-After starting the game on an 8-0 run, the Butler Bulldogs had to combat the relentless onslaught of the pesky Xavier Musketeers.
-The Bulldogs have turned the ball over much more than usual, compiling nine turnovers compared to just six assists alone in the first half.
-Alex Barlow is feeling it. Knocking down three threes in the first half, the senior guard poured in 11 points. His partner in crime, Kellen Dunham, is 0-for-3 from three, but has eight points at the break.
-There has been nothing extraordinary about the Musketeers in the first half. A balanced scoring assault included six different players scoring, while no player had more than three rebounds.
-Xavier leads 30-28.
Points - Dee Davis - 8
Rebounds - James Farr - 3
Assists - Trevon Bluiett - 2
Points - Alex Barlow - 11
Rebounds - Kameron Woods - 7
Assists - Woods + Andrew Chrasbascz - 2