How to Watch Purdue vs. Rutgers Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – February 22

The No. 3 Purdue Boilermakers (23-3, 12-3 Big Ten) will try to extend a 14-game home win streak when they host the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (14-11, 6-8 Big Ten) on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at Mackey Arena. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on Fox Sports 1.

To see the Boilermakers battle the Scarlet Knights, go to Fox Sports 1.

Boilermakers vs. Scarlet Knights Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, February 22, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Venue: Mackey Arena

Boilermakers Insights

  • Purdue owns a top-25 offense this season, ranking 10th-best in college basketball with 84.4 points per game. Defensively, it ranks 123rd with 69.9 points allowed per contest.
  • The Boilermakers have been shining in terms of rebounding this year, ranking ninth-best in college basketball in boards per game (41.2) and fourth-best in boards allowed per contest (29.6).
  • With 18.2 assists per game, Purdue is sixth-best in college basketball in the category.
  • This year, the Boilermakers are committing 11.2 turnovers per game (162nd-ranked in college basketball) and forcing 9.5 turnovers per contest (330th-ranked).
  • Purdue is sinking 8.4 threes per game this season (85th-ranked in college basketball), and it sports a 40.1% three-point percentage (third-best).
  • The Boilermakers are allowing 7.6 treys per game (223rd-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opponents to shoot 31.8% (77th-ranked) from beyond the arc.
  • Of the shots taken by Purdue in 2023-24, 64.7% of them have been two-pointers (71% of the team’s made baskets) and 35.3% have been from beyond the arc (29%).

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Scarlet Knights Insights

  • Rutgers puts up 66.9 points per game and allow 65.4, making them 327th in the nation on offense and 30th on defense.
  • On the glass, the Scarlet Knights are 60th in college basketball in rebounds (38.4 per game). They are 10th-worst in rebounds allowed (39.4 per game).
  • At 12 assists per game, Rutgers is 282nd in the country.
  • In 2023-24, the Scarlet Knights are 135th in the nation in turnovers committed (11 per game) and 39th in turnovers forced (13.7).
  • Beyond the arc, Rutgers is 332nd in college basketball in 3-pointers made per game (5.6). It is 12th-worst in 3-point percentage at 29.1%.
  • In 2023-24, the Scarlet Knights are 144th in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed (7 per game) and 57th in defensive 3-point percentage (31.2%).
  • In 2023-24, Rutgers has taken 68.5% percent of its shots from inside the 3-point line, and 31.5% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 76.5% of Rutgers’ buckets have been 2-pointers, and 23.5% have been 3-pointers.

Boilermakers Leaders

  • The Boilermakers leader in points and rebounds is Zach Edey, who scores 23.2 points and grabs 11.9 boards per game.
  • Braden Smith is Purdue’s best passer, dishing out 7.2 assists per game while scoring 12.8 PPG.
  • Lance Jones makes more threes per game than any other member of the Boilermakers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.2 per contest.
  • Smith and Edey lead Purdue on the defensive end, with Smith leading the team in steals averaging 1.7 per game and Edey in blocks averaging 2.3 per contest.

Scarlet Knights Leaders

  • Clifford Omoruyi holds the top spot on the Scarlet Knights leaderboards for both scoring and rebounding with 11.2 points and nine rebounds per game.
  • Rutgers’ assist leader is Derek Simpson with 3.3 per game. He also averages 9.6 points per game and adds 3.4 rebounds per game.
  • Aundre Hyatt averages 1.7 three-pointers per game, the most on the Scarlet Knights.
  • Rutgers’ leader in steals is Simpson (1.4 per game), and its leader in blocks is Omoruyi (3.3 per game).
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