A pair of goals from forward Michael Davies and a 23-save shutout from goaltender Matt Climie propelled the Chicago Wolves to a 3-0 victory over the Hamilton Bulldogs Friday night at Copps Coliseum.
Smith, the Bulldogs’ 6-foot-11 senior center, scored a season-high 24 points and Butler pulled away in the second half.
The Chicago Wolves rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period to tie the score, but the Hamilton Bulldogs scored the game’s final marker to send them to a 3-2 win Saturday night.
Andrew Smith’s double-double helped Butler hand Loyola of Chicago its seventh straight loss in a 63-57 decision Saturday.
Just because your bracket—and mine—are completely busted, doesn’t mean that this NCAA tournament hasn’t been fun to watch. Let’s face it: it has!
It seems VCU has stolen the show in this year’s NCAA Tournament. The Rams improbable, yet dominant run has been unbelievable, but what’s more amazing is Butler’s return to the Final Four.
Through the first two period the Wolves and Bulldogs battle back and forth, trading goals and playing to a 3-3 tie. But, in the third period, the Wolves were able to add two unanswered goals to take a 5-3 victory.