During the final home game of a college sports team’s season, it is customary to honor the home team’s senior athletes before or after the game in what will be their final time wearing their school's home uniform. This yearly tradition is done to recognize the student-athletes who usually dedicated four or more years of their lives to a program as a commemorative parting gift. No senior was more deserving of that recognition this season than Rutgers men’s basketball guard Myles Mack. The Daily Targum’s Senior of the Year experienced much more adversity than the typical college athlete would during a four-year career. That came courtesy of the Mike Rice scandal, which plastered a scarlet letter on the Scarlet Knights’ basketball program. But as other teammates left for greener pastures and to avoid the relentless media criticism, Mack’s mind never wavered, electing to stay with the Knights simply because he loved representing his home state. His reward for staying was not an NCAA Tournament berth — which would have been the programs first since 1991 — nor was it even a single winning season. Instead, Mack will go down as one of the greatest players to ever don a Rutgers basketball jersey. The Paterson, New Jersey, native ends his career as a Knight as fourth all-time in assists, seventh in scoring and second in steals behind only current head coach Eddie Jordan. Coming from national powerhouse St.