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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...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Butler F Jones to miss season

Butler forward Roosevelt Jones will miss the upcoming season after injuring his left wrist during an exhibition game in Australia. Jones suffered ligament damage after falling on his wrist. The school says in a news release he will undergo season-ending surgery. The 6-foot-4 junior was the Bulldogs top returning scorer and rebounder. Jones was injured in the first game of the...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Butler loses F Jones for season to wrist injury

Butler forward Roosevelt Jones will miss the upcoming season after injuring his left wrist during an exhibition game in Australia. Jones suffered ligament damage after falling on his wrist. The school says in a news release he will undergo season-ending surgery. The 6-foot-4 junior was the Bulldogs top returning scorer and rebounder. Jones was injured in the first game of the...
Via Fox Sports
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Butler Forward Roosevelt Jones Out For Season With Left Wrist Injury

In what continues to be an unfortunate off-season for Butler basketball, the team has suffered yet another blow, losing its top returning player Roosevelt Jones. Jones has torn ligaments in his left wrist and will not be able to play this upcoming season, according to Zak Keefer of the IndyStar. Jones was injured while the team was getting ready for the season in Australia, just...
Via College Spun
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Roosevelt Jones’ Game-Winner For Butler Over Gonzaga (and Brad Stevens’ Reaction) a Microcosm of Bulldogs’ Greatness

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...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

BUZZER BEATER: Gonzaga A Victum Of "Hinkle Magic". Jones Hits The Shot For Butler

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,"...
Via Online Sports Guys
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 13 Butler 64, No. 8 Gonzaga 63

Roosevelt Jones stole an inbound pass with 3.5 seconds left and hit a floater from just inside the foul line right before the buzzer to help No. 13 Butler upset No. 8 Gonzaga 64-63 on Saturday night. Jones finished with 20 points and the Bulldogs have now won 13 in a row including two straight without their top scorer, Rotnei Clarke. It's the first time Butler (16-2, 3-0 Atlantic...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Butler steals win over Gonzaga

Roosevelt Jones stole an inbound pass with 3.5 seconds left and hit a floater from just inside the foul line right before the buzzer to help No. 13 Butler upset No. 8 Gonzaga 64-63 on Saturday night. Jones finished with 20 points and the Bulldogs have now won 13 in a row including two straight without their top scorer, Rotnei Clarke. It's the first time Butler (16-2, 3-0 Atlantic...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Butler’s Roosevelt Jones completes crazy play with buzzer-beater

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 [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Roosevelt Jones hits floater to sink Gonzaga

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...
Via Diehardsport
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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