NEW YORK -- Rutgers senior guard Mike Coburn was next to Justin Brownlee when the St. John's player stepped out-of-bounds with 1.7 seconds left but play was allowed to continue and the clocked expired. Dane Miller was watching the chaos that ensued, and both commented on it and voiced their frustration and disblief about what transpired in Wednesday's second round oft he Big East tournament.
March 10, 2011
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers returned to the practice court Monday after taking a day off to recover from a devastating last-second one-point loss at Providence in which senior guard Mike Coburn missed a free throw with 1.8 seconds left. Coburn said he is trying to get past the miss because he doesn't think Rutgers can move on in the Big East tournament until the focus is off the Providence loss.
March 7, 2011
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers closes the home portion of its season today against West Virginia, but before doing so three seniors will be honored. The paths to this day were much different for James Beatty, Jonathan Mitchell and Mike Coburn, but in the end there is commonality to what they brought to the program, and what they could mean to the Scarlet Knights' future.
February 26, 2011
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers senior guard Mike Coburn was benched to start Thursday's game against South Florida, but responded with 13 points and no turnovers in 32 minutes. He also got an earful from coach Mike Rice after a blown defensive assignment.
January 21, 2011
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers didn't play well in Thursday's three-point win against St. Peter's, and the foul shooting was a terrible 14 of 27. Afterward, senior guard Mike Coburn spoke to ScarletReport.com about the win, his poor free throw shooting (3 of 7) and what he termed a "terrible" defensive effort despite holding the Peacocks to 26.9 percent shooting in the second half.
December 24, 2010
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers has won four straight and sits at 7-2 heading into Saturday's game at Monmouth, but coach Mike Rice hasn't been pleased with the play the last few games. He wants better attention to detail and few mental lapses in games, and he put it on the seniors to change things. Senior guard Mike Coburn spoke about Rice's challenge, and what he thinks must happen.
December 16, 2010
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers leading scorer and assist man is senior guard Mike Coburn, an amazing transformation for a player who was turnover prone for three seasons. Heading into Tuesday's game (7:30 p.m.) against Fairleigh Dickinson at the Rutgers Athletic Center, Coburn may be the biggest surprise on a team that is already surprising many with its 6-2 start.
December 14, 2010
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The evolution of senior guard Mike Coburn's game has been a hot topic through the first four games of the season, and the Rutgers senior talked about it after his 12-point, seven-assist effort Tuesday against Norfolk State at the Rutgers Athletic Center. Coburn talked his his maturity, what coach Mike Rice has meant, and also the mindset of the team moving forward.
November 24, 2010