December 4, 2008

Men's Basketball Edges CSU On Last-second Shot

CLEVELAND -- A 3-pointer by Zach Hahn with 1 second remaining gave unbeaten Butler a 50-48 victory over Cleveland State in a wild finish to a Thursday night game that had three lead changes in the final 19 seconds.

The winner came after a 3-pointer by Shawn Vanzant had given Butler a 47-46 lead with 19 seconds left, and a layup by J'Nathan Bullock put Cleveland State ahead 48-47 with 5 seconds remaining.

Hahn had 6 points on two 3-pointers for Butler (6-0, 1-0 Horizon League), which was paced by Willie Veasley's 9 points and Gordon Hayward's 12 rebounds.

Cedric Jackson had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Cleveland State (5-3, 1-1).