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RU Drops 3rd Straight with Home Loss to Ohio State

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on February 14, 2019 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Rutgers got off to another slow start on Valentines Day and dropped its 3rd straight game in a 59-39 loss to Ohio State.  RU falls to 17-7 overall and 9-4 in the B1G 10 standings.  The Knights travel of Indiana for a game on Monday night, having beaten IU in overtime at the RAC on January 31.  You can catch the match-up on BTN at 7 PM.


RU Home Winning Streak Halted with Loss to Maryland

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on February 10, 2019 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)

RU snapped its home winning streak and the RAC and lost its second straight game with a 62-48 defeat at the hands of Maryland on February 10.  The loss drops Rutgers to 17-6 on the season and enabled the Terps to take over first plance in the B1G standings.  RU now has a 9-3 conference record, with losses to Iowa, Minnesota and Maryland.  The Scarlet got off to a slow start and was never able to bounce back to challenge the visitors, who sport a 20-2 season record.  Arella Guirantes led RU in scoring with 20 points, including two 3-pointers,  followed by Stasha Carey with 15.  Carey also led the team in rebounds with 7.  Ohio State comes into the RAC on Thursday night for the first of 2 match-ups this season with the Buckeyes.  Then RU hits the road for games against Indiana on February 18 and Michigan on Feb. 21.

Rutgers Drops Road Game To Minnesota, 60-46

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on February 3, 2019 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (1)

Rutgers suffered a road loss after a big Minnesota 2nd half comeback on February 3, 60-48.  Stasha Carey led the Scarlet Knights with 16 points.  The team falls to 17-5 overall and 9-2 in B1G Conference play.  RU returns home on February 10 to face rival Maryland.

Home Unbeaten Record Remains In Tact with Victory Over Indiana

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on January 31, 2019 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (0)

After trailing by as many as 12 points in the 3rd quarter, RU used its stifling 55 defense to stage a furious comeback and beat Indiana 69-64 at the RAC on January 31, keeping RU's perfect home record alive.  CC Cryor led the team in scoring with a career-high 22 points. Stasha Carey contributed 13 points and had 9 rebounds and Arella Guirantes added 12 points, 3 blocks and 7 rebounds as RU improves to 17-4 overall and 9-1 in the B1G 10. RU heads to frosty Minnesota to face the Golden Gophers this Sunday at 4 PM.


RU Celebrates a Series Sweep Against Penn State with Road Win

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on January 27, 2019 at 11:05 PM Comments comments (0)

After dropping a road game to Iowa earlier in the week, Rutgers traveled to State College, PA, on January 27 and knocked off Penn State 69-61.  The win gave RU the season sweep against the Nittany Lions to stay atop the B1G standings with an 8-1 mark (16-4 on the season).  Stasha Carey had 19 points to lead RU's scoring, followed by Charise Wilson with 14 and CC Cryor with 9 points and 8 assists.  The Cagers Club took to the highways to attend the road contest aboard the undefeated "Rolling RAC," which ended its travel with a 3-0 mark.  


RU returns to the RAC on Thursday to play Indiana.  


Iowa Snaps RU Winning Streak at 10 Games

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on January 23, 2019 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Rutgers suffered its first B1G 1-0 loss of the season on January 23, falling to Iowa on the road, 72-66.  The defeat snapped an RU 10-game winning streak. Rutgers stands at 7-1 in conference play and 15-4 overall.  Stasha Carey led Rutgers in scoring with 17, supported by 12 points from Arella Guirantes and 11 from Sharice Wilson.  Caitlin Jenkins led the team in rebounding with 7.


Let's start a new winning streak on Sunday against Penn State on the road on Sunday.  The Rolling RAC will be there with Cagers cheering for our Scarlet Knights.

RU on a Roll with 10th in a Row

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on January 20, 2019 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

With today's 76-62 win over Michigan State, RU knocks off another ranked team, extends its winning streak to 10, stays on top of the B1G 10 standings at 7-0, and remains undefeated at the RAC (10-0). Stasha Carey knocked down a career-high 30 points, and CC Cryor scored just one bucket but notched 12 assists. Arella Guirantes scored 19 points in the win. RU plays a tough Iowa team on Wednesday on the road, where they have to contend with prospective Conference Player of the Year Megan Gustafson. Next Sunday the Cagers hop back on the Rolling RAC to trek out to Happy Valley to cheer for the Scarlet as they play Penn State for the 2nd game against the Nittany Lions this year. RU beat PSU 74-61 on Jan. 6. Let's go, RU!

Knights Remain Perfect in B1G Play By Beating Purdue

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on January 16, 2019 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (2)

RU kept its winning streak alive with its 9th straight victory on January 16, overcoming a late charge by Purdue to take the game 65-63 in overtime.  Arella Guirantes led RU with 16 points.  Charise Wilson chipped in 10, and Stasha Carey -- who scored her 1000th career point in the 2nd half -- fell just short of a double-double with 11 points and 9 rebounds.  RU moves to 14-3 on the season, remains undefeated in the B1G 10 with a 6-0 start and has won all of its home games this season.  Rutgers stays at home for a Sunday game against Michigan State at 2, following a Cagers pre-game Huddle.

RU Extends Win Streak to 8, Remains Undefeated in the B1G 10

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on January 13, 2019 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (1)

RU continued its unbeaten streak in B1G 10 Conference play with a home victory over Penn State, 74-61, and then took to the road for wins against Illinois and Nebraska, for 8 wins in a row.  RU sits on top of B1G Conference standings with a 5-0 record and is 13-3 on the season.  The Knights return to the RAC for home contests against Purdue on Jan. 16th and Michigan State on Jan. 20.  There is a Cagers Huddle prior to the Michigan State game, featuring an assortment of delicious food, a "chalk talk" by an assistant coach, and guest speaker Brian Shank, RUWBB video coordinator. 

Knights Take the Fifth by Bouncing Brown 73-52 at Home

Posted by tbgordon@hotmail.com on January 4, 2019 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Rutgers, behind the shooting of Noga Peleg Pelc and the inside game of Jordan Wallace, had a big 4th quarter to beat Brown 73-52 at the RAC on January 4. Wallace scored 12 points in just 9 minutes of play, and Pelc led the team in scoring with 19, including 5-7 from behind the 3-point line. Stasha Carey had a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds as RU wins its 5th straight game and improves to 10-3 on the season. It's back to the RAC on Sunday as RU resumes B1G 10 play with a contest against Penn State at 4 PM. Go RU!


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