9:00 PM ET, January 19, 2013
Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
Butler tops Gonzaga at buzzer thanks to Roosevelt Jones' steal, shot
INDIANAPOLIS -- All Roosevelt Jones wanted to do Saturday night was make a play.He wound up stealing the ball and a victory.The sophomore forward looped around Gonzaga's 7-foot center, stole an overthrown inbounds pass with 3.5 seconds left, took a peek at the clock and drove from midcourt into the lane for a buzzer-beating floater that gave No. 13 Butler a 64-63 victory over No. 8 Gonzaga.
O'Neil: Do You Believe In Hinkle?
There's just something about Butler and that magical place it calls home that makes anything seem possible, Dana O'Neil writes. Story
The regular season doesn't matter? Tell that to the kids who played a series of exciting games Saturday, including the incredible Butler-Gonzaga showdown in Indianapolis, writes Dick Vitale. Story
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JANUARY 19: Erik Fromm #4 of the Butler Bulldogs and Kelly Olynyk #13 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs...(Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-51 (.471)||22-44 (.500)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-14 (.286)||8-19 (.421)|
|FT Made-Attempted||11-15 (.733)||12-23 (.522)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||19 (0/0)||16 (0/0)|
|» Jan 19, 2013||@BUT 64, GONZ 63||Recap|
Next 5 Games
Butler and Duke are the only teams with 3 wins vs top 10 teams this season.
Butler is now 3-0 against ranked opponents this season (all top-10 opponents). Butler and Duke are the only teams with 3 wins vs top-10 teams this season.[+]
Butler vs Ranked Opponents - This Season
With it's win against Gonzaga on Saturday, Butler improved to 3-0 against Top-10 opponents this season. Since the start of the 2010 NCAA Tournament, when Butler beat Syracuse and Kansas State to advance to the Final 4, the Bulldogs are 6-5 against Top-10 opponents.[+]
Butler vs Top-10 Opponents This Season
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