Elon vs Butler

Butler 74, Elon 59

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Rotnei Clarke scored 21 points and Butler won its season debut on Saturday, beating Elon 74-59.

The Bulldogs scored the game's first seven points and never trailed. Clarke, a transfer from Arkansas playing his first game for Butler, scored 12 of his points in the first half as the Bulldogs built a 43-26 lead.

Khyle Marshall added 14 points and Roosevelt Jones contributed nine rebounds and six assists for the winners.

Ryley Beaumont and Austin Hamilton each scored 13 points to lead Elon. Butler outrebounded the Phoenix 39-20 with the Bulldogs grabbing 12 offensive boards.

The game was part of the Maui Invitational opening round played at campus sites.

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Elon Phoenix
R. Beaumont, F345-113-342213
L. Troutman, F223-71-21127
T. Samson, G332-72-23238
S. Koch, G323-70-04229
J. Isenbarger, G282-90-12204
A. Hamilton254-83-531013
R. Winters111-11-21213
E. Edomwonyi90-20-01010
T. Sabato61-10-00012
Totals 21-5310-1520121259
 39.6%66.7% 
Butler Bulldogs
R. Jones, F293-70-09616
K. Marshall, F257-110-250314
A. Smith, C90-10-01150
R. Clarke, G228-160-011221
C. Stigall, G141-41-21004
K. Dunham295-105-503018
K. Woods284-60-04238
A. Barlow171-10-07322
E. Fromm150-11-26021
J. Aldridge80-00-00010
E. Kampen10-10-00000
E. Kampen10-00-00000
D. Morgan10-00-00000
A. Smeathers10-00-00000
Totals 29-587-1139161974
 50%63.6% 
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UNC-Wilm.13-324-539
Charleston12-421-868
Towson11-519-1089
Elon9-717-12136
Will. & Mary9-715-12122
Northeastern7-914-14138
J. Madison6-108-21262
Hofstra5-1113-16196
Delaware5-1112-17241
Drexel3-139-20257

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Villanova13-226-22
Butler10-521-612
Creighton9-522-522
Xavier8-618-914
Marquette7-716-1081
Seton Hall6-816-1040
Providence6-816-1161
St. Johns6-812-15119
Georgetown5-914-1363
DePaul1-138-19237
 
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