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Butler guard Alex Barlow expected Monday morning's practice to be routine.
On the court, it was. Off the court, it was nowhere close.
Three players, including Barlow, were doing phone interviews. A couple of others were being pulled aside to talk to the reporters. Coach Brad Stevens sat patiently in the stands answering questions, all of this indicating that America's NCAA tournament darlings were back on the map.
''It's kind of weird watching yourself on TV,'' said Barlow, the 5-foot-11 walk-on who hit the winning shot in Saturday's 88-86 overtime win over No. 1 Indiana. ''It's kind of crazy to hear how people have misspoken some of our names or call me a former college baseball player.''
There's no mistaking how Barlow and the Bulldogs got back here. The little school from Indianapolis is again beating college basketball's big boys in ways nobody thought possible.
On Saturday, it was Barlow who emerged as the unlikel...
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Check out the video. Butler sophomore walk-on Alex Barlow hit the game-winning shot as the unranked Bulldogs handed Indiana its first loss of the season, 88-86 in overtime. It was a floater. The ball bounced off the backboard and the rim four times before going in. The shot was amazing. Even more amazing — Barlow had averaged just .08 points per game before the big one against the Hoosiers.
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Butler's Alex Barlow is back at work.
Less than 48 hours after hitting the biggest shot of his life - and one of the biggest in school history to upset No. 1 Indiana - the walk-on guard was back inside Hinkle Fieldhouse practicing.
That's just the way Barlow is, even after going from one...
Many kids dream and practice in their driveways of hitting the game winning shot. Well that dream came true for Butler walk-on Alex Barlow. Barlow game winning shot in overtime gave the Bulldogs the 88-86 win over the nation’s number 1 team Indiana.
Coming into the game against the Hoosiers Barlow was just averaging .08 points per game. However because of foul trouble Barlow was...
After Yogi Ferrell’s 3-pointer sent Indiana and Butler into overtime, walk-on guard Alex Barlow pushed the Bulldogs past the No. 1 Hoosiers. Story » The Minute After » Outmuscled on the glass » Video: Crean reacts » Video: IU players react » Video: Butler reaction » Photo Gallery »
We’ve seen Butler pull of upsets time and time again under Brad Stevens, to a point where it’s almost expected of them.
But Saturday’s thrilling win over #1 Indiana was different, and it was one of Stevens’ finest moments during his tenure at the helm of the Bulldogs.
No, Butler is no longer Cinderella in anyone’s mind, or at least they shouldn’t be. They’ve cemented...
The Butler Bulldogs just beat number one ranked Indiana on Saturday. This is the same Butler team that ran UNC out of the gym a few weeks ago. Yet, they are completely disrespected in the latest basketball poll.After losing, Indiana dropped to 6th in the latest poll. And the best Butler can do is "others receiving votes" with five votes? Seriously, do any of the voters...
The top-ranked Indiana Hoosiers entered their matchup against Butler with some lofty wins under their belt — Georgetown, North Carolina, Georgia — but they had their hands full with the feisty Bulldogs on Saturday. The game went to overtime, and that’s when little-used walk-on sophomore Alex Barlow etched his name in Bulldog lore with a spinning floater with 2.3 seconds left...
Tom Crean spent the first hour after Saturday's game contemplating what went wrong.
Indiana will spend the next three days fixing the problems Butler exposed.
Alex Barlow, a 5-foot-11 walk-on guard, backed his way into the lane and hit a spinning 6-foot jumper with 2.4 seconds left in overtime to give the Bulldogs an 88-86 win over the Hoosiers, likely ending their season-long...
The Butler Bulldogs continue to epitomize the meaning of an underdog.On Saturday, they pulled off an improbable upset victory over the undefeated and No. 1 ranked Indiana Hoosiers, 88-86, in overtime. They did so thanks in large part to walk-on Alex Barlow, who sank the eventual game-winning shot with just 2.3 ticks remaining on the clock. The sophomore guard had previously scored...
As I sat down to watch the Number 1 ranked Hoosiers take on those famous Butler Bulldogs, I had a feeling. It wasn’t the feeling you might get after eating at Taco Bell, but rather a here-we-go-again feeling. That’s because […]
Indiana had three days to let its first loss of the season sink in. Now, the Hoosiers have three favorable matchups to get back on track before Big Ten play.
Playing without the nation's top ranking for the first time this season, No. 6 Indiana will meet Mount St. Mary's on Wednesday night in the first of three straight home games against small conference foes.