Scores

Final OT

Butler 79

(14-8, 6-4 Horizon)

Valparaiso 85

(16-6, 8-2 Horizon)

Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

2:00 PM ET, January 29, 2011

Athletics-Recreation Center, Valparaiso, Indiana

1 2 OT T
BUT 31 36 1279
VALP 26 41 1885

Top Performers

Butler: M. Howard 17 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

Valparaiso: R. Broekhoff 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Valparaiso 85, Butler 79

Associated Press

VALPARAISO, Ind. -- Matt Kenney, Ryan Broekhoff and Cory Johnson each scored 16 points and Valparaiso defeated Butler 85-79 in overtime Saturday.

Brandon Wood added 15 points for the Crusaders (16-6, 8-2 Horizon), who rallied after trailing by nine early in the second half.

Matt Howard and Zach Hahn both finished with 17 points for the Bulldogs (14-8, 6-4), who have lost three of four.

Kenney scored on a layup a minute into overtime then assisted on Broekhoff's 3-poineter 32 seconds later to give Valparaiso a five-point lead. Butler pulled to within 74-72 with 2:10 left but couldn't get any closer.

The Bulldogs led 31-26 at halftime and took their biggest lead, 40-31, on Khyle Marshall's free throw with 15:50 left in the second half. The game went into overtime after Howard converted a three-point play to tie it at 67 with 30 seconds remaining in regulation.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BUT
VALP
Points 79 85
FG Made-Attempted 26-60 (.433) 27-52 (.519)
3P Made-Attempted 13-28 (.464) 10-22 (.455)
FT Made-Attempted 14-23 (.609) 21-32 (.656)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
Largest Lead 9 8

2010-11 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 1, 2011 @BUT 76, VALP 59Recap
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