COL BKB: Butler 70, Pennsylvania 57

Jan. 2, 2013 at 9:30 PM

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Roosevelt Jones turned in a 24-point effort Wednesday that sent No. 20 Butler pulling away late for a 70-57 victory over Pennsylvania.

The Bulldogs held only a three-point lead with 8:53 to play, but closed the game on an 18-8 run.

Butler (11-2) allowed Pennsylvania just 17 rebounds. Jones made 10-of-15 from the field and was assisted by Khyle Marshall's 17 points.

The Quakers (2-10) got 15 points from Miles Cartwright.

Butler has won eight in a row with its losses having come against Illinois and Xavier. The Bulldogs handed Indiana its only loss of the season Dec. 15.

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