Scaife finished with a stellar 18 points in the victory, earning her MVP honors for the tournament.
Guard Kaleah Copper was equally efficient with 18 points and 12 rebounds in the victory, marking her third double-double of the season.
Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer took Rutgers to the final four twice, but has never won a national championship. Stringer's victory Saturday marks her first victory in a post-season tournament.
The Scarlet Knights conclude their season at 28-9 after failing to reach the NCAA tournament.