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Nze scores 18 to carry Butler over New Orleans 79-53

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Bryce Nze had 18 points and 10 rebounds as Butler rolled past New Orleans 79-53 on Saturday night.

Jordan Tucker added 16 points and Sean McDermott chipped in 13 for Butler (2-0). Aaron Thompson had 12 points to go with 10 rebounds.

Butler had an 18-3 run to take a 23-5 lead midway of the first half. The Bulldogs were up 45-29 at the break and coasted to the win. All nine players put points on the board.

Damion Rosser had 13 points for the Privateers (1-1). Troy Green added 12 points. Bryson Robinson had 10 points.

Butler takes on Minnesota at home on Tuesday. New Orleans faces SMU on the road on Tuesday.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
+ 3 Raquan Brown made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Charles Bohannon 18.0
+ 3 Jordan Tucker made 3-pt. jump shot 29.0
  Traveling violation turnover on Amari Haynes 56.0
+ 2 Henry Baddley made jump shot 1:09
  Offensive rebound by Henry Baddley 1:12
  Khalif Battle missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:14
  Bad pass turnover on Ahren Freeman 1:40
  Personal foul on Bryce Golden 1:57
  Offensive rebound by New Orleans 1:57
  Ahren Freeman missed jump shot 1:59
  Personal foul on Khalif Battle 2:03
Team Stats
Points 53 79
Field Goals 21-49 (42.9%) 29-60 (48.3%)
3-Pointers 5-11 (45.5%) 9-19 (47.4%)
Free Throws 6-8 (75.0%) 12-20 (60.0%)
Total Rebounds 25 38
Offensive 2 14
Defensive 19 24
Team 4 0
Assists 7 18
Steals 2 6
Blocks 5 2
Turnovers 16 5
Fouls 20 14
Technicals 0 0
13 PTS, 2 REB, 1 AST
18 PTS, 10 REB
12T
away team logo New Orleans 1-1 292453
home team logo Butler 2-0 453479
Team Stats
away team logo New Orleans 1-1 83.5 PPG 38 RPG 17.5 APG
home team logo Butler 2-0 79.5 PPG 38 RPG 19.5 APG
Key Players
1
D. Rosser G 13.5 PPG 3.0 RPG 2.5 APG 63.2 FG%
10
B. Nze F 14.5 PPG 10.5 RPG 1.5 APG 55.0 FG%
Top Scorers
D. Rosser G 13 PTS 2 REB 1 AST
B. Nze F 18 PTS 10 REB 0 AST
42.9 FG% 48.3
45.5 3PT FG% 47.4
75.0 FT% 60.0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Rosser 13 2 1 6/10 1/1 0/0 3 34 2 3 1 0 2
T. Green 12 1 1 5/10 0/2 2/2 2 33 0 0 2 0 1
B. Robinson 10 3 1 3/9 2/4 2/2 2 28 0 0 1 0 3
J. Key 4 4 0 2/6 0/0 0/0 1 27 0 1 1 0 4
J. Myers 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 3 8 0 0 2 1 0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Rosser 13 2 1 6/10 1/1 0/0 3 34 2 3 1 0 2
T. Green 12 1 1 5/10 0/2 2/2 2 33 0 0 2 0 1
B. Robinson 10 3 1 3/9 2/4 2/2 2 28 0 0 1 0 3
J. Key 4 4 0 2/6 0/0 0/0 1 27 0 1 1 0 4
J. Myers 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 3 8 0 0 2 1 0
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
G. Gates 7 7 2 3/6 0/0 1/2 2 28 0 0 2 1 6
R. Carson Jr. 4 1 0 1/2 1/1 1/2 1 11 0 0 0 0 1
R. Brown 3 0 0 1/1 1/1 0/0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
L. Berzat 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0
C. Bohannon 0 2 2 0/2 0/2 0/0 1 7 0 0 1 0 2
A. Haynes 0 0 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 2 7 0 0 1 0 0
A. Freeman 0 0 0 0/2 0/0 0/0 3 12 0 1 4 0 0
B. Riek - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Robinson III - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Doughty - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 53 21 7 21/49 5/11 6/8 20 200 2 5 16 2 19
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Nze 18 10 0 6/14 1/1 5/6 2 29 2 1 0 5 5
J. Tucker 16 3 1 6/14 4/8 0/0 0 27 0 0 2 0 3
S. McDermott 13 8 1 4/6 3/4 2/2 2 32 0 0 0 2 6
A. Thompson 12 2 10 5/9 0/2 2/4 2 35 0 0 1 0 2
B. Golden 5 6 2 2/7 0/1 1/4 4 23 0 0 1 4 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Nze 18 10 0 6/14 1/1 5/6 2 29 2 1 0 5 5
J. Tucker 16 3 1 6/14 4/8 0/0 0 27 0 0 2 0 3
S. McDermott 13 8 1 4/6 3/4 2/2 2 32 0 0 0 2 6
A. Thompson 12 2 10 5/9 0/2 2/4 2 35 0 0 1 0 2
B. Golden 5 6 2 2/7 0/1 1/4 4 23 0 0 1 4 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
H. Baddley 7 5 1 3/4 1/1 0/2 0 16 1 0 0 2 3
K. Baldwin 4 1 2 2/3 0/1 0/0 0 14 2 1 1 0 1
J. Mulloy 2 2 1 0/0 0/0 2/2 2 12 0 0 0 1 1
K. Battle 2 1 0 1/3 0/1 0/0 2 12 1 0 0 0 1
D. Smits - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. David - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Donovan - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Hastings - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Parker - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 79 38 18 29/60 9/19 12/20 14 200 6 2 5 14 24