Eddie is a good choice. He brings NBA experience. There’s a lot of stuff that would make somebody want to play for him if they’re not completely damaged by what happened."
It may be that Rutgers is waiting to fire Rice until after the Murdock wrongful termination suit is settled. If they fire him now, it could be construed as an admission of liability, a legal source told SNY.tv.
"Rutgers has to be very careful because to the extent it can be demonstrated they were on notice of what he was doing, that’s going to come back against the university," the source said.
I loved the relationships that the players have with one another. The coaches all have great relationships with the players too. Everyone up here from coaches to players is passionate and loves the game of basketball. I love that.
"And a Rutgers degree goes a long way. Great academics. I just feel comfortable there."
Big win against an evenly matched Seton Hall team. Great way to end the conference series. Hopefully they continue to play out of conference against each other. It's a great rivalry.
We finally saw some defense out of Rutgers down the stretch. Love the aggressive play!
Hopefully they can take some momentum into the Big East tourney.
The Scarlet Knights aren't the worst team in the Big East, but they are the league's worst defensive team. They don't produce turnovers, they give up too many offensive rebounds and they're letting opponents shoot nearly 47 percent from inside the arc. All of those things will be problems in Big East play.
The seven presidents need to listen to him and do what he suggests or they will be destined to repeat some bad history, where the personal agenda of certain schools became more important than the good of the group.
But The Post has learned all it will take is one crack, the slightest crack, and there almost surely will be a new basketball coach at Rutgers next season, or before the end of the current season.