Lexington, KY (Sports Network) - Rotnei Clarke scored 16 points to lead Butler
to a 68-56 win over Bucknell in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Andrew Smith scored 14 points and grabbed 16 rebounds for the Bulldogs (27-8),
who failed to reach the NCAA Tournament last spring after playing in the
national championship game in 2010 and 2011.
Roosevelt Jones also scored 14 points and Alex Barlow tallied 11 points for
the Bulldogs, who are seeded sixth in the East Region and will face the winner
between Marquette and Davidson in the third round on Saturday.
Joe Willman had 20 points and six rebounds for Bucknell (28-6), which won the
Patriot League title and was making its second NCAA Tournament appearance in
three years. Patriot League Player of the Year Mike Muscala had nine points
and nine rebounds in defeat.
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