Milwaukee (19-12) has won 10 straight league games and playing in the Horizon League Championship game for the 5th time. They’re seeking their 4th NCAA Tournament berth.
The Bulldogs, who played in the National Championship game a year ago, is riding an 8-game win streak. Butler is seeking its Horizon League Tournament Championship and has advanced to the title game for a league-record sixth year.
The Panthers won both regular season games, 76-52 at home and 86-80 on the road, in overtime.