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The Butler Bulldogs basketball team won Friday's home conference game against rival school Independence by a score of 70-49.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Independence----49
Butler----70
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Game Stats

Independence

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals48195535
Tyson Goldwire (Jr)0070
Pj Jackson (Sr)0040
1B. Richardson (Jr)52367
2Dale Duke (Jr)31911
4Joe Whitmire (Sr)21425
5Keegan Bowen (Sr)42540
00Curtis Rollins (Sr)4
11James Trapp (Sr)51250
12J. Murray (Jr)105956
31Steven Clark (Jr)31333
32Ramon Bing (So)844100
44Shannon Roster (Sr)422100
Independence

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals1813
Tyson Goldwire (Jr)020
2Dale Duke (Jr)1520
Independence

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals184738
Tyson Goldwire (Jr)050
Pj Jackson (Sr)040
1B. Richardson (Jr)2367
2Dale Duke (Jr)040
4Joe Whitmire (Sr)1425
5Keegan Bowen (Sr)2540
11James Trapp (Sr)1250
12J. Murray (Jr)5956
31Steven Clark (Jr)1333
32Ramon Bing (So)44100
44Shannon Roster (Sr)22100
Independence

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals91275
1B. Richardson (Jr)11100
5Keegan Bowen (Sr)020
00Curtis Rollins (Sr)44100
11James Trapp (Sr)3475
31Steven Clark (Jr)11100
Independence

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals12233572
Tyson Goldwire (Jr)1
Pj Jackson (Sr)33
1B. Richardson (Jr)3
5Keegan Bowen (Sr)3
00Curtis Rollins (Sr)7613
12J. Murray (Jr)2911
32Ramon Bing (So)33
Independence

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

#Athlete NameBlkDeflChrgPFTF
Team Totals117
2Dale Duke (Jr)14
5Keegan Bowen (Sr)1
00Curtis Rollins (Sr)4
11James Trapp (Sr)2
12J. Murray (Jr)2
31Steven Clark (Jr)1
44Shannon Roster (Sr)2
Butler has not entered stats for this game.

Game Story

North Carolina High School Basketball - Butler overwhelms Independence

January 16, 2009: Matthews, NC 28105

Fans at Friday's league challenge between the Butler Bulldogs (Matthews, NC) and the visiting Independence Patriots (Charlotte, NC), saw Butler's basketball squad trounce Independence by a score of 70-49.

With the victory, Butler improves its record to 9-6 on the campaign. The Bulldogs travel to Ardrey Kell (Charlotte, NC) to battle the Knights in a Southwestern 4A challenge on Friday, January 23. The Knights come into the challenge with a record of 9-5. Ardrey Kell won 72-41 in their recent league challenge against Weddington (Matthews, NC)

Next up, the Patriots battle the Myers Park Mustangs (Charlotte, NC) in a Southwestern 4A challenge, on Friday, January 23. Independence will attempt to improve on its 2-11 season record. The Mustangs come into the challenge with a 12-5 record after their 91-62 league win over South Mecklenburg (Charlotte, NC).

Rankings & Records

Independence (08-09)

NationalNCClass
11,43133784
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
2-220-152-100-100-2.083.0001,2321,710

Butler (08-09)

NationalNCClass
2,4685723
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
16-1210-58-44-54-3.571.6671,7461,644

Team Scoring Averages

Season AveragesQ1Q2Q3Q4OT1Final
Independence10.814.013.418.6-51.3
Butler13.514.216.018.07.062.4

Head-to-Head

  • Butler won on 1/16/2009
    1/16Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Independence----49
    Butler----70

    The Independence Patriots basketball team lost Friday's away conference game against rival school Butler by a score of 70-49.

  • Butler won on 2/13/2009
    2/13Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Butler1310141047
    Independence1112111246

    The Butler Bulldogs basketball team won Friday's away conference game against rival school Independence by a score of 47-46.

Team Stat Comparison

IndependenceButlerNational Avg.
49.6Points Per Game2.145.0
26.2Rebounds Per Game1.024.9
8.7Assists Per Game.49.6
2.5Steals Per Game.37.8
2.1Blocks Per Game.12.6

Team Leaders

IndependenceButlerNational Avg.
#12 Je'terrel Murray10.6Points Per Game#4 A.j. Evans26.05.2
#00 Curtis Rollins10.4Rebounds Per Game#21 Jermaine White10.02.7
#1 Brandon Richardson4.1Assists Per Game#4 A.j. Evans4.01.1
#44 Shannon Roster1.1Steals Per Game#4 A.j. Evans3.0.9
#00 Curtis Rollins1.4Blocks Per Game#21 Jermaine White4.0.3

Common Opponents

SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.
Independence0-18Butler12-9
DateAwayHomeResultDateAwayHomeResult
11/17/08North MecklenburgIndependence(L) 84-4512/2/08North MecklenburgButler(L) 45-40
11/20/08West MecklenburgIndependence(L) 109-6611/25/08West MecklenburgButler(W) 50-49
2/23/09ButlerWest Mecklenburg(W) 64-60
11/25/08IndependenceVance(L) 90-5312/5/08ButlerVance(L) 70-57
12/9/08IndependenceWest Charlotte(L) 67-3611/18/08West CharlotteButler(W) 68-64
12/12/08Myers ParkIndependence(L) 81-3912/18/08ButlerMyers Park(L) 74-58
1/23/09IndependenceMyers Park(L) 91-511/30/09Myers ParkButler(L) 65-55
2/16/09IndependenceMyers Park(L) 83-502/18/09Myers ParkButler(L) 69-66
12/16/08IndependenceSouth Mecklenburg(L) 69-551/9/09ButlerSouth Mecklenburg(W) 58-56
1/27/09South MecklenburgIndependence(L) 68-662/6/09South MecklenburgButler(W) 64-51
12/18/08Ardrey KellIndependence(L) 59-4212/12/08Ardrey KellButler(W) 72-67
1/30/09IndependenceArdrey Kell(L) 67-311/23/09ButlerArdrey Kell(L) 53-44
2/25/09Ardrey KellButler(L) 43-42
1/6/09IndependenceProvidence(L) 68-4312/16/08ProvidenceButler(W) 67-64
2/3/09ProvidenceIndependence(L) 72-651/27/09ButlerProvidence(L) 56-53
2/16/09ButlerProvidence(W) 83-67
1/9/09WeddingtonIndependence(L) 69-661/12/09ButlerWeddington(W) 84-58
2/6/09IndependenceWeddington(L) 78-641/13/09ButlerWeddington(W) 85-58
2/10/09WeddingtonButler(W) 65-55
1/12/09East MecklenburgIndependence(L) 83-591/6/09East MecklenburgButler(L) 68-59
1/13/09East MecklenburgIndependence(L) 83-592/3/09ButlerEast Mecklenburg(W) 60-49
2/10/09IndependenceEast Mecklenburg(L) 53-51

Record Breakdown

Independence (08-09)

Butler (08-09)

2-22
Overall
16-12
0-15
League
10-5
2-6
Non-League
4-3
0-2
Head to Head
2-0
0-18
Common Opponent
12-9
2-10
Home
8-4
0-10
Away
4-5
0-2
Neutral
4-3
0-1
Playoff
2-2
2-21
In-State
15-10
0-1
Out-of-State
1-2