How to Watch Minnesota vs. Rutgers Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – February 18

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights (14-10, 6-7 Big Ten) will try to build on a four-game win streak when they hit the road to play the Minnesota Golden Gophers (15-9, 6-7 Big Ten) on Sunday, February 18, 2024 at Williams Arena. The game airs at 6:30 PM ET on Big Ten Network.

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Golden Gophers vs. Scarlet Knights Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, February 18, 2024
  • Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • TV: Big Ten Network
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Venue: Williams Arena

Golden Gophers Insights

  • Minnesota is 114th in the country with 76.1 points per game this season. At the other end, it ranks 105th with 69.3 points allowed per contest.
  • The Golden Gophers are 129th in the country with 36.4 rebounds per game this season. Meanwhile, they rank 106th with 33.5 rebounds allowed per game.
  • Minnesota has been piling up assists in 2023-24, ranking fifth-best in college basketball with 18.4 dimes per game.
  • The Golden Gophers are averaging 11.5 turnovers per game (196th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while forcing 10.7 turnovers per contest (252nd-ranked).
  • Minnesota is draining 8.1 three-pointers per game (117th-ranked in college basketball). It has a 35.3% shooting percentage (110th-ranked) from three-point land.
  • The Golden Gophers are giving up 5.9 threes per game (29th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opposing teams to shoot 34.5% (260th-ranked) from three-point land.
  • Minnesota is attempting 34.4 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 59.9% of the shots it has taken (and 70.1% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, it is attempting 23.0 threes per contest, which are 40.1% of its shots (and 29.9% of the team’s buckets).

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Scarlet Knights Insights

  • Rutgers is 327th in the country in points scored (66.8 per game) and 24th-best in points conceded (64.8).
  • In 2023-24, the Scarlet Knights are 54th in the country in rebounds (38.6 per game) and eighth-worst in rebounds conceded (39.5).
  • This season Rutgers is ranked 290th in the country in assists at 11.9 per game.
  • At 11.1 turnovers committed per game and 13.7 turnovers forced, the Scarlet Knights are 142nd and 40th in the nation, respectively.
  • Rutgers is 327th in the country in 3-pointers made (5.7 per game) and 17th-worst in 3-point percentage (29.4%).
  • Defensively, the Scarlet Knights are 128th in the nation in 3-pointers allowed per game at 6.9. They are 37th in 3-point percentage conceded at 30.6%.
  • Rutgers takes 31.5% percent of its shots from beyond the arc, and 68.5% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 23.7% of Rutgers’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 76.3% are 2-pointers.

Golden Gophers Leaders

  • The scoring and rebounding leader for the Golden Gophers is Dawson Garcia, who averages 17.5 points and 6.4 rebounds per game.
  • Elijah Hawkins leads Minnesota in assists, averaging 7.6 per game while also scoring 8.2 points per contest.
  • Mike Mitchell Jr. makes more threes per game than any other member of the Golden Gophers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.2 per contest.
  • The Minnesota steals leader is Hawkins, who averages 1.8 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Pharrel Payne, who compiles 1.6 rejections per contest.

Scarlet Knights Leaders

  • Aundre Hyatt is at the top of the Scarlet Knights scoring leaderboard with 11.3 points per game. He also pulls down 4.9 rebounds and averages 1.3 assists per game.
  • Clifford Omoruyi has a stat line of 9.1 rebounds, 10.9 points and 0.5 assists per game for Rutgers to take the top rebound spot on the team. Derek Simpson has the top spot for assists with 3.3 per game, adding 9.3 points and 3.3 rebounds per outing.
  • Hyatt makes 1.8 three-pointers per game, the most on the Scarlet Knights.
  • Rutgers’ leader in steals is Simpson with 1.5 per game, and its leader in blocks is Omoruyi with 3.3 per game.
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