No. 15 Butler shoots past Illinois-Chicago at home

BY foxsports • February 14, 2009

Butler could easily have been distracted Friday night. A brief text message from Kevin Kuwik, the coordinator of basketball operations, kept them focused.

Hours after the team was told Kuwik's girlfriend had been killed in the plane crash in suburban Buffalo, N.Y., the 15th-ranked Bulldogs heeded his advice: Play with passion.

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