Butler Holds Off Purdue

By Dean Pantazi - 21 Alive

Purdue University Boilermakers

December 14, 2013 Updated Dec 14, 2013 at 11:11 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (21 Alive) - Kellen Dunham burned Purdue for 25 points and Butler scored a 76-70 win over the Boilermakers at the Crossroads Classic on Saturday.

Butler saw a three point halftime lead disappear early in the second half, but rallied and pulled away behind Dunham, leading by as many as 15 later in the second half.

Terone Johnson's 20 points and 18 more from Bryson Scott led Purdue, now 8-3.

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