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2016 Schedule
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7dJeff Goodman

Big Ten stability: Minnesota's Pitino in trouble?

Some Big Ten coaches, such as Minnesota's Richard Pitino, sit squarely on the hot seat. Others, such as Michigan State's Tom Izzo, are untouchable. How do they all stack up?

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82dJeff Borzello

Biggest recruiting questions facing new coaches

Can Josh Pastner keep top talent in Georgia? Will Tubby Smith change his recruiting philosophy at Memphis? New coaches face some difficult questions.

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Champ Nova to open Gavitt Games vs. Purdue

The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.

Can Rutgers break through in March?

Don't count on it. The Scarlet Knights haven't won an NCAA tournament game since 1983, and it isn't likely to happen anytime soon. Rutgers is 3-33 in conference play since joining the Big Ten. Teams with tourney struggles (Insider)

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UC Berkeley assistant coach quits amid scandal

A University of California, Berkeley assistant basketball coach resigned Thursday after sexual harassment allegations from a reporter and dropped his appeal of the school's attempt to fire him.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Pikiell has consistently been one of the best mid-major coaches in the country the last several years -- but an NCAA tourney appearance does wonders. Stony Brook got over the bump this season, and Pikiell gets a high-major job.

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Hurley withdraws from Rutgers job

Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley has withdrawn from consideration for the Rutgers job, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman and multiple reports. Hurley was the frontrunner for the Rutgers job but has decided to return to URI.

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137dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

Rutgers fires coach Jordan after three seasons

Rutgers has parted ways with Eddie Jordan after three seasons. Jordan leaves with an overall record of 29-68 after going 7-25 (1-17 Big Ten) in 2015-16.


Nebraska beats Rutgers 89-72 in Big Ten tournament

Shavon Shields scored 20 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead No. 11 seed Nebraska to an 89-72 victory over No. 14 Rutgers Wednesday night in first round action of the Big Ten tournament at

Team Stats

Points Per Game67.7290th
Rebounds Per Game34.8Tied-246th
Assists Per Game11.8276th
Points Allowed80.3333rd

Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record5-7
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances6