Mike Green scored 19 points to lead No. 14 Butler into the final of the Horizon League tournament with a 66-50 win over Illinois-Chicago today, reports the Associated Press. Butler will play Cleveland State Tuesday for an automatic NCAA berth. The Flames led most of the first half, but Green sparked a 12-3 run to give the Bulldogs a halftime lead. In other Top 25 action:
- BJ Raymond picked up the slack for an injured Drew Lavender with 22 points as No. 8 Xavier cruised past Richmond 88-61 in an Atlantic 10 game.
- No. 25 Davidson won its 20th straight game and moved into the semifinals of the Southern Conference with an 82-49 win over Wofford. Stephen Curry led the Wildcats with 19 points.