Butler vs Evansville Recap - Butler Wins 68-59
|Butler vs Evansville Recap - Butler Wins 68-59|
Butler grabbed a 68-59 win over Evansville on Saturday, behind a 16-point effort from Alex Barlow at Ford Center.
Butler won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites.
Butler got 15 points from Kellen Dunham and another 12 points from Khyle Marshall. Alex Barlow contributed 2 assists, while Kameron Woods cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Evansville got 26 points from D.J. Balentine in a losing cause and another 8 points from Blake Simmons. D.J. Balentine contributed 5 assists for them, while Egidijus Mockevicius had 15 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Evansville were victorious, as the score was 32-29 at the break.
Butler had a 49-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.