Freshmen duo Jayden Taylor and Simas Lukosius led the Bulldogs on the floor, but could not overcome the Huskies’ defensive dominance in a 76-59 loss.
The Bulldogs are set for another Top 25 matchup against a Xavier team that has not played in 17 days.
The Bulldogs came out on top against the DePaul Blue Demons 63-59 in their Big East opener led by Simas Lukosius who boasted a season-high 15 points.
The Butler men’s basketball team defeated the Oklahoma Sooners 66-62 in overtime in their first true road game of the season.
Weekly recap of Butler athletics for Dec. 1-7.
Butler finishes seventh in Maui Invitational after an 84-51 win over Chaminade.
Butler takes on Division II Chaminade for seventh place in the Maui Invitational.
Butler’s 13 first half turnovers were too much to overcome as the Bulldogs fall to 3-3 on the season.
Bulldogs look to stay undefeated in what is arguably their most difficult non-conference matchup against the Spartans.
Despite losing Aaron Thompson to a suspension hours before the game, Bulldogs win their first game of the season in defensive battle.