Butler wins again, 73-66 over Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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MILWAUKEE (AP)—Gordon Hayward scored 25 points to lead Butler to its 10th win in a row, a 73-66 victory over Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Sunday.

Ronald Nored and Shelvin Mack added 13 points apiece for the Bulldogs (18-4, 11-0), who are aiming for their fourth consecutive Horizon League championship.

Anthony Hill scored a career-high 21 points for Wisconsin-Milwaukee (13-10, 5-6).

Willie Veasley’s basket ended an 8-0 Butler run, putting the Bulldogs up 58-55 midway through the second half. The Panthers came within 65-64 on a 3-pointer by James Eayrs, but Butler pulled away at the end.

Hill scored 12 points in the first half as the Panthers led 35-34 at the break.

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Gordon Hayward Gordon Hayward
6-13,  25 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Wis. Milwaukee
Anthony Hill Anthony Hill
7-12,  21 Pts
8 Rebs, 3 Assists

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