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Rutgers Drops Road Game to #6 Indiana

Posted on January 30, 2023 at 1:25 PM

Rutgers lost to #6 Indiana 91-68 on Jan 29 in Bloomington to drop to 9-14 overall and 3-8 in B1G 10 play. Kaylene Smikle led the scoring for Rutgers with 25 points. The team gets a week off before next Sunday's game at home against Wisconsin. There is a Cagers Huddle at noon prior to the 2 pm game.

RU Captures OT Thriller vs. Penn State

Posted on January 26, 2023 at 10:25 PM

Rutgers captured a thrilling overtime win on Thursday at JMA, beating Penn State 86-82. New 1000-point scorer Kai Carter led the Scarlet in scoring with 17 points. She also had 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Chyna Cornwell notched another double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds, while Kaylene Smikle added 14 points and Erica Lafayette and Awa Sidibe each scored 10. Kassondra Brown fell just short of a double-double with 9 points and 10 boards. Rutgers improves to 9-13 on the season and 3-7 in B1G play. RU hits the road for a Sunday game against Indiana at 2 PM.

RU Loses Third Straight

Posted on January 22, 2023 at 5:05 PM

Rutgers lost at Michigan State on Sunday, Jan. 22, 85-64, dropping RU to 8-13 overall and 2-7 in B1G play. Kaylene Smikle led all scorers with 27 points. Kai Carter tallied 11 and Chyna Cornwell scored 10 in the loss. Carter reached the 1000-point career milestone in this game. RU returns to JMA on Thursday to face Penn State.

Michigan Tops RU at JMA 81-58

Posted on January 19, 2023 at 11:00 PM

Rutgers lost 81-58 to a very good Michigan team Thursday night at JMA. Guard Kai Carter came off the bench to lead the team in scoring with her Rutgers career high of 17 points. She hit 3 of 4 3-pointers and led the team in minutes played with 33. Kaylene Smikle added 12 points. Rutgers falls to 8-13 overall on the season and 2-6 in B1G Conference play. Rutgers travels to Michigan for a Sunday game against Michigan State.

Rutgers Suffers Road Loss at Maryland

Posted on January 15, 2023 at 3:35 PM

Rutgers fell to Maryland 80-56 Sunday in College Park. Chyna Cornwell had a double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds, while Kaylene Smikle reached the 20-point mark yet again with a total of 21 points. Rutgers overall is 8-11 on the season and 2-5 in B1G Conference play. The team returns home for a Thursday match-up with Michigan following a Cagers Huddle. Let's go, RU!

RUWBB Wins on the Road in Minnesota

Posted on January 12, 2023 at 10:40 PM

Rutgers took its second straight B1G 10 win and first conference road victory of the season with a 65-59 triumph in Minnesota. RU improves to 8-10 on the season and 2-4 in B1G play. Kassondra Brown had a double double with 10 points and 10 rebounds and Kaylene Smikle led the team with 20 points. Awa Sidible with 13 points and Kai Carter with 12 also hit double figures. The team travels to Maryland Sunday to play the Terrapins.

RU Picks Up First B1G Win

Posted on January 7, 2023 at 6:05 PM

Rutgers Women's Basketball celebrated former Coach and Hall of Famer Theresa Grentz with a special ceremony and topped the day off with a decisive victory over Nebraska, 57-45 on January 7 at Jersey Mike's Arena. Kaylene Smikle again led the RU scoring with 20 points and Chyna Cornwell cleaned the boards with 12 rebounds. Freshman Antonia Bates showed her long range shooting skills with 8 points, including two 3-pointers. The win was the first conference victory for the Scarlet Knights, who now stand at 1-4 in the B1G and 7-10 overall. For more on the game and to see the post-game press conference, visit

Maryland Tops RU 78-67

Posted on January 2, 2023 at 4:40 PM

Rutgers lost by 11, 78-67, to B1G rival Maryland on Monday at JMA. Kaylene Smikle led all scorers with 29 points, followed by 12 from Kassondra Brown. Chyna Cornwell led in rebounding with 13 boards. RU falls to 6-10 on the season and 0-4 in conference play. Come join the festivities on Saturday as RU honors former Coach and Hall of Famer Theresa Grentz at the 2 PM game vs. Nebraska.

Rutgers Falls to Lady Lions 90-72

Posted on December 30, 2022 at 7:45 PM

Despite outscoring Penn State in the second half, Rutgers lost to the Lady Lions 90-72 to close out 2022 play. Freshman Kaylene Smikle led RU with 18 points, while Chyna Cornwell and Kassondra Brown each scored 13. Erica Lafayette added 10 points. The Scarlet Knights fell to 6-9 on the season and 0-3 in B1G Conference play. Next up is a home game against the Terrapins of Maryland on Monday at 2 at Jersey Mike's Arena. See you then!

Knights Improve to 6-8 with Win Over New Orleans

Posted on December 18, 2022 at 8:30 PM

Rutgers improves to 6-8 with a 64-56 win over New Orleans. Chyna Cornwell racked up another double-double with 15 points and 13 boards. Kaylene Smikle started for the Scarlet Knights and led the team in soring with 19 points. Awa Sidibe finished with 15 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals in 38 minutes. RU takes a break for the holidays before resuming play on December 30 with a road game at Penn State.