As bad as the Gophers men's basketball team has been, Rutgers (also winless in the Big Ten) is even worse. RealTime RPI has the Gophers winning their showdown a week from now by a score of 79-68.
The Stars and Blues have been good all season and particularly lately. The Central Division foes will face off in a game with division implications (7 p.m., NBCSN).
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