Roosevelt Jones helped out with 13 points and eight rebounds while Andrew Smith scored 12 points for Butler (21-5, 8-3 A-10), which got back on the winning track after a Wednesday loss to Charlotte.
Chris Gaston led the Rams (6-20, 2-9) with 21 points and six rebounds.
Mandell Thomas scored 12 points and Travion Leonard had 10 points and nine rebounds for Fordham.
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