DePaul beats Butler in double overtime at Hinkle Fieldhouse
Cleveland Melvin scored the go-ahead basket with 45 seconds left in the second overtime, finished with 30 points, and led the DePaul Blue Demons to a 99-94 double-overtime victory over the Butler Bulldogs on Thursday.
Billy Garrett scored 22 points and Brandon Young scored 18 for the Blue Devils (9-8, 1-3 Big East), who snapped a three game skid.
Kellen Dunham scored 30 points and tied a career-best with six 3-pointers - all in the second half. Kameron Woods had 17 points and 14 rebounds and Khyle Marshall scored 15 points for the Bulldogs (10-5, 0-3), who are on a season-worst three-game skid.
The Blue Devils scored 11 straight to end the second half, capped off with a basket by Melvin with 20 seconds remaining in regulation to force overtime. Butler's Jackson Aldridge scored at the buzzer of the first overtime period to tie it at 87.
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