The Knights were downed by the Hoosiers 89-73 at Assembly Hall to conclude the regular season.
The Knights have not allowed their opponents to more than 71 points and have held them below their scoring average.
Despite a corner 3-point bank shot from the Hawkeyes' Joe Wieskamp, true freshman guard Ron Harper Jr. finished the game with a team and career-high 16 points.
The Knights face the Big Ten powerhouse Wolverines Tuesday evening, in front of a filled RAC.
With just ten games left in the regular season and halfway through the conference schedule, the Rutgers men’s basketball team’s season has been a season of streaks — both good and bad.
The Knights captured their first conference winning streak ever, as they defeated the Nittany Lions 64-60 on Saturday.
Some takeaways from the Knights tough loss to the Rams on Saturday afternoon
Looking to get back in the win column, the Knights travel to the Bronx to face the Fordham Rams on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
After suffering a home loss to then-No. 9 Michigan State on Friday night and squandering a chance at a program-defining moment, the Rutgers men’s basketball team had little time to dwell as it traveled to Madison, Wisc. for a road contest against Wisconsin on Monday night.
The Knights are expecting a sellout crowd at the RAC as they face a Spartans team that was upset by Louisville in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
In its first road game and second biggest test of the season, the Rutgers men’s basketball team went inside Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Fla. and took care of business against Miami, leaving South Beach with a 57-54 win and a win for the Big Ten in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.