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Rutgers Scarlet Knights men's basketball

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University  Rutgers University
Colors  Scarlet
Head coach  Steve Pikiell
Conference  Big Ten Conference
Nickname  Scarlet Knights
Home  Away
Division  Division I (NCAA)
Mascot  Scarlet Knight
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Arena/Stadium  Louis Brown Athletic Center
Location  Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights men's basketball team represents Rutgers University in NCAA Division I college basketball competition. Rutgers competes in the Big Ten Conference.

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History

The Rutgers men's basketball team played in the Final Four in the 1976 NCAA Tournament and ended the 1976 season ranked fourth in the nation, after an 86–70 loss against the Michigan Wolverines in the semifinal round and a 106–92 loss to the UCLA Bruins in the tournament's third-place consolation game. This was the last men's Division I tournament to date to feature two unbeaten teams, as both Indiana, who won that year's title, and Rutgers entered the tournament unbeaten. Rutgers went 31–0 during the regular season.

The Scarlet Knights also played the Michigan Wolverines in the championship game of the 2004 NIT Final which Rutgers lost, 62-55.

NCAA tournament results

The Scarlet Knights have appeared in the NCAA Tournament six times. Their combined record is 5–7.

NIT results

The Scarlet Knights have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) 14 times. Their combined record is 16–14.

References

Rutgers Scarlet Knights men's basketball Wikipedia