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 5/22/02 (Late Night Edition)

Commissioner's Trophy

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Rutgers men placed third and the women finished seventh in the standings for the 2001-2002 BIG EAST Conference Commissioner's Trophy.

This marked the Rutgers men's fourth consecutive third-place finish, which is the best mark during the Scarlet Knights' seven-year BIG EAST membership. RU's men were paced by the BIG EAST Championships finishes of the swimming and diving team (second, 13 points) and the outdoor track and field team (fourth, 11 points).
Rutgers Men Finish Third in Commissioner's Trophy Race


National Football - Opinion

Get rid of spring practice. Blow it up. Ax it. Let the sprinklers do their work on the practice field while the players don't. Let players enjoy spring break instead of suffering spring breaks. Let's put it another way. You want to protect college football's indentured mercenaries from the vagaries of their year-round sport? You should.
AOL Sports -

Lovecchio to transfer from Notre Dame

Irish quarterback Matt LoVecchio has asked for a release so that he'll be able to speak with other schools about the possibility of transferring. Lovecchio's father told us that this is only the first step in the process, but it is highly unlikely that a player requests a release from his grant-in-aid and does not transfer.
WNDU-TV: Sports Story: ND football: LoVecchio to transfer?

Where are they now? Josh Moore

"If Christopher Robin put together its own basketball team, it would be No. 1 in the country every year," said Josh Moore, a once-promising center and Christopher Robin alumnus who was dismissed from the University of Michigan for academic reasons in January. GEN - A place where hoop dreams come true


Miscellany - Income and Spending on Rutgers Sports

Revenues Per Team

  Men's Teams Women's Team Total
 Basketball  $2,526,980  $208,517  $2,735,497
 Football  $5,023,101    $5,023,101

Revenues and Expenditures


Court Club

The annual meeting of the Rutgers Court Club will take place on Thursday evening, June 6, 2002, at 7:30PM at the Hale Center. Get the low down on Rutgers 2001-2002 season and a look to the 2002-2003 season with the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Coach of the Year, Gary Waters. Find out what the team will be doing this summer to improve itself. Voice your thoughts about the new NCAA regulations on player eligibility and other recent rule changes. Get on board the TEAM BEHIND THE TEAM, the RUTGERS COURT CLUB.

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