BULLDOGS ON THE RISE
Butler has bounced back from a disappointing 201819 season by grinding opponents down defensively.
The Bulldogs (14-1) are fourth in Ken Pomeroy’s adjusted defensive efficiency and are fourth in Division I scoring defense, allowing 54.1 points per game.
Butler moved up five spots in this week’s poll to No. 11, the program’s highest ranking ever, after shutting down high-scoring Creighton.