Butler Falls 99-94 Against DePaul - Game Recap
Butler was burned for 30 points by Cleveland Melvin on Thursday as DePaul picked up a 99-94 win at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
Bettors who backed DePaul were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 9.5 at sportsbooks.
DePaul got 22 points from Billy Garrett Jr. and another 18 points from Brandon Young. Billy Garrett Jr. contributed 5 assists, while Tommy Hamilton IV cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Butler got 30 points from Kellen Dunham in a losing cause and another 17 points from Kameron Woods. Alex Barlow contributed 3 assists for them, while Kameron Woods had 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Butler were victorious, as the score was 35-32 at the break.
The rebound battle favored DePaul as they grabbed 36 boards, while Butler only had 33.