Houston, Butler meet in Maui Invitational

Butler (3-1) vs. Houston (3-0)

Maui Invitational , Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas; Monday, 4:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Butler and Houston are set to face off in the Maui Invitational. Houston beat Virginia by 20 points on Tuesday, while Butler came up short in a 73-52 game to Michigan State on Wednesday.

PLENTY OF EXPERIENCE: Senior leadership has been on display for both teams this year. Kyler Edwards, Fabian White Jr. and Taze Moore have combined to score 38 percent of Houston’s points this season. For Butler, Jair Bolden, Bryce Nze and Ty Groce have combined to score 38 percent of the team’s points this season.

OFFENSIVE THREAT: Marcus Sasser has either made or assisted on 42 percent of all Houston field goals over the last three games. The junior guard has accounted for 22 field goals and 12 assists in those games.

DID YOU KNOW: Houston has made 10.3 3-pointers per game this season, which is most among AAC teams.


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