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Clarke, No. 9 Butler beat Rhode Island 75-68

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Rotnei Clarke scored 23 points, Roosevelt Jones added 18 and No. 9 Butler beat Rhode Island 75-68 on Saturday.

Clarke scored 12 points in the first 11 minutes of the second half. The Bulldogs (18-4, 5-2 Atlantic 10) trailed 32-30 at the break, then went on a 15-3 run.

Nikola Malesecix led Rhode Island (6-14, 1-6) with 18 points in the Rams' fourth straight loss.

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