How to Watch, TV, Radio, Live Wire


Rutgers are in the midst of a hot streak, having won six of their last seven games. Today, the Scarlet Knights will look to keep that momentum going in a noon road contest in Minnesota. Rutgers is 11-6, 5-2 in the Big Ten after a 48-46 home win over Iowa.

Minnesota had its last game postponed due to positive Covid tests within the team. The Golden Gophers did not play their scheduled game Tuesday against Penn State and remain 10-5 on the season, but only 1-5 against Big Ten competition. Their last game was an 81-71 loss to Iowa last Sunday.


Here’s how you can watch Rutgers vs Minnesota:

When: Saturday at noon EST

Or: Williams Arena (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

TV: Fans will be able to watch the Rutgers vs Minnesota game on the Big Ten Network. Cory Provus will handle play-by-play, and he’ll be joined by game analyst Jesse Settles. Fans living outside the area should check their channel finder for the correct channel.

Diffusion: Fox Sports App

Radio: You can watch the game on the Rutgers Sports Properties radio network (WCTC 1450-AM, WOR 710-AM), as well as the student-run radio station, WRSU 88.7-FM. The Rutgers radio team consists of Jerry Recco (play-by-play) and Austin Johnson (analyst).

Live feed: Our staff and readers will be posting updates throughout the game in the live thread on the Scarlet Nation message board.

Last meeting: Rutgers beat Minnesota in overtime last March, 77-70, in the last game of the regular season. It was the Scarlet Knights’ second win of the season against Minnesota and pretty much locked in the NCAA Tournament.

Ranking: Minnesota is No. 89 in the latest kenpom rankings and No. 78 in the NET rankings. Rutgers registers at No. 93 in the kenpom and at No. 105 in the NET.

odds: Rutgers will head into today’s contest as the 3-point underdog.

Rutgers will be looking to continue their road wins as the Scarlet Knights picked up their first road win of the season in the last game away from Piscataway. It was a 70-59 win over Maryland. Meanwhile, Minnesota has gone 5-3 at home this season.

Rutgers have relied on Ron Harper Jr.’s scoring all season while Geo Baker and Cliff Omoruyi have also assisted. But head coach Steve Pikiell is pleased with his bench’s recent production, especially after Iowa’s win on Wednesday.

“These guys are getting better and better and giving us quality minutes,” Pikiell said of his bench. “Mawot Mag gave us energy. Dean Reiber arrives, Ralph [Agree] in the center they were really good. audrey [Hyatt] got some rebounds and kept the games alive. Jalen Miller on defense. This bench is really important.

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