NCAA Game Summary - NJIT at Butler
(Saturday, December 28th)
Final Score: Butler 66, NJIT 48
Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Khyle Marshall shot 8-of-10 from the floor and led all scorers with 21 points, as the Butler Bulldogs claimed a 66-48 win over the NJIT Highlanders in non-conference action at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
Rene Castro chipped in with 10 points in 19 minutes off the bench to help the Bulldogs (9-2) earn their fifth straight win.
Damon Lynn led the way with 11 points for the Highlanders (6-8), who suffered their fifth consecutive loss. Lynn connected on only 3-of-14 field-goal attempts and was the lone player in double figures for NJIT.
The Highlanders shot a dismal 6-of-29 (.207) from the floor in the opening half as they trailed by a 29-16 margin at intermission.
Butler continued to pull away behind 13 second-half points from Marshall, who shot 5-of-7 from the floor after halftime.
The Bulldogs held a 45-27 rebounding advantage for the game and also limited NJIT to 30-percent shooting from the field.
12/28 15:31:59 ET