Charlotte vs. Butler: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Charlotte vs. Butler: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Charlotte 71
(18-6, 4-4 away)
(11) Butler 67
(20-5, 12-1 home)
Venue: Hinkle Fieldhouse
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Charlotte 29 42 71
Butler 27 40 67
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Charlotte P Henry 17 D Clark 9 P Henry 3
Butler R Clarke 18 E Fromm 9 R Clarke 3

Even though they entered the game as a 12-point favorite, No. 11 Butler lost in a stunner to Charlotte 71-67 in conference play. The Bulldogs got a good effort from Roosevelt Jones, who put up 17 points and nine rebounds. Erik Fromm had a season-high 13 points and added nine rebounds. For the 49ers, Pierra Henry finished with a team-high 17 points and four rebounds (4 Stl 3 Ast). The next game will be on Saturday, Feb. 16 when Butler (20-5, 7-3 A-10) heads to Fordham (6-18, 2-7 A-10).

Butler Game Notes

  • The Bulldogs have been unlucky two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Butler is 41-23 in close games.
  • The Bulldogs have recorded more three-pointers than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--Butler has a 13.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Rotnei Clarke and Roosevelt Jones) accounted for 52.2 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Roosevelt Jones and Erik Fromm) accounted for 56.2 percent of the rebounds.
  • Rotnei Clarke has led the team in scoring in 16 out of 25 games this season.
  • Roosevelt Jones has led the team in rebounding in eight out of 25 games this season.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Roosevelt Jones.
  • Rotnei Clarke has six straight double-digit point games.

Charlotte Game Notes

  • The 49ers won this one, but have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Charlotte is 28-31 in close games.
  • The top two rebounders (Darion Clark and Chris Braswell) accounted for 44.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Pierra Henry has led the team in scoring four times in 24 games this season.
  • Darion Clark has led the team in rebounding five times in 24 games this season.
CHAR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
APierra Henry331743401
B+Willie Clayton211160002
B+Darion Clark281091013
BChris Braswell251162002
BDenzel Ingram31901100
CE. Nickerson33821203
CT. Williams16330001
-Mike Thorne6210000
-Ivan Benkovic7020000
BUTLER PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARoosevelt Jones371792111
B+Erik Fromm241390001
BRotnei Clarke351823004
C+Kellen Dunham321220101
C+Khyle Marshall21720200
-Alex Barlow10012000
DKameron Woods21030112
DChase Stigall12011001
-Andy Smeathers5010000
-J. Aldridge3001001

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