Butler men's basketball is 15-1 following win at Providence

Sixth ranked Bulldogs have won six in-a-row
Posted at 11:34 PM, Jan 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-10 23:34:56-05

PROVIDENCE — Butler has one of the nation's top defenses, and it showed Friday against Providence.

The Bulldogs held the Friars to 29% shooting in a 70-58 road win. Butler, ranked sixth in the nation, is now 15-1 and 3-0 in the Big East.

The Dogs, who shot 55% for the game, led by 12 at the half and increased their lead to 16 with less than seven minutes to go.

Providence had won four in a row coming into the game and was 3-0 in conference play.

Jordan Tucker and Kamar Baldwin shared the scoring honors for Butler, each with 17 points.

The Bulldogs are off until Wednesday when they host Seton Hall.