Posted December 30, 2012 on
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Butler coach Brad Stevens kept watching Rotnei Clarke as his senior guard missed his first six shots, something he really hadn't seen yet from the transfer playing just his 12th game for the Bulldogs. NOTE: Stan Jones photo gallery is included.
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Rotnei Clarke hit six 3-pointers and finished with 22 points and the 18th-ranked Butler Bulldogs shook off a sluggish start and routed Vanderbilt 68-49 Saturday night for their seventh straight victory.
The Bulldogs (10-2) missed their first seven 3-pointers and led only 25-22 at halftime before taking control of the game with a 14-3 run to open the second half.
Clarke, who missed...
Butler is making its first trip ever to Vanderbilt, but it's not the first time there for leading scorer Rotnei Clarke.
The Arkansas transfer turned in the second-highest scoring effort of his career the last time he was in Memorial Gym, where he will return Saturday night trying to help the No. 18 Bulldogs record a seventh straight win.
Clarke sat out last season after coming...
The Vanderbilt Commodores had their hands full enough playing their first ranked opponent this season.
It sure didn't help that their leading scorer dislocated his shoulder in practice earlier this week.
Coach Kevin Stallings wasn't even sure if Kedren Johnson would play Saturday night against No. 18 Butler. The sophomore guard played but was limited to nine points in the...