A 2 year-old girl from Keller did something this week that millions and millions of Americans tried to do and failed. She picked a nearly perfect March Madness bracket.
Butler coach Brad Stevens loves an underdog, whether it’s his team back in the Final Four or Connecticut making an unprecedented five-games-in-five-nights run through the Big East tournament.
The Butler Bulldogs had the experience, but more importantly the size, to overcome the pesky VCU Rams in the Final Four, 70-62, behind Shelvin Mack’s 24 points and a dominant showing down low.
That Butler and VCU proudly wear the same small-conference, lovable underdog label is readily apparent.
Of course Butler erased a late deficit. Of course they hit a clutch 3-pointer in overtime. Of course they’re in the Final Four.
Matt Howard scored 19 points and Butler sent home yet another higher seed in the NCAA tournament with a 61-54 victory over Wisconsin on Thursday night.