Epiphanny Prince scored 26 points and had a career-high seven steals to help No. 5 Rutgers beat Saint Joseph's 86-59 in the season opener for both teams Friday.
Kia Vaughn had 12 points and 11 rebounds and Rutgers (No. 6 ESPN/USA Today, No. 5 AP) survived a scare from feisty Saint Joseph's to hold on for a 56-50 victory Wednesday night.