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The “No Letdown” Game Thread: Lafayette at Rutgers

Game preview, how to watch and join us in the comments

Seton Hall v Rutgers Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images

Lafayette (7-2) vs. Rutgers (8-3)

How To Watch, Listen, News & Notes

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

Tip-off: Sunday, December 22nd at 1:00 p.m. ET

Promotion: Student For A Game: $15 student section ticket will be available for purchase by the general public.

TV: ESPNU - Dave Leno and Robbie Hummel

Stream: None

Radio: Live Listen - Rutgers Sports Properties Radio Network (WCTC 1450 AM/WOR 710 AM/SiriusXM 372; Chris Carlin & Joe Boylan); WRSU 88.7 FM (Jake Schmied & Randy DeGregorio)

KenPom Rankings: Rutgers 56th; Lafayette 184th; Rutgers has moved up 13 spots since win over Seton Hall.

Efficiency Rankings: Rutgers - Offense 104.5 (88th) Defense 91.6 (40th); Lafayette - 104.3 (91st) Defense 105.9 (300th)

KenPom Prediction: Rutgers 76 Lafayette 63; Rutgers has a 88% chance to win

OTB Guide to KenPom

Vegas Line: Rutgers -15.5

Series History: Lafayette is the second most played opponent in Rutgers basketball history, dating back to 1917. Rutgers leads the all-time series 68-47 with a 90-79 victory in the last meeting in 2007. Also note that head coach Steve Pikiell is 0-4 all-time against Lafayette from his time at Stony Brook.

Game Preview

Big game to keep the positive vibes going before the holiday break. Defend the three, attack the rim and get out of here with a W. Join us in the comment section during the game and follow us on Twitter for live commentary.