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No. 15 Butler cruises past Kennesaw State

Dec 9, 2014 - 5:04 AM Indianapolis, IN ( - Roosevelt Jones had 19 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to lead No. 15 Butler in a 93-51 win over Kennesaw State.

Kelan Martin posted 17 points while Kellen Dunham gave 13 and Kameron Woods scored 11 for the Bulldogs (8-1), who have won four straight.

"We were able to execute and do some things offensively," Butler head coach Chris Holtmann said. "Defensively, we know we need to be better in some areas. But I thought it was a good effort."

Yonel Brown scored 14 points while Orlando Coleman and Delbert Love each gave 11 points for the Owls (3-7), who have lost three straight.

Butler held a 14-5 lead four minutes in off a Jones jumper, and a 3-point play by Tyler Wideman later in the half staked the team to a 28-13 advantage.

Holding a 52-27 lead going into the second half, the Bulldogs made it a 62-33 game off a Jones tip-in 4 1/2 minutes into the final stanza.

Butler cruised the rest of the way for the easy victory.

Game Notes

Butler plays at Tennessee on Sunday ... This was the first meeting between these schools ... Butler shot 59.2 percent from the floor.

    BUTLER: 93

    Dec 8 8:57 PM

    BUTLER: 52

    Dec 8 7:52 PM

    BUTLER: 0
    1st Half - 20:00

    Dec 8 7:02 PM