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5/16/02 (Early Morning Edition)

Basketball Rutgers adds two Big Men

RutgersInsider.com -- Hughes Transfers to Rutgers; Harry Good Commits


Football - Questions and Answers on the Big East

4) Rutgers will be much stronger
The Scarlet Knights won't be nearly strong enough to think about finishing higher than 7th in the conference, but that doesn't mean there won't be a great deal of improvement. Greg Schiano is one of the better motivators and won't let this team be as bad as it was last season.
Tuesday Question - What are the 5 things to look forfrom the ACC and Big East?



The USA junior squad will compete July 24-28 in Venezuela at the 2002
COPABA (Confederation of Pan American Basketball Associations) Men's Junior World Championship Qualifying Tournament. The Tournament will feature eight teams from North, South and Central America and the Caribbean. The United States team will attempt to earn one of the Americas Zone's four qualifying spots for next year's 2003 FIBA Junior World Championship that will be held in Malaysia.

Oregon's Ernie Kent will serve as head coach of the 2002 USA Basketball Men's Junior World Championship Qualifying Team and he will be assisted by Bob McKillop of Davidson and Gary Waters of Rutgers.
CollegeBasketballNews.com -- Top Young Standouts to Represent USA


Brownlie could blossom into a true No. 1 starter in the major leagues, but it's more realistic that he'll fill a No. 2 or 3 role. (That should serve as a reminder as to how we need to temper our expectations for the draft. All of the first-round picks seem like they have limitless potential, but the reality is that very few of them will become frontline players.) He's no longer in the mix for the top overall selection, which is held by the Pirates, but he should go in the first five or 10 picks. The only reason he would slide precipitously would be if teams had huge signability concerns, which is a possibility because he's being advised by Scott Boras.
Baseball America Online - Ask BA

Jeff Frazier would have been thrilled to bat ninth in Rutgers' order. Being a freshman on a perennial NCAA tournament team, the 19-year-old just wanted a chance to make the starting lineup. Frazier never envisioned batting third for the Scarlet Knights and becoming a pivotal part of the program's drive to a Big East championship and fifth consecutive NCAA trip.
NorthJersey.com - College Sports



PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers head wrestling coach John Sacchi has announced the addition of three New Jersey-based recruits, all of whom signed National Letters of Intent to attend Rutgers and join the wrestling team this coming fall. All three individuals competed scholastically in the Jersey Shore region of the state.
Rutgers Wrestling Signs Additional Recruits


Big East Football

While the season is still over three months away, it is never too early to start speculating on what will be one of the best schedules in Tech history. LSU, Texas A&M, plus the usual Big East contests, and the usual battle with the Hoos will provide us with many challenging games. With the Tigers and Aggies, we finally have the sort of OOC schedule for which many Tech fans have been clamoring for years. I look forward to it.
TechSideline.com: TSL Columnists -- Jim Alderson

Mike Fasano: MikeFasano@comcast.net

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