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Dec 02, 2012

Rutgers To Play In 2012 Russell Athletic Bowl

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights will play in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Friday, December 28 against a to-be-announced ACC foe.  Rutgers (9-3, 5-2 Big East) heads to an Orlando bowl for the first time in school history and heads to The City Beautiful riding a five-game bowl win streak, tied for the nation’s longest. It has played in seven bowls in the last eight years and this will be its eighth bowl all time. The co-Big East Champions enter the […]

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Nov 26, 2012

Selection Snapshot: Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Rutgers hosts Louisville on Thursday with the Big East’s BCS spot on the line. If they don’t win that game, they’d be on the board for the Russell Athletic Bowl. Record: 9-2 Record vs. Bowl-Eligible Teams (6-6 or better): 5-1 Big East Key Wins: vs. Syracuse (23-15), @ Cincinnati (10-3) Key Losses: vs. Kent State (35-23), @ Pittsburgh (27-6) Last Bowl Appearance: 2011 Pinstripe Bowl vs. Iowa State Last Orlando Bowl Appearance: N/A Top Players: Gary Nova, QB: 2,282 passing […]

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Nov 15, 2012

Weekend Spotlight: No. 22 Rutgers at Cincinnati

The No. 22 Rutgers Scarlet Knights (8-1, 4-0 Big East) hit the road to face the Cincinnati Bearcats (7-2, 3-1 Big East) on Saturday. It’s the most important Big East game of the weekend and will have big implications on the conference postseason order, including the Russell Athletic Bowl. Kickoff: Noon Television: Big East Network/ESPN3 Series: Tied 8-8-1 Series Since 2005 When Cincinnati Joined The Big East: Cincinnati leads 5-2 Series In Cincinnati: Cincinnati leads 6-1-1 Last Meeting: November 19, 2011; Rutgers 20, Cincinnati 3 Line, […]

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