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Butler Plays Wright State In First Round Of Horizon League Tournament

Last updated on Tuesday, February 28, 2012

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) - The Butler Bulldogs open defense of their Horizon League Tournament Championship tonight as they welcome the Wright State Raiders to Hinkle Fieldhouse.

The Bulldogs are the number-five seed and had a five-game winning streak snapped in their regular-season finale at Valparaiso.

Butler enters the postseason with an 18-13 record.

Wright State is 13-18 and are the number-eight seed. The Raiders closed out their regular season with back-to-back road losses at Youngstown State and at Cleveland State.

This evening's winner will play the winner of tonight's Illinois-Chicago and Milwaukee game on Friday night in Valparaiso.

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