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2016 Schedule
7-25, 14th in Big Ten
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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Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley has withdrawn from consideration for the Rutgers job, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman and multiple reports.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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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

Rutgers finally gets conference win

Rutgers snapped its 31-game Big Ten losing streak with a 75-52 win over Minnesota. Boston College is now the only winless major conference team in conference play.

Rutgers cruises in first Big Ten win

The Scarlet Knights avoided a winless Big Ten season in a 75-52 rout of Minnesota. That makes Boston College the only major conference team to go winless in league play this season. Box score

Rutgers up 25 over Minnesota at half

Yes, seriously. The Scarlet Knights (0-17 in Big Ten) are up 40-15 over Minnesota. Boston College just fell to 0-18 in the ACC, but Rutgers is in a great position to avoid the same fate in the Big Ten. Box score

Follow live: Minnesota at Rutgers

With a loss, Rutgers finishes the season 0-18 in Big Ten play. Boston College, currently trailling 38-21 at halftime, could finish 0-18 in the ACC. The last time two teams from different major conferences went winless in conference play in the same season was 1953-54. Follow live

Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record5-7
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances6