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March Madness - Bucknell vs Butler Recap - Butler Wins 68-56

Butler grabbed a 68-56 win over Bucknell on Thursday, behind a 16-point effort from Rotnei Clarke at Rupp Arena.

Butler was a favorite by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Butler got 14 points from Roosevelt Jones and another 14 points from Andrew Smith. Roosevelt Jones contributed 4 assists, while Andrew Smith cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.

Bucknell got 20 points from Joe Willman in a losing cause and another 9 points from Bryson Johnson. Steven Kaspar contributed 6 assists for them, while Mike Muscala had 10 rebounds.

Butler led at halftime, 21-14.

Butler won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-37.