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Roosevelt Jones sinks amazing no-look halfcourt shot

Butler Bulldogs senior guard Roosevelt Jones seems to be working on improving his shot this offseason. At the very least, he has put forth some strong effort towards perfecting a trick shot that is getting plenty of attention. In a video shared on his Twitter account, Jones makes an improbably halfcourt shot. Jones was standing at halfcourt at Hinkle Fieldhouse, before tossing a...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler's Roosevelt Jones sinks a no-look, over-the-head, half-court shot (VIDEO)

Roosevelt Jones isn't exactly known as a jump shooter, but his half-court heaves are clearly a refined part of his game. The Butler senior campaigned to get himself on SportsCenter with this shot: Ask and ye' shall receive, Roosevelt.
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

What if NCAA hoops players could be traded, part 2

Previously in the confines of my mind. Before I dive into listing the next 15 players on this list, let’s just look at how naive I am. Tyrus Jones? Gone. Justin Anderson? Gone. Buddy Hield? Rumored to be leaving. In all fairness to myself, that’s only three of the first fifteen listed. But it works perfectly as a transition into a rant on the current system imposed on players...
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Jones' late layup lets No. 19 Butler escape Creighton 58-56

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Roosevelt Jones made the winning layup with 1.9 seconds to lift No. 19 Butler to a 58-56 win over Creighton and avoid getting upset by the Big East's last-place team Monday night. The Bulldogs (19-7, 9-4) wouldn't have been in position for Jones' game-winner if Alex Barlow hadn't scrambled to rebound Kellen Dunham's missed shot a few seconds earlier. Devin Brooks...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Johns' Sir'Dominic Pointer Commits Worst Flop of All Time in Game Against Butler

This is just plain bad. I had to read what a couple other people said about this to even realize that contact was made between a Butler player ans Pointer. Apparently Roosevelt Jones tapped him on the head giving Pointer cause to commit a foul that would cost him $5K at the next level.Ridiculous Pointer. Absolutely ridiculous. Read more »
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Big East Brawl: Butler Defeats Seton Hall in OT 79-75

Roosevelt Jones Had 23 Points Tonight/ by Josh Adams @NCAAHoopsDigest This 2014-15 Big East Conference has shown early on that there will be no easy wins. The Butler Bulldogs proved that on Tuesday night, traveling into Newark and defeating the #21 Seton Hall Pirates 79-75. Before a crowd of seven thousand fans at the Prudential Center the Bulldogs defeated the...
Via College Hoops Digest
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler takes down Belmont 67-56

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Roosevelt Jones scored 20 points and Butler took down Belmont 67-56 on Sunday. Jones was 8 of 12 from the floor, grabbed seven rebounds and had three assists. Kellen Dunham added 15 points, including four 3-pointers and the Bulldogs (10-3) shot 48 percent from the floor and outrebounded Belmont 38-21. Craig Bradshaw paced Belmont (8-5) with 11 points and Evan Bradds...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 23 Butler beats Indiana State behind Dunham, Jones

  Kellen Dunham and Roosevelt Jones each scored 14 points to lead No. 23 Butler past longtime rival Indiana State 77-54 on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs (6-1) climbed into the Top 25 for the first time in nearly 22 months this week and ended a two-game losing streak in Terre Haute, where they won for the first time since 2002. Indiana State (3-4) lost its third in a row. Devonte...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Butler Bulldogs tough week

(Photo: Michael Hickey/Getty Images North America) The buzzer beating thrillers have not seemed to swing in Butler basketball’s direction this season. At the very beginning of the season, the Butler Bulldogs gathered five wins in five games before losing two close games to Louisiana State and No. 5 Oklahoma State. Against Oklahoma State, the Bulldogs lost by two, while Louisiana...
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Butler Bulldogs: Four wins in four games

(Photo: Patti Blake/Indy Star) Major losses – including legendary former head coach Brad Stevens, Blue II – the former mascot, and a prominent and powerful starter from last season, Roosevelt Jones – to the Butler University men’s basketball program have not halted the squad one bit. Four games. Four wins. The Butler Bulldogs entered Ball State University in Muncie, Ind....
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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