Butler to play Marquette in first round In Maui

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The Butler men's basketball team will play Marquette in the first round of the EA Sports Maui Invitational. The Bulldogs and Golden Eagles will play Monday, Nov. 19 at 3:30 p.m. ET. The game will be on ESPN2.

The Butler-Marquette tilt is on the same side of the bracket as North Carolina-Mississippi State. The other first-round games are Illinois-USC and Texas-Chaminade.

Marquette finished 27-8 last season and ranked No. 10 in the final ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll. MU saw its top two scorers, Darius Johnson-Odom and Jae Crowder, be selected in the NBA Draft.

Led by sixth-year head coach Brad Stevens, Butler enters the 2012-13 season with seven straight seasons with at least 20 wins. Twelve letterwinners return from last season's squad.