Scores

Final

Ball State 53

(2-4, 0-2 away)

Butler 67

(5-2, 3-0 home)

2:00 PM ET, December 1, 2012

Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana

1 2 T
BALL 33 2053
BUT 33 3467

Top Performers

Ball State: M. Majok 9 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Blk

Butler: A. Smith 12 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

Butler 67, Ball St. 53

Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Rotnei Clarke scored 15 points and Butler defeated Ball State 67-53 on Saturday.

Andrew Smith added 12 points and Khyle Marshall scored 10 points and had six rebounds for the Bulldogs (5-2). The game was tied at 33 at halftime, but Butler used a 10-0 run early in the second half to take control.

Clarke made just 5 of 18 shots, but had five assists for the Bulldogs. Butler shot 41 percent from the field and Ball State made 44 percent of its shots.

Jesse Berry was the only Ball State in double figures with 12 points. Majok Majok had a game-high 10 rebounds for the Cardinals, who have dropped four in a row.

Butler next faces IUPUI and Northwestern before playing No. 1 Indiana in two weeks.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BALL
BUT
Points 53 67
FG Made-Attempted 20-45 (.444) 28-69 (.406)
3P Made-Attempted 2-11 (.182) 4-23 (.174)
FT Made-Attempted 11-19 (.579) 7-11 (.636)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 19

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