How to Watch Rutgers vs. Michigan Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – February 29

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights (14-13, 6-10 Big Ten) bring a three-game losing streak into a home matchup with the Michigan Wolverines (8-20, 3-14 Big Ten), losers of five straight. The contest starts at 8:30 PM ET (on Fox Sports 1) on Thursday, February 29, 2024.

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Scarlet Knights vs. Wolverines Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, February 29, 2024
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Piscataway, New Jersey
  • Venue: Jersey Mike’s Arena

Scarlet Knights Insights

  • Rutgers has struggled to generate points this season, ranking 25th-worst in college basketball with 66.1 points per game. It has played better defensively, ranking 40th by giving up 66.4 points per contest.
  • The Scarlet Knights rank 89th in college basketball with 37.4 boards per contest, but they are allowing 39.3 rebounds per game, which ranks seventh-worst in college basketball.
  • Rutgers is dishing out 11.9 dimes per game, which ranks them 285th in the nation in 2023-24.
  • The Scarlet Knights are committing 11 turnovers per game (144th-ranked in college basketball). They are forcing 13.6 turnovers per contest (40th-ranked).
  • Rutgers has been coming up short when it comes to threes this season, ranking 24th-worst in the nation in threes made per game (5.4) and 11th-worst in three-point percentage (29.1%).
  • The Scarlet Knights are allowing 7.1 three-pointers per game (153rd-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opposing teams to shoot 32% (89th-ranked) from downtown.
  • When it comes to shot breakdown, Rutgers has taken 69% two-pointers (accounting for 76.9% of the team’s baskets) and 31% from beyond the arc (23.1%).

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Wolverines Insights

  • On offense Michigan is the 150th-ranked team in the nation (74.8 points per game). Defensively it is 19th-worst (79 points allowed per game).
  • The Wolverines are 164th in the nation in rebounds per game (35.6) and 195th in rebounds allowed (35.1).
  • With 12.8 assists per game, Michigan is 210th in the nation.
  • In terms of turnovers, the Wolverines are 286th in the nation in committing them (12.4 per game). They are 14th-worst in forcing them (9.2 per game).
  • Beyond the arc, Michigan is 94th in the nation in 3-pointers made per game (8.3). It is 31st in 3-point percentage at 37.1%.
  • The Wolverines give up 7.4 3-pointers per game and concede 35.8% from beyond the arc, ranking 195th and 318th, respectively, in the nation.
  • In 2023-24, Michigan has attempted 62% percent of its shots from inside the arc, and 38% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 69.1% of Michigan’s buckets have been 2-pointers, and 30.9% have been 3-pointers.

Scarlet Knights Leaders

  • Aundre Hyatt leads the Scarlet Knights in scoring, tallying 11 points per game to go with 4.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists.
  • Clifford Omoruyi leads Rutgers in rebounding, averaging 8.6 per game, while Derek Simpson leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.1 in each contest.
  • The Scarlet Knights get the most three-point shooting production out of Hyatt, who makes 1.6 threes per game.
  • Simpson and Omoruyi lead Rutgers on the defensive end, with Simpson leading the team in steals averaging 1.4 per game and Omoruyi in blocks averaging 3.1 per contest.

Wolverines Leaders

  • Dug McDaniel collects 16.7 points and adds 4.7 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Wolverines’ leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Olivier Nkamhoua is at the top of the Michigan rebounding leaderboard with 7.1 rebounds per game. He also racks up 14.8 points and tacks on 2.7 assists per game.
  • McDaniel knocks down 2.1 three-pointers per game, the most on the Wolverines.
  • Michigan’s leader in steals is McDaniel with one per game, and its leader in blocks is Tarris Reed, Jr. with 1.5 per game.
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