The Scarlet Knights and Red Storm battled one another earlier this season with St. John's coming out on top by a 54-51 margin. St. John's has won two of its previous three games versus Rutgers.
A Rutgers victory against the Red Storm will secure a Big East postseason berth for the Scarlet Knights.
Below are the pre-game notes as released by the Rutgers University Sports Information Department.
The Rutgers women (16-0, 24-3) are set to battle the Villanova Wildcats in a Big East Tournament contest at Hartford CT. Tipoff is set for 2 PM. The Wildcats come into this game after handling Marquette by a 68-46 margin in an opening round BET contest on Saturday.
The Scarlet Knights are led by senior do-it-all Guard Cappie Pondexter, whose leadership and poise have garnered her numerous accolades, including a recent unanimous choice as BE POY award.
The victor of the RU/Villanova contest will battle against the winner of the (12) West Virginia vs. (4) St. John's game, set for noon, today.
The semifinal game is set to tip off at 6 PM Monday (3/6) and will be broadcast on ESPNU.
The Big East Tournament Championship will be carried on ESPN2 starting at 7:30 PM.