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 (0-1)263359
Butler (1-0) «433174

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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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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.15-329-627
Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova15-332-41
Butler12-625-915
Creighton10-825-1026
Seton Hall10-821-1244
Providence10-820-1356
Marquette10-819-1361
Xavier9-924-1437
St. Johns7-1114-19140
Georgetown5-1314-18107
DePaul2-169-23236
 
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