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No. 14 Butler perfect at home

– Rotnei Clarke scored 17 points and No. 14 Butler defeated St. Bonaventure 77-58 on Wednesday night.

Andrew Smith added 13 points and Khyle Marshall and Chase Stigall each scored 12 as the Bulldogs (19-4, 6-2 Atlantic 10) improved to 12-0 at home.

Demitrius Conger led the Bonnies (10-11, 3-5) with 18.

OHIO 69, BALL STATE 42: In Muncie, Walter Offutt scored 17 points and T.J. Hall added 10 for the Bobcats (16-6, 7-1 Mid-American).

The Bobcats never trailed, led 34-14 at halftime and stretched their advantage to as many as 29 points.

Jauwan Scaife scored 18 points for the Cardinals (8-13, 2-7), who have lost three in a row and seven of eight.

INDIANA TECH 70, MARYGROVE 56: At Highland Park, Mich., Jordan Hickman scored 20 points with 11 rebounds, and Jeff Hoskins added 14 points. Antonio Cannon had 13 for the Warriors (20-7).

Marygrove (3-24) was paced by Justin Armstrong’s 16 points and 13 rebounds.

BLUFFTON 65, MANCHESTER 52: In North Manchester, Bluffton (9-12) was paced by Dustin Kinn and Will Pope, who both had 14 points. Manchester (4-17) got 14 from Brady Dolezal.

ALBION 73, TRINE 68: In Albion, Mich., Chris Hutton had 20 points for Albion (6-16). Trine (14-8) got 23 from Ian Jackson.


ADRIAN 51, TRINE 48: In Adrian, Mich., the Thunder battled back from a 20-point deficit and got the lead in the second half but succumbed in the final minute to Adrian (6-15), which was led by Antoinea McElroy’s 13 points. Trine (11-11) was paced by Sydney Spragg’s 25 points on 8-of-14 shooting from the field and 8 for 8 from the line.

INDIANA TECH 74, MARYGROVE 44: In Highland Park, Ulyssia Richmond made 9 of 18 shots for 20 points for the Warriors (12-15). Kaneisha Bass added 18 points and 11 rebounds.

BETHEL 65, HUNTINGTON 56: In Mishawaka, Ashlee Orr and Georgia Boisse both scored 16 for Bethel (21-6). Huntington (15-11) was led by Allison Greene’s 16 points on 6-of-11 shooting.

GRACE 77, MARIAN 74, OT: In Winona Lake, Grace (18-9) was led by Lindsey Schaefer’s 20 points. Marian (15-11) got 18 from Adrienne Sahm.

BLUFFTON 57, MANCHESTER 49: In Bluffton, Ohio, Brenna Kurilec, Lauren Hutton and Taylor Knight all scored 12 for Bluffton (11-11). Manchester (8-14) got 11 from Katie Arterburn.