November 28, 2011

Haley Howard Named To Nugget Classic All-Tournament Team

RENO, Nev. - Freshman Haley Howard was voted to the Nugget Classic All-Tournament Team at the University of Nevada. The 5-11 forward led the Bulldogs with 14.5 points per game in the two outings at Nevada.

Howard, from Whiteland, Ind., started off the weekend with a 19-point effort against host Nevada. She came off the bench and finished with 7-for-9 shooting and made 4 of her 5 3-point attempts while also grabbing five rebounds. The next day, she started and scored 10 points against Iowa State.

Howard's totals for the tourament were 14.5 points and 3.5 rebounds per game while shooting 11-for-19 (.579) from the floor. Butler went 0-2 over the weekend, losing 71-69 to Nevada and 64-44 to Iowa State. 

Butler will play its first home game Wednesday, Nov. 30 when it hosts Bradley at 7 p.m. ET. BU's first five games this season have been on the road.