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Butler University fans have faced an emotionally tough summer this year. Nothing seems positive, from legendary head coach Brad Stevens abruptly leaving the basketball program for NBA powerhouse, Boston Celtics, to the recent depressing news circulating around the school’s iconic mascot, Blue II who announced he was dying from a heart disease.
However, let us not harp on the negatives this summer has brought, but of the positive situations that happened while Blue II was head mascot and coach Stevens led the Bulldogs on the basketball court.
Since the combination of Stevens, as head coach, and Blue II, as main mascot, was established back in 2007, the Bulldogs basketball squad have made countless and amazing memorable things happen. Especially the buzzer-beater game-winning or tying shots and generally game-winning shots. The many teams that came through between 2007-2013 had a knack for upsetting high-ranked and well-established basketball programs. Dur...