A young Butler team exceeded expectations given the circumstances against reigning Big East champ, Villanova.
After a 20-day COVID-19 pause from team activities, Butler returns to the floor against the top-ranked team in the Big East, the Villanova Wildcats.
The Bulldogs take on the Wildcats on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
BY MATTHEW VANTRYON | ASST. SPORTS EDITOR The Butler men’s basketball team hosted Providence College Sunday evening and was unable to stop a fiery Friars’ offense. Despite a second-half surge, Butler fell 87-81. Providence coach Ed Cooley marveled at his team’s ability to put the ball in the basket. “Some days you look in the…