Rutgers vs. Princeton: Scarlet Knights visit Tigers in Garden State showdown

Jim O'Connor-US PRESSWIRE

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights travel 23 miles down Route 1 Friday to take on Princeton (7 p.m. ET).

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights and Princeton Tigers meet Friday in a men's basketball Garden State showdown at Jadwin Gymnasium (7 p.m. ET). The Scarlet Knights (1-1) will drive just 23 miles down Route 1 and try to collect their second straight victory, while the Tigers (1-1) are looking for their third straight win over Rutgers.

On Monday, the Scarlet Knights easily defeated the Sacred Heart Pioneers, 88-62, at the RAC. Rutgers shot 54-percent from the floor and was propelled by redshirt junior forward Walley Judge's second straight double-double (11 points and 10 rebounds).

The Tigers are coming off a 67-66 loss to the Northeastern Huskies. Princeton was led by senior forward Ian Hummer's collegiate-best 25 points. Hummer, who was an All-Ivy League First Team selection last season, went 10-for-15 from the floor and added six offensive rebounds and five assists.

Princeton's starting lineup is filled with veterans: Hummer (6'7), junior guard Chris Clement (6'2), junior guard T.J. Bray (6'5), junior forward Will Barrett (6'10) and senior center Brendan Connolly (6'11).

Meanwhile, Rutgers' projected starting five features one senior: forward Dane Miller (6'6), sophomore guard Myles Mack (5'9), junior guard Mike Poole (6'5), junior forward Wally Judge (6'9) and senior center Austin Johnson (6'8).

Rutgers next game will be Tuesday against the Boston U. Terriers (7:30 p.m.).

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation New York

You must be a member of SB Nation New York to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation New York. You should read them.

Join SB Nation New York

You must be a member of SB Nation New York to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation New York. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.