Rutgers 76, Colgate 67

Gregory Echenique had 19 points and eight rebounds to help

Rutgers hold off Colgate 76-67 on Sunday.

Freshman Dane Miller had career highs with 15 points and eight

rebounds for Rutgers (5-2) and Mike Rosario came off the bench for

14 points.

Rosario, Rutgers’ leading scorer, did not enter until 8:07

remained in the first half due to a shin problem.

Kyle Roemer led Colgate (0-8) with 21 points and 10 rebounds,

and Yaw Gyawu added 16 points and seven rebounds.

Trailing 37-30 early in the second half, Rutgers went on a 24-5

run to open up a 54-42 advantage. With the score tied at 40, James

Beatty hit a 3-pointer and Rosario hit a foul shot and jumper to

start the Knights on a decisive 14-2 run.

Rutgers also got nine points and six assists from Mike

Coburn.