National Basketball Association
Texas 61, Butler 48
When: 7:00 PM ET, Thursday, November 23, 2017
Where: Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon
Officials: # Jeff Clark, # Byron Jarrett, # Roger Ayers
Attendance: 6955

Dylan Osetkowski scored 12 points and had two dunks that helped Texas put away Butler 61-48 on Thursday in the opening round of the PK80-Phil Knight Invitational at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Ore.

Sophomore guard Andrew Jones had a game-high 16 points, and Mohamed Bamba helped control the boards with 12 rebounds for the Longhorns (4-0), who advanced to face No. 1 Duke in a semifinal in the tournament's Motion Bracket on Friday.

Texas never trailed, but couldn't shake Butler until late in the second half. Eric Davis Jr. hit a 3-pointer that put the Longhorns in front 33-23 with 14:43 remaining.

Butler rallied back and was within three after Kamar Baldwin hit a driving layup with 4:13 to play. Baldwin led the Bulldogs with 15 points.

Osetkowski answered with baskets on Texas' next three possessions. His dunk off an assist from Kerwin Roach II pushed the Longhorns' lead back to seven.

Matt Coleman scored four points in final minute, and Roach sealed the win with a dunk that pushed the Texas lead to 11 with 52 seconds to play. Roach finished with eight points, and Coleman had nine assists in the game.

Senior forward Kelan Martin had 12 points, and sophomore guard Sean McDermott added 11 points for Butler (3-1), which drops into the consolation side of the Motion Bracket and will face Portland State on Friday.

Butler shot 32.8 percent from the floor and was outrebounded 41-31.
Top Game Performances
Butler   Texas
Kamar Baldwin 15 Scoring Andrew Jones 16
Aaron Thompson 3 Assists Matt Coleman 9
Kamar Baldwin 6 Rebounds Mohamed Bamba 12
Kamar Baldwin 2 Free Throws Made Dylan Osetkowski 4
Kamar Baldwin 3 Steals Matt Coleman 3
Aaron Thompson 1 Blocks Mohamed Bamba 4
Team Stats Summary
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Butler 48 32.8 6-22 4-5 7 26 2 7 11
Texas 61 40.0 7-21 10-12 14 37 6 6 11