NCAA Men's Basketball

Butler Bulldogs (16-17)


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@ Vill 
L 54-75
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vs. Xavier 
W 71-66
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@ Prov 
L 70-83
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@ Prov 
L 57-80
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@ Neb 
L 76-80
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Valpo center Derrik Smits joins Butler as graduate transfer

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Former Valparaiso center Derrik Smits will play his final college basketball season at Butler.

The 7-foot-1 center will be eligible immediately. Smits averaged 12.2 points and 5.7 rebounds last season with the Crusaders and shot 56 percent in three seasons - the third-highest mark in school history.

Smits was a high school star at Zionsville in suburban Indianapolis and is the son of former NBA All-Star Rik Smits.

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Leaders
Points: K. Baldwin17.0
Rebounds: K. Baldwin4.9
Assists: A. Thompson4.3
FG%: K. Baldwin44.7%
FT%: K. Baldwin85.0%
3P%: S. McDermott40.6%
Steals: K. Baldwin1.5
Blocks: C. David0.5
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke32-6
2 Virginia35-3
3 North Carolina29-7
4 Gonzaga33-4
5 Michigan State32-7
6 Tennessee31-6
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Michigan30-7
9 Texas Tech31-7
10 Florida State29-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia35-3
2 Texas Tech31-7
3 Michigan State32-7
4 Duke32-6
5 Auburn30-10
6 Gonzaga33-4
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Purdue26-10
9 North Carolina29-7
10 Tennessee31-6
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Big East Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
23 Villanova 13-5 26-10
Marquette 12-6 24-10
Seton Hall 9-9 20-14
Georgetown 9-9 19-14
Creighton 9-9 20-15
Xavier 9-9 19-16
St. John's 8-10 21-13
Providence 7-11 18-16
DePaul 7-11 19-17
Butler 7-11 16-17
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 71.9 (196)
Rebounds: 8.8 (267)
Assists: 13.2 (192)
FG%: 44.5% (168)
FT%: 73.8% (72)
3P%: 35.3% (129)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 70.8 (162)
Rebounds: 23.2 (314)
Assists: 12.3 (116)
FG%: 45.7% (293)
FT%: 70.4% (175)
3P%: 35.7% (270)

Next Home Game:
Xavier @ Butler
Wed., Dec. 7 @ 6:00 PM PT7:00 PM MT8:00 PM CT9:00 PM ET2:00 PM GMT10:00 PM 北京时间7:00 PM MST9:00 PM EST