Scores

Final

Elon 59

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Butler 74

(1-0, 1-0 home)

2:00 PM ET, November 10, 2012

Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana

1 2 T
ELON 26 3359
BUT 43 3174

Top Performers

Elon: R. Beaumont 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Butler: R. Clarke 21 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast

Butler 74, Elon 59

Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Rotnei Clarke scored 21 points and Butler won its season debut on Saturday, beating Elon 74-59.

The Bulldogs scored the game's first seven points and never trailed. Clarke, a transfer from Arkansas playing his first game for Butler, scored 12 of his points in the first half as the Bulldogs built a 43-26 lead.

Khyle Marshall added 14 points and Roosevelt Jones contributed nine rebounds and six assists for the winners.

Ryley Beaumont and Austin Hamilton each scored 13 points to lead Elon. Butler outrebounded the Phoenix 39-20 with the Bulldogs grabbing 12 offensive boards.

The game was part of the Maui Invitational opening round played at campus sites.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ELON
BUT
Points 59 74
FG Made-Attempted 21-53 (.396) 29-58 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 7-22 (.318) 9-24 (.375)
FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 7-11 (.636)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 18

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