Originally posted on The Sports Rocker  |  Last updated 12/17/12
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 actually watch the games or just mail it in as if they expect Duke, UNC, Kansas, and Ohio State to be the top dogs in college basketball year in and year out?I chronicled Butlers effort after the UNC game, and still, I am utterly dismayed at the lack of respect they get from national poll voters. The Bulldogs have beaten two top-25 teams, and this is what they get. I'm all in for Butler and coach Brad Stevens. He has built a - not a great team, but a great program at Butler, and it's time for people to take notice.As for the poll voters, good job. Good effort.UPDATE: Butler has landed at 19. The polls had yet to be updated on the site I was looking at. My bad.
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