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Butler Clinches Fourth Straight Conference Title

Last updated on Friday, February 12, 2010

(YOUNGSTOWN, OH) - The 15th-ranked Butler Bulldogs clinched their fourth-straight Horizon League regular season title with a 68-57 victory at Youngstown State.

Gordon Hayward scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs.

Matt Howard added eleven points and Willie Veasley scored ten as Butler won its 14th game in a row to move to 22-4, 15-0 in Horizon League play.

Deandre Mays led Youngstown State with 18 points with Vytas Sulskis adding 14 as the Penguins lost their fourth-straight game to drop to 8-16, 2-12 in the conference.

The Bulldogs are at Cleveland State on Saturday afternoon.

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