Saint Louis vs. Butler: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Saint Louis vs. Butler: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Saint Louis 65
(21-5, 5-3 away)
(15) Butler 61
(22-6, 13-2 home)
Venue: Hinkle Fieldhouse
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 22, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Saint Louis 29 36 65
Butler 34 27 61
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Saint Louis M McCall Jr 18 R Loe 6 J Jett 3
Butler K Dunham 14 A Smith 9 A Smith 3

On Friday, Feb. 22, Saint Louis took on No. 15 Butler and got a road victory against the Bulldogs 65-61 in A-10 play. With the win, the Billikens are now 4-1 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. Dwayne Evans had a big game for the Billikens and put up 17 points and four rebounds. Mike McCall Jr had a season-high 18 points and added three rebounds. For the Bulldogs, Roosevelt Jones finished with 13 points and six rebounds (4 Blk 3 Ast). Saint Louis (21-5, 10-2 A-10) welcomes St. Joseph's (PA) (14-10, 5-6 A-10) on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

Saint Louis Game Notes

  • The last time SLU started the season 21-5 was 2011.
  • The win over Butler extended the Saint Louis winning streak to nine games.
  • SLU beat the spread by 6.5 points. That makes the 14th time this season the Billikens have beaten the spread.
  • The Billikens have won three close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Saint Louis is 28-24 in close games.
  • Prior to this game, SLU played 16 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 5-11.
  • The Billikens have won 82 percent of the time this season (9-2) after recording 24 or more field goals made.
  • SLU has won every game this season (16-0) when opponents record 61 or fewer total points.
  • This season Saint Louis has won 100 percent of the time (6-0) when Dwayne Evans has 17 points or more and 100 percent of the time (6-0) when Mike McCall Jr has five field goals made or more.
  • SLU set season lows for three-pointers (three) and turnovers (four).
  • This is the second win of the season where the Billikens came back after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Mike McCall Jr and Dwayne Evans) accounted for 53.8 percent of the points.
  • Mike McCall Jr has led the team in scoring in five out of 26 games this season.
  • Dwayne Evans has nine straight double-digit point games.

Butler Game Notes

  • The Bulldogs have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Butler is 42-24 in close games.
  • Roosevelt Jones recorded a team season high in blocks with four.
  • The top two scorers (Kellen Dunham and Roosevelt Jones) accounted for 44.2 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Andrew Smith and Rotnei Clarke) accounted for 41.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Kellen Dunham has led the team in scoring five times in 28 games this season.
  • Andrew Smith has led the team in rebounding eight times in 28 games this season.
  • Rotnei Clarke has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • Rotnei Clarke set career highs with seven rebounds and seven defensive rebounds.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Roosevelt Jones.
  • Roosevelt Jones set a career high with four blocks.
SLU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADwayne Evans321741220
AMike McCall Jr351831100
BRob Loe32761111
B-K. Mitchell261240000
C+Grandy Glaze19233000
C+Jordair Jett24733002
CJake Barnett8211101
DCody Ellis17020000
-Cory Remekun7010000
BUTLER PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARoosevelt Jones331363141
AKellen Dunham241452100
AAndrew Smith35993113
B-Rotnei Clarke361372006
CKhyle Marshall19530001
C-Chase Stigall6500001
C-Kameron Woods21241002
DAlex Barlow19020000
-Erik Fromm7000010

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