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Basketball: An ugly one for Stanford

By Jeff Faraudo
Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 1:32 pm in Basketball, Gameday.

Stanford ventured to historic Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis and fell flat on its face, losing 83-50 to returning NCAA finalist Butler.

The Cardinal (6-3) shot 28 percent in the first half while trailing 41-22, then watched the Bulldogs (6-4) score the first 13 points of the second half for a 54-22 margin. At that point, Butler’s Matt Howard had single-handedly outscored Stanford 23-22. Howard finished with 27 points and 10 rebounds.

Jeremy Green scored 16 for Stanford, which shot 31 percent for the game, just 3 for 17 from 3-point range. Freshman guard Aaron Bright suffered a shoulder injury in the first half and played just seven minutes.

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