Rutgers freshmen Derrick Randall (15)?and Myles Mack welcome former Paterson Catholic teammates Fuquan Edwin (23)?and Jordan Theodore to Piscataway tonight, when they wear opposing jerseys for the first time. Mack’s and Theodore’s parents still speak regularly despite being on opposite sides of New Jersey’s rivalry. All four are starters.
Freshman guard Eli?Carter drives to the rim Jan. 28 against Cincinnati. Carter scored 24 points Saturday in the Scarlet Knights’ loss at Louisville, his best output in Big East play. The defeat dropped Rutgers to 1-4 in its last five conference games.
Senior captain Trisha Averill, who owns Rutgers’ school record in the 200-yard breaststroke, is one of many swimmers who endorse head coach Phil Spiniello’s energetic coaching style. With swimmers like Averill, Spiniello guided the Scarlet Knights to seven more wins in his second season.
Senior point guard Khadijah Rushdan grabs her head yesterday after slamming against the court in the first half following a collision with a Georgetown defender. Rushdan left the game after receiving help from the training staff and did not return.?The Scarlet Knights trailed by 10 at that point and lost by 28 points.
Sophomore 125-pounder Vincent Dellefave sizes up Navy’s Aaron Kalil on?Sunday at the Louis?Brown Athletic Center, where Dellefave wrestled at 133 pounds to fill a void in the lineup. Dellefave lost, 4-2, but took positives out of the tightly contested match.