BY JEREMY FUCHS
PISCATAWAY, N.J. —Rutgers’ debut season in the Big Ten has been uneven, albeit better and more competitive than most expected.
Despite the 2-5 start in conference, one thing is clear: Myles Mack can play with the big boys.
The senior guard from Paterson is having a stellar senior season to cap off what has been a sterling career for the Scarlet Knights (10-10). Playing a heavy load of 36 minutes a game, Mack is averaging 14.7 points, 46 assists and 4.5 assists The assists and rebound numbers are career-highs.
In Big Ten play, Mack has been even better, averaging 16.2 points per game, which is seventh in the conference, and four assists, which is tied for fourth. He is also playing 37.7 minutes a game, the most in the Big 10.