College Basketball

Chuck Harris’ 22 points lead Butler over St. Francis (Pa.) 95-67

Butler Bulldogs guard Chuck Harris (3) drives to the basket against St. Francis (Pa.) Red Flash guard Cam Gregory (0) during the men's college basketball game Nov. 17, 2022, at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. (Zach Bolinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chuck Harris’ 22 points helped Butler defeat St. Francis (Pa.) 95-67 on Thursday night.

Harris had five rebounds and seven assists for the Bulldogs (2-1). Eric Hunter Jr. scored 18 points, going 8 of 11 from the field. Jayden Taylor recorded 15 points and was 6 of 7 shooting and 2 of 3 from the free throw line.

The Red Flash (1-3) were led in scoring by Josh Cohen, who finished with 18 points, seven rebounds and two steals. Maxwell Land added 17 points and Landon Moore recorded 16 points.

Butler led St. Francis 44-33 at the half, with Taylor (13 points) their high scorer before the break. Hunter scored 16 points in the second half to help lead the way as Butler went on to secure a victory, outscoring St. Francis (Pa.) by 17 points in the second half.