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Butler Downs Western Michigan 66-62 - Match Report
Aaron Thompson scored 21 points leading Butler to a 66-62 victory over Western Michigan at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Wednesday.
Butler won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -18.5-point spread.
Jair Bolden had 15 points for Butler and Bryce Nze chipped in with 9 points. Aaron Thompson had 4 assists for them, while Jair Bolden was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Western Michigan got a 17-point performance from B. Artis White, who was supported by 14 points from Rafael Cruz Jr.. B. Artis White had 5 assists in a losing cause for Western Michigan, while B. Artis White grabbed 7 rebounds.
Butler was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Western Michigan as they grabbed 33 boards, while Butler only had 30
Butler looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Eastern Illinois. Western Michigan will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Tri-State.