PISCATAWAY, NJ - The 2004-05 Rutgers University Men’s Basketball team will play one exhibition game in advance of the season, and that will take place on Wed., November 17 when the Scarlet Knights host Georgetown College (KY) at the RAC. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m.
In addition, Rutgers has announced its game times for the 2004-2005 men's basketball season. A challenging 16-game slate of BIG EAST Conference games highlights the schedule and will be augmented by 11 non-conference contests.
The Scarlet Knights open their 2004-05 season on Nov. 22 by traveling to the University of Charlotte before returning to meet Saint Mary’s (CA) in the home opener on Nov. 27.
Rutgers will play host to nine schools that advanced to post-season last year (7 NCAA, 2 NIT), including national champion Connecticut, which will visit the Rutgers Athletic Center on Feb. 19. All told, Rutgers will play 14 teams that advanced to post-season play last season (10 NCAA, 4 NIT).
RUTGERS 2004-05 MEN’S BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
DAY DATE OPPONENT TIME
Wed. Nov. 17 Georgetown, College (KY) 7:30 pm (Exhibiton)
Mon. Nov. 22 @ Charlotte 7:30 pm
Sat. Nov. 27 SAINT MARY’S 7:30 pm
Wed. Dec. 1 PENN STATE 7:30 pm
Sat. Dec. 4 WISCONSIN 7:30 pm
Wed. Dec . 8 @ Princeton 7:30 pm
Sat. Dec. 11 RHODE ISLAND 7:30 pm
Sat. Dec. 18 NORFOLK STATE 7:30 pm
Wed. Dec. 22 FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON 7:30 pm
Tue. Dec. 28 @ Kansas State 8:00 pm
Fri. Dec. 31 @ Air Force 6:05 pm
Sat. Jan. 8 PITTSBURGH * 2:00 pm
Tue. Jan. 11 @ Georgetown * 7:30 pm
Sat. Jan. 15 @ Connecticut* 2:00 pm
Wed. Jan. 19 PROVIDENCE* 7:30 pm
Sat. Jan. 22 @ Seton Hall* 12:00 pm
Mon. Jan. 24 SYRACUSE* 7:00 pm
Sat. Jan. 29 VILLANOVA* 12:00 pm
Wed. Feb. 2 @ St. John’s* 7:00 pm
Sat. Feb. 5 GEORGETOWN* 7:00 pm
Tue. Feb. 8 SETON HALL * 7:30 pm
Sun. Feb. 13 @ Providence* 3:00 pm
Wed. Feb. 16 @ Boston College* 7:30 pm
Sat. Feb. 19 CONNECTICUT* 6:00 pm
Wed. Feb. 23 ARKANSAS-MONTICELLO 7:30 pm
Sat. Feb. 26 @ West Virginia* 2:00 pm
Wed. Mar. 2 @ Notre Dame * 7:30 pm
Sat. Mar. 5 BOSTON COLLEGE* TBA
Wed.-Sat. Mar. 9-12 BIG EAST Tournament Madison Square Garden
Home games in CAPS
All times EST
* Denotes BIG EAST Conference
Note: Television schedule will be released at a later time.