Roby lifts Nebraska over Butler 80-76 in NIT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Isaiah Roby had a career-high 28 points as Nebraska edged past Butler 80-76 in the NIT first round on Wednesday night. James Palmer Jr. added 23 points for the...
Watson, Jackson lead Providence past Butler 73-67 in OT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Isaiah Jackson scored 14 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime, and Providence beat Butler 73-67 on Tuesday night.
Baldwin scores 25 to lead Butler over DePaul 91-78
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kamar Baldwin had 25 points as Butler topped DePaul 91-78 on Saturday night.
Sean McDermott had 15 points for Butler (15-11, 6-7 Big East Conference). Paul Jorgensen added 11 points. Jordan Tucker had 11 points for the hosts.
Max Strus had 23 points for the Blue Demons (13-11, 5-8). Eli Cain added 17 points. Femi Olujobi had 15 points.
Baldwin scores 18 to lift Butler over Georgetown 73-69
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamar Baldwin had 18 points as Butler narrowly beat Georgetown 73-69 on Saturday.
Jordan Tucker had 15 points for Butler (14-10, 5-6 Big East Conference). Paul Jorgensen added 12 points. Nate Fowler had three assists for the visitors.
Mac McClung had 21 points for the Hoyas (15-9, 5-6). Jamorko Pickett added 18 points. Jessie Govan had 12 points and nine rebounds.
Baldwin scores 30, Butler beats St. John’s 80-71
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kamar Baldwin scored 30 points, Jordan Tucker added 24 and Butler held off St. John's for an 80-71 win on Saturday.
The Bulldogs (12-7, 3-3 Big East) had their largest lead after a 17-2 run made it 58-36 early in the second half, but the Red Storm (15-4, 3-4) scored 12 straight in one run and six straight in another to close within 73-69 with 50 seconds remaining. Butler made 7 of 8 free throws from there to secure the victory.
Jorgensen hits 5 3s, Butler shuts down UC Irvine 71-54
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul Jorgensen made five 3-pointers and scored 19 points with seven rebounds and Butler defeated UC Irvine 71-54 on Friday night for the Bulldogs' 50th consecutive nonconference home victory.
Butler (9-3) improved to 7-0 at home this season and ended UC Irvine's streak of 10 straight road victories, which had been the nation's second-longest streak behind Virginia's 11.
Freshman Jordan Tucker transferring from No. 4 Duke
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke says freshman small forward Jordan Tucker will transfer.
Coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Tucker's decision Sunday night and says he's supportive of the move. School officials say Tucker is leaving the program in good academic standing and is expected to land at another Division I school.