Vandy falls to Butler in overtime, 85-77 - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Vandy falls to Butler in overtime 85-77

A career night for one Butler Bulldog helped push his team past the Vanderbilt Commodores on the road Tuesday night. A career night for one Butler Bulldog helped push his team past the Vanderbilt Commodores on the road Tuesday night.

INDIANAPOLIS (RNN) – A career night for one Butler Bulldog helped his team defeat the Vanderbilt Commodores 85-77 on the road Tuesday night.

Bulldogs senior forward Khyle Marshall scored 26 points – 16 points in the final seven minutes of regulation – to push past the Commodores (2-1), giving Vanderbilt their first loss of the season.

Vanderbilt sophomore guard Eric McClellan also had a high-scoring game, getting 29 points (a career high), six rebounds and three assists in the loss.

Butler (3-0) had to fight off a 15-2 run late in the second half, but pulled away to win. They trailed by 14 points three different times in the game. The victory gave Butler a 5-0 series lead all-time over the Commodores.

Vanderbilt's next game will be at home against the Providence Friars Friday.

Follow me on Twitter @TanitaG_RNN.

Copyright 2013 Raycom News Network. All rights reserved.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Hurricane Maria targets Puerto Rico, expected to turn north

    Hurricane Maria targets Puerto Rico, expected to turn north

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:17 AM EDT2017-09-19 12:17:35 GMT

    The monster system has ravaged the Caribbean Islands in its path, making a direct hit in Dominica on Monday night. It's on a path for another direct hit with Puerto Rico by Wednesday.

    More >>

    The monster system has ravaged the Caribbean Islands in its path, making a direct hit in Dominica on Monday night. It's on a path for another direct hit with Puerto Rico by Wednesday.

    More >>
  • Parents of Sophia Myers react to call for environmental study

    Parents of Sophia Myers react to call for environmental study

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:54 AM EDT2017-09-19 10:54:06 GMT
    Sophia Myers is the third known case of DIPG in Jackson County. (Image Source: WLOX News)Sophia Myers is the third known case of DIPG in Jackson County. (Image Source: WLOX News)

    Since the moment Joshua and Angel Myers learned their daughter, Sophia, 7, was terminally ill, they questioned how seemingly overnight she developed a rare and highly aggressive brain tumor. Myers is the third known case of DIPG in Jackson County.

    More >>

    Since the moment Joshua and Angel Myers learned their daughter, Sophia, 7, was terminally ill, they questioned how seemingly overnight she developed a rare and highly aggressive brain tumor. Myers is the third known case of DIPG in Jackson County.

    More >>
  • Jackson Co. supervisors vote to demolish burned Howard Johnson Hotel

    Jackson Co. supervisors vote to demolish burned Howard Johnson Hotel

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:38:00 GMT
    The hotel burned almost five years ago and since then has fallen into disrepair. (Photo source: WLOX)The hotel burned almost five years ago and since then has fallen into disrepair. (Photo source: WLOX)

    The Jackson County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Monday to award a contract to R&A Construction to demolish the old Howard Johnson Hotel in St. Martin.

    More >>

    The Jackson County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Monday to award a contract to R&A Construction to demolish the old Howard Johnson Hotel in St. Martin.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly