INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - For the third-straight year, Butler is in the finals of theHorizon League Tournament. The Dogs will host Cleveland State.Butler has won the last two meetings by a combined four points.
The Bulldogs know beating the Vikings for the third time thisyear will be tough. Butler advanced to the finals after a toughbattle with Wright State Saturday night and Cleveland State upsetsecond seeded Green Bay. The championship matchup is a rematch oflast year's title game and Bulldogs are prepared for a fight.
Sophomore center, Matt Howard said, “As physical as it hasever been when we play them and they play real tough that's onething they do really well. That's where I guess where as I wastalking earlier execution becomes so much more important."
Junior forward Willie Veasley adds, "It's a championship becauseeven if we did think that we were already in we still going to comeout and play so we will assure ourselves of a spot. It's achampionship for our league and that's what we are going to go outthere and play for.”
The championship game is Tuesday night at 9 p.m.
A winter weather advisory is in effect for Central Indiana through Friday night. Southern counties will be under a winter storm warning beginning Thursday night through Friday night.
An Indianapolis mother pleaded guilty Thursday in connection with the death of her son in an apartment fire.
Hardware stores are making sure Hoosiers are armed with the tools necessary to battle the storm.