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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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Time Team Play Score
20:00   Jumpball received by New Orleans  
19:43   Bad pass turnover on Bryson Robinson, stolen by Bryce Nze  
19:33 +2 Sean McDermott made dunk, assist by Aaron Thompson 0-2
19:16   Bryson Robinson missed jump shot  
19:14   Defensive rebound by Bryce Nze  
19:07 +3 Sean McDermott made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Jordan Tucker 0-5
18:40 +2 Bryson Robinson made layup 2-5
18:26 +3 Jordan Tucker made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Aaron Thompson 2-8
18:11   Offensive foul on Jahmel Myers  
18:11   Turnover on Jahmel Myers  
17:58   Bryce Golden missed layup  
17:56   Offensive rebound by Bryce Golden  
17:52   Bryce Golden missed layup  
17:50   Defensive rebound by Gerrale Gates  
17:42   Bryson Robinson missed jump shot  
17:40   Defensive rebound by Bryce Nze  
17:24 +2 Bryce Nze made jump shot 2-10
16:58   Troy Green missed jump shot  
16:56   Defensive rebound by Sean McDermott  
16:37 +3 Bryce Nze made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Aaron Thompson 2-13
16:16 +2 Jaylen Key made jump shot 4-13
15:52   Bryce Golden missed layup  
15:50   Defensive rebound by Jaylen Key  
15:46   Bryson Robinson missed layup  
15:44   Defensive rebound by Aaron Thompson  
15:39 +3 Jordan Tucker made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Aaron Thompson 4-16
15:09   Damion Rosser missed jump shot  
15:07   Defensive rebound by Bryce Golden  
14:52   Jordan Tucker missed 3-pt. jump shot  
14:50   Defensive rebound by Gerrale Gates  
14:36   Personal foul on Bryce Nze  
14:25   Damion Rosser missed jump shot  
14:23   Defensive rebound by Sean McDermott  
14:07 +2 Aaron Thompson made layup, assist by Bryce Golden 4-18
14:01   Traveling violation turnover on Lamont Berzat  
13:43   Offensive foul on Bryce Golden  
13:43   Turnover on Bryce Golden  
13:28   Shooting foul on Sean McDermott  
13:28 +1 Rodney Carson Jr. made 1st of 2 free throws 5-18
13:28   Rodney Carson Jr. missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
13:28   Defensive rebound by Jordan Tucker  
13:03   Jordan Tucker missed layup  
13:01   Offensive rebound by Bryce Golden  
13:03   Shooting foul on Ahren Freeman  
13:03   Bryce Golden missed 1st of 2 free throws  
13:03 +1 Bryce Golden made 2nd of 2 free throws 5-19
12:45   Offensive foul on Ahren Freeman  
12:45   Turnover on Ahren Freeman  
12:23 +2 Kamar Baldwin made jump shot 5-21
12:05   Gerrale Gates missed jump shot  
12:03   Defensive rebound by Kamar Baldwin  
11:58 +2 Bryce Nze made layup, assist by Kamar Baldwin 5-23
11:39 +2 Damion Rosser made dunk, assist by Gerrale Gates 7-23
11:13   Bad pass turnover on Jordan Tucker, stolen by Damion Rosser  
11:09 +2 Damion Rosser made layup 9-23
10:53 +2 Aaron Thompson made layup 9-25
10:32   Gerrale Gates missed jump shot  
10:30   Defensive rebound by Henry Baddley  
10:16   Jordan Tucker missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:14   Defensive rebound by Bryson Robinson  
10:08   Personal foul on Aaron Thompson  
9:54 +2 Troy Green made layup 11-25
9:32   Backcourt turnover on Jordan Tucker  
9:21 +2 Damion Rosser made layup, assist by Bryson Robinson 13-25
9:00   Bryce Nze missed layup, blocked by Damion Rosser  
8:58   Offensive rebound by Bryce Nze  
8:52   Bryce Nze missed layup  
8:54   Defensive rebound by Jaylen Key  
8:46 +3 Bryson Robinson made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Troy Green 16-25
8:20   Shooting foul on Amari Haynes  
8:20 +1 Bryce Nze made 1st of 2 free throws 16-26
8:20 +1 Bryce Nze made 2nd of 2 free throws 16-27
7:59   Bryson Robinson missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:57   Defensive rebound by Sean McDermott  
7:28   Offensive foul on Bryce Golden  
7:28   Turnover on Bryce Golden  
7:06   Jaylen Key missed jump shot  
7:04   Offensive rebound by Gerrale Gates  
6:58 +2 Gerrale Gates made layup 18-27
6:35 +2 Aaron Thompson made jump shot 18-29
6:19   Lost ball turnover on Troy Green, stolen by Kamar Baldwin  
5:50   Aaron Thompson missed layup  
5:48   Defensive rebound by Gerrale Gates  
5:42   Bad pass turnover on Damion Rosser  
5:32   Sean McDermott missed 3-pt. jump shot  
5:30   Defensive rebound by Bryson Robinson  
5:26   Bryson Robinson missed layup, blocked by Kamar Baldwin  
