Recap: Butler 100, Manchester 41
Updated On: Dec 09 2013 09:51:33 PM CST
Butler 100, Manchester 41: Kellen Dunham scored 15 points and Khyle Marshall added 14 as the host Bulldogs rolled to an easy victory over the Division III Spartans.Rene Castro tallied 12 points and Kameron Woods added 11 for Butler (7-2). The Bulldogs shot 63.3 percent from the field and were 12-of-23 from 3-point range. Brady Dolezal scored 14 points for Manchester (1-8), which has lost 24 of its last 25 games dating back to last season. The Spartans shot just 26.4 percent from the field and were 5-of-26 from behind the arc.The Bulldogs used a 23-0 run that bridged both halves to open up a 36-point lead. Butler tallied the last 11 of the first half before running off the first 12 of the second with two free throws by Marshall making it 60-24 with 17:03 left.The Spartans stayed with Butler for the first 7 1/2 minutes and trailed 15-12 after a basket by Silas Sims. The Bulldogs scored the next 13 to begin pulling away.GAME NOTEBOOK: The Bulldogs' largest lead was 61 points with 1:19 to play. … Manchester missed 25 of its 29 second-half shots. … Butler had a dominating 38-23 rebounding edge.