Ron Harper
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Paul Atkinson Jr.’s putback layup with 1.4 seconds left in the second overtime gave Notre Dame an 89-87 win over Rutgers in a wild First Four game Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rutgers guard Ron Harper Jr. was honored Monday with the Lt. Frank J. Haggerty Award, given annually to the area’s Division I men’s college Player of the Year by the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — After squandering a 15-point second-half half lead against Penn State, Rutgers did what it has done all season and found a way to win at home.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Rutgers understands it must prove it can beat quality teams on the road to get back into consideration for the NCAA Tournament.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers is never out of a basketball game when playing at home and fifth-year senior Geo Baker is feeling it.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo told his Spartans that one of the keys to beating Rutgers was to not let the Scarlet Knights get going offensively.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Geo Baker scored eight of his 14 points in the final 5-plus minutes, Mawot Mag had 13 points on perfect shooting and Rutgers rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat Nebraska 63-61 on Saturday night, handing the Cornhuskers their eighth consecutive loss.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Payton Willis scored a career-high 32 points, matching a program record with eight 3-pointers, and short-handed Minnesota snapped a four-game losing streak with an improbable 68-65 win over Rutgers on Saturday.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Ron Harper Jr. scored 15 points including two free throws with two seconds remaining to lift Rutgers to a 48-46 win over Iowa on Wednesday night.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Ron Harper Jr. scored a career-high 31 points shooting 6 for 8 from 3-point range and Rutgers turned it around in the second half to beat Maryland 70-59 on Saturday.
Ron Harper Jr. scored 29 points and led five players in double-figure scoring as Rutgers routed Nebraska 93-65 for its fourth straight win Saturday.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Geo Baker scored 27 points on 10-for-15 shooting and Ron Harper Jr. scored 20 and Rutgers beat depleted Michigan 75-67 on Tuesday night.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Ron Harper Jr. scored 19 points, Clifford Omoruyi had 14 points and eight rebounds and Rutgers beat Maine 80-64 on Thursday.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jared Rhoden raised eyebrows at Big East media day when he said he felt Seton Hall was one of the best teams in the country.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Ron Harper Jr. hit a buzzer-beater from just inside half court, and Rutgers shocked Purdue in its first-ever game as the nation’s No. 1 team, winning 70-68 on Thursday night.
Ron Harper Jr. hit a buzzer-beater from just inside half court, and Rutgers shocked Purdue in its first-ever game as the nation’s No. 1 team, winning 70-68.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Alfonso Plummer scored 24 points, Kofi Cockburn had a double-double and Illinois cruised to an 86-51 victory over Rutgers on Friday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams.
PESCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Ron Harper Jr. scored 23 points and snared nine rebounds as Rutgers held off Clemson, 74-64 in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge game on Tuesday night.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Kyle Jenkins made a deep 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds remaining and Lafayette collected its first win with a 53-51 victory over Rutgers on Monday night.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Ron Harper Jr. had 20 points and a career-high 13 rebounds to lead Rutgers to a 75-61 victory over NJIT on Tuesday night.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Ron Harper Jr. and Cliff Omoruyi both had double-doubles and Rutgers rallied in the second half to defeat Merrimack 48-35 on Saturday.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Steve Pikiell thinks the question of whether center Cliff Omoruyi can fill the void left by Myles Johnson can be put to rest.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — After ending a 30-year NCAA Tournament drought last year, Steve Pikiell and Rutgers have a good shot at making it back to March Madness.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Houston coach Kelvin Sampson wasn’t about to apologize for an ugly win over Rutgers on Sunday night.
No. 10 seed Rutgers (16-11) vs. No. 2 seed Houston (25-3)

NCAA Tournament Second Round, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis; Sunday, 6:10 p.m. EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ron Harper Jr. and Jacob Young scored 13 points each as Rutgers knocked tenth-seeded Indiana out of the second round of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday, 61-50.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Luka Garza got his points for No. 10 Iowa, but otherwise, 14th-ranked Rutgers managed to stifle the Big Ten’s top offense.