PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Mike Williams scored 17 points as Rutgers beat Division II Molloy 86-57 on Friday night to give Steve Pikiell his first win as Scarlet Knights head coach.
It was the largest margin of victory for a head coach in their Rutgers debut.
Pikiell took over for Eddie Jordan after 11 seasons at Stony Brook. He guided the Seawolves to the NCAA Tournament last season.
Deshawn Freeman had his first career double-double scoring 13 points and grabbing 10 rebounds with three blocked shots for the Scarlet Knights (1-0). Transfers Nigel Johnson (Kansas State) scored 14 and C.J. Gettys (UNC-Wilmington) added 11 points and six rebounds in the Rutgers debuts. >> Read more
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