PISCATAWAY, NJ – The 2004-05 Rutgers men’s basketball team will feature 13 television appearances, highlighted by a pair of nationally-televised games at the RAC on ESPN vs. the last two national championship winners.
On January 24, the Scarlet Knights will host the 2002-03 national champion Syracuse Orange as part of ESPN’s “Big Monday” package. Tip-off between Rutgers and Syracuse will be at 7:00 p.m.
On February 19, the Scarlet Knights will host 2003-04 national champion Connecticut at the RAC. Tip-off between the Scarlet Knights and Huskies will be at 6:00 p.m.
In addition to the national television games, Rutgers will appear on ESPN Regional Television a total of 10 times. Rutgers’ first televised appearance of the 2004-05 campaign will take place vs. Princeton on Wed., Dec. 8 on CSTV.
The 10 ESPN Regional Television appearances will be: at Pittsburgh on Jan. 8 (YES Network), at Connecticut on Jan. 15 (FOX-NY), vs. Providence on Jan. 19 (FOX-NY), at Seton Hall on Jan. 22 (MSG/WPHL), vs. Villanova on Jan. 29 (MSG/WPHL), at St. John’s on Feb. 2 (MSG), vs. Georgetown on Feb. 5 (MSG or FOX-NY), vs. Seton Hall on Feb. 8 (Yes Network), at Providence on Feb. 13 (MSG), and at West Virginia on Feb. 26 (FOX-NY).
DAY DATE OPPONENT TIME TV
Wed. Nov. 17 Georgetown, College (KY) 7:30 pm (Exhibition Game)
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 CSTV
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 YES
Tue. Jan. 11 @ Georgetown * 7:30 pm
Sat. Jan. 15 @ Connecticut* 2:00 pm FOX-NY
Wed. Jan. 19 PROVIDENCE* 7:30 pm FOX-NY
Sat. Jan. 22 @ Seton Hall* 12:00 pm MSG/WPHIL (Phila.)
Mon. Jan. 24 SYRACUSE* 7:00 pm ESPN
Sat. Jan. 29 VILLANOVA* 12:00 pm MSG/WPHIL (Phila.)
Wed. Feb. 2 @ St. John’s* 7:00 pm MSG
Sat. Feb. 5 GEORGETOWN* 7:00 pm MSG or FOX-NY
Tue. Feb. 8 SETON HALL * 7:30 pm YES
Sun. Feb. 13 @ Providence* 3:00 pm MSG
Wed. Feb. 16 @ Boston College* 7:30 pm
Sat. Feb. 19 CONNECTICUT* 6:00 pm ESPN
Wed. Feb. 23 ARKANSAS-MONTICELLO 7:30 pm
Sat. Feb. 26 @ West Virginia* 2:00 pm FOX-NY
Wed. Mar. 2 @ Notre Dame * 7:30 pm
Sat. Mar. 5 BOSTON COLLEGE* 7:30 pm
Wed.-Sat. Mar. 9-12 BIG EAST Tournament Madison Square Garden
Home games in CAPS
All times EST
* Denotes BIG EAST Conference