Mike Green matched his career high with 24 points and No. 10 Butler used a big second-half run to beat Cleveland State 70-55 for its fifth Horizon League championship and first automatic berth in the NCAAs since 2001.
Mike Green scored 19 points and took control during a late first-half run that carried Butler (No. 12 ESPN/USA Today, No. 14 AP) to a 66-50 victory in the conference tournament semifinals Saturday night.