The firstever meeting between Rutgers (16-3, 8-0 BIG EAST) and DePaul (18-4, 5-4 BIG EAST) is set for Saturday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m.
All-American Cappie Pondexter (Chicago, IL), who is averaging 22.1 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.9 steals per game this season, will look to lead the Scarlet Knights to their second victory over a ranked opponent this week.
While DePaul boasts an impressive overall record they are only 5-4 in the BIG EAST Conference following an 82-70 loss at West Virginia.
The game will be carried live on the Rutgers Radio Network (WCTC 1450 AM), and Rutgers' student station, WRSU 88.7 FM. In additioan a live stream of the audio will be available via www.scarletknights.com.
Below are the pre-game notes as released by the Rutgers University Sports Information Department.
DePaul at Rutgers Pre-Game Notes