5:24   Offensive rebound by New Orleans  
5:12   Offensive foul on Jaylen Key  
5:12   Turnover on Jaylen Key  
4:58 +2 Aaron Thompson made layup 18-31
4:42   Shooting foul on John-Michael Mulloy  
4:42 +1 Gerrale Gates made 1st of 2 free throws 19-31
4:42   Gerrale Gates missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
4:42   Defensive rebound by Henry Baddley  
4:30 +2 Aaron Thompson made layup, assist by Kamar Baldwin 19-33
4:29   Shooting foul on Gerrale Gates  
4:29 +1 Aaron Thompson made free throw 19-34
4:19   Shooting foul on Bryce Nze  
4:19 +1 Bryson Robinson made 1st of 2 free throws 20-34
4:19 +1 Bryson Robinson made 2nd of 2 free throws 21-34
3:52   Jordan Tucker missed jump shot  
3:50   Offensive rebound by John-Michael Mulloy  
3:48   Personal foul on Damion Rosser  
3:48 +1 John-Michael Mulloy made 1st of 2 free throws 21-35
3:48 +1 John-Michael Mulloy made 2nd of 2 free throws 21-36
3:35   Shooting foul on Aaron Thompson  
3:35 +1 Troy Green made 1st of 2 free throws 22-36
3:35 +1 Troy Green made 2nd of 2 free throws 23-36
3:15 +2 Jordan Tucker made layup, assist by John-Michael Mulloy 23-38
3:06   Offensive foul on Jahmel Myers  
3:06   Turnover on Jahmel Myers  
2:57   Personal foul on Bryson Robinson  
2:57 +1 Aaron Thompson made 1st of 2 free throws 23-39
2:57   Aaron Thompson missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
2:57   Defensive rebound by Damion Rosser  
2:37 +2 Troy Green made jump shot 25-39
2:14 +3 Henry Baddley made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Aaron Thompson 25-42
1:45 +2 Jaylen Key made jump shot 27-42
1:26 +3 Sean McDermott made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Henry Baddley 27-45
1:07 +2 Damion Rosser made jump shot 29-45
45.0   Jordan Tucker missed layup  
43.0   Defensive rebound by Jaylen Key  
39.0   Bryson Robinson missed 3-pt. jump shot  
37.0   Defensive rebound by John-Michael Mulloy  
10.0   Jordan Tucker missed 3-pt. jump shot  
8.0   Offensive rebound by Henry Baddley  
5.0   Henry Baddley missed jump shot  
3.0   Defensive rebound by Damion Rosser  
0.0   End of period  

Time Team Play Score
19:36 +2 Bryce Golden made layup, assist by Aaron Thompson 29-47
19:16   Personal foul on Sean McDermott  
19:08   Damion Rosser missed jump shot  
19:06   Defensive rebound by Bryce Golden  
18:56   Bryce Golden missed layup  
18:54   Defensive rebound by Bryson Robinson  
18:46   Jaylen Key missed jump shot  
18:44   Defensive rebound by Jordan Tucker  
18:32   Aaron Thompson missed 3-pt. jump shot  
18:30   Offensive rebound by Sean McDermott  
18:24 +2 Bryce Golden made layup, assist by Sean McDermott 29-49
18:03 +2 Damion Rosser made layup 31-49
17:46   Bryce Golden missed 3-pt. jump shot  
17:44   Offensive rebound by Bryce Nze  
17:34   Shooting foul on Troy Green  
17:34 +1 Sean McDermott made 1st of 2 free throws 31-50
17:34 +1 Sean McDermott made 2nd of 2 free throws 31-51
17:16   Jaylen Key missed jump shot  
17:14   Defensive rebound by Sean McDermott  
16:57   Sean McDermott missed jump shot  
16:53   Offensive rebound by Bryce Golden  
16:54   Personal foul on Bryson Robinson  
16:50 +3 Jordan Tucker made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Aaron Thompson 31-54
16:34   Troy Green missed jump shot  
16:32   Defensive rebound by Bryce Nze  
16:18 +2 Jordan Tucker made dunk, assist by Aaron Thompson 31-56
15:53   Offensive foul on Gerrale Gates  
15:53   Turnover on Gerrale Gates  
15:34 +2 Kamar Baldwin made jump shot 31-58
15:12 +2 Troy Green made layup 33-58
14:56   Aaron Thompson missed layup  
14:54   Offensive rebound by Bryce Nze  
14:52   Bryce Nze missed layup, blocked by Ahren Freeman  
14:50   Defensive rebound by Gerrale Gates  
14:44 +3 Rodney Carson Jr. made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Gerrale Gates 36-58
14:15   Lost ball turnover on Kamar Baldwin  
13:54   Lost ball turnover on Ahren Freeman, stolen by Kamar Baldwin  
13:51   Personal foul on Ahren Freeman  
13:36   Bryce Nze missed layup  
13:34   Defensive rebound by Gerrale Gates  
13:25 +3 Bryson Robinson made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Damion Rosser 39-58
13:02   Bad pass turnover on Aaron Thompson, stolen by Damion Rosser  
12:43   Damion Rosser missed jump shot  
12:41   Defensive rebound by Sean McDermott  
12:32   Jordan Tucker missed 3-pt. jump shot  
12:30   Defensive rebound by Rodney Carson Jr.  
