Butler routs Youngstown State 91-61

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP)—Shelvin Mack scored 22 of his 24 points in the first half to lead Butler to a 91-61 victory over Youngstown State Saturday.

Matt Howard scored 22 points, Willie Veasley had 13 points and Zach Hahn had 12 for the Bulldogs (14-4, 7-0 Horizon). Butler scored the game’s first eight points and led 49-26 at halftime as Mack was 8-for-10 from the field, leading the way for the Bulldogs’ 60-percent shooting success in the half.

Butler finished the game shooting 57 percent compared to 46 percent for Youngstown State.

Sirlester Martin led Youngstown State (7-10, 2-6) with 23 points. Kelvin Bright, who scored 10, was the only other player in double figures for the Penguins.

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 Youngstown St.
Sirlester Martin Sirlester Martin
9-15,  23 Pts
5 Rebs, 1 Assists
Shelvin Mack Shelvin Mack
9-13,  24 Pts
1 Rebs, 2 Assists

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