Preview: TCNJ @ Rutgers-Newark MBB
By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Lions are 9-5 and the Scarlet Raiders are 4-10. TCNJ is 1-5 on the road and Rutgers-Newark is 1-5 at home.
Rutgers-Newark is 3-4 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference. TCNJ is 5-2 in conference play.
The Scarlet Raiders won the last meeting on Jan. 30, 2016 when they defeated the Lions 62-58 at The Golden Dome Arena. In fact, Rutgers-Newark has won the past three meetings.
TCNJ has not won in this series since Jan. 3, 2015 at Packer Hall when they won 74-62.
In the past 10 meetings between these two teams, Rutgers-Newark has won eight times dating back to Feb. 21, 2009 at Packer Hall in the NJAC Tournament. Besides the Jan. 3, 2015 win, the Lions also won Jan. 16, 2010 when they won 71-63.
TCNJ won their last game, as they defeated the Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU)-Florham Devils 87-65 on Monday night in non-conference play. They have not lost a game since Jan. 7, 2017 when they were defeated 98-90 by the Ramapo College of New Jersey Roadrunners on Sat.
Rutgers-Newark has lost their past three games. They have not won a game since Dec. 14, 2016 wen they defeated the Rutgers-Camden Scarlet Raptors 61-60.
TCNJ is averaging 79.6 points per game. They are giving up 69.6 points.
Rutgers-Newark is averaging 57 points per game. They are giving up 64.1 points.
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