GAME NOTES: The Indiana Hoosiers (12-12, 5-7) travel to Piscataway, New Jersey to face the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (12-13, 2-10) at the Louis Brown Athletic Center. The tip-off is set for 7:00 PM EST and the game will be broadcast on BTN with Brandon Gaudin and Robbie Hummel on the call.
Indiana is coming off a 63-60 loss at home against Michigan State on Saturday, while Rutgers is coming off a 78-76 loss at home to Purdue on Saturday. Indiana is in the midst of a 4 game losing streak while Rutgers has lost 5 in a row.
Steve Pikiell is in his 2nd year as the head coach at Rutgers. In 14 overall season as a head coach he has a career record of 224-206.
Indiana leads the all-time series 5-0 and won the only meeting last year, 76-57 in Bloomington.
Vegas has Indiana as a 1 point favorite. KenPom puts Rutgers as a 1 point favorite and gives the Hoosiers a 49% chance of victory.
Points per game:
- Corey Sanders: 14.2
- Geo Baker: 11.6
- Deshawn Freeman: 11.3
Rebounds per game:
- Freeman: 7.5
Assists per game:
- Sanders: 3.2
- Baker: 3.0
Steals per game:
- Sanders: 1.4
- Freeman: 1.2
Blocks per game:
- Freeman: .9
SIDE BY SIDE STATISTICAL COMPARISON
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