Watch and Read the Inside Scoop from Corey Sanders about Today's Dramatic Victory over Nebraska

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Scarlet Report was inside the meeting room for a conversation immediately following Corey Sanders' game-winning shot and 25 points for the Scarlet Knights. Rutgers defeats Nebraska 65-64 for its first Big Ten win of the Steve Pikiell era.

The aftermath, Rutgers guard Corey Sanders on if this was the best game of his career...
"Yeah, I would have to say that. I just was able to get in the groove, come out and have my teammates set good picks for me. I think the defense paid off a lot, got some buckets in transition, so it just feels good to get a 'W.'"
On how much the experience has helped him in big spots...
"We've been in tight games. I've been in this this situation before. That's why I wasn't really too worried about it. I knew I was going to take the last shot. But again, I've just got to give it to C.J. (Gettys) because I missed the first one. Without C.J. down there keeping that in line for me, I don’t think the game would have went how it went. So I’m just very proud to say that he kept it alive for me."
On Mike Williams going up to him after the game...
"He just hugged me. No words. That was all the words we needed. It was a hug, we did it. So hopefully, now, we can just keep rolling with this."
On the student section...
"When we go away, that's all we hear. We don't have no fans cheering for us. I just want to hear that emotion. It just makes everything better. It makes it hard for the (opposing) defense, it makes it easier for us to know that they're behind us. So I really appreciate all of them coming out, and all the fans, too."
On the defense...
"That's our big emphasis. Jay Young is on our backs 24/7 about defense. After the Indiana game, he called me in the next day and I just watched coming off screens and how I can make myself a better defensive player, shortening the floor, making things easier. All the guys contribute to that. I think we played great defense. ... I feel like our defense keeps us in the game most of the time."
On coming as a highly-touted recruit and rebuilding the program in moments like this...
"I knew it was going to be hard trying to rebuild, especially after getting a new coach and stuff like that. But coach (Steve) Pikiell's a great coach. He keeps us motivated — see his passion, his work ethic. He just makes you want to do better. He makes sure you work hard. So it wasn't going to happen overnight, but I felt like with this win we can hopefully keep things rolling, get some wins."
On being guarded off the dribble...
"I feel like nobody can guard me. That's my mindset. I just try to play loosely. I try to ball off of instinct. So if I see an opening, I try to take the opening. They give me a shot, I'm going to try to take the shot. So I just really play off what the team's giving me."

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