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The “Trapezoid of Terror” Game Thread: Nebraska at no. 24/25 Rutgers

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Nebraska (7-12; 2-6) at No. 24/25 Rutgers (14-5; 5-3)

How To Watch, Listen, News & Notes

Where: The RAC in Piscataway, New Jersey (Alternate Traffic Pattern)

Tip-off: Saturday, January 25th at 2:00 p.m. ET.

TV: BTN - Lisa Byington and Shon Morris

Stream: Fox Sports App

Radio: Live Listen - Rutgers Sports Properties Radio Network (WCTC 1450 AM/WOR 710 AM/XM 372; Jerry Recco & Joe Boylan); WRSU 88.7 FM - Troy DeSavino and Corey Jason

KenPom Rankings: Rutgers 22nd; Nebraska 135th; Rutgers moved up 3 spots since Wednesday’s loss to Iowa. Nebraska dropped 1 spot since Tuesday’s loss to Wisconsin.

Efficiency Rankings: Rutgers - Offense 106.4 (77th) Defense 88.3 (9th); Nebraska - Offense 104.1 (128th) Defense 101.3 (155th)

KenPom Prediction: Rutgers 77 Nebraska 62. Rutgers is given a 90% chance to win.

OTB Guide to KenPom

Vegas Line: Rutgers -13

Series History: Nebraska leads 8-5 all-time, but Rutgers won the last meeting earlier this month in Lincoln by the final score of 79-62.

SB Nation’s Nebraska Site: Corn Nation

Q&A with Corn Nation ahead of rematch

Key Contributors

Nebraska - 6’2” sophomore Cam Mack (13.0 points, 6.8 assists, 4.7 rebounds, 1.2 steals); 6’6” senior Haanif Cheatham (12.2 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists); 6’4” junior Dachon Burke Jr. (12.2 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.4 steals); 6’6” junior Thorir Thorbjarnarson (8.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.1 steals, 50.0 FG%, 43.9 3-Pt FG%); 6’3” junior Jervay Green (8.1 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.0 steal); ; 6’8’’ freshman Kevin Cross (7.5 points, 4.0 rebounds); 6’9” freshman Yvan Quedraogo (5.8 points, 6.3 rebounds); 6’8” senior Matej Kavas (5.1 points, 1.1 rebounds)

Rutgers - 6’6” sophomore Ron Harper Jr. (12.7 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.0 steal); 6’4” junior Geo Baker (10.3 points, 3.8 assists, 2.4 rebounds, 1.6 steals); 6’6” senior Akwasi Yeboah (9.5 points, 4.4 rebounds, 37.1 3-pt FG%); 6’10” sophomore Myles Johnson (9.2 points, 7.9 rebounds, 1.4 blocks, 68.4 FG%); ; 6’2” junior Jacob Young (8.5 points, 2.7 rebounds, 1.9 assists); 6’7” sophomore Caleb McConnell (7.4 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 38.9 3-pt FG%); 6’4” sophomore Montez Mathis (6.9 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.0 steals); 6’6” freshman Paul Mulcahy (3.7 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 58.0 FG%); 6’9” senior Shaq Carter (3.7 points, 2.4 rebounds, 58.8 FG%)

GAME PREVIEW

It’s a nasty day outside but hopefully will be beautiful inside the RAC this afternoon. Rutgers looks to get back on track after Wednesday’s tough loss and remain unbeaten at home this season. Defense and rebounding, as well as dominating points in the paint are keys to beating Nebraska a second time this month. Join us in the comment section during the action and follow us on Twitter for live commentary.