Scores

Final

Youngstown St 79

(6-9, 1-5 Horizon)

Butler 84

(12-5, 4-1 Horizon)

    2:00 PM ET, January 9, 2011

    Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana

    1 2 T
    YSU 37 4279
    BUT 41 4384

    Top Performers

    Youngstown State: B. Allen 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 6 Ast

    Butler: S. Mack 28 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast

    Butler 84, Youngstown St. 79

    Associated Press

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Shelvin Mack scored 28 points and Butler rallied in the second half to defeat Youngstown State 84-79 Sunday.

    Matt Howard added 26 points for the Bulldogs (12-5, 4-1 Horizon), who won their 10th straight against the Penguins.

    Blake Allen scored 17 points and Ashen Ward had 15 for Youngstown State (6-9, 1-5), which lost its third in a row and fell to 0-8 on the road this season.

    Tied at 79, Andrew Smith scored on a tip-in with 1 minute left, and Mack then hit three free throws to give Butler its eighth win in its last nine games.

    Down 61-53 with 12:05 to play, the Bulldogs outscored the Penguins 16-2 over the next four minutes to surge ahead. After four lead changes, Youngstown State's Devonte Maymon completed a three-point play to tied it at 79 with 1:24 remaining, setting the stage for Smith's game-winning basket.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    YSU
    BUT
    Points 79 84
    FG Made-Attempted 29-60 (.483) 25-51 (.490)
    3P Made-Attempted 14-24 (.583) 8-16 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-11 (.636) 26-33 (.788)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 9

    2010-11 Season

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    » Jan 9, 2011 @BUT 84, YSU 79Recap
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