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Rutgers wraps season on a high

Pinstripe Bowl win helps Scarlet Knights put collapse vs. Connecticut behind them

Updated: December 30, 2011, 10:44 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Rutgers is the closest thing New York City has to a major college football team, and on Friday it won some hardware in its own backyard.

The Scarlet Knights, playing in front of a pro-Rutgers crowd of 38,328, won the second annual Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium, 27-13, over Iowa State.

It's Rutgers' fifth straight bowl game victory, the longest such streak in the country. And it takes a little of the sting out of the Scarlet Knights' devastating 40-22 loss at UConn five ...

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