Scores

Final

Elon 40

(2-8, 0-4 away)

Butler 86

(6-4, 5-2 home)

    7:30 PM ET, December 19, 2005

    Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana

    1 2 T
    ELON 12 2840
    BUT 36 5086

    Top Performers

    Elon: S. Rice 13 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Butler: B. Crone 18 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Butler 86, Elon University 40

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Butler's Brandon Crone scored nine of his game-high 18 points during a 21-0 first-half run the propelled the Bulldogs to a 86-40 win over Elon on Monday night.

    That run over more than eight minutes gave Butler (6-4) a 29-3 lead as the Phoenix shot just 14 percent for the first half and trailed 36-12 at half time.

    Crone was 7-of-9 shooting, leading four Butler players in double figures. Bruce Horan scored 15 on 5-of-9 3-point shooting, along with 11 points from Brandon Polk and 10 by A.J. Graves.

    Scottie Rice led Elon (2-8) with 13 points as the Phoenix were never closer than 25 points in the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ELON
    BUT
    Points 40 86
    FG Made-Attempted 14-45 (.311) 28-49 (.571)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-16 (.188) 15-29 (.517)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-17 (.529) 15-20 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 47

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