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Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer on the cusp of 1,000 wins: “I just love the game”

Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer on the cusp of 1,000 wins: “I just love the game”

Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer exclaimed during a late October Big Ten media call that she wanted to win her thousandth game as soon as possible. “I want to get it done as I have a lot of family…

Passing the torch with net: Carolyn Peck and Dawn Staley build a tradition

When Dawn Staley succeeds at something in the public eye, you can expect the following. She will always thank God followed by her staff, past and present players, family and supporters of women’s basketball. Plus, one more group. She will…

Rutgers head coach C.Vivian Stringer reflects on friendship with Pat Summitt

Rutgers head coach C.Vivian Stringer discussed her friendship with legendary coach Pat Summitt after learning about the passing of the basketball icon. Stringer and Summitt were friends since the first NCAA Final Four in 1982 and rivals in the 2007 national championship…

Rutgers defeats Seton Hall in battle of old conference foes, 79-66

Rutgers defeats Seton Hall in battle of old conference foes, 79-66

STORRS, Conn. – They share the same home state, they share a long history in the former Big East conference. Last season, they shared two overtimes and an epic basketball game in the WNIT tournament. Tonight, Rutgers and Seton Hall…

Nike honors Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer in 2015 Black History collection

Nike announced its 2015 Black History Month (BHM) Collection of special edition products that honors six athletes and coaches “who have positively impacted sport with their courage and determination” including Rutgers women’s basketball head coach C. Vivian Stringer. Others honored…

Barclays Invitational Roundup: LSU and Michigan advance to title game in Brooklyn

Barclays Invitational Roundup: LSU and Michigan advance to title game in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – It was a day for rookies at the Barclays Center Women’s Invitational Friday afternoon with newcomers sending Michigan and LSU into Saturday night’s late title game at the home of the NBA New York Nets, which opened…

Monique Oliver rises to the occassion in leading Rutgers’ resurgence

Monique Oliver rises to the occassion in leading Rutgers’ resurgence

From January 29th through February 15th, C.Vivian Stringer’s Rutgers team dropped five straight games, all to teams that ended up being seeded ahead of the them in the Big East tournament. They were a team that was in a state…

Defensive pressure too much for Stringer’s Scarlet Knights as UConn rolls over Rutgers

Defensive pressure too much for Stringer’s Scarlet Knights as UConn rolls over Rutgers

When most of the 9,882 people that were at Gampel Pavilion for the Rutgers versus Connecticut game bought their tickets, they expected to see their Huskies tested by a top ten ranked-Rutgers team. Instead, with injury sidelining point guard and…

Rutgers coach Stringer: “I won’t be coaching a team that goes to the NIT”

Video: Rutgers post-game press conference after losing to St. John’s 60-52, 02/24/10 (Windows Media) Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer comments after St. John’s loss on the possibility of her team playing in the NIT tournament if they do not make…

25 years ago a game at Iowa set a record when 22,157 fans showed up

On a winter day in 1985, women’s basketball fans showed an enormous amount of support as 22,157 fans squeezed into the 15,500-capacity Carver-Hawkeye Arena at Iowa for a game between two of the Big Ten’s elite. The Hawkeyes hosted Ohio…