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beginning of the Butler-Richmond game report above.
Leverette made 2 of his three first half threes during a 9-0 Butler run to start the second quarter. But Richmond stormed back with its own 9-0 streak to tie the game as Trey Brown scored back-to-back transition baskets, and Moses Williams and Donta Stephens also made key buckets.
|Butler's Will Lambert had his way inside Saturday.|
The Bulldogs took a 29-26 halftime lead before blowing the game open with a 25 point fourth quarter that gave Butler its biggest lead, 54-41, entering the fourth. Collier, Deandre Barton, and junior Will Lambert were instrumental in a quarter that eight Bulldogs scored in.
Richmond wouldn't go away, cutting the lead to four in the final minute after Brown's three pointer made it 62-58.
Barton scored 11 points as the Bulldogs had three players score in double figures. Brown and Williams each scored 14 to lead Richmond. Stephens added 12 points.
Butler improves to 3-0 for the season, and Richmond falls to 2-1.