GameDay: Butler at Evansville

Butler (8-2) hopes to survive their final road test of the non-conference schedule at Evansville (6-5). Come inside the follow the action live.

Evansville (IN) - Butler (8-2) hopes to survive their final road test of the non-conference schedule at Evansville (6-5).

Butler enters the Ford Center for their final road-test of the non-conference schedule after defeating Purdue in the Crossroads Classic 76-70.

Butler was led by sophomore Kellen Dunham with 25 points, while senior forward Khyle Marshall and Erik Fromm added 18 and 14 respectively.

Butler is led by Dunham who is averaging 19.3 points per game, while Marshall is averaging 17.1.

First year head coach Brandon Miller is 8-2 and is just two games away from leading Butler into their Big East debut.

Evansville is led by Marty Simmons for the 7th season and enters Saturday's contest on a two game losing streak. The Purple Aces lost to Xavier 63-60 before falling to Jackson State 57-51. Evansville was led by Egidijus Mockevicius with 16 points, while D.J. Balentine added 12 in the loss.

The Purple Aces are led by Balentine, who averages 22.8 points per game, while Mockevicius adds 10 points.

Evansville is 62-56 all-time against Butler. Butler won last years meeting 75-67 at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The last time Butler won at Evansville was in 2009.

Come into The Dawg Pound for our live in-game blog and join the conversation after the game is over.


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