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Game Preview: Rutgers at St. John's

Dane Miller

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- An upset of No. 24 Pittsburgh gives Rutgers basketball its first opportunity for a Big East winning record under coach Mike Rice tonight against St. John's. Both teams coming off ranked wins for the first since 2003, the Scarlet Knights are in the hunt for win No. 11 tonight at Madison Square Garden.

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Tipoff at Madison Square Garden is about as meaningful as a January game gets for Rutgers. Coming off an upset of No. 24 Pittsburgh at the Louis Brown Athletic Center, the Scarlet Knights are a slight underdog to St. John's with a winning record in Big East play on the line. Rutgers (10-3, 1-1) has never had a winning record in the Big East under head coach Mike Rice, but that... Recommended Stories


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