Springfield’s full-court press creates 27 Butler turnovers in 71-51 win.
SPRINGFIELD — Springfield head coach Isiah Carson wanted an improved performance out of Springfield after the Wildcats’ fell down the stretch and lost by seven points to Centerville on Friday. He got what he wanted on Saturday.
Springfield’s relentless full-court, man-to-man defense created 27 turnovers on Saturday. It was too much for Butler to handle. The Wildcats capitalized on the turnovers and scored early and often in a 71-51 win in a GWOC Showcase at Butler’s Student Activity Center.