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

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Butler vs. Saint Louis: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Butler 56
(26-8, 11-6 away)
(16) Saint Louis 67
(26-6, 20-2 home)
Venue: Barclays Center
1:30PM ET / 10:30AM PT, March 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Butler 25 31 56
Saint Louis 27 40 67
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Butler R Clarke 16 R Jones 8 C Stigall 2
Saint Louis D Evans 24 D Evans 11 K Mitchell 5

Saint Louis squared off with Butler on Saturday, Mar. 16 and beat the Bulldogs 67-56 in the semifinals of the A-10 Tournament. With the win, the Billikens remain undefeated against Butler this season at 3-0. Dwayne Evans earned a double-double for the Billikens including a game-high 24 points and 11 rebounds. Kwamain Mitchell also had a strong game, scoring nine points and adding five assists. For the Bulldogs, Rotnei Clarke finished with a team-high 16 points and five rebounds. Butler (26-8) finished the regular season fourth in the A-10 with an 11-5 conference record. To get to the semifinals, Butler got the best of Dayton (73-67) and La Salle (69-58).

Saint Louis Game Notes

  • The win over Butler extended the Saint Louis winning streak to three games.
  • SLU beat the spread by seven points. That makes the 19th time this season the Billikens have beaten the spread.
  • The Billikens have won 90 percent of the time this season (9-1) after recording 20 or more free throws made.
  • Saint Louis has won 85 percent of the time this season (11-2) when its three-point percentage has been 38.9 percent or better.
  • SLU has won every game this season (14-0) when opponents record 56 or fewer total points.
  • SLU has won every game this season (11-0) after holding an opponent to under 38.9 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Saint Louis has won 75 percent of the time (9-3) when Cody Ellis has 13 points or more, 83 percent of the time (5-1) when Kwamain Mitchell plays 33 minutes or more, and 100 percent of the time (9-0) when Dwayne Evans has seven field goals made or more.
  • The Billikens set a season high for steals (14).
  • SLU set a season low for blocks (zero).
  • Dwayne Evans accounted for 35.8 percent of the team's points.
  • Dwayne Evans accounted for 36.6 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Dwayne Evans has led the team in scoring 11 times and in rebounding 23 times in 32 games this season.
  • This marks the ninth 20-point game of Dwayne Evans's career.
  • Dwayne Evans has 15 straight double-digit point games.
  • Dwayne Evans recorded a double-double. It was his sixth this season and 18th of his career.

Butler Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Rotnei Clarke and Roosevelt Jones) accounted for 42.8 percent of the points.
  • Rotnei Clarke has led the team in scoring 23 times in 34 games this season.
  • Roosevelt Jones has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 34 games this season.
  • Rotnei Clarke has five straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Roosevelt Jones.
BUTLER PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BRotnei Clarke331651013
BRoosevelt Jones30881212
BKameron Woods22751202
BKhyle Marshall20760113
C+Chase Stigall8212000
CAndrew Smith24822002
-Erik Fromm10030000
D+Kellen Dunham31341004
DAlex Barlow11020102
-J. Aldridge8011002
SLU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Dwayne Evans3324110303
AK. Mitchell33925501
B+Cody Ellis261351201
B-Mike McCall Jr28921201
CCory Remekun14120200
CJake Barnett9310000
C-Rob Loe26332002
-Grandy Glaze9210000
DJordair Jett19210003

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