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Rutgers at Purdue: How to Watch & GameThread

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Purdue looks to stay perfect against Rutgers since the Scarlet Knights joined the Big Ten.

Big Ten Basketball Tournament - Quarterfinals Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images

Let’s be clear: a home loss to Rutgers would be disastrous. It would ruin pretty much any goodwill gained from winning at Wisconsin, so let’s not lose to Rutgers.

From: Piscataway, NJ

Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Tip Time: 7 p.m. ET

Location: West Lafayette, Indiana

Arena: Mackey Arena (14,804)

Television: BTN

Online: BTN2Go

Radio: Purdue Radio Network

SiriusXM Satellite: XM (Ch. 381); Internet (Ch. 968)

Live Stats: bit.ly/PurdueLiveStats

Odds: Purdue by 14

KenPom: 111

NET Ranking: 112

2017-18 Record: 15-19, 3-15 Big Ten

2018-19 Record: 8-7, 1-4 Big Ten

Opponent Blog: On the Banks

Series with Purdue: Purdue leads 11-1

Last Rutgers Win: 81-73 on 12/4/1975 in New York, NY

Last Purdue Win: 82-75 on 3/2/2018 at Madison Square Garden (Big Ten Tournament)

NCAA Tournament History: 6 appearances, last in 1991. Reached 1976 Final Four

Coach: Steve Pikiell (32-42 in 3rd season at Rutgers, 229-216 in 32 th season overall)