EL DORADO, Kan. (KWCH) -- Butler drops to 4-5 on the season, after narrowly losing to Independence 72-70 Wednesday night.
Three players shot in double-figures, led by Ketarrious Bouchum (24). Paola, Kansas freshman Justin Criddle notched 14 points and 7 rebounds. Russell Smith neared a double-double with 10 points and 9 rebounds.
The Grizzlies travel to Dodge City Saturday.