The Rutgers men's basketball team had an up-and-down season as the mix of talent and youth created excitement and frustration. With the season over, ScarletReport.com breaks down each returning player, looking at the just-completed season, and the areas of improvement needed for the fall.
March 9, 2012
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers took a major step back in its development with the stunning, 69-64, home loss last night to DePaul. Forwards Gilvydas Biruta and Derrick Randall, each troubled by the loss, broke down the game and what needs to change before Saturday in the locker room.
January 26, 2012
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Sophomore forward Gilvydas Biruta faces a tough post test against LSU. Facing a team with six players taller than 6-foot-7 on the roster, Biruta discussed his preparations for the SEC opponent and the team's development in the post.
December 1, 2011
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The NCAA allows limited workouts for coaches and players once classes begin, and that means Rutgers second-year basketball coach Mike Rice has had three weeks to get a sense of what the 2011-12 Scarlet Knights will look like. He went 1-on-1 with ScarletReport.com, and gave his thoughts on what he has seen from many of the players.
September 22, 2011
With most Rutgers student-athletes enjoying a little time off before jumping into summer classes, rising -sophomore post Gilvydas Biruta has plans overseas. Biruta, who won the Outstanding Newcomer Award at the men's basketball team's banquet last month, is on his way to Europe to compete for Lithuania in the U20 Championships...
May 13, 2011
NEW YORK -- Rutgers freshman center Gilvydas Biruta was a presence inside during the 76-70 first-round overtime win against Seton Hall in the Big East tournament before fouling out in overtime on a controversial technical foul. Biruta spoke to ScarletReport.com about the fould call, the will of the Scarlet Knights and readying to play St. John's in today second round.
March 9, 2011