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BUTLER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Notre Dame Coach Mike Brey Lost Mother Hours Before Game vs. Butler

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey lost his mother, Betty, hours before tip-off against the Butler Bulldogs on Saturday.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey reveals mother died in morning before OT win over Butler

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey revealed that his mother died Saturday morning of a heart attack, hours before the No. 3-seeded Fighting Irish's overtime win over the Butler Bulldogs. Notre Dame (31-5) moved on to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2003 and will play Kansas or Wichita State in the Midwest Regional semifinals on Thursday in Cleveland.  
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler win sparks Brad Stevens' first tweet in 18 months

Yesterday the Butler Bulldogs, a No. 6 seed in the NCAA tournament, knocked off 11th seeded Texas 56-48.  It was the Bulldogs' first tournament win since Brad Stevens left Butler to coach the Celtics in the summer of 2013.Stevens is clearly still a fan of his old team, as their victory prompted him to send out a tweet for the first time in 18 months:Way to go Dawgs!!! March on!—...
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Grumpy Butler Lady Wants None of Your Foul Calls

The 6th-seeded Butler Bulldogs held on to defeat No. 11 seed Texas during their opening NCAA Tournament game on Thursday afternoon but one Butler fan was awfully fussy in the closing seconds. After her team was called for a foul on a rebound attempt by Longhorns big man Connor Lammert, she proceeded to give an Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler vs. Texas – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Isiaah Taylor is Texas’ floor general The Butler Bulldogs were on of the top teams in the Big East this season, and they earned the No. 6 seed in the Midwest. Texas has an up-and-down year, but ended up seeded 11th. The winner will play the winner of Notre Dame/Northeastern Be sure to check out our printable 2015 NCAA Tournament bracket here. Date: Thursday, March 19 Time:...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler’s Bulldog Mascot Pukes All Over The Court Before Game

Bulter's mascot just vomited on the court. Hahaha! pic.twitter.com/vy4WCe9poR — Matt Norlander (@MattNorlander) March 13, 2015 The Butler Bulldogs were getting prepared to face Xavier in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament on Thursday when Butler Blue III, the Bulldogs mascot, got a little queasy. Luckily, he appeared to be OK after some quick Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
14 days ago  |  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 »
Via FatManWriting
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Sir’Dominic Pointer Has No Shame, Commits Ridiculous Flop Against Butler

This embed is invalid" /> On paper, it looks like St. John’s guard Sir’Dominic Pointer (apparently a real name) is having himself a solid game against the Butler Bulldogs. The senior has logged 19 points, 6 rebounds, and two blocks thus far. Unfortunately, no one will remember any of that because of his terrible job at selling a foul after a made layup....
Via Busted Coverage
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Chris Holtmann, Butler players react to loss to Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS — Butler coach Chris Holtmann, along with junior Kellen Dunham and senior Kameron Woods, met with the media following the Bulldogs’ 82-73 loss to Indiana in the Crossroads Classic at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Watch the full press conference below: The post Video: Chris Holtmann, Butler players react to loss to Indiana appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers...
Via Inside the Hall
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

YSU Penguins Coach Wolford quickly defuses any QB controversy

The 16th-ranked YSU Penguins didn't make it easy on themselves early on at home in Stambaugh Stadium. The visiting Butler Bulldogs took the an early 10-3 lead in the first quarter, before eventually falling behind 44-13. The second meeting between the schools, YSU stands at 2-0 against the Bulldogs, since 2011. The reason for the slow start was due to the impressive play ...
Via College2Pro.com
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior center Nate Fowler is Butler-bound

The Butler Bulldogs landed their first commitment from the 2015 class on Tuesday night, snagging 6′-8″ center Nate Fowler of Moeller (OH), according to multiple reports. Fowler is part of a strong recent run on the recruiting trail by Butler, which recently landed top-150 senior Jackson Davis, and key transfers Tyler Lewis (NC State) and Austin Etherington (Indiana). A...
Via Hoopniks
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Georgetown T-Shirt Giveaway Spells Out “HOYAS” Ahead Of Butler Game

While Georgetown has thus far struggled in Big East play this season, the Hoyas did score a huge win last week out-of-conference against No. 7 Michigan State. Today, they look to improve their league record against another program that has struggled this season – the Butler Bulldogs. In an attempt to pump up the atmosphere at the Verizon Center, the school is doing a 15,000 t-shirt...
Via College Spun
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

For Miller and Butler a year of transition

Send to Kindle(Credit: Butler University Sports Information) NEWARK, NJ – They entered the Prudential Center with a 1-7 conference record. The greater New York-New Jersey area is focused and immersed on Super Bowl activities, and while he may enjoy football, nothing of that order was on the mind of Brandon Miller. The Butler head coach in his initial season, succeeding the ever...
Via College Chalktalk
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall, Butler beat NJIT 66-48

Khyle Marshall scored 21 points and little-used freshman Rene Castro added 10 off the bench as Butler slugged its way to a 66-48 victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology on Saturday. It was the final non-conference game for Butler (10-2), which opens Big East play on Tuesday by hosting No. 8 Villanova. The Bulldogs have won five in a row since losing twice at the Old Spice...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Forgrave: Turns out the Butler Way is Miller's way, too

The first time I met Brandon Miller, he seemed pretty amazed at where life had taken him over the past couple years. It was late June, two months after Butler's then-head coach, Brad Stevens, had hired Miller as an assistant coach at Miller's alma mater. Miller was plainly thrilled to be sitting in his own office at historic Hinkle Fieldhouse. It was only one year earlier that Miller...
Via Fox Sports
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Butler rolls past North Dakota, 79-64

Kellen Dunham struggled early from the field, but recovered in a big way to lead Butler past North Dakota 79-64. The senior started out 1-of-4 during the game's first 10:30, but closed going 5-of-7, including 3-of-4 from behind the arc to finish with a game-high 29 points. North Dakota was able to keep Butler within reach until the Bulldogs went on a 10-3 run, capped off by...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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