Welcome to episode No. 46 of The Scarlet Faithful Podcast. With Rutgers men’s basketball defeating Northwestern 65-62 on the road on Wednesday night, there is plenty to discuss.
The Scarlet Knights have now won 6 of their last 11 Big Ten road games dating back to last season. This program is evolving into road warriors. Rutgers has held all seventeen opponents to below their scoring average this season. For game highlights, the postgame presser, the box score and more, click here. For my game recap and rapid reaction video, click here.
Rutgers fought through more adversity in this game and were able to overcome it. Cam Spencer had a brilliant performance. The toughness was on full display. However, it was the timely execution that won the game for the Scarlet Knights.
Topics discussed include Cam Spencer’s mentality, contributions from multiple players, improved three-point and foul shooting, winning on the road raising the ceiling for the program, current metrics for Rutgers with NET and KenPom, the Ohio State rematch on Sunday and more.
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