Knights see Red after edging Pirates

Rutgers tops Seton Hall in overtime, then quickly turns focus to St. John's Red Storm

Updated: March 9, 2011, 7:57 AM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Just a few minutes after a dramatic 76-70 overtime win over Seton Hall in the first round of the Big East tournament, coach Mike Rice and his Rutgers players were already talking about their next challenge -- facing St. John's in less than 24 hours.

"I thought I was playing the hottest Big East team today, and then now you go and face an opponent that's even hotter in this building," said Rice, after his 13th-seeded Scarlet Knights knocked out their New Jersey rival, No. ...

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