Rutgers edges UTEP for Women's NIT crown

By The Sports Network
April 5, 2014 - 6:03pm

El Paso, TX ( - Tyler Scaife's coast-to-coast layup with 2.1
seconds remaining gave Rutgers its first-ever Women's National Invitation
Tournament title with a 56-54 victory over UTEP in Saturday's championship
game from the Haskins Center.

Scaife's deciding bucket capped a furious final six minutes in which neither team led by more than three points and the lead changed hands twice. The Scarlet Knights owned a 54-50 edge with just over a minute left before two Kristine Vitola free throws and Chrishauna Parker's putback with 8.0 seconds remaining drew the Miners even.

Scaife then dribbled the length of