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03/18/2013 03:50 am ET Updated Mar 18, 2013

Butler vs. Bucknell NCAA Tournament 2013 Capsule Preview: Predict The Winner

No. 6 seed Butler will face No. 11 Bucknell in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the East region.

After a blowout loss to Illinois early in the season, Butler reeled off 13 straight wins including victories over two of the tournament's No. 1 seeds, Indiana and Gonzaga.

The winner in this matchup in Lexington, Ky. on March 21 will face the winner of No. 3 Marquette and No. 14 Davidson in the third round.


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Take a look at these capsule glances at the teams' 2012-2013 seasons and let us know who you predict will survive and advance.

Butler
Regular Season Record: 26-8
Conference Record: 11-5 (Atlantic 10)
Conference Tournament Results: Lost to Saint Louis in semifinal
Top Player: Rotnei Clarke (Guard)
Top 25 Wins: North Carolina (#9), Indiana (#1), Gonzaga (#8)
Worst Losses: Xavier (62-47)
RPI Ranking: 19

Bucknell
Regular Season Record: 28-5
Conference Record: 12-2 (Patriot)
Conference Tournament Results: Won Patriot League Tournament vs. Lafayette
Top Player: Mike Muscala (Forward/Center)
Top 25 Wins: None
Worst Losses: Princeton (79-67)
RPI Ranking: 52

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