Boston College defeats Rutgers 44-14

Jason Nugent with his first major assignment finished the game with 106 yards and a touchdown as the Scarlet ended the season 1-11 and looking for improvement next year.

BOSTON (AP) Derrick Knight ran for 205 yards and one touchdown and caught a 52-yard pass for another score Saturday as Boston College beat Rutgers 44-14, extending the Scarlet Knights' Big East losing streak to 22 games.

Boston College (8-4, 3-4) is likely to go to its school-record fourth consecutive postseason game, the San Francisco Bowl on Dec. 31. The Eagles have won eight or more games in consecutive regular seasons for the first time since Tom Coughlin's 1992-93 teams.

The Scarlet Knights (1-11, 0-7) are winless in three straight conference seasons. Their last Big East win was against Syracuse on Nov. 13, 1999, and their last conference win on the road was at Pittsburgh on Oct. 17, 1998. - Boston Coll. 44, Rutgers 14

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