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vs. WestMI 
W 66-62
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Thompson scores 21 to lift Butler over W. Michigan 66-62

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Aaron Thompson had a career-high 21 points as Butler defeated Western Michigan 66-62 on Wednesday night in a season opener.

Thompson was 6 of 9 from the field and 8 of 11 from the free-throw line. Jair Bolden added 15 points and nine rebounds.

The lead changed hands six times in the second half with Butler going ahead for good on a Bolden 3-pointer that began a 10-2 run to go up 62-55 with just over 3 1/2 minutes remaining. WMU cut the lead to three with 48 seconds left on a 3-pointer by Rafael Cruz Jr. but didn't score again.

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Leaders
Points: A. Thompson21.0
Rebounds: J. Bolden9.0
Assists: A. Thompson4.0
FG%: A. Thompson66.7%
FT%: C. Harris75.0%
3P%: J. Bolden28.6%
Steals: B. Nze2.0
Blocks: B. Golden1.0
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga3-0
2 Baylor3-0
3 Iowa3-0
4 Wisconsin3-1
5 Illinois3-1
6 Duke2-1
7 Kansas3-1
8 Michigan State4-0
9 Creighton3-0
10 Houston3-0
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Baylor3-0
2 Gonzaga3-0
3 Villanova3-1
4 Virginia3-1
5 Kansas3-1
6 Iowa3-0
7 Wisconsin3-1
8 Duke2-1
9 Kentucky1-2
10 Illinois3-1
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Big East Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Xavier 0-0 5-0
9 Creighton 0-0 3-0
UConn 0-0 3-0
Butler 0-0 1-0
St. John's 0-0 3-1
12 Villanova 0-0 3-1
Marquette 0-0 3-1
Providence 0-0 2-2
Georgetown 0-0 1-1
Seton Hall 0-0 1-3
DePaul 0-0 0-0
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 66.0 (218)
Rebounds: 7.0 (261)
Assists: 7.0 (289)
FG%: 40.4% (221)
FT%: 62.5% (229)
3P%: 25.0% (261)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 62.0 (58)
Rebounds: 25.0 (188)
Assists: 13.0 (152)
FG%: 46.0% (228)
FT%: 70.0% (166)
3P%: 50.0% (292)
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