The Butler Bulldogs take on the Big East champs, the Providence Friars for a 12:00 pm tip! Butler just upset Xavier yesterday in round 1 of the Big East tournament. The Bulldogs are 14-18 overall, 6-14 in conference play. Butler is 1-5 in their last 6 games and are 2-3 on a neutral court this season.
The Friars lost their last game of the regular season to Villanova, but were on 3 game winning streak prior to that last. They finished the season with a 24-4 record, 14-3 in conference. These two teams faced off during the season and Providence came out on top both times. Their last win against Butler was a 71-70 overtime victory at Butler, which is a difficult place to play.