Butler vs Loyola-Chicago

Butler 63, Loyola of Chicago 57

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CHICAGO (AP) - Andrew Smith's double-double helped Butler hand Loyola of Chicago its seventh straight loss in a 63-57 decision Saturday.

Smith had 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Bulldogs (12-9, 6-3 Horizon), who won their third in a row. Ronald Nored had game highs of 16 points and nine assists, and Khyle Marshall scored 14 points.

Walt Gibler and Joe Crisman led the Ramblers with 14 points apiece. Crisman tied his season high for the Ramblers (5-14, 0-9), who are off to their worst Horizon League start in school history and have failed to reach 70 points in their last 24 games.

Butler led 25-23 at halftime before Loyola's Jonathon Gac tied it at 28 with 17:25 left.

But the Bulldogs took the lead for good with a 7-1 run. Chrishawn Hopkins scored, Chase Stigall hit a 3-pointer and Kameron Woods tipped one in for a 35-29 edge with 11:56 left.

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Butler (12-9) «253863
Loyola-Chicago (5-14)233457

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Butler Bulldogs
R. Jones, F281-41-44243
K. Marshall, F246-92-560314
A. Smith, C335-80-1130412
R. Nored, G394-98-869116
C. Stigall, G302-70-00116
K. Woods211-72-25004
C. Hopkins193-62-21318
J. Aldridge40-10-01010
E. Fromm20-00-00010
A. Smeathers10-20-00010
Totals 22-5315-2241151763
 41.5%68.2% 
Loyola-Chicago Ramblers
B. Averkamp, F353-142-28438
W. Gibler, F324-106-950414
D. Brito, G382-83-42628
J. Crisman, G385-71-263314
J. Hicks, G323-70-04009
C. Thomas111-30-01032
J. Gac91-20-11012
C. Kadima50-10-00110
L. Dokubo00-00-00010
Totals 19-5212-1832141857
 36.5%66.7% 
Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Oakland14-425-9109
Valparaiso14-424-971
N. Kentucky12-624-1187
Green Bay12-618-14158
Wright St.11-720-12115
Ill.-Chicago7-1117-19250
Detroit6-128-23288
Youngstown St.5-1313-21252
Clev. St.5-139-22260
Milwaukee4-1411-24258

Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-131-532
Illinois St.17-128-733
So. Illinois9-917-16145
N. Iowa9-914-16162
Loyola-Chi.8-1018-14182
Missouri St.7-1117-16209
Bradley7-1113-20220
Evansville6-1216-17188
Indiana St.5-1311-20233
Drake5-137-24314
 
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Mich St 83
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Okla St 58
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Baylor 88
Indiana St 49 Final
CREI 75
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DUKE 73
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Texas 66
LSU 64 Final
Florida 76
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ND 67
MU 79 Final
PROV 72
Miss St 78 Final
VANDY 77
Ohio St 79 Final
Nebraska 45
MRST 82 Final
SIUE 65
Louisville 73 Final
PITT 62
AF 44 Final
SDSU 57
N Mexico 63 Final
UNLV 80
STMA 93 Final
SACL 77