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Baldwin scores 30, Butler beats St. John's 80-71

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Kamar Baldwin scored 30 points, Jordan Tucker added 24 and Butler held off St. John's for an 80-71 win on Saturday.

The Bulldogs (12-7, 3-3 Big East) had their largest lead after a 17-2 run made it 58-36 early in the second half, but the Red Storm (15-4, 3-4) scored 12 straight in one run and six straight in another to close within 73-69 with 50 seconds remaining. Butler made 7 of 8 free throws from there to secure the victory.

Baldwin was two points of career high and grabbed eight rebounds for Butler. Tucker was 6 of 11 from 3-point range. Sean McDermott scored seven points to go with his 12 rebounds.

Shamorie Ponds and Mustapha Heron had 20 points each to lead St. John's. Marvin Clark II added 10 points.

Butler never trailed after the opening minute and led by as many as 14 in the first half.

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Key Players
S. Ponds
2 G
K. Baldwin
3 G
34.4 Min. Per Game 34.4
17.0 Pts. Per Game 17.0
4.1 Ast. Per Game 4.1
5.6 Reb. Per Game 5.6
48.8 Field Goal % 44.6
38.8 Three Point % 29.3
80.2 Free Throw % 84.8
  Defensive rebound by Kamar Baldwin 4.0
  Marvin Clark II missed jump shot 6.0
  Offensive rebound by Marvin Clark II 11.0
  Shamorie Ponds missed 3-pt. jump shot 13.0
+ 1 Kamar Baldwin made 2nd of 2 free throws 17.0
+ 1 Kamar Baldwin made 1st of 2 free throws 17.0
  Personal foul on Shamorie Ponds 17.0
  Defensive rebound by Kamar Baldwin 21.0
  Justin Simon missed layup 23.0
+ 1 Sean McDermott made 2nd of 2 free throws 27.0
+ 1 Sean McDermott made 1st of 2 free throws 28.0
Team Stats
Points 71 80
Field Goals 24-63 (38.1%) 28-61 (45.9%)
3-Pointers 7-24 (29.2%) 11-25 (44.0%)
Free Throws 16-20 (80.0%) 13-20 (65.0%)
Total Rebounds 36 40
Offensive 7 6
Defensive 26 30
Team 3 4
Assists 8 13
Steals 6 4
Blocks 5 2
Turnovers 10 13
Fouls 20 16
Technicals 1 0
20 PTS, 8 REB, 1 AST
30 PTS, 8 REB
12T
away team logo St. John's 15-4 274471
home team logo Butler 12-7 394180
Team Stats
away team logo St. John's 15-4 77.1 PPG 35.2 RPG 13.9 APG
home team logo Butler 12-7 71.9 PPG 34.8 RPG 13.2 APG
Key Players
2
S. Ponds G 19.7 PPG 4.1 RPG 5.1 APG 45.3 FG%
3
K. Baldwin G 17.0 PPG 4.9 RPG 3.1 APG 44.7 FG%
Top Scorers
S. Ponds G 20 PTS 2 REB 2 AST
K. Baldwin G 30 PTS 8 REB 0 AST
38.1 FG% 45.9
29.2 3PT FG% 44.0
80.0 FT% 65.0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Heron 20 8 1 6/13 2/6 6/8 3 35 0 1 4 2 6
S. Ponds 20 2 2 8/19 2/9 2/3 3 36 3 0 2 0 2
M. Clark II 10 8 0 3/9 3/6 1/2 3 34 0 1 0 1 7
L. Figueroa 9 5 0 3/10 0/2 3/3 5 29 1 0 2 1 4
J. Simon 8 3 5 2/7 0/0 4/4 1 34 0 1 2 2 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Heron 20 8 1 6/13 2/6 6/8 3 35 0 1 4 2 6
S. Ponds 20 2 2 8/19 2/9 2/3 3 36 3 0 2 0 2
M. Clark II 10 8 0 3/9 3/6 1/2 3 34 0 1 0 1 7
L. Figueroa 9 5 0 3/10 0/2 3/3 5 29 1 0 2 1 4
J. Simon 8 3 5 2/7 0/0 4/4 1 34 0 1 2 2 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
S. Keita 4 6 0 2/4 0/0 0/0 4 15 1 2 0 1 5
B. Trimble Jr. 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 10 0 0 0 0 1
G. Williams Jr. 0 0 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 0 7 1 0 0 0 0
J. Camus - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Wright - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Cole - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Lawrence - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Caraher - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Roberts - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Earlington - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 71 33 8 24/63 7/24 16/20 20 200 6 5 10 7 26
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
K. Baldwin 30 8 0 10/18 2/6 8/10 0 39 1 0 3 1 7
S. McDermott 7 12 2 2/3 1/2 2/2 4 36 0 2 1 2 10
J. Brunk 6 5 1 3/4 0/0 0/0 1 18 0 0 2 2 3
H. Baddley 0 0 1 0/4 0/1 0/0 0 14 0 0 2 0 0
A. Thompson 0 1 3 0/4 0/1 0/0 4 16 1 0 2 0 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
K. Baldwin 30 8 0 10/18 2/6 8/10 0 39 1 0 3 1 7
S. McDermott 7 12 2 2/3 1/2 2/2 4 36 0 2 1 2 10
J. Brunk 6 5 1 3/4 0/0 0/0 1 18 0 0 2 2 3
H. Baddley 0 0 1 0/4 0/1 0/0 0 14 0 0 2 0 0
A. Thompson 0 1 3 0/4 0/1 0/0 4 16 1 0 2 0 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Tucker 24 6 2 8/17 6/11 2/4 1 32 0 0 1 0 6
P. Jorgensen 9 2 3 3/8 2/4 1/2 1 21 1 0 1 0 2
N. Fowler 4 2 1 2/3 0/0 0/2 4 19 1 0 1 1 1
C. David 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0
B. Nze - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Donovan - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Gillens-Butler - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Golden - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Hastings - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 80 36 13 28/61 11/25 13/20 16 200 4 2 13 6 30