Yes, it's time, Dave. That day in November when everyone still thinks that this can be them.
And it tips off at the RAC at 7:00 tonight for the men as they face Rutgers-Newark.
And the women tip off at St. Joe's at 5:00, if you're inclined to take a ride down the Turnpike.
On the pitch....
The big story of late in Piscataway has been soccer. Tonight, the women host FDU in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. It means you need to choose between watching the men's basketball team play an early season game against a D3 opponent, or watching the No. 9 team in the country play an in-state rival to continue hosting NCAA games. We report, you decide (sorry, Dave).
The men play Ohio State in Columbus in the semifinal round of the Big Ten tourney at 1:00 today.
On the mat.....
On Sunday, RU heads to upstate New York for a trio of matches against ranked teams. And in the head-to-head matchups, things are just as challenging.
Among RU's three ranked duals this weekend are eight individual ranked matchups. All four ranked Knights have at least one ranked match.— Rutgers Wrestling (@RUWrestling) November 11, 2015
|Journeymen/ASICS Northeast Duals|
|11/15/15||vs. No. 22 Oklahoma||Troy, N.Y.||11:15 a.m. ET|
|vs. No. 13 North Carolina||Troy, N.Y.||1:15 p.m. ET|
|vs. No. 25 Northern Iowa||Troy, N.Y.||3:15 p.m. ET|
And in the pool.....
Sophomore diver Addison Walkowiak (Ballston Spa, N.Y.) was named Big Ten Diver of the Week. Walkowiak broke the program record in the 3-meter dive during the Rutgers swimming and diving team's quad meet against Georgetown, Seton Hall and Villanova this past weekend with a score of 348.55.
Walkowiak's score of 348.55 secured first place in the event during the quad meet. The mark surpassed Nicole Scott's mark of 342.95 set in 2014 and was more than 10 points higher than her personal best total of 337.51 set earlier this year. Walkowiak now owns both the 3-meter and 1-meter program records, as she set the 1-meter standard for the Scarlet Knights with a score of 306.90 last season against New Hampshire.
And finally, on the course....
The Rutgers men's and women's cross country teams will compete in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional hosted by Princeton at the West Windsor Fields at 1 p.m. today.