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The “Time Is Now” Game Thread: Rutgers At Northwestern

Includes how to watch and game preview

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

Rutgers (11-12; 4-9) At Northwestern (12-11; 3-9)

How To Watch, Listen, News & Notes

Where: Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Illinois (7,039)

Tip-off: Wednesday, February 13th at 7:00 p.m. ET

TV: BTN - Lisa Byington & Stephen Bardo

Stream: BTN2GO

Radio: Live Listen - WCTC 1450 AM/WOR 710 AM/XM 383 - Jerry Recco & Joe Boylan; WRSU 88.7 FM - Matt Howe & Sam Marsdale

KenPom Rankings: Rutgers #92; Northwestern #61

(Rutgers has moved up 2 spots since the overtime loss to Illinois)

KenPom Prediction: Northwestern 67 Rutgers 61; Rutgers has an 30% chance to win.

Vegas Line: Northwestern -5.5

Series History: Northwestern leads 10-2 all-time, including a 65-57 victory at the RAC less than a month ago.

SB Nation Northwestern site: Inside NU

Game 23 recap & four thoughts


Rutgers has a tremendous opportunity to win on the road against Northwestern tonight. After losing to the Wildcats by 9 points at the RAC in January, captain Eugene Omoruyi will be playing this time around. Since that first meeting, Rutgers has looked like the better team. A win would put them two games ahead of Northwestern in the win column and show progress after losing a heartbreaker last Saturday at Illinois.

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