“The wins against St. John’s and Xavier proved that Butler is capable of making clutch plays down the stretch, it is just a matter of executing those plays that will decide how many more games they will win or lose going forward.”
With conference play about to commence, the Bulldogs have the potential to make their first appearance in the Big East tournament since 2014.
The Dawgs start Big East play strong with back-to-back wins against the Wildcats.
Butler is dominated at home, suffers a 72-36 loss to Villanova.
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It’s time — time to welcome the top-ranked Villanova Wildcats to Hinkle Fieldhouse for a Saturday afternoon showdown.
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.
The No. 18 Butler men’s basketball team displayed a solid defensive performance and scored tough baskets at the rim to take down the previously undefeated No. 1 Villanova Wildcats.