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Bulldogs Rally Back to Knock Off Bucknell

Last updated on Friday, March 22, 2013

(Lexington, KY) - The Butler Bulldogs rallied from a six point deficit in the second half to defeat the Bucknell Bison, 68-56 and advance in the NCAA Tournament East Region.

The sixth-seeded Bulldogs will play Saturday night in the round-of-32 against the third-seeded Marquette Golden Eagles at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

Rotnei Clark recovered from a poor first half in shooting to score 11 of his 17 points in the final nine minutes of the game.

Mike Muscala failed to reach double figures for the second time this season in scoring nine points for Bucknell.

Andrew Smith added 14 points and 16 rebounds and Roosevelt Jones had 14 points for the Bulldogs.

Tipoff Saturday between Butler and Marquette is at 7:45.

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