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Marshall delivers, Butler beats Seton Hall, 64-57
BUTLER 64, SETON HALL 57
By ED BARMAKIAN
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Khyle Marshall drove to the basket and
banked in a left-handed shot with 1:06 left, boosting Butler to
its first Big East road victory, 64-57, over Seton Hall
Butler (12-9, 2-7 Big East) now stands 26-8 over its last 34
games when Marshall scores in double digits. The 6-6 forward
scored 13 points for Butler, which received 12 points from
Elijah Brown and 11 apiece from Kameron Woods and Andrew
Marshall's drive to the basket gave the Bulldogs a 59-57 lead
and Woods and Alex Barlow each sank two free throws to help seal
Fuquan Edwin finished with a game-high 20 points for Seton Hall
(12-9, 3-5), which got 13 points from Eugene Teague and 10
points, 10 boards and five blocks from Brandon Mobley.
After Brandon Mobley scored two straight baskets inside to give
Seton Hall a 52-50 edge, the Pirates had a chance to put some
distance between them and Butler. But Edwin made two steals and
missed both layups.
A few minutes later, Sterling Gibbs nailed a 3-pointer off a
pass from Edwin to make it 55-51 for Seton Hall before Kellen
Dunham answered with a 3-pointer for Butler, slicing it to 55-54
with 4:10 showing.
Dunham then connected for another 3-pointer from nearly the same
spot to make it 57-55 for Butler with 2:27. Gibbs came back with
a fast-break layup to tie it at 57-57 with 1:28 left.
Seton Hall used a 13-2 run to gain the lead in the second half.
Teague completed a three-point play to spark the burst. Kameron
Woods hit a jumper for Butler before the Pirates got consecutive
3-pointers from Brian Oliver and Edwin. Teague muscled his way
inside for two points and Edwin weaved his way to the rim to cap
the surge, staking Seton Hall to a 46-40 advantage.
Khyle Marshall and Elijah Brown drove for back-to-back dunks, in
a 6-0 spurt that made it 46-46 for Butler.
Seven players scored for Butler in the first half when the
Bulldogs took a 34-33 edge into the break. Chrabascz led the
Bulldogs with nine points. Edwin hit three 3-pointers in leading
Seton Hall with 15 points over the first 20 minutes.
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