Baldwin's 31 leads No. 24 Butler to win at Ole Miss


OXFORD, Miss. (WTHR) - Kamar Baldwin scored 31 points to lead undefeated Butler to a road win over Mississippi Tuesday night.

Nineteen of Baldwin's points came in the second half to lead the No. 24 Bulldogs in the 67-58 victory. Butler jumped out to an early 22-8 lead and led by nine at halftime.

Butler extended the lead to 50-34 in the second half before Ole Miss closed the gap to four with 9:11 to play in the game. But the Bulldog defense held the hosts scoreless over the next six minutes to push the lead back to 10 points.

Sean McDermott had nine points for Butler, while Bryce Nze scored eight points to go along with a team-high seven rebounds.

The Bulldogs, now 8-0, will host Florida at Hinkle Fieldhouse Saturday at noon.