Nze lifts Butler past Seton Hall 61-52

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN – JANUARY 16: Chuck Harris #3 of the Butler Bulldogs shoots the ball during the first half against the Creighton Bluejays at Hinkle Fieldhouse on January 16, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bryce Nze had 11 points and 13 rebounds to carry Butler to a 61-52 win over Seton Hall on Wednesday night.

Jair Bolden had 16 points and Chuck Harris added 14 for Butler (8-13, 7-11 Big East Conference). The pair also had six rebounds apiece.

Jared Rhoden had 14 points for the Pirates (13-10, 10-7). Sandro Mamukelashvili added 11 points. Shavar Reynolds, Jr. had nine points and six assists.

Seton Hall scored a season-low 26 points in the second half.

The Bulldogs evened the season series against the Pirates. Seton Hall defeated Butler 68-60 on Jan. 2.

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