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On the Gridiron
  • Rutgers finalized a home-and-home matchup with SEC opponent Arkansas. The Scarlet Knights travel to Fayetteville, Ark., this season before hosting the Razorbacks in 2013 at High Point Solutions Stadium.

  • The full-time position coaching search is over for Rutgers coach Kyle Flood. Flood is expected to formally name UCF defensive line coach Jim Panagos to the same position later today.

  • Rutgers announced the transfer of sophomore running back Jordan Thomas to SUNY Binghamton.

In Recruiting
  • Jonathan Dayton (Springfield, N.J.) defensive back Anthony Cioffi became the first member of the Class of 2013 to verbally commit to Rutgers. Cioffi received a verbal offer from Flood at Sunday's basketball game and committed on the spot.

  • Rutgers hosted more than 20 recruits Sunday at the basketball team's game against No. 2 Syracuse. For most recruits, it provided the first opportunity to meet Flood and the new staff members.

  • Top regional names in attendance included Alquadin Muhammad, Garrett Sickels, Alex Anzalone, David Williams and Nadir Barnwell.

  • Oakcrest (Mays Landing, N.J.) middle linebacker Brandon Bell and Woodbury (N.J.) cornerback Anthony Averett left Piscataway Sunday with verbal scholarship offers.

  • Eastern (Voorhees, N.J.) cornerback Eli Woodard verbally committed to Ohio State.

On the Hardwood
  • The losing woes continue for the Rutgers basketball team (12-15, 4-10. The Scarlet Knights came close in back-to-back games against No. 25 Notre Dame and No. 2 Syracuse, but lost both. Rutgers has lost its last five games and cannot finish at .500 this season.

  • The next shot at redemption comes in the form of another top-25 team, Marquette. Rutgers travels to Wisconsin Wednesday to battle the Golden Eagles before heading to Newark for a rematch with Seton Hall.

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