Butler crushes Loyola (MD), 80-39

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kelan Martin came off the bench to score 23 points and grab seven rebounds, leading Butler to an 80-39 win against Loyola (MD) on Saturday.

Kellen Dunham finished with 13 points and Roosevelt Jones added 10 points, six assists, and four steals for the Bulldogs (3-0), who were on point offensively much of the night, shooting 53.6 percent from the field with a 17-5 advantage in assists.

After a close first 10 minutes, Butler went on an 18-1 run midway through the first half to put the game out of reach.

Just three players would get on the scoreboard for Loyola, led by Eric Laster’s 24 points. Franz Rassman added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Greyhounds (2-2), who only 29.4 percent from the field and had 20 turnovers.

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