Thank you to our Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Scalzo and managing editor Amaya Morales for helping out with the live blog and our student lifestyle editor Naniyah McClain, who updated Twitter throughout the game. The Knights will look to continue their success as they face Seton Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. Have a good night everyone.
From the free-throw line, Rutgers shot 8-12 (66.7%) while FDU shot 15-17 (88.2%).
From the down the court, the Knights shot 11-21 (52.4%) while Rutgers shot 9-24 (37.5%).
FDU shot for 30-51 (58.8%) from the field, while Rutgers shot 22-58 (37.9%).
For Rutgers, the leading scorer was Rutherford with 23 points. Ralph also had 13 points and Kromah with seven points.
The leading scorers for FDU were Rush, Dunn, and Hill. Rush had 27 points while Dunn and Hill had a combined 19 points, with Dunn with 11 and Hill with eight.
FDU beats the Scarlet Raiders with a score 86-61.
Phillips makes the layup and Rutherford makes the three as the game ends with a final score of 86-61.
Rodriguez makes the layup for the Knights to make the score 84-58 with 52 seconds left.
Sal Xheraj enters the game and gets the steal, allowing an opportunity for the Knights to regain possession.
Square Jr. gets fouled and makes two of two at the line to make the score 82-56.
Square Jr. hits the jumper to make the score 80-56 with 3:53 in the second half.
Rodriguez knocks down a jumper, making the score 78-56, with the Knights ahead by 22.
Rutherford makes the jumper to make the score 76-56 with 5:55 in the second half.
Kromah hits the three for Rutgers and makes the score 76-54.
Dunn and Rush hit threes for the Knights to make the score 76-51 with 7:11 left in the half.
Rutgers continues their scoring run as Travis Miles hits a three to make the score 70-51.
Jordan Salisbury also enters the game and makes a three to cut it to 22 for the Scarlet Raiders making the score 70-48.
Raymond Mundrick enters the game for Rutgers and scores quickly making the score 70-45 with 9:51 left.
Head Coach Greg Herenda receives a bench foul for mouthing at the coach.
Wattara drives in the layup to make the score 70-43.
Dunn makes the layup and gets sent to the free-throw line and makes his respective shots to make the score 68-43 with 12:05 in the second half.
Honis responds with a layup to get the Scarlet Raiders within 22 to make the score 65-43.
The Knights gets on a run with Square Jr., making a layup and Rush hitting the three making the score 65-41 with 13:14 left.
Kromah makes the jumper for Rutgers to make the score 60-41.
Almonor hits the three for the Knights to make the score 60-39.
Rutherford continues his run with a layup to make the score 57-39 with 16:34 in the half.
Rutherford makes a three to make the score 57-37.
Hill and Honis exchange layups and make the score 57-34 with 17:45 left in the half.
Racine makes it down the court to make it 55-32 for the Knights.
Dunn gets sent to the free throw line and goes two for two to make the score 53-32 with 19:40 in the second half.
Rutherford makes the jumper to get the Scarlet Raiders within 19 to make the score 51-32.
The Knights are ahead 51-30 as they enter the half.
Rush is the leading scorer for the Knights with 21 points. Hill and Wattara have a combined 10 points with Hill with 6 and Wattara with 4.
Ralph is the leading scorer for Rutgers with 13 points. Rutherford also has 11 while Ayala has four.
FDU has shot 17-26 (65.4%) from the field while Rutgers has shot 9-25 (36%).
From down the field, the Knights have shot 7-11 (63.6%) while the Scarlet Raiders have shot 4-9 (44.4%) and from the free-throw line, FDU is 10-12 (83.3%) and Rutgers shot 8-11 (72.7%).
The Knights will look to continue their adrenaline rush as they enter the second half.
Jacks gets sent to the free-throw line and makes both to make the score 51-30 as the first half ends.
Ralph makes the jumper to put Rutgers at 30 and makes the score 49-30.
Ayala gets sent to the free-throw line to put Rutgers within 21 with 48 seconds left in the half to make the score 49-28.
Rush hits another three and makes the score 49-27 for the Knights.
Rush hits the three but Ayala responds with a layup to make the score 46-27 with 1:32 in the half.
Hill gets sent to the free-throw line to make it 43-25 after making a layup.
Rush hits the three to make the score 40-25 with 3:40 left in the half.
Ralph makes the layup for Rutgers to make the score 37-25 to get within 12.
Watara makes the dunk and the crowd gets electric to make it 37-23 for the Knights with 4:17 left in the half.
Racine goes to the free throw line and makes one out of two to make the score 35-23 with 4:36 left in the half.
Ayala makes a three for the Scarlet Raiders to make the score 34-23.
Rush goes to the free throw line and makes two out of two to make the score 34-20 for the Knights with 5:30 left in the half.
Wattara makes the layup through tough defense to make the score 32-20 after a free throw by Rutherford.
Rush dunks it to make the score 30-19 and the crowd goes wild with 6:29 left in the half.
Rush adds a three of his own to make it 28-19 for the Knights.
Munden Jr. makes the three to put the Knights ahead by six to make it 25-19 with 7:08 left in the half.
Ralph goes to the free-throw line and goes two for two to make it 23-19.
Devon Dunn gets put in and hits a three to make the score 23-17 with 8:58 in the half.
Rush makes the layup to put the Knights ahead by three to make it 20-17.
Rutherford hits the three of his own to make the score 18-17 with 10:08 left in the half.
Brandon Rush hits the three to make it 18-14 for the Knights.
Joe Munden Jr. gets sent to the free throw line and makes one to get the Knights ahead by one to make it 15-14 with 11:11 in the half.
John Square Jr. gets sent to the free throw line and ties the game to make it 14-14.
Rutherford gets sent to the free throw and makes both to put the Scarlet Raiders ahead by two to make it 14-12 with 11:34 in the half.
The Scarlet Raiders tie it with a jumper by Quincy Rutherford to make the score 12-12.
Almonor snaps back with a jumper to put them ahead by five to make the score 12-10 with 13:47 left in the half.
Ralph replies back with a three to get the Scarlet Raiders within three to make it 10-7.
Ansley Almonor gets put into the game and contributes to the Knights lead quickly with a layup to make 10-4 for the Knights.
Hill makes a jumper followed up by a free throw after being fouled on to make the score 8-4 with 16:10 left in the half.
Ralph gets sent to the free-throw line and makes 2-2 to make it 5-4 with the Knights up by one.
Kromah gets Rutgers-Newark some points with a layup to make the score 5-2 with 17:06 left in the half.
Lamaute adds to the lead with a three to make the score 5-0.
Jacks gets the Knights on the board with a layup to make the score 2-0 with 19:25 left in the half.
The starting lineup for Rutgers is Dante Ralph, BJ Honis, Abe Kromah, Quincy Rutherford and Levi Holton.
The starting lineup for the Knights is Antoine Jacks, Ray Ford Jr., Sebastien Lamaute, Ibrahim Wattara and Anquan Hill.
Good evening and welcome to the preseason game for men’s basketball. The Knights will be going up against Rutgers-Newark in their preseason exhibition game. I am Jen Malti, the assistant sports editor for The Equinox, joined by our Editor-In-Chief Elizabeth Scalzo and managing editor Amaya Morales, who will be producing tonight’s live blog. Our student lifestyle editor Naniyah McClain will be updating Twitter throughout the game.
FDU vs. Rutgers exhibition game.
Art by Jen Malti