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Rutgers tried to claim UConn & Pitt players' success, fails miserably

Point and laugh!

Happy Thursday, 'Nova Nation! We're a day late to the party on this one, but it's never too late to have a laugh in the direction of Rutgers. They haven't botched one this bad in a while.

That would be an infographic of four UConn players and two Pitt players, in case you're keeping score. Now, don't get me wrong. I know what they were going for. They have two former UConn staffers and one from Pitt on the staff. It's a common recruiting pitch for a coach to say look what I did for player X, that could be you.

But the visual chosen? The intent is clear, the execution is lacking. They predictably got blown up by college basketball Twitter, with UConn leading the charger. And then in typical Rutgers fashion, they doubled down.

And now, the "news."

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