Atlantic 10 Tournament - Butler vs La Salle Wrap - Butler Wins 69-58
Butler grabbed a 69-58 win over La Salle on Friday, behind a 14-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 1.5 at sportsbooks.
Khyle Marshall had 13 points for Butler and Andrew Smith chipped in with 11 points. Roosevelt Jones had 3 assists for them, while Kameron Woods was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
La Salle got 19 points from Tyreek Duren in a losing cause and another 14 points from Jerrell Wright. Ramon Galloway contributed 6 assists for them, while Jerrell Wright had 11 rebounds.
Butler led at halftime, 37-35.
The rebound battle favored Butler as they grabbed 41 boards, while La Salle only had 23.