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Thompson's 18 leads Butler past Presbyterian 76-67

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Aaron Thompson scored 18 points on 8-of-10 shooting with seven assists and Butler turned back Presbyterian on Tuesday night.

Kamar Baldwin added 15 points for the Bulldogs (8-3), who shot 54.5 percent (30 of 55).

J.C. Younger led the Blue Hose (6-6) with 16 points.

Baldwin scored eight straight points for Butler, but during that stretch Presbyterian was on a 23-8 run to open a 25-11 lead. Thompson had nine points as the Bulldogs rallied to take a 41-40 lead before two late free throws gave the Blue Hose the lead at intermission. Butler shot 67 percent in the first half, including 6 of 13 from 3-point range but Presbyterian went 6 of 9 from distance and shot 65 percent.

The Blue Hose cooled off to 29 percent in the second half while Butler made 14 of 27 to improve to 6-0 at home this year. The Bulldogs have now won 49 consecutive home games against nonconference opponents.

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Key Players
D. Bell
K. Baldwin
33.8 Min. Per Game 33.8
16.5 Pts. Per Game 16.5
4.5 Ast. Per Game 4.5
5.9 Reb. Per Game 5.9
46.3 Field Goal % 41.6
35.3 Three Point % 28.6
70.6 Free Throw % 84.2
+ 2 JC Younger made floating jump shot 4.0
  Defensive rebound by JC Younger 12.0
  Kamar Baldwin missed 3-pt. jump shot 14.0
  Defensive rebound by Jordan Tucker 39.0
  Adam Flagler missed 3-pt. jump shot 41.0
+ 1 Jordan Tucker made 2nd of 2 free throws 54.0
+ 1 Jordan Tucker made 1st of 2 free throws 54.0
  Personal foul on Romeo Crouch 54.0
  Defensive rebound by Jordan Tucker 55.0
  Romeo Crouch missed 3-pt. jump shot 57.0
  Bad pass turnover on Aaron Thompson, stolen by Davon Bell 1:02
Team Stats
Points 67 76
Field Goals 24-54 (44.4%) 30-55 (54.5%)
3-Pointers 9-24 (37.5%) 7-18 (38.9%)
Free Throws 10-13 (76.9%) 9-14 (64.3%)
Total Rebounds 26 31
Offensive 6 6
Defensive 19 22
Team 1 3
Assists 14 17
Steals 6 7
Blocks 1 2
Turnovers 13 13
Fouls 15 13
Technicals 1 0
16 PTS, 1 REB, 1 AST
18 PTS, 1 REB, 7 AST
12T
away team logo Presbyterian 6-6 422567
home team logo Butler 8-3 413576
Team Stats
away team logo Presbyterian 6-6 78.6 PPG 37.8 RPG 15.6 APG
home team logo Butler 8-3 71.9 PPG 34.8 RPG 13.2 APG
Key Players
20
J. Younger G 9.5 PPG 2.6 RPG 0.7 APG 42.1 FG%
2
A. Thompson G 6.3 PPG 2.0 RPG 4.3 APG 53.2 FG%
Top Scorers
J. Younger G 16 PTS 1 REB 1 AST
A. Thompson G 18 PTS 1 REB 7 AST
44.4 FG% 54.5
37.5 3PT FG% 38.9
76.9 FT% 64.3
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
A. Flagler 13 5 0 5/12 1/6 2/2 3 26 0 1 0 2 3
F. Lewis 10 3 2 3/8 1/4 3/4 3 25 0 0 2 0 3
C. Hightower 8 4 2 2/6 1/2 3/3 2 31 0 0 2 0 4
C. Martin 7 3 0 2/5 2/5 1/2 1 24 0 0 1 0 3
D. Bell 6 4 7 2/7 1/1 1/2 1 36 4 0 8 1 3
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
A. Flagler 13 5 0 5/12 1/6 2/2 3 26 0 1 0 2 3
F. Lewis 10 3 2 3/8 1/4 3/4 3 25 0 0 2 0 3
C. Hightower 8 4 2 2/6 1/2 3/3 2 31 0 0 2 0 4
C. Martin 7 3 0 2/5 2/5 1/2 1 24 0 0 1 0 3
D. Bell 6 4 7 2/7 1/1 1/2 1 36 4 0 8 1 3
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Younger 16 1 1 7/11 2/4 0/0 1 27 0 0 0 0 1
R. Crouch 7 4 2 3/4 1/2 0/0 3 21 2 0 0 3 1
A. TeTe 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 8 0 0 0 0 1
K. Shubert 0 0 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
J. Baker - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Drake - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Kay - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Catchings - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Gibson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Becker - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 67 25 14 24/54 9/24 10/13 15 201 6 1 13 6 19
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
A. Thompson 18 1 7 8/10 1/1 1/1 2 37 3 1 6 0 1
K. Baldwin 15 4 2 6/13 2/4 1/2 1 35 3 0 0 0 4
N. Fowler 6 3 0 3/5 0/0 0/0 3 17 0 1 1 1 2
S. McDermott 5 2 0 2/4 0/1 1/2 2 28 1 0 0 0 2
P. Jorgensen 4 2 1 1/5 0/3 2/4 0 24 0 0 2 1 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
A. Thompson 18 1 7 8/10 1/1 1/1 2 37 3 1 6 0 1
K. Baldwin 15 4 2 6/13 2/4 1/2 1 35 3 0 0 0 4
N. Fowler 6 3 0 3/5 0/0 0/0 3 17 0 1 1 1 2
S. McDermott 5 2 0 2/4 0/1 1/2 2 28 1 0 0 0 2
P. Jorgensen 4 2 1 1/5 0/3 2/4 0 24 0 0 2 1 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Brunk 10 8 4 5/6 0/0 0/1 0 22 0 0 0 2 6
J. Tucker 10 7 1 2/4 2/3 4/4 3 12 0 0 3 2 5
H. Baddley 8 1 2 3/8 2/6 0/0 2 26 0 0 1 0 1
B. Nze - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. David - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Donovan - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Gillens-Butler - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Golden - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Hastings - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 76 28 17 30/55 7/18 9/14 13 201 7 2 13 6 22