Rutgers, St. John’s face off in a critical time for both

By Adam Zagoria

The Big East basketball season has just begun, but make no mistake, this is a critical time for both Rutgers and St. John’s.

Both teams were picked to finish in the lower half of the conference standings — and are ranked No. 10 and 11, respectively, in the Power Rankings.

But both need to pull themselves up by their bootstraps with new league affiliations looming ahead.

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