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21-14, 6th in Big East

Purdue wins without Haas, holds off Butler 76-73

Dakota Mathias sank a 3-pointer with 14.2 seconds left and second-seeded Purdue, minus star center Isaac Haas, held off 10th-seeded Butler 76-73 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 for the second consecutive year.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Kelan Martin scored 56 points in the first two games of the NCAA Tournament. That's the most points ever for a Butler player in any two-game stretch of the Tournament, breaking Shelvin Mack's record from 2011.

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Purdue has hit 11 of its 15 first-half free throws. Boilermakers are doing a good job of getting to the basket and drawing calls without the help of big man Isaac Haas.


Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Purdue's Isaac Haas is doing his best to test the elbow he fractured earlier this week. He's also been shooting left-handed, seems to be in pain when he uses the right arm.

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's a look at the massive, taped elbow brace Isaac Haas is wearing today. He's warming up now. Purdue coach Matt Painter said he doesn't expect the senior who fractured his elbow Friday to play today.

Baldwin: Poise, defense keys to win over Arkansas (0:51)
Tiger's return, Orioles' free tickets headline stories of week (4:49)
Butler stumbles into the NCAA Tournament (0:33)
Villanova uses hot start to cruise past Butler (0:34)

Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

Butler coach LaVall Jordan proud of his team for continuing to compete after falling 19-0 down to Villanova: "I thought our guys continued to fight the entire way."

Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

Jay Wright, on Villanova's 87-68 win over Butler in the Big East tourney semis: "That was one of our best defensive performances."

Bridges hits triple after near turnover (0:20)

Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard, on the gut-wrenching loss to Butler in the final seconds: "I thought both teams made some great plays. They made the last one."

Butler and Seton Hall go down to the wire (1:05)

Team Stats

Points Per Game78.958th
Rebounds Per Game34.1240th
Assists Per Game14.0Tied-147th
Points Allowed72.6177th

Tournament History

Final Fours2
Tournament Record23-15
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances15