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 Football - Pitt looks at Rutgers

Pitt (2-1) will face Rutgers (1-2) at noon this Saturday at Heinz Field. Pitt is coming off a 26-20 win over UAB while Rutgers is coming off a 44-0 blowout win over Army.
Rutgers is led on offense by 6-2, 215 lb senior Ted Trump. He is 32 of 61 for 396 yards and 4 TDs on the season. The rushing attack is led by 5-10, 195 lb freshman Markis Facyson. Markis has rushed for 235 yards on 53 carries for a 4.4 yards per carry average. He is one of the best young running backs in the conference. -- Pitt to battle Rutgers Saturday at Heinz Field

(U-WIRE) NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- With the death march that is the upcoming portion of the Scarlet Knights schedule, all areas of the team will need to play their best football if Rutgers is to avoid falling to 1-8 on the season. For a young team still taking infant steps along the endless process of rebuilding to respectability, playing competitive football in the next six games will be crucial to staying on course with the path head coach Greg Schiano has laid out to make RU successful.
Yahoo! Sports: NCAA Football - Receiver play vital for Rutgers


Basketball Recruiting

Marquise Webb goes back and forth: The playing time at Rutgers or the rising program at Villanova.
It isn't an easy decision for the 6-3, 190-pound WG from Paterson (NJ) Catholic, and that's why he hasn't pulled the trigger quite yet.



(U-WIRE) NEW YORK -- The Light Blue cagers will soon find themselves alongside extreme skateboarders and skydivers -- if not in person, then at least on cable television. ESPN2 will broadcast Columbia's season opener at Big East foe Rutgers on Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. in the first round of the Preseason National Invitational Tournament.
Yahoo! Sports: NCAA Men's Basketball - Columbia will open season at Rutgers on ESPN2


Knights in the Pros - Harrington gets starting nod over McMahon

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Joey Harrington, the third overall pick in last April's NFL draft, will start at quarterback for the Detroit Lions against the Green Bay Packers in the regular season debut of Ford Field on Sunday. "I feel like I'm ready," Harrington said Wednesday after his first practice as the No. 1 QB. "I'm so excited to play a whole game again." Harrington played behind second-year quarterback Mike McMahon in the first two games, both blowout losses for the Lions, who are 2-16 over the past two seasons. - Lions' Harrington to make first NFL start vs. Green Bay

Golf Outing

Hey are you a Rutgers Basket Ball fan?  Do you like golf?  Want to shoot a round with say, Gary Waters or one of his staff?  Here's your opportunity.  The Rutgers Court Club is sponsoring a Golf Outing on Monday October 7, 2002 at the University Golf Course in Piscataway.  Tee off is scheduled for 2PM and is limited to the first 72 RU fans that sign up.  The $150 fee includes dinner.  For $500 you have a chance to be in Gary's foursome and for $300 you can play with Larry, Garland, Kevin, Vince or Stan.  So join the TEAM BEHIND THE TEAM, the Rutgers Court Club and see you on the links.

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