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The "Time To End The B1G Losing Streak" GameThread: Illinois at Rutgers

Mike Granse-USA TODAY Sports

How To Watch & Listen

TV: 6:30 pm on BTN

Radio: Rutgers IMG Radio Network WOR (710 AM) & WCTC (1450 AM); WRSU (88.7 FM)

Spread: Illinois - 7

Injury Update


Deshawn Freeman, Shaq Doorson, and Ibrahima Diallo have all been declared out for the season. However, Eddit Jordan said yesterday Freeman and Diallo are starting to workout and will be re-evaluated in a few weeks. Rutgers has eight active scholarship players for tonight's game.


Game Preview

It may be national signing day for college football, but we have a live one at the RAC tonight for basketball. Rutgers has a legitimate chance to end their 24 game Big Ten conference losing streak. Both teams have seen their frontcourts ravaged by injuries. Both teams struggle to rebound and defend. Although Illinois is favored by a touchdown, Rutgers has a great shot if they play as a team tonight. Plus, there will be some extra juice at the RAC tonight:

A Hall of Fame WWE Wrestler and the entire Rutgers football coaching staff. Perhaps that is just the extra mojo this team needs. Join us in the comment section during the game! RU rah rah!!