Rotnei Clarke and Kellen Dunham each scored 17 points Tuesday night to lead unranked Butler past No. 9 North Carolina 82-71 in the second round of the Maui Invitational in Lahaina, Hawaii.
One day after beating Marquette on a 3-pointer by Clarke at the buzzer, Butler (3-1) held North Carolina to 18 points in the first half and led 60-31 before the Tar Heels rallied.
North Carolina (4-1) got within six points with under two minutes to play, but the Bulldogs hit five free throws to ice the victory.
"In the first half, they really kicked us," North Carolina coach Roy Williams said. "In the second half, we're trying to make comebacks, but they were making shots."
P.J. Hairston led the Tar Heels with 15 points.
Record night: Jack Taylor scored 138 points to shatter the NCAA scoring record in Division III Grinnell's 179-104 victory over Faith Baptist Bible in Grinnell, Iowa.
Faith Baptist's David Larson scored 70 points on 34-of-44 shooting.
Taylor, a 5-foot-10 sophomore guard, was 52 of 108 from the field, going 27 of 71 from 3-point range.
Rio Grande's Bevo Francis held the NCAA scoring record with 113 points against Hillsdale
Indiana 82, Georgetown 72: Cody Zeller had 17 points to help the No. 1 Hoosiers (5-0) beat the Hoyas (3-1) in overtime in New York.
San Jose State 94, UC Santa Cruz 54: Chris Cunningham had 19 points and 18 rebounds to lead the Spartans (2-2) past the Banana Slugs (1-2) at the Event Center.
James Kinney and Nick Grieves each added 18 points for San Jose State.
Santa Clara 85, SC Upstate 65: Marc Trasolini led four double-digit scorers with 18 points as the Broncos (3-0) defeated the Spartans (1-3) at the Leavey Center.