What: Bucknell (5-2) at Rutgers (1-6)
Where: The RAC (8,000)
When: Saturday, Dec. 3 -- 2 p.m.
Webcast: BTN Plus ($)
Radio: 90.5 WVBU
Internet Radio: BucknellBison.com
Live Statistics: ScarletKnights.com

Bucknell Probable Starters
G: Kyi English (9.4 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 1.7 apg)
G: Megan McGurk (2.3 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 2.7 apg)
F: Claire DeBoer (12.6 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 2,1 apg)
F: Kaitlyn Slagus (15.1 ppg, 10.3 rpg)
F: Sune Swart (13.9 ppg, 8.4 rpg)

With a Win Over Rutgers, Bucknell Would ...
• Improve to 6-2 overall, the team’s best start since the 2000-01 team went 7-1.
• Improve to 4-2 on the road this season.
• Improve to 1-0 in the all-time series with the Scarlet Knights.
• Improve to 1-18 against current members of the Big Ten.
• Improve to 1-3 against current members of the Big Ten under head coach Aaron Roussell.

Headlines
• Bucknell and Rutgers meet for the first time in program history when the Bison travel to The RAC in Piscataway, New Jersey, on Saturday at 2 p.m.
• Bucknell is 5-2 after rolling to a 61-47 win at Akron in a rematch of last year's WNIT First Round matchujp. The Bison  out-scored the Zips 35-19 in the second half.
• Senior guard Megan McGurk played exceptional defense while guarding Akron senior Hannah Plybon. The Zips' guard scored just five points after averaging 27.0 points through the team's first three games.
• Sophomore forward Kaitlyn Slagus is still averaging a double-double after recording her fourth double-double of the season with 13 points and 11 rebounds against the Zips. She leads the team in scoring at 15.1 ppg and the league in rebounding at 10.3.
• Senior forward Claire DeBoer ranks 14th in program history with 1,239 career points and recently moved into a tie for 10th with 706 rebounds.
• Rutgers is 1-6 overall after a 68-32 loss to Duke in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Thursday. Aliyah Jeune led the Scarlet Knights with eight points.
• The Scarlet Knights are coached by C. Vivian Stringer. She ranks fourth on the all-time Division I women’s coaches victories list with a record of 972-372.
• Rutgers participated in the 2016 WNIT, beating Georgetown 77-75 in the first round before falling to Virginia 71-55 in the second round.

How to Get the Game
• Saturday's game can be seen online for a fee on BTN Plus.
• The game can be heard online via BucknellBison.com and on the radio on 90.5 WVBU, with Justin Antweil calling the action. The pregame show begins 15 minutes before tip-off.
• Live stats can be accessed at ScarletKnights.com
• Follow @Bucknell_WBB on Twitter for live updates

Bucknell vs. Rutgers Series Notes
• Bucknell and Rutgers will meet for the first time in program history.

Bucknell vs. the Big Ten
• Bucknell is 0-18 against current members of the Big Ten.
• Saturday marks the fourth straight year the Bison will play a Big Ten opponent. They played regular season games against Penn State (2013) and Michigan (2014), and then played the Wolverines again in last season’s WNIT Second Round.

Career-HighsSet Last Game
Gia Hayes -- field goal attempts (4)
Maegan Mikkelsen -- free throws made (1), free throw attempts (2)
MK Moore -- minutes (1)
Kate Walker -- assists (4)

Where Do They Rank?
• Bucknell is ranked 14th in the latest edition of the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25. The Bison are 66th out of 349 teams in the Division I national RPI.
• Rutgers is 228th in the latest RPI.

Up Next
• Bucknell travels to Olean, New York, to play St. Bonaventure on Tuesday. The game is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Reilly Center. The Bonnies advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament last season.