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The “Black Friday” Game Thread: UMass at Rutgers

Game preview, how to watch and join us during the action

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: NOV 20 Stephen F Austin at Rutgers Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

UMass (5-2) vs. Rutgers (5-1)

How To Watch, Listen, News & Notes

Where: The RAC (8,000) in Piscataway, New Jersey

Tip-off: Friday, November 29th at 2:00 p.m. ET

Promotion: SAAC Teddy Bear Toss, Student for a Game: $15 Student Section Tickets

TV: None

Stream: BTN Plus (Chris Carlin, play-by-play, Dom Savino, analyst)

Radio: Live Listen - Rutgers Sports Properties Radio Network (WCTC 1450 AM/WOR 710 AM/SiriusXM 988; Jerry Recco & Joe Boylan); WRSU 88.7 FM (Justin Sontupe & Brant Wolf)

KenPom Rankings: Rutgers 78th; UMass 177th; Rutgers moved up 7 spots since the win over NJIT.

Efficiency Rankings: Rutgers - Offense 103.2 (94th) Defense 93.4 (69th); UMass - 99.4 (173rd) Defense 100.6 (183rd)

KenPom Prediction: Rutgers 72 UMass 61; Rutgers has a 84% chance to win

Vegas Line: Rutgers -9

Series History: Rutgers leads the series all-time 28-20, including a 83-75 victory in the last meeting on November 27, 2009.

Game Preview

Another opportunity to show progress and pick up a win today for Rutgers men’s basketball. They need to start fast and assert control from the opening tip. Follow us on twitter for live commentary and join us in the comment section during the game.