Butler 23 36 59
Ballst 30 28 58
Date of game: 11/23/2013

Recap: Ball State vs. Butler

Muncie,IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Khyle Marshall scored 14 points and added nine rebounds to lead the Butler Bulldogs over the Ball State Cardinals, 59-58, in non-conference action at Worthen Arena.

Butler (4-0) was led by a balanced scoring attack in the game. Marshall shot 7-of-14 from the field, while Alex Barlow added 10 points of his own, including a perfect 3-of-3 showing at the charity stripe. Kameron Woods finished the contest with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Elijah Brown came off the bench and netted 13 points on 5-of-9 shooting from the field. Kellen Dunham, who leads the Bulldogs in scoring on the season, had eight points.

Majok Majok led the way for Ball State (2-2) recording his third double-double of the season. Majok scored 15 points and added 11 rebounds. Chris Bond added 14 points of his own on 5-of-9 shooting. Zavier Turner, who leads the Cardinals in scoring this season, struggled from the field shooting 2-of-9 on the contest. Turner finished the game with eight points.

Ball State took a 30-23 lead into half after it limited the Bulldogs to just 30 percent shooting from the floor over the opening 20 minutes of action.

Butler shot just 40.6 percent from the field after the break, but battled back by grabbing 10 offensive rebounds while forcing the Cardinals into nine turnovers. Turner's missed layup with two seconds remaining proved to be the difference.

Ball State outrebounded Butler by a 40-38 margin, but the Bulldogs scored 23 points off of 17 Cardinal turnovers.

Butler has now won four straight games and will take on Washington State next Thursday in Orlando, as part of the Old Spice Classic. The Cardinals will travel to Salt Lake City next Wednesday to face Utah.

Ball State is the only team Butler has played in every season since 1950-51.

Game Notes

Incarnate Word seeks improvement in 2015

The Incarnate Word football program will make a trip to UTEP and play five times at home as part of an 11-game schedule this year.

NASCAR News
David Ragan to fill in for injured Kyle Busch at Atlanta

Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Tuesday that David Ragan will drive the No. 18 Toyota in place of the injured Kyle Busch for the next several Sprint Cup Series races, beginning with this weekend's 500-mile event at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Hasselbeck returning to Colts

Matt Hasselbeck will be back with the Indianapolis Colts for a 17th NFL season in 2015, as the team announced it has agreed to terms with the veteran quarterback on a one-year contract extension.

Cavs' Irving injures shoulder in win

Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving injured his left shoulder in Thursday's 110-99 win over the Golden State Warriors.

Blue Jackets acquire Clarkson from Maple Leafs

The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired forward David Clarkson from the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday in exchange for injured forward Nathan Horton.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.