As Rutgers comes upon
the rugged Big East Basketball schedule, they would like to invite you to
join the Scarlet R in the Coaches' Huddle - a pre-game meal featuring Rutgers
Athletics. The Huddle gives you an opportunity to gain an inside look at the
opponent Rutgers will be facing that night with a brief scouting report by
a member of the basketball coaching staff. Each Huddle will also showcase
the coach of one of our 30 intercollegiate athletic programs. In addition,
the event will provide a full buffet-style meal prepared by Rutgers Catering.
The cost for each person is $10 - with and additional $5 for those who would
like to have beer or wine with their meal.
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The Cubits were almost
Rutgers' storybook family.
Dad Bill molded quarterbacks, mom Nancy baked cookies for the football team,
and son Ryan was the golden-haired quarterback.
QB quietly leaves the program
Two years after being
anointed the program's quarterback of the future, Ryan Cubit's career at Rutgers
is now a thing of the past.
The sophomore is transferring out of Rutgers -- and to Western Michigan, a
short distance from where he spent most of his high school career --coach
Greg Schiano said yesterday. Bill Cubit, Ryan's father and the Knights offensive
coordinator, confirmed his son is transferring to Western Michigan and that
he will probably enroll at the school sometime this week.
leaving ; father's future is unclear
Rutgers sophomore quarterback
Ryan Cubit has left the school, and the next big question for the Scarlet
Knights is will Bill Cubit, Ryan's dad and the team's offensive coordinator,
do the same?
While Ryan was unavailable for comment Monday, he is expected to enroll at
Western Michigan, the university where his dad was a successful offensive
coordinator from 1997-99. The Scarlet Knights' offense has struggled under
Bill Cubit's direction the past two seasons, and rumors have long been swirling
about his likely departure.
Rutgers quarterback Ryan
Cubit has left the university.
"I'm sorry to see him leave,'' coach Greg Schiano said. "I think
you all know how fond I am of Ryan. I'm here to help him with anything he
needs. I hope his career goes the way he'd like it to. I think any time you
lose a good person and good football player, it's not something you want to
do very often.
It was something
Cubit needed to do
After months of speculation
on when Ksenyia Shneyder would be eligible to play for Rutgers, the answer
is finally in:
Rutgers announced yesterday that the NCAA has deemed the 6-4 guard -- a transfer
from Iowa Western Community College -- ineligible to compete.
can't use Shneyder
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Around the Big East
Miami tailback Willis
McGahee took out a $2.5 million insurance policy two weeks before he was injured
in the Fiesta Bowl and can collect after a year if the injury prevents him
from returning to football, a Florida newspaper reported.
Insurance agent Keith Lerner of Gainesville told Florida Today that the policy
was signed and put into effect just prior to the national championship game,
the newspaper said in a story for Tuesday editions.
insured for $2.5 million before Fiesta
Quarterback Joe Dailey
of Saint Peter's Prep School in Jersey City, N.J., said he's sticking by his
commitment to sign with Syracuse University despite having second-thoughts
and making an official visit to Nebraska late last month.
Dailey, who is considered the top prospect in Syracuse's recruiting class,
said his issues are resolved, the recruiting process is closed and he's set
to sign a letter of intent with the Orangemen on Feb. 5.
visiting Nebraska, Jersey QB is sure of SU
Ontario Lett scored 10
straight points to start No. 6 Pittsburgh's comeback in the first half, then
used his size and muscle to power a 16-0 run in the second half as the Panthers
overwhelmed No. 5 Notre Dame, 72-55, Monday night in Pittsburgh.
Notre Dame, denied its fourth victory over a Top 10 opponent, was held scoreless
for nearly nine minutes as Pitt turned a 42-38 deficit into a 54-42 lead with
leads the charge as Panthers top Irish
Around the nation
Miami. The big issue?
Replacing three-year starting quarterback Ken Dorsey. The defensive line also
will have holes. But the Hurricanes are loaded with talent -- highly touted
Brock Berlin is the top candidate to replace Dorsey, and Miami has a commitment
from Nate Robinson, considered the top high school defensive lineman in the
bets: Early favorites for the 2003 title
All that money. So little
time. The pressure is on if you're a hot, young, I-A football coach.
The past three national championships have been won by coaches in their second,
first and second seasons at their schools. By name, they are Bob Stoops (Oklahoma),
Larry Coker (Miami) and Jim Tressel (Ohio State).
on young coaches to produce instant gratification
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