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Grant Kraemer passed for 246 yards and three touchdowns, and Conley Wilkins ran for 78 yards and a score to help Drake beat Butler 28-14 on Saturday.
Austin Gahafer went 34 of 43 for 465 yards and five touchdowns and set a Pioneer League record with 11,231 career yards as Morehead State beat Butler 54-28 on Saturday.
Duvante Lane carried 29 times for 156 yards and a touchdown and the Butler defense shut out Valparaiso to secure a 23-12 win on Saturday.
Alex Jeske threw for 272 yards and three touchdowns and Dayton won its fourth straight with a 31-16 victory over Butler on Saturday.
Halftime came early in the Dayton-Butler game when injured Butler senior Jordan Ransone needed to be taken to the hospital.
Backup quarterback Malcolm Weaver sparked a second-half comeback with a 90-yard touchdown run, freshman Drew Bevelhimer kicked a 29-yard field goal with 3 seconds left and Butler beat Davidson 20
Mike White passed for a career-best 393 yards with three touchdowns and Mike Maccarone added a trio of long field goals as Marist edged Butler 30-21 on Saturday.
Anthony Lawrence threw for 326 yard and a score while Jonah Hodges ran for 128 yards and two TDs to lead San Diego past Butler 44-10 on Saturday.
De'Shawn Jones rushed for 174 yards and two touchdowns, including a 25-yard scamper down the left sideline on the first play of overtime, lifting Campbell to a 33-27 win over Butler in the Pionee
Malcom Weaver passed for 214 yards and rushed for 119 and a score, Duvante Lane rushed for two touchdowns, and Butler pulled away from NAIA Taylor on Saturday night en route to a 27-14 victory.
Malcolm Weaver threw three touchdowns in the first half and Duvante Lane ran for three more scores as Butler defeated Division III Franklin College 59-14 on Saturday.
Isaac Harker threw two touchdowns and ran for a third to lead Indiana State to a 41-25 win over Butler in a season opener for both teams Saturday.
Bringing back Butler
The Bulldogs beat Purdue in December. Since then, the offense has faltered and the losses have arrived. A win Saturday against Villanova could be a step in the right direction for Butler. Weekend Homework
Butler stayed balanced
It would have been easy for the Bulldogs to lose it against the Tennessee Volunteers. With a large deficit, Butler stayed the course and pulled out a victory. Where did it land in the rankings this week? CBB Power Rankings
Chris Wilson and Anthony Lawrence combined for 322 yards passing and three touchdowns, Ian Dobek intercepted Butler quarterback Matt Shiltz potential game winning 2-point conversion pass with 16
Matt Shiltz had 287 total yards and two touchdowns, Jon Treloar kicked two field goals and Butler rallied to beat Drake 20-13 on Saturday.
Matt Shiltz threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more to lead Butler to a 42-21 victory over Valparaiso on Saturday.
Michael White completed 14 of 24 passes for 296 yards and two touchdowns to help lead Marist to a 35-14 win over Butler on Saturday.
Tucker Yinger ran 50 yards for the go-ahead touchdown midway through the fourth quarter and Dayton held on to knock off Butler 27-24 and remain unbeaten Saturday night.
Matt Shiltz completed 22 of 33 passes for 218 yards with a touchdown to lead Butler to a 38-7 victory over Davidson on Saturday.
Austin Gahafer threw for 363 yards and three touchdowns as Morehead State rallied past Butler 34-21 in Pioneer League play on Saturday.
Brandon Collins made a one-handed grab in the corner of the end zone on a pass from Matt Shiltz with 37 seconds remaining to give Butler a 25-24 victory on Saturday.