INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simas Lukosius came off the bench to score 15 points to help lift Butler to a 63-59 win over DePaul on Wednesday.
It was the first Big East Conference game of the season for both teams.READ MORE: Pair Charged In Murder Of 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega Denied Bail; Accused Teen Gunman Committed Three Previous Carjackings, Prosecutors Say
Jayden Taylor had 13 points for Butler (8-4). Chuck Harris added 13 points. Aaron Thompson had seven assists and seven steals.
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Butler scored 26 second-half points, a season low for the team.
Brandon Johnson had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Blue Demons (9-2). Javon Freeman-Liberty added 13 points and seven rebounds. Nick Ongenda had 10 points.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Disparities: First Peek Inside New Lifestyle Hub - One Solution To Ending Disproportionate Impact On Black Chicagoans
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