The Scarlet Knights will face Cincinnati, Connecticut, Georgetown, Marquette, Pittsburgh, Providence, South Florida and West Virginia in Piscataway. RU will take on UConn, DePaul, Louisville, Notre Dame, St. John's, Seton Hall, Syracuse and Villanova on the road.
Rutgers has won the last two BIG EAST regular-season titles, including a perfect 16-0 league slate last season. No. 9/9 Rutgers posted a 27-5 overall record during the 2005-2006 campaign, advancing to the regional semifinals of the 2006 NCAA Tournament.