March 17, 2016

Butler Tops Texas Tech in NCAA First Round

Butler guard Kellen Dunham (24) collides with Texas Tech forward Justin Gray (5) during a first-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 17, 2016, in Raleigh, N.C.  - Chuck Burton, The Associated Press

Butler guard Kellen Dunham (24) collides with Texas Tech forward Justin Gray (5) during a first-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 17, 2016, in Raleigh, N.C.

Chuck Burton, The Associated Press

The Butler Bulldogs are into the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a 71-61 victory over Texas Tech in a Midwest Regional.

Kelan Martin scored all 11 of his points in the final 8 1/2 minutes, including consecutive 3-pointers to break a tie game.

Kellen Dunham scored 23 points to lead the Bulldogs (22-10), a No. 9 seed.

Butler will play next on Saturday against the Hampton-Virginia winner.

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