Second-round outlook: Butler Bulldogs

By: Wes Boling Email
By: Wes Boling Email


Location: Indianapolis, IN
Conference: Horizon League
Record: 30-3

How they got to NCAA's: Automatic Bid -- W Cleveland State, 70-55

Points per game: 68.3
Points allowed: 57.8

Rebounds per game: 29.7
Rebounds allowed: 30.8
Margin: -1.1

Record vs. Power Conference Teams: 5-0
-W Michigan, 79-65
-W Virginia Tech, 84-78 (OT)
-W Texas Tech, 81-71
-W Ohio State, 65-46
-W Florida State, 79-68

Record vs. NCAA Tourney Teams: 1-1
-L Drake, 71-64
-W South Alabama, 81-61 (in tourney)

Probable starting lineup:
G A.J. Graves, 6-1, Sr., 13.3 points/game
G Mike Green, 6-1, Sr., 14.9 ppg
G-F Julian Betko, 6-6, Sr., 4.9 ppg
F Matt Howard, 6-8, Fr., 12.6 ppg
F Drew Streicher, 6-8, Sr., 4.1 ppg

Leading scorers:
G Mike Green, 6-1, Sr., 14.9 ppg
G A.J. Graves, 6-1, Sr., 13.3 ppg

Leading rebounders:
G Mike Green, 6-1, Sr., 6.6 rebounds/game
F Matt Howard, 6-8, Fr., 5.6 rpg

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