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The “Trip the Terps” Game Thread: Rutgers At Maryland

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NCAA Basketball: Maryland at Rutgers Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

How To Watch & Listen

Rutgers (13-15; 3-12) At Maryland (17-11; 6-9)

Where: XFinity Center in College Park, Maryland (capacity 17,950)

Tip-off: Saturday, February 17th at 8:00 p.m. ET

TV: BTN - Brandon Gaudin & Bob Wenzel

Stream: BTN2GO

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

KenPom Rankings: Rutgers #146; Maryland #39

(Note: Rutgers Moved Up 7 spots since the overtime win over Northwestern)

KenPom Prediction: Maryland 70, Rutgers 58; Rutgers has an 13% chance to win

Vegas Line: Maryland -12.5

Series History: Maryland leads the all-time series 8-3, with six straight wins

SB Nation Maryland site: Testudo Times

Rutgers looks to accomplish two things tonight. Produce a winning streak during the Big Ten regular season for the first time, as well as pick up just its second conference victory on the road in 34 tries since joining the league. Maryland is a better team, but they are beatable IF AND ONLY IF Rutgers plays well. How the Scarlet Knights respond after Tuesday’s come from behind win over Northwestern will be interesting to watch for. They’ll need to play with energy, defend, and rebound to pull of a second upset of the week.

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