After staging a basketball court sit-in that stopped last night's Rutgers game at halftime, students rallied again today, demanding the resignation of university president Francis Lawrence because of a racial comment he made last November. While asking administrators at New Jersey's state university to permit more flexibility on admitting minority students, Lawrence had said that they lack the genetic background to do well on entrance exams. Lawrence apologized after the comments were publicized last week, and insists that the remarks do not reflect his views. There is speculation that people hostile to Lawrence released a tape of his remarks to the press, New Jersey sources told TIME correspondent Bonnie Angelo. Angelo notes that Lawrence's plans to change the Rutgers tenure system have made him enemies among the faculty.