On Saturday, George Washington welcomes No. 14 Butler at Charles E. Smith Center. Tipoff occurs at 2 p.m. EST and you can see it on CSN-MA.
George Washington is in fourth place in the A-10, Butler is in first place.
In their last outing, behind 19 points and 6 rebounds from Lasan Kromah, the Colonials blew out Duquesne 79-57 on Feb. 6. He contributes 3.9 rebounds per game in addition to his 9.9 points per game. For the Bulldogs, Rotnei Clarke put up 17 points and 5 rebounds in the 77-58 blowout of St. Bonaventure on Feb. 6. His 17.1 points per game is the highest mark on the team. Butler sits near the top of the conference standings in the following categories: defensive rebounding percentage at 73.1 percent, effective field goal percentage at 53.1 percent, and offensive rebounding percentage at 37.7 percent.
StatSmack! George Washington is better than Butler
George Washington has a much higher 4-year graduation rate than Butler according to Kiplinger (76.4% vs 56.6%).
The George Washington blocks leader (Isaiah Armwood, 58 blocks) has more blocks than the Butler blocks leader (Andrew Smith, 16 blocks).
You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? George Washington currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (966 to 1000) than Butler, per the NCAA.
George Washington is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on George Washington is 78.1 inches compared to 76.8 inches for Butler.