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

On Saturday, Mar. 16, Butler took on Saint Louis and fell to the Billikens 67-56 in the semifinals of the A-10 Tournament. The Bulldogs fall to 3-1 versus AP-ranked teams this season with the loss. Rotnei Clarke got a team-high 16 points and five rebounds in a losing effort. Roosevelt Jones scored eight points and added eight rebounds. Dwayne Evans recorded a double-double for the Billikens on a game-high 24 points and 11 rebounds. Butler (26-8) finished the regular season fourth in the A-10 with an 11-5 record in conference play. To get to the semifinals, Butler beat Dayton (73-67) and La Salle (69-58).

Butler Game Notes

  • Prior to this game, Butler played 23 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 11-12.
  • Butler has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-4) after recording 56 or fewer total points.
  • Butler has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after committing 20 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 14 or more steals this season, Butler has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • Butler has been outshot by their opponents in three-point percentage for the past six games.
  • 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 in 23 out of 34 games this season.
  • Roosevelt Jones has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 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.

Saint Louis Game Notes

  • 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 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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