Scores

Final

Cleveland State 68

(26-8, 13-5 Horizon)

Butler 76

(22-9, 13-5 Horizon)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    6:00 PM ET, March 5, 2011

    US Cellular Arena, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    1 2 T
    CLEV 35 3368
    BUT 41 3576

    Top Performers

    Cleveland State: N. Cole 24 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

    Butler: A. Smith 12 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Butler 76, Cleveland St. 68

    Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE -- Shawn Vanzant scored 18 points and Butler advanced to the Horizon League championship by defeating Cleveland State 76-68 on Saturday night.

    Shelvin Mack scored 15 points, Matt Howard scored 14 and Andrew Smith had 12 for the Bulldogs (22-9), the tournament's No. 2 seed. Butler will play top seed Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a 70-63 winner over Valparaiso on Saturday, for the league championship and NCAA berth on Tuesday night.

    Howard and Smith had eight rebounds each for Butler.

    Norris Cole led all scorers with 24 points for Cleveland State (26-8). Trevon Harmon had 18 points for the third-seeded Vikings.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CLEV
    BUT
    Points 68 76
    FG Made-Attempted 22-53 (.415) 25-53 (.472)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-14 (.214) 9-24 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-26 (.808) 17-26 (.654)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 12

    2010-11 Season

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