Savannah St. 42 at Butler 57

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Butler surges past Savannah State 57-42
Monday, Nov 21, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS (AP)—Andrew Smith scored 11 points to lead four players in double figures as Butler defeated Savannah State 57-42 in the Hoosier Invitational on Monday night.

Chase Stigall, Jackson Aldridge and Roosevelt Jones scored 10 points each for the Bulldogs (2-2), who used a 20-3 second-half run to take over the game.

Preston Blackmon scored 13 points and Rashad Hassan 10 for the Tigers (1-4).

Blackmon’s 3-pointer gave Savannah State a lead early in the second half, but Jones sparked the Butler run over the next 9:44 with six points. When Smith hit two free throws to complete the surge, the Bulldogs were in control, leading 40-26.

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 Savannah St.
Rashad Hassan Rashad Hassan
3-6,  10 Pts
10 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Butler
Ronald Nored Ronald Nored
1-3,  7 Pts
4 Rebs, 5 Assists

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