Atlantic 10 Tournament - Butler vs Dayton Final: 73-67 - Recap
Butler grabbed a 73-67 win over Dayton on Thursday, behind a 21-point effort from Rotnei Clarke at Barclays Center.
Bettors who backed Butler were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 4 at sportsbooks.
Butler got 18 points from Andrew Smith and another 9 points from Khyle Marshall. Roosevelt Jones contributed 6 assists, while Kameron Woods cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Dayton got an 18-point performance from Josh Benson, who was supported by 15 points from Kevin Dillard. Dyshawn Pierre had 2 assists in a losing cause for Dayton, while Jalen Robinson grabbed 9 rebounds.
Butler hit the break leading 33-30 before taking care of business in the second half.
Dayton won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-31.