How To Watch & Listen
Rutgers (12-8; 2-5) At #23 Michigan (16-5; 5-3)
Where: The Crisler Center (capacity 12,707)
Tip-off: Sunday, January 21st at 12:00 p.m. ET
TV: BTN - Brandon Gaudin and Shon Morris
Radio: WCTC 1450 AM, WOR 710 AM - Jerry Recco & Joe Boylan; WRSU 88.7 FM
KenPom Rankings: Rutgers #116; Michigan #28
(Note: Rutgers improved 19 spots since the 16 point victory over Iowa)
KenPom Prediction: Michigan 66 Rutgers 55; Rutgers has an 15% chance to win
Vegas Line: Michigan -12
Series History: Michigan leads the all-time series 9-0, including beating Rutgers in the 1976 Final Four and the 2004 NIT Championship game. The last meeting took place at the RAC on February 22, 2017 and Michigan won 68-64.
SB Nation Michigan site: Maize N Brew
Rutgers enters this game at Michigan with a 1-29 record on the road in Big Ten play since joining the conference four seasons ago. They have also never won back to back regular season Big Ten games. The Scarlet Knights can accomplish both against a Michigan team that is playing its fourth game in eight days and lost by 20 points Thursday night at Nebraska. It won’t be easy, but if Rutgers can continue to play hard on defense and share the basketball on offense, they’ll have a chance to pull off the upset.
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