Home-court advantage

A deliberate pace and strong D brought Butler home to Indy

Updated: March 27, 2010, 9:19 PM ET
By LaRue Cook | ESPN Insider
Shelvin MackDouglas C. Pizac/US PresswireButler's Shelvin Mack elevated his game when it mattered most.

The "Instant Intel" series is designed to immediately respond to a team's victory by looking ahead to its next opponent.

For the first time in school history, the Butler Bulldogs are in the Final Four -- and it just so happens to be in Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium, roughly five miles from campus.

So go ahead and get used to this phrase because you're going to be hearing variations of it all week: Butler's headed home.