Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Head Coach: Steve Pikiell

Team Mascot: Scarlet Knight

Year Opened: 1977

Capacity: 8000

City / State: Piscataway / New Jersey

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Rutgers vs Seton Hall

Rival Team: Seton Hall Pirates

Rutgers have a fierce in-state basketball rivalry with nearby Seton Hall. The Scarlet Knights and Pirates were both members of members of the Big East Conference for years and there is no love lost between these two New Jersey-based schools. Don’t miss it when Seton Hall comes to town if you want to see The RAC at its wildest.

Penn State vs Rutgers

Rival Team: Penn State Nittany Lions

Rutgers and Penn State have a bit of a budding rivalry with the two schools being closest to each other geographically. However, things are yet to take off between these two as both programs have struggled since Rutgers joined the Big Ten. While the rivalry may be a work in progress, a Rutgers-Penn State game still presents a fun Big Ten matchup.

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Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Head Coach: Steve Pikiell

Team Mascot: Scarlet Knight

Year Opened: 1977

Capacity: 8000

City / State: Piscataway / New Jersey

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