On Friday night, we have a Big East battle between the Butler Bulldogs (14-7) and the Creighton Bluejays (16-5). Butler is coming into this game with heavy momentum after a thrilling double overtime win against Villanova, where they emerged victorious with a score of 88-81. On the other hand, Creighton recently defeated DePaul with a score of 85-62. This game marks the first of 2 meetings between these teams this year. It is worth noting that Creighton emerged victorious in both of their matchups against Butler in their previous season. The game is set to start at 9:00 pm Eastern Time from the CHI Health Center in Omaha.
The Butler Bulldogs recently found themselves with a 2-5 league record, but they managed to turn things around by securing 3 consecutive victories. It is important to mention that these 3 wins came against the teams currently occupying the bottom spots in the Big East standings: Villanova, Georgetown, and DePaul. In their most recent game, they displayed great determination by overcoming a 9 point halftime deficit, ultimately forcing 2 overtime periods to secure the victory against Villanova. Guard DJ Davis played a pivotal role in this triumph, contributing 28 points to the team’s scoreline.
The Creighton Bluejays have been victorious in 7 out of their last 8 games, currently sharing the second position in the conference with Marquette, both teams boasting a 7-3 record. UConn holds the top spot, with Creighton’s sole defeat in their recent streak coming at the hands of the Huskies. In their most recent match against DePaul, guard Trey Alexander led the charge with an impressive 23 point performance.
Overall there is a clear favorite for this matchup, as Creighton is set to continue their dominance this season against a rather shaky Butler squad.
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Butler vs Creighton Game Information
- Date: 01/02/2024
- Time: 09:00 PM ET
- Location: CenturyLink Center Omaha.
- How to Watch Butler vs Creighton: ESPN2
- Live Stream: CBS.com