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Indiana beats Butler with Rob Phinisee's wild buzzer-beater

Indiana's Rob Phinisee (10) celebrates after hitting the game-winning shot as time expired against Butler.

With 10 seconds left, Robert Phinisee pushed IU into a set designed to find Romeo Langford.

They turned the ball over too much, allowed Butler too many offensive rebounds, looked like they'd spent up all their close-game karma.

Indiana made just one of its first five shots, let Butler get comfortable on the offensive glass and fell behind by as many as 11 in the opening 20 minutes.

The sensational freshman only attempted one shot in his first 10 minutes, and generally struggled to find his offensive rhythm against Butler’s man-to-man.

His inside and outside game caused Butler match-up problems, and even when the Bulldogs got their big men on him, he still made it work.


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