Smith, the Bulldogs’ 6-foot-11 senior center, scored a season-high 24 points and Butler pulled away in the second half.
Roosevelt Jones had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Butler to its fifth consecutive win, 69-44 over Illinois-Chicago on Tuesday night.
Andrew Smith’s double-double helped Butler hand Loyola of Chicago its seventh straight loss in a 63-57 decision Saturday.
As expected, corner back D.J. Moore will miss his third straight game with an ankle injury as the Bears take on the Chiefs at Soldier Field.
A smiling but reserved Father Michael Pfleger surfaced Saturday to help feed the hungry outside the church where he has been suspended. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.
As a different priest delivered the homily to St. Sabina parishioners Saturday, Cardinal Francis George continued to defend his suspension of popular Pastor Michael Pfleger.