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Notre Dame, Butler renew rivalry with Sweet 16 on the line

PITTSBURGH (AP) Notre Dame and Butler renew an old rivalry with a spot in the Sweet 16 on the line Saturday night. The third-seeded Irish (30-5) and the sixth-seeded Bulldogs (23-11) met regularly between 1908 and 1995 but have played just once in the last two decades. They get a chance to become the last Indiana team standing in the NCAA Tournament. Notre Dame survived a scare...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 Butler holds off rally to beat No. 24 Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Roosevelt Jones scored 16 points and Kellen Dunham had 15 as No. 21 Butler held on for a 68-64 victory over No. 24 Providence on Saturday. Reserve Kelan Martin added 14 points for the Bulldogs (22-9, 12-6 Big East), who won for the ninth time in 12 games. The teams entered the final day of conference season in a three-way tie for second in the Big East with Georgetown...
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25 days ago  |  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

#19 Butler's Game-Winner With 1.9 Left Tops Men's Basketball

Roosevelt Jones' bank shot with 1.9 seconds left lifted No. 19 Butler to a 58-56 win over Creighton on Monday night before a sellout crowd of 17,971 fans at CenturyLInk Center Omaha .
Via Creighton BlueJays - Official Site
February 16, 2015

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...
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January 13, 2015  |  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...
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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

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