Butler vs. Dayton: Full Game Preview

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Butler vs. Dayton: Full Game Preview
Butler
(13-2, 6-2 away)
Dayton
(10-5, 7-2 home)
Venue: University of Dayton Arena
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, January 12, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Butler R Clarke 16.3 K Marshall 5.6 R Jones 3.5
Dayton K Dillard 15.0 D Oliver 9.1 K Dillard 4.6

In a 72-66 triumph over St. Joseph's (PA) on January 9th, Rotnei Clarke put up 28 points and 6 rebounds for the Bulldogs. He leads the team in scoring average, scoring 16.3 points per contest. The Flyers were defeated by Virginia Commonwealth 74-62 on January 9th despite 9 points and 11 rebounds from Devin Oliver. He is averaging 9.8 points per game in addition to a team-best 9.1 rebounds per game.

Dayton StatSmack

  • The Butler three-point leader (Rotnei Clarke) has more three-pointers than the Dayton three-point leader (Kevin Dillard).
  • AP voters think more highly of Butler and have put us in the AP Top 25 more often over the past 10 years than Dayton (72 vs 32).
  • At least you keep showing up. Butler has an average margin of victory of 8 over Dayton in 8 wins since 1980.
  • We win when it counts, too. Butler has more NCAA Tournament wins over the last 10 years than Dayton (15 vs 1).
  • The Butler scoring leader (Rotnei Clarke) has more points than the Dayton scoring leader (Kevin Dillard).
  • Butler takes less vacation, with more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than Dayton (6 vs 3).
  • Butler has a much lower average debt at graduation according to Kiplinger than Dayton ($30,470 vs $35,865).
  • Butler embarrassed Dayton by 15 points the last time they played (Feb 18, 1993).
  • Butler players are more experienced than Dayton players (13,129 minutes played vs 9,217 minutes played).
BUTLER Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Rotnei Clarke 31 15 2 2 1 0 2
B Andrew Smith 24 11 5 1 1 1 1
B Roosevelt Jones 27 10 5 3 1 0 2
B- Khyle Marshall 24 11 5 0 1 1 1
B- Kellen Dunham 28 11 2 1 1 0 1
C Alex Barlow 17 3 3 2 1 0 1
C Kameron Woods 15 4 4 1 0 1 1
C Erik Fromm 13 4 3 0 1 0 1
D+ Chase Stigall 13 2 2 1 1 0 1
D+ J. Aldridge 8 1 1 1 0 0 1
D Elliott Kampen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Devontae Morgan 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
D Andy Smeathers 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
D Emerson Kampen 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
UD Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Kevin Dillard 32 15 2 5 1 0 4
B Devin Oliver 31 10 9 2 1 0 2
B- Vee Sanford 28 13 3 2 1 0 2
B- Josh Benson 26 11 5 1 0 1 2
C+ Dyshawn Pierre 23 7 5 1 0 0 2
C Jalen Robinson 18 6 5 1 1 0 1
C Khari Price 19 3 2 1 1 0 1
C- M. Derenbecker 12 5 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Devon Scott 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Alex Gavrilovic 8 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Mitch Asmus 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
D B. Vonderhaar 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
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