2014-2015 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Basketball Schedule
Now that the Big 10 is the home conference of the Rutgers
Scarlet Knights, there has never been a better time to come out and show your support as they look to make a big move up the
conference standings in a season sure to be absolutely filled to the brim with nail-biting moments. This is big-time basketball
at its finest and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights are sure to be right in thick of the excitement, as this is a program that tends
to bring some great athletes to campus every single season. Though they're known for their gridiron prowess as well, the Knights
play in front of some great fans every time they hit the hardwood as well, making it always a good idea to head out and see
why this team has created a stir around campus.
Louis Brown Athletic Center is sure to be hopping all season long, but
there are a few games that stand out more than the others. Against teams like Michigan, Ohio State, Michigan State, Nebraska,
Wisconsin and many more, there is sure to be plenty of fanfare, providing the perfect atmosphere if you're looking for college
basketball played at the highest possible level. When you're there watching the big game alongside thousands of your fellow
fans, you'll definitely understand why home basketball games are all the rage when it comes to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.
definitely don't want to forget about the road games, though, as it will be taking on some prominent teams away from home
throughout the season as well. Big 10 fans have a reputation of being as excitable and passionate as any conference in the
country, and Knights' fans who hit the road this season to back their team will get a great example of what Big 10 basketball
is all about. On the road against some of the powerhouses in college basketball, you're sure to see some Knights' fans who
make it out to back their team, and seeing your favorite team away from home is the type of experience that every fan needs
to make happen sooner or later. Either way, it simply doesn't get any better than this if you love hoops and your Rutgers
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Team Info
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have had some truly great
players hit the court over the years, and some of those players have even gone on to play in the National Basketball Association.
One such player was Roy Hinson, though other players who went on to play in the pro game include James Bailey and Bobby Lloyd.
With a team that can do a little bit of everything on the hardwood, you're sure to see the Scarlet Knights give their opponents
all that they can handle all season long no matter how stiff the competition. This is a team that has no intention of backing
down from a challenge, providing more than enough incentive to head out and see if they have what it takes this time around.
College Basketball Experience
Some things don't transfer through that fancy TV, making it always a great idea
to head out to the stands so you can experience college basketball on a completely different level than you can find anywhere
else. When you're there alongside thousands of fans anticipating an epic finale, you'll be glad that you're not still sitting
at home wondering what the atmosphere of the game is like while you attempt to study your microeconomics textbook. At the
game, thousands of fans will be showing up to cheer on the Scarlet Knights, which creates an incredible backdrop that will
have fans hooked on the electricity of the home crowd come tip-off.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Basketball History
Rutgers Scarlet Knights basketball team has a long history of competitive basketball that spans decades of quality teams.
The program's best season occurred in 1976, when the team made it all the way to the Final Four. The Knights also made it
all the way to the championship game of the National Invitational Tournament (NIT) in 2004. After years in the Big East, the
Scarlet Knights now embark on a completely new quest: to get to the top of the Big 10, a conference generally considered to
be one of the elite groups of programs. That is not going to be an easy task considering the level of talent they'll be competing
against on a regular basis, but the Scarlet Knights also have a very strong and committed program that is sure to give the
rest of their Big 10 foes a serious run for their money.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Basketball Trivia
you name the two years that the Scarlet Knights made it to the Sweet Sixteen?
The answer is in both 1976 and 1979. After
making it all the way to the Final Four in 1976, the Scarlet Knights kept the wins coming in the following years, which ended
up in them getting back to the Tournament in 1979 and making it all of the way to the Sweet Sixteen.
Scarlet Knights Fans
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have a dedicated group of fans that love to pack the house for home
games, cheering on the Knights with everything they've got. When two great teams are going head-to-head and the buzz of the
crowd is steadily rising as the clock dwindles in the second half, you'll see that there is nothing like college basketball
played at this level, particularly when it's a rising team like the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. With a great crowd that storms
into the stands to provide the perfect backdrop for a big game, this is a team that you definitely don't want to miss out
on this season as they look to wreak havoc on the Big 10, a conference that definitely isn't lacking in great fans and big-time
talent. Put it all together and snagging your favorite team gear and being a part of the action is simply the play if you're
a hoops lover.