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Martin leads Butler to 89-56 win over St. John's

NEW YORK (AP) Keland Martin scored 18 points and Roosevelt Jones had a triple-double in 28 minutes for Butler on Saturday, sending St. John's to its 14th consecutive loss, 89-56 Jones had 10 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Bulldogs (16-7, 5-6) to their third win in four games as they climb toward the middle of the Big East standings. Butler was never threatened...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

College basketball: Roosevelt Jones hits 70-footer for first career 3-pointer

Entering Saturday, Butler senior Roosevelt Jones had, somewhat famously, never made a college three-pointer. Despite being a wing player and a four-year regular (and one of those guys who seems to have played in college forever), the forward was 0-3 in his career behind the arc, having not even attempted a shot from long range since the 2012-2013 season. That changed Saturday, in...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Butler big man Roosevelt Jones hits first career 3 at buzzer

Butler Bulldogs big man Roosevelt Jones had taken three total three-point attempts in his college basketball career entering today’s game in Marquette and had not made a single one. That changed when, just before the halftime buzzer, Jones put up a 3/4 court prayer that miraculously went in! Check out the video below! ROOSEVELT JONES! 3/4 COURT HEAVE IS GOOD! @rozayyjones21 with...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler stymies DePaul in unexpected defensive battle

INDIANAPOLIS — Butler’s typically subpar defense looked excellent Wednesday in the team’s 67-53 win, holding DePaul to 0.84 points per possession at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The Bulldogs, whose defensive efficiency ranked No. 136 on KenPom entering Wednesday’s matchup and improved to No. 123, limited the Blue Demons’ quality looks at the basket. DePaul shot 38.9 percent from...
Via The Catch and Shoot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler's Jones scores 23 points in 67-53 win over DePaul

INDIANAPOLIS -- Roosevelt Jones scored 23 points and Butler defeated DePaul 67-53 on Wednesday night.Jones was 7 of 11 from the field and 9 of 11 from the free-throw line for the Bulldogs (14-6, 3-5 Big East), who made 25 of 29 free throws to 6 of 13 for the Blue Demons (7-13, 1-7). Kellen Dunham made three 3-point attempts and scored 16 points, while Andrew Chrabascz added 10.Tommy...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rapid Reaction: Butler 67, DePaul 53

INDIANAPOLIS — Roosevelt Jones scored 23 points Wednesday as Butler eased to a 67-53 victory against DePaul at Hinkle Fieldhouse. While Butler ended a two-game skid, DePaul fell to 7-13 overall and 1-7 in the Big East under first-year coach Dave Leitao. Here are some thoughts on the Blue Demons’ defeat in Indianapolis.   —Silly fouls in opening minutes. A mixture of hand...
Via The Catch and Shoot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler G Roosevelt Jones questionable with sprained wrist

Butler star guard Roosevelt Jones is questionable for tomorrow’s game against Villanova due to a sprained wrist, per the official Twitter of Bulldogs basketball. Roosevelt Jones is questionable for Sunday's game against Villanova with a sprained left wrist suffered in practice Thursday. — Butler Basketball (@ButlerMBB) January 9, 2016 A former three-star recruit from the St...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Roosevelt Jones questionable vs. Villanova

Butler is set to host Villanova in a marquee Big East game on Sunday night.However, the Bulldogs may be without their key piece on the perimeter. The team announced on Saturday morning that senior forward Roosevelt Jones is questionable against Villanova due to a sprained left wrist he injured in practice on Thursday.That is the same wrist that forced him to miss the entire 2013...
Via Fox Sports
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Butler's Roosevelt Jones plays with a chip on his shoulder

Despite being a four-year starter, Roosevelt Jones feels the need to play with a chip on his shoulder to get the national credit he thinks he deserves.Jones' teammates certainly realize how much he contributes.Ninth-ranked Butler looks to continue rolling when it hosts Southern Utah on Tuesday night.Jones is putting up the best numbers of his career, averaging 13.7 points, 7.8 rebounds...
Via Fox Sports
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler rolling along with Jones putting up best numbers of his career

Despite being a four-year starter, Roosevelt Jones feels the need to play with a chip on his shoulder to get the national credit he thinks he deserves.Jones' teammates certainly realize how much he contributes.Ninth-ranked Butler looks to continue rolling when it hosts Southern Utah on Tuesday night.Jones is putting up the best numbers of his career, averaging 13.7 points, 7.8 rebounds...
Via Fox Sports
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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