Butler 88, Indiana 86

Saturday, December 15, 2012 2:00 PM
Location - Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
Officials - Brian Dorsey, Michael Kitts, Larry Scirotto
Attendance - 19192

Final Scoring Summary

FinalOT 1 2 X T
Butler 33 43 12 88
Indiana 37 39 10 86

Recap

Butler 88, No. 1 Indiana 86 (OT): Alex Barlow's jumper in the lane with 2.5 seconds remaining gave the Bulldogs a stunning overtime win over the No. 1 Hoosiers at the Crossroads Classic.

The win was the first-ever in school history for Butler (8-2) over a No. 1-ranked team in four tries. Rotnei Clarke paced five players in double figures, leading the Bulldogs with 19 points, including five 3-pointers.

Butler had rallied from a seven-point second half deficit to take a 71-64 lead after a layup by Andrew Smith with 2:25 remaining in regulation before Indiana (9-1) staged a furious rally, ending the game on a 12-5 run in the final 2:03. Yogi Ferrell's 3-pointer with 6.1 seconds left sent the game into overtime.

The Hoosiers looked poised to take command and led 84-80 in the extra session before 3-pointers from Clarke and Chase Stigall gave Butler a 86-84 lead late. Cody Zeller, who shared team-high scoring honors for Indiana with 18 points, tied the game on a layup with 19.3 remaining, setting the stage for Barlow's game-winner.

Roosevelt Jones had his first career double-double for Butler with 16 points and 12 rebounds before fouling out with 2:03 left in regulation. Jones also added seven assists. Smith added 12 points and nine boards for the Bulldogs before he was disqualified with 1:46 remaining.

Victor Oladipo also tallied 18 for Indiana, which shot just 42.9 percent from the field.

NOTEBOOK: Butler improved to 2-1 against teams from the Big Ten this season and 10-4 all-time against the conference under Brad Stevens. ... Indiana enjoyed a 27-11 advantage from the free throw line in the game, but was outrebounded by Butler, 37-31. The Hoosiers came into the game enjoying a plus-13.8 rebound margin. ... Butler has now won five straight games at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in downtown Indianapolis, home of the NBA's Indiana Pacers.

Butler Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Andrew Smith 25:00 5-8 1-1 1-2 4 5 9 1 5 1 1 2 12
Khyle Marshall 33:00 5-10 0-0 1-2 3 2 5 0 1 1 2 0 11
Roosevelt Jones 29:00 6-10 0-0 4-6 3 9 12 7 5 0 2 2 16
Chase Stigall 14:00 2-7 2-6 0-0 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 6
Kameron Woods 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Rotnei Clarke 45:00 7-19 5-11 0-0 1 0 1 2 1 0 3 0 19
Alex Barlow 19:00 2-3 0-1 2-2 0 1 1 0 4 2 3 0 6
Kellen Dunham 34:00 2-4 1-2 3-4 0 1 1 1 3 0 4 0 8
Erik Fromm 20:00 4-7 2-3 0-0 5 0 5 1 5 1 2 0 10
Jackson Aldridge 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 225 33-69 11-24 11-16 17 20 37 13 27 5 18 4 88
  47.8% 45.8% 68.8% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 18

Indiana Hoosiers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Christian Watford 23:00 1-5 0-1 7-8 2 1 3 0 4 2 0 1 9
Jordan Hulls 41:00 4-11 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 5 3 1 0 0 8
Cody Zeller 37:00 4-9 0-0 10-14 2 3 5 2 0 2 0 1 18
Victor Oladipo 42:00 7-10 1-1 3-5 3 0 3 4 2 4 6 2 18
Kevin Ferrell 31:00 5-13 2-4 0-0 1 7 8 3 2 2 6 0 12
Remy Abell 15:00 1-6 0-1 4-5 1 3 4 0 1 1 1 0 6
Maurice Creek 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Will Sheehey 26:00 4-8 2-3 3-6 2 1 3 0 4 1 0 0 13
Jeremy Hollowell 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Hanner Mosquera-Perea 3:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 225 27-63 5-12 27-38 12 19 31 14 18 13 13 4 86
  42.9% 41.7% 71.1% Team Rebs: 7   Total TO: 13