Xavier bounces back vs. Butler

Host Xavier used its size advantage inside to thump Butler 88-69 to get back to even in the race for the Big East title.

Butler shot 36 percent inside the 3-point arc, and James Farr and Jalen Reynolds combined for 21 points and 18 rebounds.

Offensively, Remy Abell was the leader for Xavier, scoring 21 points and dishing out four assists on 7-of-8 shooting from the field.

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