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Football

Linebacker Gary Brackett was named Rutgers Most Valuable Player for the second straight year in a team ceremony held yesterday.
Brackett, a former walk-on, led the team in tackles with 126, which also placed him second in the Big East behind Syracuse linebacker Clifton Smith.
Brackett named Rutgers MVP

Men's Basketball

Quincy Douby, a 6-foot-2, 175-pound guard from Brooklyn, N.Y., has signed a national letter of intent to play for the Rutgers men's basketball team beginning next season.
Rutgers signs high-scoring guard

The Rutgers men's basketball team added another player to its 2003-2004 roster yesterday, as it announced the signing of 6-foot-3, 175-pound guard Quincy Douby.
Scoring over 60 points twice, the Brooklyn native was the top scorer for the New York City Public School League last season, averaging 35.6 points per game. Hitting 18 three-pointers in one game, Douby will be a weapon from behind the arc, as he also recorded 43 trifectas over a three game span.
Douby to light up RU in 2003-04 campaign

The oral commitment came, but so did the stories that New York schoolboy basketball star Quincy Douby wasn't for real.
First, there was word other schools were laughing off his choice of Rutgers and still recruiting him. Then his decision to take a second visit to Piscataway created a mini-uproar and fears that he was having doubts.
But Monday, Rutgers officially announced it had received Douby's national letter of intent - signed and sealed.
Rutgers lands N.Y. sensation

Women's Basketball

The Rutgers women's basketball team will try to rebound from a disappointing 68-64 road loss to the University of Virginia last Friday night when it travels to Philadelphia tonight to take on the Temple Owls in a non-conference matchup in the Liacouras Center.
Despite a strong first half in which they went into the locker room with a 35-27 lead, the Scarlet Knights (3-2), got out-muscled inside in the second half by the Cavaliers, who cashed in on late free throw opportunities to hold on for the win. Virginia began the second half with 16-2 run, which served to blow the Knights out of the gate.
Knights venture to Temple

This is the final week of classes before Christmas break at Rutgers and the women's basketball team - like all other students - is exhausted.
"I can see their eyes are red," Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer said Monday at her weekly press conference. "They're exhausted, they're tired."
Not exactly the best frame of mind in which to play a critical early season basketball game, but the schedule says the Scarlet Knights must. After losing at Virginia, 68-64, on Friday, Rutgers (3-2) travels to Temple (4-2) for today's 7 p.m. tip.
'Tired' Scarlet Knights focus on Temple

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Prospects

Paulsboro High football coach Glenn Howard, his team's latest championship a foregone conclusion, heard a familiar refrain from his assistants yesterday during the second half of the NJSIAA South Jersey Group 1 final:
"Give it to Isaac, Coach. He only needs one more touchdown."
And so, on a day when four-foot snow banks surrounded the stadium that has become a house of horrors for Paulsboro opponents, Howard obliged. He called Isaac Redman's number often, and the fleet and sturdy senior running back put the finishing touches on a season for the ages.
Redman has record-setting day en route to third crown

Around the Big East

Miami center Brett Romberg and linebacker Matt Williams were guests on a local sports radio show Sunday when they got a call from one "Steve from Miami." The caller turned out to be Steve Walsh, a former Hurricanes quarterback.
Miami: Beware of Heisman jinx

Around the Nation

Here is LeBron James, high school student. Everybody have a piece.
The NBA wants him. The shoe companies want him. The agents want him.
Here is LeBron James, 17-year-old. Everybody help themselves.
LeBron James a victim of own success

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