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SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Rutgers has seen it happen too many times before this, against Tennessee, Miami, Temple. For much of the first half, the Scarlet Knights managed to play decent -- even occasionally competitive -- football. And then the other guys come out of the locker room, having made their adjustments in technique and attitude, and everything comes undone for the Knights.
Rutgers football: Another unhappy ending

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- It turned out to be a play that didn't mean much in the overall scheme of things -- but seemed to mean plenty at the time. Notre Dame had a 7-0 lead midway through the second quarter yesterday when Rutgers quarterback Ryan Hart, in the grasp of linebacker Mike Goolsby, tried throwing the ball away as he was going down.
Rutgers notebook: Schiano cries 'foul' over call

Stomping onto the field at Notre Dame Stadium, Schiano was shedding restrainers like a good tailback. First Kenny Ford, the cop assigned to protect the Rutgers coach, nearly lost an earlobe. Then longtime mentor and current assistant Mike Miello tried to reason with his protégé, but Schiano spun away from him too.
NorthJersey.com - Rutgers

The Notre Dame offense finally put together a performance to match its dominating defense. Carlyle Holiday tied a school record with four touchdown passes and threw for 270 yards as the eighth-ranked Fighting Irish beat Rutgers 42-0 on Saturday.
No. 8 Notre Dame overpowers Rutgers with offense and defense - Courier News

Senior Mike Barr broke his own record Saturday for most punts in a single season. He punted 10 times, giving him 86 for the season, breaking the mark of (84) set last season. "I never want to kick that much, but if I'm called upon, I've got to go out there and perform and play," Barr said. "We're working, we've played until the last seconds ticked off the clock. With that kind of enthusiasm when things are not going right, there's only one place to go but up."
Rutgers-Notre Dame game notes - Courier News

Notre Dame's student section transformed itself into a frenzied, kelly green mosh pit. The Fighting Irish had just erupted for 21 points in their first five plays of the second half against Rutgers, and body after body was getting thrown into the air and pumped up and down in jubilation by outstretched arms. Notre Dame has shown the ability to erupt for quick scores this season, but nothing like this. Not ever. Never in their storied history had the Irish scored 28 points in a third quarter, but they did yesterday in a 42-0 victory over Rutgers.
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Rutgers-Notre Dame recap - Courier News

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Basketball

Jerome Coleman sat cross-legged in the middle of the court. He pulled his Rutgers jersey over his head and buried his face in his hands. With 15,000 screaming fans and their beloved Tar Heels dancing around Coleman, there was nowhere to hide. "I've never played so poorly in my entire life," said Coleman, who shot 2-of-18 from the floor in Wednesday's 71-67 loss at North Carolina.
Rutgers' Coleman places blame solely on himself for North Carolina loss - Courier News

TV: The Rutgers-Temple game will be televised on CN8. Scott Graham will be the play-by-play announcer while Rob Kennedy will provide color analysis. Mick Moninghoff will be the sideline reporter. Radio: The game will be heard on WOR 710-AM in New York City and WCTC 1450 AM in New Brunswick with play-by-play announcer Bruce Johnson and color analyst Dick Lloyd. WRSU 88.7 FM, the Rutgers campus radio station, will also broadcast the game.
Rutgers Men's Basketball Game Preview
 

Rutgers-Temple men's basketball scouting report - Courier News

Rutgers (1-1) at Temple (0-0)

 

Women's basketball

Rutgers-California women's basketball scouting report - Courier News

Weekend Scoreboard

Boston College beat Temple 36-14

PHILADELPHIA (TICKER) -- Brandon Brokaw rushed for three touchdowns as Boston College rolled to a 36-14 Big East Conference victory over Temple. Sharing time in the backfield with Derrick Knight, Brokaw had scoring runs of one, 20 and two yards. He carried 18 times for 55 yards.
Yahoo! Sports: NCAA Football - Boston College at Temple Game Recap

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In other games of interest

Ohio State sealed a bid to play Miami for the national championship with a  14-9 win over Michigan

COLUMBUS, OHIO (TICKER) -- Next stop, Tempe. Maurice Hall scored on a three-yard run with 4:55 left and second-ranked Ohio State forced two key turnovers in the final minutes to move within one win of its first national title in 34 years with a 14-9 victory over ninth-ranked Michigan.

Maurice Clarett carried 20 times for 119 yards and a touchdown and caught a 26-yard pass from Craig Krenzel that set up the score by Hall. Hall took a pitch from Krenzel and raced to the right corner of the end zone, giving the Buckeyes a five-point lead.
Yahoo! Sports: NCAA Football - Michigan at Ohio St Game Recap

 

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