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Rutgers has been competing in the Big East since 1991.
But the league has been picked apart by conference realignment, and the Scarlet Knights were looking for a way out. A spot that seemed unthinkable a decade ago when Rutgers football was a Big East cellar-dweller."It's a transformative day for Rutgers University," Pernetti said.
The school announced its decision Tuesday at a campus news conference attended by Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany, Rutgers President Robert Barchi and athletic director Tim Perenetti."The Big Ten is really where Rutgers belongs," Barchi said.
-- Rutgers is joining the Big Ten, leaving the Big East behind and cashing in on the school's investment in a football program that only 10 years ago seemed incapable of competing at the highest level.
Gramps admired his future wife from afar—well, a row or three away—until the last day of the semester, when he finally gathered the gumption to ask her out. “That’s a great story,” Nick (not his actual name), a 30-year-old advertising creative, says to me over lunch.
The Seton Hall-Rutgers rivalry lost its heat once the Scarlet Knights left the Big East for the Big Ten.
The annual games haven’t been competitive in recent years, the vastly superior Pirates winning by a combined 56 points the past two years and reaching the NCAA Tournament last season.
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“The team will continue to work hard in his absence and looks forward to his return.” Rutgers’ next game is Tuesday night at Illinois.