If the Bulldogs can continue the defensive effort that has been shown in the last two games, the team will continue to climb the Big East standings and may have a chance to upset an elite Xavier team.
The No. 18 Butler men’s basketball team lost to the Xavier Musketeers on March 9 in the Big East Tournament quarterfinal round. They will find out who they face in the NCAA Tournament on March 12.
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.
The No. 12 Butler men’s basketball team used a 21 point second half from Kamar Baldwin and efficient free throw shooting to defeat the No. 15 Xavier Musketeers 83-78 on Jan. 14.