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NCAA Game Summary - NJIT at Butler



(Saturday, December 28th)

Final Score: Butler 66, NJIT 48

Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Khyle Marshall shot 8-of-10 from the floor and led all scorers with 21 points, as the Butler Bulldogs claimed a 66-48 win over the NJIT Highlanders in non-conference action at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Rene Castro chipped in with 10 points in 19 minutes off the bench to help the Bulldogs (9-2) earn their fifth straight win.

Damon Lynn led the way with 11 points for the Highlanders (6-8), who suffered their fifth consecutive loss. Lynn connected on only 3-of-14 field-goal attempts and was the lone player in double figures for NJIT.

The Highlanders shot a dismal 6-of-29 (.207) from the floor in the opening half as they trailed by a 29-16 margin at intermission.

Butler continued to pull away behind 13 second-half points from Marshall, who shot 5-of-7 from the floor after halftime.

The Bulldogs held a 45-27 rebounding advantage for the game and also limited NJIT to 30-percent shooting from the field.

12/28 15:31:59 ET

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Local
12th
DUR 2
NOR 2
 
Final
PHI 1
ATL 0
Final
DET 7
CLE 5
Final
MIN 7
TOR 0
Final
TEX 8
SEA 6
Final
SFG 1
LOS 2
9th
SDP 1
COL 3
 
7th
PIT 2
MIL 2
 
6th
WAS 0
STL 7
 
6th
TAM 1
NYY 6
 
5th
MIN 1
TOR 5
 
4th
CWS 0
BOS 0
 
4th
HOU 0
KAN 2
 
3rd
NYR 1
PHI 1
 
2nd
STL 2
CHI 3
 
9:30pm Tonight
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LOS
12th
DUR 2
NOR 2