Butler 30 43 73
Umass 22 40 62
Date of game: 3/7/2013

Recap: Massachusetts vs. Butler

Amherst, MA (Sports Network) - Led by 17 points each by Rotnei Clarke and Kameron Woods, the Butler Bulldogs took down the Massachusetts Minutemen, 73-62, in an Atlantic 10 Conference matchup at the Mullins Center.

For the Bulldogs (23-7, 10-5 A-10), Khyle Marshall added 14 points and Andrew Smith posted a double-double with 13 points and 15 rebounds.

Terrell Vinson finished with 17 points to pace the Minutemen (18-10, 8-7), while Sampson Carter chipped in with 12 points.

Butler shot 44.8 percent from the field, as it took a 30-22 lead at halftime. The Bulldogs did struggle from the perimeter, missing all 11 of their shots from 3-point range. UMass hit on 40.9 percent of its field goal tries and 2-of-9 from beyond the 3-point arc.

After the break, both squads connected on 50 percent of their shots from the field. The Bulldogs hit on 3-of-8 from beyond the 3-point arc while the Minutemen made 2-of-9 from the perimeter. Butler pushed its lead to as many as 16 and coasted to victory.

Butler dominated on the boards, outrebounding UMass 37-20. The Bulldogs outscored the Minutemen on second chance points, 17-5

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