Rutgers and Mississippi State will compete in the 2023 Gotham Classic on December 23, 2023, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
Rutgers – Head Coach: Steve Pikiell, Big TenSteve Pikiell has built Rutgers into an annual contender in the Big Ten, making two out of the last three NCAA Tournaments. The Knights return All-Big Ten center Cliff Omoruyi who led the team in points (13.2 ppg), rebounds (9.6 rpg) and blocks (2.1 bpg) in 2022-23.
Mississippi State – Head Coach: Chris Jans, Southeast ConferenceChris Jans led the Bulldogs to a 21-13 record that culminated in an appearance in the 2023 NCAA Tournament. Mississippi State returns First Team All-Conference forward Tolu Smith who led the team in points (15.7 ppg) and rebounds (8.5 rpg) last season. MSU is currently listed in most “Way Too Early” Top 25 rankings.
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