Tyia Singleton recorded a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds. Shug Dickson had a team-high 18 points. Rutgers, now at 4-6, has lost 5 straight, and heads to Penn State on Thursday looking to stop the skid.

Rutgers Drops 4 Straight

Posted by on December 1, 2021 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (360)

RUWBB participated in the Paradise Jam Tournament in beautiful St. Thomas over Thanksgiving and came away with three straight losses, dropping games to DePaul, Vanderbilt and National Champion runner-up Arizona. Being back on US mainland still didn't help, as Rutgers lost its fourth in a row, defeated at Pittsburgh 58-50 by the Panthers. RU plays BIG 10 rival Maryland on December 5 back at the Jersey Mike's Arena.