2010 Final Four Predictions: Matt Howard Betting Odds: Butler junior center, Matt Howard, is one of the top performers on the Bulldog’s men’s basketball team. Thus, 2010 Final Four Predictions experts at BODOG.com want to know how well will Matt Howard perform when Butler takes on Michigan State for a chance to advance to the 2010 NCAA Tournament’s National Championship game!
The question 2010 Final Four Predictions and Betting Odds makers would like to pose about Matt Howard is the following: how many total points will Matt Howard score in tonight’s Michigan State vs Butler game? Will Matt Howard score: UNDER 13½ or OVER 13½ points when the Spartans and the Bulldogs square off tonight at Lucas Oil Stadium?
Matt Howard is currently averaging 11.8 points and 5.3 rebounds. He is the third- leading scorer for the Bulldogs, as well as the second-leading rebounder. But not only does he shine on the court, but academically as well. The 6-8 forward was recognized for his achievements when he was named the Scholar-Athlete of the month in January 2009, by the Horizon League.
Howard is a big reason for Butler reaching its first Final Four. They will face Michigan State in the semifinals today at Lucas Oil Stadium. Bulldog’s coach has only positive things to say about his top player.
"It's not only him choosing to come here, but the way he interacts with everyone, the way he plays, his attitude, his selflessness," Butler head coach Brad Stevens said. "He's a two-time Academic All-American. In every way, he's contagious and giving positive peer pressure to everyone around this community and everyone in our program."
Howard was ranked 91st in the 2007 class by Rivals, and became the only nationally ranked player to play for Butler since the rankings became a part of college basketball.