Henry leads Charlotte past No. 11 Butler 71-67

Henry leads Charlotte past No. 11 Butler 71-67

Butler forward Roosevelt Jones, left, and Charlotte forward Chris Braswell fight for control of the ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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by The Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on February 13, 2013 at 11:07 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Pierria Henry scored 17 points to lead Charlotte to a 71-67 win over No. 11 Butler on Wednesday night.
 
Chris Braswell and Willie Clayton each had 11 points for the 49ers, who ended a two-game skid.
 
Rotnei Clarke scored 18 and Roosevelt Jones had 17 points and nine rebounds to lead the Bulldogs (20-5, 7-3 Atlantic 10), who hadn't lost at home in 12 games.
 
The 49ers (18-6, 6-4) went on a 7-1 spurt late in the game.
 
Butler played without Andrew Smith, who was out with an abdominal injury sustained in a 59-56 victory over George Washington on Saturday.

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