After playing five of its last six games away from the RAC, Rutgers (11-6, 0-4) returns home to host Northwestern (13-4, 2-2) on Thursday in a 9 p.m. tip-off. It marks the latest start for the Scarlet Knights this season. RU will be working to snap a five-game skid and improve to 9-1 at home.
The Rutgers Basketball Story will make its season debut this Friday (Jan. 13) in high definition on MSG+. The 30-minute show is designed to provide insight into the men’s and women’s programs
Rutgers (11-6, 0-4) built a nine-point second half lead, but was unable to hold off Iowa (10-7, 2-2), in a 68-62 loss before 11,347 fans at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday. Deshawn Freeman posted his seventh double-double of the season, scoring 19 points and grabbing 13 rebounds.
Rutgers (11-5, 0-3) plays its fifth of five games away from the RAC over six contests, when it travels to Iowa (9-7, 1-2) for a 4:30 p.m. (ET) tip-off at 15,400-seat Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday.
Sophomore guard Corey Sanders led Rutgers with a season-high 22 points, but the Scarlet Knights (11-5, 0-3) dropped a 93-65 decision at Michigan State (11-5, 3-0) in front of 14,797 fans at the Breslin Center.
Rutgers (11-4, 0-2) plays its fourth of five games away from the RAC over six contests, when it travels to Michigan State (10-5, 2-0) to meet the Spartans in a 6:30 p.m. (ET) tip-off at the 14,759-seat Breslin Center on Wednesday.
Mike Williams had his third career double-double, scoring 16 points and grabbing 10 rebounds, but it was not enough as Rutgers (11-4, 0-2) dropped a 60-47 decision to Penn State (9-6, 1-1) Sunday afternoon at the RAC.
After three consecutive games away from the RAC, Rutgers (11-3) welcomes Penn State (8-6) on Sunday for a 2:30 p.m. tip-off in its Big Ten Conference home opener.