12:23   Gerrale Gates missed jump shot  
12:21   Defensive rebound by Jordan Tucker  
11:58   Kamar Baldwin missed 3-pt. jump shot  
11:56   Defensive rebound by New Orleans  
11:28   Charles Bohannon missed 3-pt. jump shot  
11:26   Offensive rebound by New Orleans  
11:22   Rodney Carson Jr. missed layup, blocked by Bryce Nze  
11:20   Defensive rebound by Henry Baddley  
11:08   Shooting foul on Jahmel Myers  
11:08   Henry Baddley missed 1st of 2 free throws  
11:08   Henry Baddley missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
11:08   Offensive rebound by Bryce Golden  
11:06   Personal foul on Rodney Carson Jr.  
10:48   Bryce Nze missed jump shot  
10:46   Offensive rebound by Sean McDermott  
10:40   Bryce Nze missed layup, blocked by Jaylen Key  
10:38   Offensive rebound by Bryce Nze  
10:35 +2 Bryce Nze made layup 39-60
10:25   Troy Green missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:23   Offensive rebound by Jahmel Myers  
10:15   Lost ball turnover on Troy Green  
10:04   Bryce Nze missed layup  
10:01   Offensive rebound by Bryce Nze  
10:01   Personal foul on Charles Bohannon  
10:01 +1 Bryce Nze made 1st of 2 free throws 39-61
10:01 +1 Bryce Nze made 2nd of 2 free throws 39-62
9:51 +2 Troy Green made jump shot 41-62
9:29   Khalif Battle missed jump shot  
9:27   Defensive rebound by Troy Green  
9:08   Charles Bohannon missed 3-pt. jump shot  
9:06   Defensive rebound by Bryce Nze  
8:56   Bryce Nze missed dunk, blocked by Damion Rosser  
8:54   Defensive rebound by Charles Bohannon  
8:47 +3 Damion Rosser made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Charles Bohannon 44-62
8:21   Personal foul on Damion Rosser  
8:21   Bryce Nze missed free throw  
8:21   Defensive rebound by Charles Bohannon  
8:12   Lost ball turnover on Charles Bohannon, stolen by Henry Baddley  
8:07 +2 Henry Baddley made layup 44-64
7:58   Troy Green missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:56   Defensive rebound by Bryce Nze  
7:27   Shot clock violation turnover on Butler  
7:19   Personal foul on John-Michael Mulloy  
7:05   Troy Green missed jump shot  
7:03   Offensive rebound by New Orleans  
7:02   Personal foul on Khalif Battle  
6:58 +2 Troy Green made jump shot 46-64
6:21   Personal foul on Troy Green  
6:21   Aaron Thompson missed free throw  
6:21   Defensive rebound by Gerrale Gates  
6:08 +2 Gerrale Gates made jump shot 48-64
5:45 +2 Bryce Nze made dunk, assist by Aaron Thompson 48-66
5:45   Shooting foul on Amari Haynes  
5:45 +1 Bryce Nze made free throw 48-67
5:34   Amari Haynes missed jump shot  
5:32   Defensive rebound by Sean McDermott  
5:14   Shooting foul on Damion Rosser  
5:14   Bryce Golden missed 1st of 2 free throws  
5:14   Bryce Golden missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
5:14   Defensive rebound by Jaylen Key  
5:01   Lost ball turnover on Ahren Freeman, stolen by Bryce Nze  
4:37 +3 Sean McDermott made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Bryce Golden 48-70
4:12 +2 Gerrale Gates made jump shot 50-70
3:47   Jordan Tucker missed layup, blocked by Damion Rosser  
3:45   Defensive rebound by New Orleans  
3:28   Ahren Freeman missed jump shot  
3:26   Defensive rebound by Khalif Battle  
3:22 +2 Bryce Nze made layup, assist by Aaron Thompson 50-72
2:55   Lost ball turnover on Gerrale Gates, stolen by Khalif Battle  
2:51 +2 Khalif Battle made layup 50-74
2:33   Jaylen Key missed jump shot  
2:31   Defensive rebound by Aaron Thompson  
2:17   Aaron Thompson missed 3-pt. jump shot  
2:15   Defensive rebound by New Orleans  
2:14   Personal foul on Bryce Golden  
2:03   Personal foul on Khalif Battle  
1:59   Ahren Freeman missed jump shot  
1:57   Offensive rebound by New Orleans  
1:57   Personal foul on Bryce Golden  
1:40   Bad pass turnover on Ahren Freeman  
1:14   Khalif Battle missed 3-pt. jump shot  
1:12   Offensive rebound by Henry Baddley  
1:09 +2 Henry Baddley made jump shot 50-76
56.0   Traveling violation turnover on Amari Haynes  
29.0 +3 Jordan Tucker made 3-pt. jump shot 50-79
18.0 +3 Raquan Brown made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Charles Bohannon 53-79
0.0   End of period  
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