With the departure of key players at the heart of Butler basketball, a door is now open to put together a new group of talent.
OT: Breaking down the preseason AP Top 25 for men’s basketball
Based on last year’s performance, the amount of talent on the roster and the analytics, Kentucky is the best team in the country.”
No. 22 Butler flexes defensive muscles late in game to beat Xavier on the road
The No. 22 Butler men’s basketball team used late steals to beat Xavier 88-79 on Feb. 26 at the Cintas Center. Kelan Martin led all scorers with 25 points. The win capped an impressive week of play for the Bulldogs.
No. 22 Butler takes down No. 2 Villanova for the second time this year, snaps 48-game home winning streak
The No. 22 Butler men’s basketball team took down No. 2 Villanova 74-66 to snap their 48-game home winning streak on Feb. 22 at The Pavilion. Kelan Martin led the team in scoring and rebounding with 22 points and eight rebounds.
No. 24 Butler blows by DePaul, a trip to No. 2 Villanova is next
The No. 24 Butler men’s basketball team displayed a well-rounded offensive performance to take care of DePaul 82-66 on Feb. 19 in Hinkle Fieldhouse. Butler will play No. 2 Villanova next on Feb 22.