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No. 9 Butler Hosts IUPUI in Clash of Indianapolis Schools

No. 9 Butler looks to remain unbeaten all-time against IUPUI on Monday night.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - No. 9 Butler looks to win their eight straight game as they host Indianapolis-based IUPUI at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Monday night. The Bulldogs hold a 4-0 record against the Jaguars all-time including the most recent victory in 2012.

Game Info

Where: Indianapolis, IN (Hinkle Fieldhouse)

When: 7:00PM EST

TV: FS2

Radio: 1070AM/93.5FM

Know Your Foe

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Enrollment: 30,690

Mascot: Jaguars

Record: 4-10

Coach: Jason Gardner, 2nd Season - 14-31 (2 Seasons - 14-31 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

IUPUI

Player

Height

Weight

Class

Jordan Pickett

6-0

165

SO

Marcellus Barksdale

6-5

210

SR

Darell Combs

6-2

175

JR

Matt O'Leary

6-8

225

JR

Evan Hall

6-7

200

FR

Players to Watch

BUTLER

Kellen Dunham: Dunham has had a rough last couple of games for the Bulldogs. He has scored just 7 total points against Purdue and Southern Utah combined shooting 2/22 from the field. The Bulldogs leading scorer, averaging 16.3 points per game, needs to get on track with Big East play just around the corner.

Roosevelt Jones: Jones has arguably been Butler's MVP to-date this season. He is currently 3rd on the team in scoring at 13.5 points and leads the team in both rebounds (8.0) and assists (5.3) per game. He is currently shooting 50.4% from the field and 60% from the free throw line.

IUPUI

Darell Combs: One of two players averaging double figures for IUPUI, Combs is averaging 16.1 points per game to lead the Jaguars. He is shooting 40.7% from the field including 36.4% from beyond the arc. He is also grabbing 2.2 rebounds per game and a team-high 2.1 assists per game.

Nick Osborne: The 6-foot-8 stretch forward from Muncie, IN is shooting 53.8% from beyond the arc and averaging 8.1 points and 6.9 rebounds in 21.3 minutes per game this season. Last time out for the Jaguars, Osborne scored 8 points and grabbed 12 rebounds against Memphis.

Know Your Numbers

98.8 - Butler's average points per game this season at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

4-0 - Butler's all-time record against IUPUI with their last win coming in 2012.

65.1 - Tyler Wideman's FG percentage this season.

16.9 - Butler's average assists per game this season, ranking 35th nationally.


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