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Roosevelt Jones scored 23 points and Butler defeated DePaul 67-53 on Wednesday night

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INDIANAPOLIS — Roosevelt Jones scored 23 points and Butler defeated DePaul 67-53 on Wednesday night.

Jones was 7 of 11 from the field and 9 of 11 from the free-throw line for the Bulldogs (14-6, 3-5 Big East), who made 25 of 29 free throws to 6 of 13 for the Blue Demons (7-13, 1-7). Kellen Dunham made three 3-point attempts and scored 16 points while Andrew Chrabascz added 10.

PHOTO: Butler's Kelan Martin (30) has his shot blocked by DePaul's Tommy Hamilton IV (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Butler's Kelan Martin (30) has his shot blocked by DePaul's Tommy Hamilton IV (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Tommy Hamilton had four 3-pointers and 13 points for DePaul. Eli Cain also scored 13 points with Myke Henry adding 12.

Henry had a 3-pointer and jumper to cut Butler's lead to 56-47 with 5:35 left but Jones scored Butler's next five points for a 12-point advantage, 61-49, and the Bulldogs kept their lead in double figures as DePaul missed its next six field-goal attempts.

Butler beat DePaul 77-72 on Jan. 6 on the Blue Demons' floor.

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