Geo Baker and Ron Harper Jr. had a 20-point Uncle to help the Rutgers rally from a 15-point deficit and beat Indiana 74-63 on Wednesday night at Pittsburgh.
Baker, who shot 7 of 13 on the field, set a program record with six made 3-pointers in a Big Ten conference game and a 10-season high.
Baker gave four of seven to the Scarlet Knights with a score of 25-6 at seven-plus minute intervals, making it 33-29 with 55 seconds remaining in the first half, and the Rutgers (13-13 , 9–9) led. Rest of the way.
Myles Johnson had 10 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high seven blocks for the Rutgers.
The Scarlet Knights went into the game since 1991 for the program’s first NCAA tournament berth. Their final two regular season games are Monday and Minnesota (13-10,) Nebraska (5-16, 1-13) on the road. 6-10) on 6 March.
Anthony Leal hit a 3-pointer to try out Indiana’s defense with 10:50 left to play, but the Hosiers missed their next nine shots as they went about 8 minutes without a field goal. gone.
Indiana has lost back-to-back games and three of its last four. The Hosiers host No. 3 Michigan on Saturday before closing out conference play with road games against Michigan State and Purdue.