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The “Rematch At The Garden” Game Thread: Wisconsin At Rutgers

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Let’s hope they can pull a stunner on B1G Super Saturday!

NCAA Basketball: Rutgers at Wisconsin Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports

How To Watch & Listen

Wisconsin (17-3; 6-1) At Rutgers (12-9; 1-7)

Where: Madison Square Garden in New York City

Tip-off: Saturday, January 28th at 12:00 p.m. ET

TV: BTN - Kevin Kugler / Jon Crispin / Rick Pizzo

Radio: WCTC 1450 AM & WOR 710 AM - Jerry Recco & Joe Boylan; WRSU 88.7 FM

KenPom Rankings: Rutgers #138; Wisconsin #10

KenPom Prediction: Wisconsin 69 Rutgers 56; Rutgers is given a 12% chance of winning

Series History: Wisconsin leads 5-1 all-time.

Game Recap: Wisconsin 72 Rutgers 52

Game Preview

Rutgers has the pleasure of taking on both Big Ten teams at the top of the standings in the same week and both away from the RAC. After a tough loss this past Tuesday at Maryland, Rutgers takes part in B1G Super Saturday at Madison Square Garden against Wisconsin. It counts as a home game for the Scarlet Knights, who would prefer to play at the RAC for obvious reasons. Regardless, today is an opportunity for this team to continue to move forward on the court this season.

Wisconsin is loaded and I covered them in depth in my preview. However, Pikiell cited earlier this week that Rutgers was only down 9 points with the ball with 8 minutes to play at Wisconsin earlier this season. This team is playing with more confidence and I expect them to come out today and put forth a positive showing. Hopefully, the Rutgers faithful will show up in strong numbers for this contest. It is the 100th game for Rutgers at this Madison Square Garden.

Follow us on Twitter here for live commentary and join us in the comment section during the game. I’ll be courtside for this one and will have full coverage in the postgame.