Butler was projected to finish 8th in the Big East this year, but they are now ranked 6th in the country according to the latest AP poll. This is the highest the Bulldogs have ever been ranked.
— Butler Basketball (@ButlerMBB) January 6, 2020
Butler has started 2-0 in the Big East and 14-1 overall. Their one blemish on the season was a 53-52 loss at Baylor, who is now ranked 4th in the country.
"I think it’s good for fans. A lot of people support the program and believe in what we do. . . . You don’t get any trophies out of it. The Big East is a monster."
— David Woods (@DavidWoods007) January 6, 2020
The schedule only gets tougher from here for Butler as they get into the heart of Big East play. Every team in the Big East already has 10 wins or more, except for the Bulldogs next opponent, Providence. Providence sits at 9 wins, but have started 2-0 in the Big East. Butler will play at Providence on Friday.