PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers secured a 90-55 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday evening time as Kam Spencer scored 17 components to steer in double digits to six.
Rutgers shot 60% (37 of 62) from the bottom and made 10 of 20 from prolonged range. Scarlett his Knights moreover set a program file for his Big Ten conference sport with 30 assists. Paul Mulcahy led with 9 assists to realize career 400.
Spencer made 6-of-8 capturing, all three 3-pointers, and had six assists. Clifford Omolui, Caleb McConnell and Oscar Palmquist each scored 13 components for the Rutgers (15-7, 7-4 Big Ten). Mawot Journal and Aundre Hyatt added 10 each. Palmquist moreover made his three 3-pointers.
Joshua Ora Joseph scored 17 components (7-14, 1-10) and had 15 turnovers for Minnesota. Jamison Battle added 13 components and Taron Cooper added 12 components.
Rutgers constructed a 10-point lead at halftime with 52% capturing. Spencer and Omolui each scored seven targets throughout the first half. Scarlett his Knights started the second half collectively along with his 14-4 run to take a 48-28 lead. Spencer’s layup gave them a 33-point profit with 5:55 left, and their biggest lead was 90-53 throughout the final minute.
Minnesota will play Maryland on Saturday whereas Rutgers will play Michigan State at home.
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