No, I'm not drinking the Kool-Aid.
Yes, the Scarlet Knights were a blown call away from upsetting St. John's in the second round of the Big East tournament and moving on to the quarterfinal round.
No, they will not even make the NIT.
Yes, Rutgers finished the year 15-17 overall and with a pathetic 5-13 Big East conference record.
No, had the Scarlet Knights been able to knock off the Red Storm, they would not have beaten Syracuse in the quarterfinals. Not even close.
Yes, Rutgers will produce an extremely competitive roster next season and might actually make some noise in the Big East.
Why? Because they're from Jersey for starters...