Chrabascz leads balanced Butler past Xavier 88-76

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Chrabascz scored 19 points to lead five players in double figures and Butlerpulled away for an 88-76 win over Xavier on Saturday.

Roosevelt Jones added 16 points, Alex Barlow had 15, Kameron Woods had 13 with 10 rebounds and Kellen Dunham scored 10 for the Bulldogs (12-5, 2-2 Big East).

Xavier (11-5, 2-2) was within 56-55 on 3-pointer by Remy Abell with 10:14 to play but Alex Barlow responded with a triple after grabbing an offensive rebound. Kelan Martin followed with a 3 and Xavier couldn’t respond. A jumper by Jones made it 73-63 with 4:52 to go.

Matt Stainbrook led Xavier with 21 points and Abell had 15. It is the first time the Musketeers lost by more than four points.

Butler had a 42-29 rebounding advantage with 17 coming on the offensive end. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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