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Rutgers Downs Penn State 72-61 - Match Report

Rutgers got 22 points from Ron Harper Jr. en route to a 72-61 victory over Penn State on Tuesday at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Bettors who backed Rutgers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +1.5 at sportsbooks.

Jacob Young had 13 points for Rutgers and Myles Johnson chipped in with 10 points. Paul Mulcahy had 5 assists for them, while Caleb McConnell was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Penn State got a 21-point performance from Myreon Jones, who was supported by 17 points from Mike Watkins. Myles Dread had 2 assists in a losing cause for Penn State, while Mike Watkins grabbed 6 rebounds.

Rutgers was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Rutgers had a 39-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Next game, Rutgers takes its act on the road to face Illinois looking for another win. For Penn State, they head home to face Wisconsin.