His college career is 15 games old now. That hasn't stopped some folks at Villanova from reaching deep into the school's rich tradition of guards to figure out just where Randy Foye fits in -- and whom he compares to. "People around here, the old-timers, say he reminds them of Wali Jones," Villanova coach Jay Wright said, referring to one of the Wildcats' all-time greats, a player who started on the Philadelphia 76ers' 1966-67 championship team. "I only remember Wali Jones as a pro, when he was a scorer. But all the older Villanova people say that Randy reminds them of him."Rutgers: Newark's Foye an instant star for Villanova
During the nine-day layoff between the end of the nonconference schedule and the begining of Big East play, the Rutgers coaching staff revamped its halfcourt offense. Those changes were far from subtle in hard-fought losses to No.‚3 Pittsburgh and No.‚10 Notre Dame earlier this week.
Rutgers men expecting more from new-look halfcourt offense - Courier News
PISCATAWAY -- Rutgers coach Gary Waters said yesterday that it is far too early to declare tonight's matchup with Villanova a must-win game.
But with the Scarlet Knights just two days removed from their second straight loss to open league play, and third consecutive loss overall, there is a growing sense of urgency among the players.
Harry Perretta, a 25-year veteran coach at Villanova and one of the most respected voices in women's college basketball, believes Rutgers is the second-most talented team in the Big East, presumably behind Connecticut. "They are close in terms of physical ability to the Final Four team (in 2000)," Perretta said after Rutgers handed No.‚19 Villanova a 58-57 defeat Wednesday night. "They're so quick, and they can score off the dribble. Their only weakness is they don't make a lot of 3s. I think they are one of the top two teams in the Big East talent-wise."
Rutgers women's team starting to get attention - Courier News
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