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

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Dayton vs. Butler: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Dayton 67
(17-14, 4-10 away)
Butler 73
(25-7, 15-2 home)
Venue: Barclays Center
2:50PM ET / 11:50AM PT, March 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Dayton 30 37 67
Butler 33 40 73
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Dayton J Benson 18 J Robinson 9 V Sanford 2
Butler R Clarke 21 K Woods 7 R Jones 6

On Thursday, Mar. 14, Butler scored 30 points from three-point territory and got a victory over Dayton 73-67 in the first round of the A-10 Tournament. With a record of 2-0, the Bulldogs stay unbeaten against Dayton this season. The Bulldogs were led by Rotnei Clarke, who put up a game-high 21 points, with 18 coming from three-point range. Andrew Smith also had a solid outing, scoring 18 points and adding six rebounds. For the Flyers, Josh Benson finished with a team-high 18 points and five rebounds. Dayton (17-14) finished the regular season 11th in the A-10 with a 7-9 conference record.

Butler Game Notes

  • The win over Dayton extended the Butler winning streak to three games.
  • Butler beat the spread by 2.5 points. That makes the 17th time this season the Bulldogs have beaten the spread.
  • The Bulldogs have won every game this season (13-0) after recording 73 or more total points.
  • Butler has won every game this season (5-0) after committing eight or fewer turnovers.
  • Butler has won every game this season (11-0) when its three-point percentage has been 41.7 percent or better.
  • Butler has won every game this season (5-0) when opponents record seven or fewer assists.
  • This season Butler has won 89 percent of the time (8-1) when Rotnei Clarke has 21 points or more, 89 percent of the time (8-1) when Roosevelt Jones plays 35 minutes or more, and 86 percent of the time (6-1) when Andrew Smith has six field goals made or more.
  • Butler has been outshot by their opponents in three-point percentage for the past four games.
  • The top two scorers (Rotnei Clarke and Andrew Smith) accounted for 53.4 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Kameron Woods and Khyle Marshall) accounted for 41.9 percent of the rebounds.
  • Rotnei Clarke has led the team in scoring in 21 out of 32 games this season.
  • Kameron Woods has led the team in rebounding in eight out of 32 games this season.
  • This marks the 26th 20-point game of Rotnei Clarke's career.
  • Rotnei Clarke has three straight double-digit point games.

Dayton Game Notes

  • Josh Benson recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 17.
  • The top two scorers (Josh Benson and Kevin Dillard) accounted for 49.2 percent of the points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (15) than the starters (14).
  • Josh Benson has led the team in scoring five times in 31 games this season.
  • Jalen Robinson has led the team in rebounding five times in 31 games this season.
  • Kevin Dillard has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Dyshawn Pierre has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Josh Benson has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Vee Sanford has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Devin Oliver.
UD PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Josh Benson281850100
BDyshawn Pierre361232100
BJalen Robinson23491101
BKevin Dillard391522205
B-Vee Sanford251132002
C+Devon Scott15310020
CDevin Oliver14250001
D+Khari Price16210100
-M. Derenbecker4000000
BUTLER PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AKhyle Marshall19962100
ARotnei Clarke352115103
AAndrew Smith311860001
B+Kameron Woods20371120
B+Kellen Dunham22951100
BErik Fromm10900000
CRoosevelt Jones35416003
CAlex Barlow20012200
-Chase Stigall8010001

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