How to watch Rutgers vs. Maryland: TV channel, NCAAB live stream info, start time

Who’s Playing

Maryland @ Rutgers

Current Records: Maryland 23-6; Rutgers 18-11

What to Know

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 0-6 against the #9 Maryland Terrapins since January of 2016, but they’ll have a chance to close the gap a little bit Tuesday. The Scarlet Knights and the Terrapins will face off in a Big Ten battle at 7 p.m. ET at Louis Brown Athletic Center. The matchup is expected to be a close one, with RU going off at just a 1-point favorite.

RU was just a bucket shy of a win last week and fell 65-64 to the Penn State Nittany Lions. Rutgers’ loss came about despite a quality game from guard Jacob Young, who had 13 points and five assists.

Meanwhile, the game between Maryland and the Michigan State Spartans this past Saturday was not a total blowout, but with Maryland falling 78-66 at home, it was darn close to turning into one. That makes it the first time this season Maryland has let down their home crowd. Guard Anthony Cowan Jr. had a pretty forgettable game, finishing with 13 points on 6-for-15 shooting and turning the ball over four times in his 36 minutes on the court.

The losses put RU at 18-11 and Maryland at 23-6. Two defensive stats to keep an eye on: The Scarlet Knights have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 38.50%, which places them ninth in college basketball. Maryland is not quite as good, but they are no chumps, either: they have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 39.40%, which places them 17th in college basketball. We’ll find out if either of these strengths ends up making the difference in the contest.

How To Watch

  • When: Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Louis Brown Athletic Center — Piscataway, New Jersey
  • TV: Big Ten Network
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $47.98


The Scarlet Knights are a slight 1-point favorite against the Terrapins, according to the latest college basketball odds.

Vegas had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Scarlet Knights as a 1.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: 130

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Series History

Maryland have won all of the games they’ve played against Rutgers in the last six years.

  • Feb 04, 2020 – Maryland 56 vs. Rutgers 51
  • Jan 05, 2019 – Maryland 77 vs. Rutgers 63
  • Feb 17, 2018 – Maryland 61 vs. Rutgers 51
  • Feb 28, 2017 – Maryland 79 vs. Rutgers 59
  • Jan 24, 2017 – Maryland 67 vs. Rutgers 55
  • Jan 06, 2016 – Maryland 88 vs. Rutgers 63

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