Butler travels to Ohio to take on No.17 Cincinnati

Butler travels to Ohio to take on No.17 Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, Ohio - After a runner-up finish in Puerto Rico and a non-conference win against SIU-Edwardsville, Butler (4-1) hits the road to take on undefeated Cincinnati. The Bulldogs are looking for another marquee win on the road to bolster their tournament resume.

Game Info

Where: Cincinnati, OH (Fifth Third Arena)

When: 7:00PM EST 

TV: CBSSN

Radio: 107.5FM

Know Your Foe

Location: Cincinnti, Ohio

Enrollment: 43,691

Mascot: Bearcats

Record: 7-0

Coach: Mick Cronin, 10th Season - 192-118 (12th Season - 261-142 Overall)

Probable Starters

BUTLER

Player Height Weight Class
Tyler Lewis 5-11 170 JR
Kellen Dunham 6-6 200 SR
Roosevelt Jones 6-4 225 SR
Andrew Chrabascz 6-7 235 JR
Tyler Wideman 6-8 245 SO

CINCINNATI

Player Height Weight Class
Farad Cobb 6-1 175 SR
Troy Caupain 6-4 205 JR
Octavius Ellis 6-10 235 SR
Shaq Thomas 6-7 210 SR
Gary Clark 6-7 235 SO

Players to Watch

BUTLER

Roosevelt Jones: Jones needs to penetrate and score against Cincinnati to open up shots for Dunham, Lewis, and Martin on the perimeter. The senior is averaging. 13.2 points, 8.6 rebounds, and 5.6 assists per game this season. He is shooting 52.1% from the field.

Tyler Wideman: Wideman will have his hands full with a long, athletic front line for the Bearcats. The sophomore is averaging 11 points and 5.4 rebounds per game this season for the Bulldogs. 

CINCINNATI

Troy Caupain: The catalyst for the Bearcat offense. He sits 2nd on the team in scoring (10.6 ppg) and leads the team in assists per game (3.9 apg). He can stretch the floor to the three point line and is shooting 35.5% from deep.

Know Your Numbers

54.6 -Cincinnati's average points allowed per game this season, ranking 4th in the country.


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