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

No. 15 Butler faced off with Saint Louis on Friday, Feb. 22 and got beat at home by the Billikens 65-61 in conference play. The Bulldogs are now 0-2 against Saint Louis this season. The Bulldogs got 13 points and six rebounds (4 Blk 3 Ast) from Roosevelt Jones. Kellen Dunham had a team-high 14 points and added five rebounds. For the Billikens, Dwayne Evans got 17 points and four rebounds. Butler (22-6, 9-4 A-10) goes to 24th-ranked Virginia Commonwealth (20-6, 8-3 A-10) on Saturday, Mar. 2.

Butler Game Notes

  • The Bulldogs have been unlucky three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Butler is 42-24 in close games.
  • The Bulldogs have recorded more three-pointers than their opponents for the past seven games.
  • This is the second loss of the season where the Bulldogs opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 15th game at home this season--Butler has a 12.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • 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 in five out of 28 games this season.
  • Andrew Smith has led the team in rebounding in eight out of 28 games this season.
  • Rotnei Clarke has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • Rotnei Clarke had career highs with seven rebounds and seven defensive rebounds.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Roosevelt Jones.
  • Roosevelt Jones had a career high with four blocks.

Saint Louis Game Notes

  • The Billikens won this one, but have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Saint Louis is 28-24 in close games.
  • 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 five times in 26 games this season.
  • Dwayne Evans has nine straight double-digit point games.
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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