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Kevin Schwartz, a junior at Butler had 18 seconds to hit a 1/2 court shot in a State Farm contest on ESPN's College GameDay today. Nail it and he'd win $18,000 bucks. It didn't take but one try.... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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Last night, Butler beat Gonzaga in the Battle of the Bulldogs at historic* Hinkle Fieldhouse.
If you, like me, missed watching it live and are just catching up this morning, take a few minutes to watch the video below. Maybe watch it a few times.
What jumps out at you?
Chances are a number of things jump out at you.
The really poor inbounds pass.
The presence of mind of Roosevelt...
Still under both the proverbial radar and preferred height for those playing at the highest level of college basketball, Alex Barlow will admit that his life has changed over the last month only because it has.
When the 5'11 Barlow hit an overtime runner to beat then-No. 1 Indiana on Dec. 15, he was a walk-on hero, the latest in a long line of them in Butler's giant-killing...
I know it’s an overused phrase but I”ve got to say
it. The Butler did it again.
This time it’s sophomore forward Roosevelt Jones who
ended this Butler/Gonzaga dogfight with a buzzer beater at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
"I heard their
coach saying to lob it to [Kelly] Olynyk, so I just played behind him, made the
basketball play and got the steal,"...
Butler + Jones + Hinkle = Magical March Moment in January.. Well done..— Kevin Negandhi (@KNegandhiESPN) January 20, 2013Down one point with 3.5 seconds remaining, Butler’s Roosevelt Jones stole the inbounds pass, took it coast-to-coast and tossed up a floater as time expired. The refs reviewed the play and ruled that the ball left Jones’ hand before the clock hit 0.0. With...
Gonzaga and Butler have spent the last decade setting new standards for America's non-power conference schools.
On Saturday, America's two biggest little schools will square off for the first time at historic Hinkle Fieldhouse. The game comes with all the trimmings: A prime-time tip, national television and even ESPN's College GameDay crew.
What fans will see are two...
Tweet Anyone that thought the Butler Bulldogs were a one-year wonder after their 2010 Final Four run was proven wrong in 2011 when they returned to the Final Four. After a 22-15 season in 2011-2012, the Bulldogs seem to be back for more. Butler is ranked 13th in the nation, bringing a 15-2 record into [...]
Wow. Up 1 with 3.5 seconds remaining, Gonzaga inbounded the ball yesterday...to Butler's Roosevelt Jones. RJ dribbled in and hit a runner at the buzzer.
No. 13 Butler over No. 8 Gonzaga...
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