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Jamar Nutter realizes that for the chips to fall into place, he must first orally commit to Rutgers, and hope his four AAU teammates follow suit to form the Scarlet Knights' version of the Fab Five.

The Seton Hall Prep senior is the apparent driving force in the plan to get four North Jersey recruits, and Delaware's reigning Player of the Year to Rutgers in a package deal for the 2003-04 recruiting class. He is ready to act and believes Paterson Catholic senior Marquis Webb is right behind him.
NorthJersey.com - Basketball
 

Women's Basketball - Freshmen of impact

PISCATAWAY -- Rutgers University women's basketball player Cappie Pondexter has been named one of the Top 21 Freshman of Impact for 2002-2003 by Womenscollegehoops.com. Pondexter, who will be a sophomore this fall, will make her Rutgers debut this coming season. The 2001 Parade and Women's Basketball Coaches Association High School Player of the Year, Pondexter was able to practice with the team but did not play last season due to NCAA initial eligibility rules.
Rutgers' Pondexter tabbed as "player to watch" - Courier News

 

Big East Football - Will Pitt have any 'ships left?

Stretching its Ohio recruiting base from border-to-border, Pitt is making Ohio State pay for any hesitation in offering scholarships to its in-state stars.

Now that cornerback Eric Thatcher of Cincinnati Moeller and offensive tackle Mike McGlynn of Austintown Fitch have followed Dayton Chamindae-Julienne lineman Chris Vangas and Euclid defensive back Allen Richardson in choosing the Panthers, half of the Panthers' eight commitments from the Class of 2003 are from the Buckeye State.
PittsburghLIVE.com - Pitt lands another Ohio recruit

 

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