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Butler Clinches NCAA Berth With Horizon League Tourney Championship

Last updated on Wednesday, March 9, 2011

(MILWAUKEE, WI) - The Butler Bulldogs are back in the NCAA tournament after beating the Milwaukee Panthers 59-44 in the championship game of the Horizon League Tournament.

Matt Howard led the Bulldogs with 18 points with Shelvin Mack finishing with 14 points as Butler reaches the big dance for the eleventh time in school history.

Howard was named the Most Outstanding Player of the tournament.

Anthony Hill, Tone Boyle and Tony Meier scored ten points apiece for Milwaukee as the Panthers drop to 19-13.

Butler improves to 23-9.

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