Butler vs Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Milwaukee 53, Butler 42


MILWAUKEE (AP) - James Haarsma scored 12 points, Ryan Allen scored 11 and Kaylon Williams had 11 assists Thursday night as Milwaukee beat Butler 53-42.

The Panthers (14-8, 7-3 Horizon) held Butler to five field goals in the second half and moved to 10-1 at home. The final score matched Milwaukee's biggest lead of the game.

Andrew Smith led the Bulldogs (12-10, 6-4) with 11 points and Ronald Nored had nine points and nine rebounds. Butler held a 21-13 lead with 6 minutes left in the first half, but the Panthers closed the gap to 25-24 by the break.

Milwaukee began the second half on a 13-1 run and limited Butler to 28 percent shooting in the game. The Bulldogs made only one of their 16 3-point tries.

Butler's 10 losses equal the total from last season's national runner-up team, which went 28-10.

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Butler Bulldogs
K. Marshall, F244-81-23049
R. Jones, F231-50-06042
A. Smith, C295-131-454111
R. Nored, G343-123-49239
C. Stigall, G280-70-01120
K. Woods201-30-06022
E. Kampen141-22-20005
C. Hopkins121-42-21014
G. Butcher80-10-13020
J. Aldridge70-20-00010
E. Fromm10-10-01000
Totals 16-589-154272042
Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers
T. Meier, F312-51-38037
J. Haarsma, F236-90-210212
K. Williams, G392-91-271135
R. Allen, G364-82-573311
P. Gulley, G353-111-44209
K. Kelm233-81-29017
M. Roelke90-20-01010
R. Haggerty21-10-00002
C. Wolf20-10-00010
Q. Gustavson00-10-00000
Totals 21-556-1844161453
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