Skip to main content
  1. Sports
  2. College Sports

Down 17, Butler Rallies Back to Beat Gardner Webb

See also

Indianapolis (IN) - There are some games that are a tale of two halves and Butler just had one of them.

Butler (3-2) trailed by as many as 17 points, but fought back to beat Gardner Webb (2-4) 68-66.

Chrishawn Hopkins led Butler with a game-high 22 points on 7-of-14 from the field including 2-of-4 from beyond the arc.

Gardner Webb came out hot from the field hitting on all cylinders from the floor. The Bulldogs ran out to a 50-35 lead at the break.

Brad Stevens was visibly angry on the sidelines. He had his team motivated coming out of the break.

Butler used better defense in the 2nd half and Gardner Webb's shooting cooled off as Butler made a run.

Mike Byron led Gardner Webb with 16 points.

After struggling in the 1st half, Butler outscored Gardner Webb 33-16 in the 2nd half.

Chase Stigall added 14 points and Andrew Smith had 11 for Butler.

Butler now faces Indiana (5-0) on Sunday night at 7PM EST on the Big Ten Network.

Comments

Advertisement

Sports

  • David Price rumors
    Should the bottom-dwelling Tampa Bay Rays trade or keep pitching ace David Price?
    Video
    MLB Rumors
  • Maria Kirilenko slideshow
    Feast your eyes on the former fiance of Alex Ovechkin: The newly-single Maria Kirilenko
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has Alzheimer's disease, will step down
    NFL News
  • Sam responds to Dungy
    Michael Sam has the perfect response to Tony Dungy's controversial comments
    NFL News
  • Bella wardrobe malfunction
    Sexy diva Nikki Bella suffers wardrobe malfunction during WWE show
    Fight Sports
  • LeBron gives cupcakes
    LeBron James sends cupcakes to neighbors after press overtakes neighborhood
    Food & Drink