Butler vs. La Salle: Recap and Stats

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Butler vs. La Salle: Recap and Stats
Butler 53
(16-3, 7-3 away)
La Salle 54
(13-5, 9-1 home)
Venue: Tom Gola Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Butler 28 25 53
La Salle 23 31 54
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Butler R Clarke 16 R Jones 5 R Jones 3
La Salle R Galloway 16 J Wright 6 T Duren 3

No. 9 Butler lost in an upset to La Salle 54-53 in conference play on Wednesday, January 23rd. Andrew Smith put up a game-high 16 points plus eight rebounds in the loss. Kellen Dunham also had a solid game, scoring 15 points and adding four rebounds. For the Explorers, Tyreek Duren got a team-high 16 points and six assists (5 Reb 3 Stl). Butler (16-3, 3-1 A-10) welcomes Temple (12-5, 2-2 A-10) on Saturday, January 26th.

Butler Game Notes

  • Butler started 16-3 during the 2002 and 2001 seasons (since 1996).
  • Butler beat the spread by 1.5 points. That makes the 12th time this season the Bulldogs have beaten the spread.
  • Butler set season lows for free throws made and three-pointers.
  • The Bulldogs have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 12 games.
  • This is the 1st loss of the season where the Bulldogs opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Andrew Smith accounted for 30.1% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Andrew Smith and Kameron Woods) accounted for 44.8% of the rebounds.
  • Andrew Smith has led the team in scoring 4 times and in rebounding 4 times in 19 games this season.
  • Kellen Dunham has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Roosevelt Jones has 4 straight double-digit point games.

La Salle Game Notes

  • La Salle won, but did not cover the spread.
  • The top two scorers (Tyreek Duren and Sam Mills) accounted for 50.0% of the points.
  • Tyreek Duren has led the team in scoring 5 times in 18 games this season.
BUTLER PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAndrew Smith341682111
AKellen Dunham371543100
ARoosevelt Jones331445203
C+Kameron Woods14251012
CAlex Barlow34035102
D+Khyle Marshall24430002
-J. Aldridge6011001
-Erik Fromm6200000
FChase Stigall11000002
SALLE PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Tyreek Duren351656321
ASam Mills331154200
B-Tyrone Garland18920000
C+Steve Zack27830121
C+D.J. Peterson31013210
CRamon Galloway34632204
D+Jerrell Wright20420002

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