Rutgers comes together just in time

Team-oriented mindset carries Scarlet Knights into Sweet 16

Originally Published: March 23, 2009
By Graham Hays | ESPN.com

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- There's probably an appropriate parable to describe what happened in Monday's second-round game between Rutgers and Auburn that involves a knight slaying a tiger. But as it is, it's tough to think of anything but the tortoise passing the disbelieving hare after a four-month race.

Only this time, the tortoise sprinted across the finish line.

In a game in which the run of play fit the expectations of the preseason polls far better than those of the postseason pecking ...

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