11:00 AM ET, February 20, 2010
Mack, Hayward combine for 38 as Butler downs Siena for 17th straight win
INDIANAPOLIS -- Siena challenged Butler's toughness Saturday.The Bulldogs pushed right back.Shelvin Mack scored 23 points and Gordon Hayward produced his fourth straight double-double, leading Butler (No. 13 ESPN/USA Today, No. 18 AP) to its 17th consecutive victory, 70-53.
• Butler won its 17th straight game to extend the longest active win streak in the nation and hand Siena one of its worst losses of the season.
• Shelvin Mack led the Bulldogs in scoring with 23 points, and Gordon Hayward posted his 11th double-double on the season with 15 points and 12 rebounds.
• Butler has won 32 of its last 34 home games and is 24-1 in its last 25 games against unranked opponents.
• Siena's last four losses have all been by double figures, with two of the last three by 17 points.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||20-59 (.339)||25-48 (.521)|
|3P Made-Attempted||2-13 (.154)||9-20 (.450)|
|FT Made-Attempted||11-17 (.647)||11-16 (.688)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||18 (0/0)||19 (0/0)|
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