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Butler 2010 rewind: Mack attack and 3s allowed Dawgs to overtake UTEP

(Photo: Sam Riche, USAT)

(The Indianapolis Star is re-posting game stories from the 10-year anniversary of Butler’s run to the 2010 NCAA championship game.)

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 18, 2010 – New Butler looked a lot like old Butler.

In a basketball season in which the Bulldogs have depended less on 3-point shooting, they renewed acquaintances with a familiar friend and turned a comeback into a blowout.

Shelvin Mack made six of his seven 3s in the second half and scored 25 points, leading the No. 5 seeded Bulldogs over No.