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March 7, 2013 - Butler at UMass

  • Result: Butler 73, UMass 62
  • Attendance: 9,341 (capacity: 9,493, 98.4% full)
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Butler Proves Too Much For Men's Basketball, 73-62
Minutemen head to Rhode Island for regular-season finale on Saturday
From UMass Athletics, 3/7/2013

AMHERST, Mass. - Rotnei Clark and Kameron Woods each scored 17 points to lead Butler to a 73-62 win over the UMass men's basketball team on Thursday night in front of a season-high 9,341 at the Mullins Center. Senior Terrell Vinson led the Minutemen with 17 points, 14 coming in the second half, while Sampson Carter added 12.

No other Minutemen reached double figures as UMass fell to 18-10 overall and 8-7 in the Atlantic 10. Butler improves to 23-7 overall and 10-5 in league action.

Khyle Marshall also led the Bulldog offense with 14 points, while Andrew Smith scored 13 and added 15 rebounds.

Chaz Williams had eight points for UMass along with eight assists.

Butler eased out to a 15-7 lead in the first eight minutes. A Trey Davis 3-pointer got UMass within one, 19-18 with 8:07 left, before Butler scored nine-straight over the next five minutes, pushing the margin to 28-18.

The Bulldogs took a 30-22 lead into the locker room, despite missing all 11 3-point attempts.

Butler scored eight of the first 10 points in the second half for a 38-24 lead with 17:29 to play - its largest of the game.

UMass got to within eight three times in the next three minutes before Butler pushed the lead back to double digits and 14 points again, 59-45 on a Rotnei Clark 3-pointer with 7:30 left.

Two Clark free throws a minute later gave the Bulldogs their largest lead at 16 points.

Butler finished the game with a 37-to-20 advantage on the boards highlighted by 17 offensive rebounds which the Bulldogs converted into 17 points.

UMass will conclude the regular-season on Saturday when it travels to Rhode Island. Tip-off against the Rams at the Ryan Center is set for 2 p.m.


  • The attendance of 9,341 is the largest non-sellout in Mullins Center history. There have been 59 sellouts (9,493) in the 20-year history of the facility. The 3KforDK initiative was reached, as the total student attendance was 3,526.
  • UMass forced Butler into four turnovers as a result of its press, giving the Minutemen 60 on the season.
  • UMass shot 18-for-21 from the free throw line. The 85.7 percentage is tied for the second-highest of the season.
  • The Minutemen shot just 4-for-14 from outside (22.2 pct.). The four makes were one shy of the season low of three (Elon & Richmond).
  • UMass trailed by eight at the half, its third-largest deficit this season. The Minutemen are now 2-7 when trailing at the half.
  • Senior Terrell Vinson finished with 17 points on 6-of-9 shooting. He now has 17 double-figure scoring game this season and 56 in his career.
  • Junior Chaz Williams had eight points, four rebounds, eight assists and a season-high-tying four steals.
  • Junior Sampson Carter totaled 12 points, his first in double figures since a season-high 16 against Saint Joseph's on Feb. 9. He now has five double-figure games this year and 18 in his career.
  • UMass' 20 rebounds against the Bulldogs was their lowest amount of the season and the Minutemen's -17 rebounding margin also was a season low.

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Box Score

Jones, RooseveltF3724.5000023.6673471082106
Marshall, KhyleF2067.8570024.50030351000014
Smith, AndrewC3728.25001.000913.6925101540300013
Clarke, RotneiG39616.375312.250221.00011230360217
Dunham, KellenG1817.14306.000002131011012
Smeathers, Andrew0+0000000000000000
Morgan, Devontae0+0000000000000000
Barlow, Alex24221.00000000112032044
Fromm, Erik20000000000000000
Aldridge, Jackson0+0000000000000000
Kampen, Elliott0+0000000000000000
Kampen, Emerson0+0000000000000000
Woods, Kameron21711.63600331.00012330000117
Stigall, Chase20000000000000000
TEAM213 1
First half1329.448011.00045.800 30
Second half1326.50038.3751420.700 43
Points in the paint36
Points off turnovers14
Second chance points17
Fast break points9
Carter, SampsonF3236.50013.33356.83313440231212
Vinson, TerrellF2669.66702.00056.83302220012017
Lalanne, CadyC2224.5000012.5000443001205
Williams, ChazG3829.22204.000441.0001341085048
Riley, FreddieG3226.33315.200000110001015
Esho, Maxie1603.00001.000221.0001124011002
Bergantino, Tyler1111.00000000000000002
Davis, Trey1523.66723.667001012031006
Putney, Raphiael1823.66700111.0000002011005
TEAM112 0
First half922.40929.222221.000 22
Second half1122.50029.2221619.842 40
Points in the paint30
Points off turnovers10
Second chance points5
Fast break points6
Score by Periods1st2ndOT1OT2OT3Final
BUTLER3043 73
OfficialsLeslie Jones, Jamie Luckie, Tim Clougherty
Technical Foulsnone


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