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The “Win #10” Game Thread: FDU At Rutgers

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How To Watch, Stream & Listen

Fairleigh Dickinson (2-7) at Rutgers (9-1)

Where: The RAC in Piscataway, NJ

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

TV: None

Stream: BTN2GO - Lou Brogno & Dick Lloyd

Radio: WCTC 1450 AM - Jerry Recco & Joe Boylan; WRSU 88.7 FM - Andrew Fafalios & Mike Antosh

KenPom Rankings: Rutgers #134; FDU #289

KenPom Prediction: Rutgers 78 FDU 66; Rutgers is given a 86% chance to win

Series History: Rutgers leads 11-2. Last season, Rutgers won 72-64.

Game Preview

Lets be honest, Rutgers is the better team on paper, by far. However, throw that out the window. FDU always plays Rutgers tough and won at the RAC three seasons ago. They gave Ohio State all they could handle 11 days ago, losing by single digits on the road. Forget that they’ve lost five straight games.

Doesn't matter, FDU would love nothing more than to knock off the state university from the Big Ten. Rutgers needs to start this game with the pedal to the metal and not let up until the final buzzer sounds. They need to control this game by attacking the rim and defending the three. It's a game they could easily win by 15-20 points, or lose.

I always consider ten conference wins a barometer for success in the non-conference portion of the schedule. Tonight would get them to ten and keep the positive vibes moving forward with this team.

I recommend listening to Jerry Recco and coach Boylan on 1450 AM for this one, since it's not on TV. Those two do a fantastic job! I'll have a full recap after the game and you can follow for live updates on our OTB twitter account. Join us in the comments during the game and let's go RU!