How to Watch UConn vs. Northwestern Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – NCAA Tournament Second Round

The No. 1 seed UConn Huskies (32-3) aim to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament when they play the No. 9 seed Northwestern Wildcats (22-11) on Sunday at 7:45 PM ET.

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Huskies vs. Wildcats Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, March 24, 2024
  • Time: 7:45 PM ET
  • TV: truTV
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Brooklyn, New York
  • Venue: Barclays Center

Huskies Insights

  • UConn has been shining both offensively and defensively this season, ranking 21st-best in college basketball in points per game (81.7) and 13th-best in points allowed per game (64.1).
  • With 30.1 rebounds allowed per game, the Huskies rank seventh-best in college basketball. They rank 43rd in college basketball by averaging 38.7 boards per contest.
  • UConn has been racking up assists in 2023-24, ranking third-best in the country with 18.6 assists per game.
  • The Huskies are forcing 10.2 turnovers per game this season (280th-ranked in college basketball), but they’ve committed only 9.1 turnovers per game (19th-best).
  • UConn is making 8.8 three-pointers per game (51st-ranked in college basketball). It sports a 36.7% shooting percentage (32nd-ranked) from beyond the arc.
  • With 5.9 three-pointers conceded per game, the Huskies are 27th in the nation. They are allowing a 31.4% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 46th in college basketball.
  • This year, UConn has taken 59.4% two-pointers, accounting for 70% of the team’s baskets. It has shot 40.6% from three-point land (30% of the team’s baskets).

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Wildcats Insights

  • At 73.8 points scored per game and 68.9 points conceded, Northwestern is 168th in college basketball on offense and 86th defensively.
  • On the glass, the Wildcats are 14th-worst in the nation in rebounds (31.5 per game). They are 96th in rebounds conceded (33.4 per game).
  • This season Northwestern is ranked 38th in the country in assists at 15.8 per game.
  • The Wildcats are the sixth-best team in the nation in turnovers per game (8.2) and 94th in turnovers forced (12.2).
  • Beyond the arc, Northwestern is 90th in the nation in 3-pointers made per game (8.3). It is seventh-best in 3-point percentage at 39.3%.
  • The Wildcats are 125th in the nation in 3-pointers conceded (6.9 per game) and 284th in 3-point percentage defensively (35.2%).
  • Northwestern takes 63.3% percent of its shots from inside the arc, and 36.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 68.5% of Northwestern’s baskets are 2-pointers, and 31.5% are 3-pointers.

Huskies Leaders

  • Tristen Newton leads the Huskies in points and assists per game, scoring 15.1 points and distributing 6.1 assists.
  • Donovan Clingan leads UConn in rebounding, grabbing 7.2 rebounds per game while also scoring 12.7 points a contest.
  • Cam Spencer leads the Huskies in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.6 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • The UConn steals leader is Spencer, who averages 1.4 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Clingan, who compiles 2.2 rejections per contest.

Wildcats Leaders

  • Boo Buie averages 19.3 points and adds five assists per game, putting him at the top of the Wildcats’ leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Brooks Barnhizer’s stat line of 7.5 rebounds, 14.5 points and 2.7 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Northwestern rebounding leaderboard.
  • Buie is dependable from distance and leads the Wildcats with 2.7 made threes per game.
  • Northwestern’s leader in steals is Barnhizer with 1.8 per game, and its leader in blocks is Matthew Nicholson with 1.4 per game.
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