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Jalen Thomas, Jahmyl Telfort each score 18 to help Butler defeat Buffalo 72-59

Butler Bulldogs center Jalen Thomas (1) gores in for a dunk during the men's college basketball game between the Butler Bulldogs and Buffalo Bulls on Dec. 5, 2023, at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. (Zach Bolinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jalen Thomas and Jahmyl Telfort each scored 18 points as Butler beat Buffalo 72-59 on Tuesday night.

Thomas added 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs (7-2). Telfort added nine rebounds, eight assists, and four steals. Pierre Brooks had 17 points and shot 7 for 14, including 3 for 8 from beyond the arc.

Sy Chatman finished with 16 points, eight rebounds, two steals and two blocks for the Bulls (1-8). Buffalo also got 10 points and six rebounds from Anquan Boldin Jr. Shawn Fulcher also had eight points and two steals. The Bulls extended their losing streak to six straight.

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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