First, the news:
#Xavier sophomore Elias Harden will be back Tuesday night at Butler, per Travis Steele— Adam Baum (@AdamJBaum) March 4, 2019
Steele seems like he would be a good source for this kind of information.
Harden doesn't have superficially overwhelming numbers - he's averaging 2.9 PPG and shooting 32.6% from behind the arc - but he has been instrumental in this team hitting its stride. He averaged 5 PPG in the last three games he played and tallied a career high 26 minutes against Villanova. His scrappy defense and high energy have been much needed boosts off the bench.
Xavier travels to Butler for a 6pm tip on FS1 tomorrow. Harden had previously been suspended for unspecified reasons for Xavier's trip to St. John's.