Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 3/22/13

INDIANAPOLIS - APRIL 05: Head coach Brad Stevens of the Butler Bulldogs looks on in the first half while taking on the Duke Blue Devils during the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 5, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Duke won 61-59. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Fifteen minutes after Butler's first NCAA opponent was revealed on Selection Sunday, Brad Stevens walked into the locker room and told his team he had already watched 20 clips of Bucknell's defense.The players couldn't help but burst into laughter. They couldn't believe their coach had not only gotten the information but had watched and learned that much about their opponent in such a short time.Bring up Stevens' name to any coach at the NCAA tournament regional in Lexington, Ky., and strong praise is sure to follow. Words like genius and savant have been tossed around.He knew exactly how many times Bucknell had run a triangle-and-two defense this season and what the call was from the coach to trigger it. Why is this fascinating? Because the Bison had run only 30 possessions of that particular defense all season."Coach Stevens is a Hall of Fame coach," Marquette coach Buzz Williams said of the 36-year-old. "He's just not old enough for you to call him that yet."As ...
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