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The Journal Gazette

Saturday, January 13, 2018 1:00 am

College Basketball

Butler tops Marquette, ends skid

Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS – Kelan Martin scored a career-high 37 points and Butler snapped a three-game losing streak by beating Marquette 94-83 on Friday night.

Martin made four 3-pointers and hit all nine of his free throws while adding seven rebounds for the Bulldogs, who lost their three previous games to ranked opponents after they upset No. 1 Villanova on Dec. 29.

Kamar Baldwin added 19 points and Tyler Wideman 16 with Butler shooting 59 percent and committing just three turnovers.

Sam Hauser matched his career high with 30 points, making six 3-pointers, for the Golden Eagles (12-6, 3-3 Big East) with Andrew Rowsey adding 17.

IUPUI 67, GREEN BAY 61: In Indianapolis, Ron Patterson scored 16 points with three steals, and Aaron Brennan added 15 points with 11 rebounds to lead the Jaguars.

The double-double was Brennan's first of the season and his second ever for IUPUI (6-11, 3-3 Horizon League), and T.J. Henderson added eight points with a pair of 3-pointers.

Evan Hall had 10 rebounds and six points as the Jaguars outrebounded Green Bay 46-38.

Kameron Hankerson scored 16 points for Green Bay (7-13, 2-5).