Youngstown State vs Butler

Butler 71, Youngstown St. 55


INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Andrew Smith scored 20 points and led a strong inside game that carried Butler to a 71-55 victory over Youngstown State on Sunday.

Kameron Woods added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs (10-9, 4-3 Horizon), while Jackson Aldridge also had 10 points. Butler outrebounded the Penguins 38-25, leading to a 17-4 advantage in second-chance points.

Ashen Ward led Youngstown State (9-8, 4-3) with 21 points. Kendrick Perry added 10.

The Bulldogs never trailed after going on an early 11-0 run that put them on top 13-6. Butler turned that into a 34-27 halftime advantage, then used a 9-1 run in the second half to extend the lead to 46-33 with 12:27 remaining.

Butler grabbed its biggest lead, 56-36, when Chrishawn Hopkins nailed a 3-pointer with 8:18 left in the game.


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Youngstown State Penguins
D. Eargle, F343-81-44217
D. Brooks, F282-50-07135
A. Ward, G357-122-442221
K. Perry, G344-122-443110
B. Allen, G293-70-02218
N. Perry121-40-00052
F. Larson91-10-00032
J. Chojnacki80-00-01110
S. Amiker Jr.50-00-00000
M. Podolsky40-10-00100
D. Cole20-00-00010
D. Reese00-00-00000
Totals 21-505-1225121855
Butler Bulldogs
R. Jones, F303-70-06326
K. Marshall, F142-41-12105
A. Smith, C327-136-660320
R. Nored, G331-54-79727
C. Stigall, G223-70-00017
K. Woods254-62-4100010
C. Hopkins182-70-01436
J. Aldridge163-62-201010
G. Butcher70-10-01040
A. Smeathers30-00-01000
A. Barlow00-00-00000
E. Fromm00-00-00000
E. Kampen00-00-00000
E. Kampen00-00-00000
Totals 25-5615-2038161571
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Green Bay14-224-7
Clev. St.12-421-12
Wright St.10-621-15
Youngstown St.6-1015-17
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