How to Watch Penn State vs. Minnesota Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – January 27

The Minnesota Golden Gophers (12-7, 3-5 Big Ten) hope to end a four-game losing streak when they visit the Penn State Nittany Lions (9-10, 3-5 Big Ten) at 6:30 PM ET on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at Bryce Jordan Center. The contest airs on Big Ten Network.

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Nittany Lions vs. Golden Gophers Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, January 27, 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: University Park, Pennsylvania
  • Venue: Bryce Jordan Center

Nittany Lions Insights

  • On offense, Penn State is posting 76.4 points per game (127th-ranked in college basketball). It is giving up 74.3 points per contest on defense (252nd-ranked).
  • While the Nittany Lions are in the bottom 25 in the country in rebounds per game with 32.4 (25th-worst), they rank 320th in college basketball with 38.4 rebounds allowed per game.
  • Penn State is delivering 11.8 assists per game, which ranks them 293rd in college basketball in 2023-24.
  • The Nittany Lions rank 16th-best in the country by forcing 15.1 turnovers per game. They rank 81st in college basketball by committing 10.3 turnovers per contest.
  • With 7.7 threes per game, Penn State is 159th in the nation. It owns a 31.1% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 295th in college basketball.
  • The Nittany Lions are 67th in the nation with 6.3 treys allowed per game this season. Meanwhile, they rank 129th with a 32.3% shooting percentage allowed from beyond the arc.
  • When it comes to shot breakdown, Penn State has taken 59.8% two-pointers (accounting for 71.1% of the team’s buckets) and 40.2% from beyond the arc (28.9%).

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Golden Gophers Insights

  • Minnesota puts up 76.2 points per game and give up 68, ranking them 131st in college basketball offensively and 94th on defense.
  • The Golden Gophers are 104th in college basketball in rebounds per game (37.6) and 89th in rebounds allowed (33.2).
  • With 18.6 assists per game, Minnesota is ninth-best in college basketball.
  • In 2023-24, the Golden Gophers are 220th in college basketball in turnovers committed (11.9 per game) and 249th in turnovers forced (11).
  • Beyond the arc, Minnesota is 135th in the nation in 3-pointers made per game (7.9). It is 168th in 3-point percentage at 34.2%.
  • The Golden Gophers are the 16th-best squad in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded (5.5 per game) and 175th in 3-point percentage defensively (33.1%).
  • Minnesota attempts 40% percent of its shots from beyond the arc, and 60% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 28.8% of Minnesota’s baskets are 3-pointers, and 71.2% are 2-pointers.

Nittany Lions Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Nittany Lions this season is Kanye Clary, who averages 18.8 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game.
  • Penn State’s leading rebounder is Qudus Wahab averaging 8.1 boards per game and its best passer is Adrian Baldwin Jr. and his 4.8 assists per game.
  • Zach Hicks makes more threes per game than any other member of the Nittany Lions, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.6 per contest.
  • Baldwin and Wahab lead Penn State on the defensive end, with Baldwin leading the team in steals averaging 2.8 per game and Wahab in blocks averaging 1.4 per contest.

Golden Gophers Leaders

  • Dawson Garcia averages 17.3 points and 7.3 rebounds per game for the Golden Gophers, enough to make him the top scorer and rebounder on the team.
  • Elijah Hawkins’ assist statline leads Minnesota; he dishes out 7.8 assists per game.
  • Mike Mitchell Jr. is the most prolific from the three-point line for the Golden Gophers, hitting 2.1 threes per game.
  • Minnesota’s leader in steals is Hawkins (2.1 per game), and its leader in blocks is Pharrel Payne (1.6 per game).
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