Loyola-Chicago vs Butler

Butler 63, Loyola of Chicago 57


INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Chrishawn Hopkins scored 13 points and Andrew Smith and Khyle Marshall 12 apiece to lead Butler to a 63-57 victory against Loyola Chicago on Tuesday night.

Erik Fromm had 10 points for the Bulldogs (16-12, 10-6 Horizon League), who in the second half held a steady two-possession lead that was protected at the free-throw line in the final two minutes.

Ben Averkamp scored 23 points for the Ramblers (6-19, 1-14).

Butler, which shot 52.5 percent (21 of 40) from the floor, won a 10th conference game for the seventh straight season, a Horizon League record.

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Loyola-Chicago Ramblers
B. Averkamp, F379-163-564323
W. Gibler, F284-60-01148
J. Hicks, G342-72-24128
J. Crisman, G283-80-03046
L. Dokubo, G80-02-31012
D. Brito312-72-42316
C. Kadima191-50-00112
C. Thomas120-02-24032
J. Benkoske30-00-00020
Totals 21-4911-1623102157
Butler Bulldogs
R. Jones, F342-50-23114
E. Fromm, F174-60-020410
A. Smith, C294-73-440412
R. Nored, G340-46-85936
C. Hopkins, G314-83-463113
K. Marshall225-62-230212
K. Woods132-21-21015
C. Stigall110-00-01000
J. Aldridge90-21-20101
Totals 21-4016-2427141663
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.16-226-947
Illinois St.12-618-14114
So. Illinois11-722-10138
N. Iowa11-723-1370
Indiana St.8-1015-17171
Missouri St.8-1013-19235

Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wright St.13-522-13146
Green Bay11-723-13112
Youngstown St.6-1211-21276
N. Kentucky5-139-21296
Clev. St.4-149-23278
Other games
Florida 61 Final
Alabama 52
Virginia 48 Final
UNLV 97 Final
TCU 102
Ohio St 78 Final
Minn 68