ROOSEVELT JONES scored 14 of his 19 points in the first half, and No. 15 Butler beat visiting Kennesaw State, 93-51, last night.

Kelan Martin had 17 points and Kellen Dunham added 13 for the Bulldogs (8-2), who have won four straight games. Jones finished with seven rebounds and seven assists.

Yonel Brown had 14 points for the Owls (3-7).

The Bulldogs led by as many as 26 points in the first half.

In another game

* At Miami, Angel Rodriguez scored 17 points and the No. 20 Hurricanes (9-1) responded from their first loss of the season and routed Savannah State, 70-39. Miami lost to Wisconsin-Green Bay on Saturday, 68-55.


* Kansas forward Jamari Traylor was suspended for tomorrow night's game at Georgetown after he was arrested over the weekend for interfering with a police officer. Traylor was arrested shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday near campus, the Douglas County Sherriff's Office said. He posted $100 bond and was released. He is due in court Dec. 23.

* Minnesota freshman power forward Josh Martin decided to transfer. His departure brings the Gophers down to 10 available players this season. Sophomore guard Daquein McNeil has been suspended indefinitely after being charged with two felony counts of domestic assault.

* Kentucky (9-0) became a unanimous No. 1 team in the new Associated Press poll. Wisconsin had been getting some first-place votes before its 80-70 loss last week to Duke.