How to Watch Rutgers vs. Penn State Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – January 31

The Penn State Nittany Lions (9-11, 3-6 Big Ten) will visit the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (10-9, 2-6 Big Ten) after losing seven road games in a row. The matchup begins at 8:30 PM ET on Wednesday, January 31, 2024.

This game will be available on Big Ten Network, so check it out.

Scarlet Knights vs. Nittany Lions Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2024
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV: Big Ten Network
  • 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 is 318th in college basketball with 67.9 points per game this season. At the other end, it ranks 56th with 66.6 points allowed per contest.
  • The Scarlet Knights rank seventh-worst in college basketball with 39.9 rebounds allowed per game. Meanwhile, they are averaging 38.9 rebounds per game (58th-ranked in college basketball).
  • Rutgers ranks 286th in college basketball with 11.9 dimes per contest.
  • The Scarlet Knights are averaging 11.1 turnovers per game (140th-ranked in college basketball). They are forcing 13.6 turnovers per contest (55th-ranked).
  • Rutgers ranks 21st-worst in college basketball with a 29.4% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. Meanwhile, it is sinking 6 threes per game (312th-ranked in college basketball).
  • With 7.3 treys conceded per game, the Scarlet Knights rank 179th in the country. They are giving up a 32% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 111th in college basketball.
  • So far this year, Rutgers has taken 66.9% two-pointers, accounting for 75% of the team’s baskets. It has shot 33.1% three-pointers (25% of the team’s baskets).

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Nittany Lions Insights

  • On offense Penn State is the 127th-ranked squad in the nation (76.3 points per game). Defensively it is 260th (74.8 points conceded per game).
  • On the glass, the Nittany Lions are 22nd-worst in college basketball in rebounds (32.2 per game). They are 316th in rebounds allowed (38.2 per game).
  • This season Penn State is ranked 286th in college basketball in assists at 11.9 per game.
  • The Nittany Lions are 60th in the nation in turnovers per game (10.1) and 17th-best in turnovers forced (14.9).
  • With 7.6 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 30.9% from beyond the arc, Penn State is 170th and 302nd in the nation, respectively, in those categories.
  • In 2023-24, the Nittany Lions are 62nd in the nation in 3-pointers conceded (6.2 per game) and 124th in defensive 3-point percentage (32.2%).
  • In 2023-24, Penn State has taken 39.7% percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line, and 60.3% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 28.3% of Penn State’s baskets have been 3-pointers, and 71.7% have been 2-pointers.

Scarlet Knights Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Scarlet Knights this season is Aundre Hyatt, who averages 12.4 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 1.4 assists per game.
  • Rutgers’ leading rebounder is Clifford Omoruyi averaging 9.2 boards per game and its best passer is Derek Simpson and his 3.1 assists per game.
  • The Scarlet Knights get the most three-point shooting production out of Hyatt, who knocks down two threes per game.
  • Simpson and Omoruyi lead Rutgers on the defensive end, with Simpson leading the team in steals averaging 1.2 per game and Omoruyi in blocks averaging 3.1 per contest.

Nittany Lions Leaders

  • Kanye Clary puts up 18.4 points per game to be the top scorer for the Nittany Lions.
  • Penn State’s leader in rebounds is Qudus Wahab with 7.9 per game, and its leader in assists is Adrian Baldwin Jr. with 4.9 per game.
  • Zach Hicks is the top shooter from the three-point line for the Nittany Lions, hitting 1.6 threes per game.
  • Penn State’s leader in steals is Baldwin (2.8 per game), and its leader in blocks is Wahab (1.4 per game).
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