Scores

Final

Butler 84

(16-4, 9-0 Horizon)

UIC 55

(5-14, 1-8 Horizon)

    2:00 PM ET, January 23, 2010

    UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois

    1 2 T
    BUT 37 4784
    UIC 26 2955

    Top Performers

    Butler: G. Hayward 25 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    UIC: J. Buttell 13 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Hayward's 17 first-half points help Butler put away UIC early

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- Gordon Hayward scored 25 points Saturday to lead Butler (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today) to an 84-55 victory over Illinois-Chicago.

    Hayward was 10-for-16 from the field and led the Bulldogs (16-4, 9-0 Horizon) with eight rebounds. Butler shot 56 percent from the field in the game and 13 players scored for the Bulldogs.

    Hayward scored 17 in the first half when Butler built a 37-26 lead. The Bulldogs extended the lead to 32 points with a minute to play. Butler scored 23 points off 13 UIC turnovers.

    Jeremy Buttell had 13 points and nine rebounds for the Flames (5-14, 1-8). Zavion Neely also had 13 points for Illinois-Chicago, which made 38 percent of its outside shots.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BUT
    UIC
    Points 84 55
    FG Made-Attempted 28-50 (.560) 21-55 (.382)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-21 (.429) 6-20 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-23 (.826) 7-8 (.875)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 32 1

    2009-10 Season

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