Scores

Final

Butler 73

(18-4, 11-0 Horizon)

Milwaukee 66

(13-10, 5-6 Horizon)

    2:00 PM ET, January 31, 2010

    US Cellular Arena, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    1 2 T
    BUT 34 3973
    MILW 35 3166

    Top Performers

    Butler: G. Hayward 25 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    Milwaukee: A. Hill 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    Hayward scores 25 as Butler wins 10th straight

    Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE -- Gordon Hayward scored 25 points to lead Butler (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today) to its 10th win in a row, a 73-66 victory over Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Sunday.

    Fast Facts

    • The Bulldogs won their 10th straight game, thanks to Gordon Hayward's 12th career 20-plus point game.

    • The Bulldogs have won 17 of their last 18 games against unranked opponents and eight of their last nine conference road games.

    • For the Panthers, Anthony Hill set a career high with 21 points, but the team lost for the seventh time in their last eight against Butler.

    -- ESPN Stats & Information

    Ronald Nored and Shelvin Mack added 13 points apiece for the Bulldogs (18-4, 11-0), who are aiming for their fourth consecutive Horizon League championship.

    Anthony Hill scored a career-high 21 points for Wisconsin-Milwaukee (13-10, 5-6).

    Willie Veasley's basket ended an 8-0 Butler run, putting the Bulldogs up 58-55 midway through the second half. The Panthers came within 65-64 on a 3-pointer by James Eayrs, but Butler pulled away at the end.

    Hill scored 12 points in the first half as the Panthers led 35-34 at the break.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BUT
    MILW
    Points 73 66
    FG Made-Attempted 22-48 (.458) 23-59 (.390)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-13 (.154) 4-16 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 27-37 (.730) 16-29 (.552)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 27 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 7

    2009-10 Season

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