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The “All In The Family” Game Thread: Rutgers At Stony Brook

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How To Watch, Stream & Listen

Rutgers (8-1) at Stony Brook (3-5)

Where: Island Federal Credit Union Arena in Stony Brook, NY

Tip-off: Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. EST

TV: None

Stream: ESPN3 - Carl Reuter & Curt Hylton

Radio: WCTC 1450 AM - Jerry Recco & Joe Boylan; WRSU 88.7 FM - Dom Savino & Matt Salvatore

KenPom Rankings: Rutgers #135; Stony Brook #232

KenPom Prediction: Rutgers 68 Stony Brook 67; Rutgers is given a 55% chance to win

Series History: Rutgers leads 3-0, last winning 67-58 at Madison Square Garden on December 17, 2011, as part of the MSG Holiday Festival.

Game Preview

This is a big game tonight, no doubt. Throw the records and stats out the window, this is going to be a tight, emotional game for obvious reasons. It’s not just head coach Steve Pikiell who is returning home for this game. Rutgers has benefited from the group that came aboard with Pikiell, while his former team has struggled in their absence. Even so, the core of Stony Brook’s rotation played multiple seasons for him and they will be focused. A win tonight by Rutgers will be no easy task and would be a solid step forward in the progress for this team. Sadly, this game is not on television, it is only being streamed online by ESPN3 or broadcast on the radio. Link for streaming and radio info is at the top of this post.

Join us in the comment section and follow our site on twitter during the game here. As I said in the game preview, Rutgers needs to defend the three, contain point guard Lucas Woodhouse, pound the paint, and most importantly, maintain their poise. I’d be lying if I wasn’t nervous for this one. Buckle up and let’s go RU!