The Princeton Lady Tigers are a perfect example of this. The women are one of only two undefeated teams left in the entire NCAA.
The NCAA Tournament is back in New Jersey as the Sweet 16 and Elite 8 games from the East Region will be played Friday and Sunday. The City of Newark has a four day celebration planned, with events for all ages.
The Big East Tournament pits all the local teams against each other. Can Seton Hall or Rutgers pull off a couple upsets? Will St. John's prove it belongs in the conversation with the big boys of the Big East? Will Syracuse make one of it's usual deep runs?
It certainly was nothing like the pandemonium that occured after the Rutgers football team defeated Louisville in 2006, but as the buzzer sounded the Rutgers student section celebrated on the court. This was the Scarlet Knights first win over a ranked team since February 14, 2010 when they defeated then No. 7 Georgetown at home.
Article by former Rutgers lineman and NFL Super Bowl Champion Darnell Stapleton.