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4-star point guard Washington commits to Butler

Joey Brunk was a nice pickup for Butler a few weeks back, but it appears as though Chris Holtmann was only just getting started for the class of 2016.Yesterday, 4-star point guard Howard Washington, an elite passer from Buffalo, committed to Butler. He told the Indy Star the opportunity of "playing a lot, playing right away" influenced him to become a Bulldog. He said he also considered...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Summer basketball looms for Butler duo

It may be the offseason in college basketball, but Butler's starting backcourt is working hardier than ever.Kellen Dunham and North Carolina State transfer Tyler Lewis, who is projected to start at the point this season, are each set to endure their own summer basketball journeys.Dunham, who led the Bulldogs in scoring last year, is one of 22 players who have been invited to take...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking ahead: Butler Bulldogs

Looking ahead: Butler Bulldogs
Via Philly Sports Live
7 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Have 2015 NBA Draft prospects seen the movie 'Hoosiers'?

'Hoosiers' is the story of the Hickory High School basketball team, which featured an unlikely group of players capturing the Indiana state title. Ironically enough, the movie was filmed at Hinkle Fieldhouse, home of the Butler Bulldogs.It's a classic for any hoops fan. Or.... is it? With the NBA Draft taking place tonight, Bleacher Report had some fun quizzing the top prospects...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati and Butler Home and Home Series Official

CBS’ Jon Rothstein just confirmed the news that the Cincinnati Bearcats and Butler Bulldogs will meet in a home and home basketball series starting at Fifth Third Arena next season. This was talked about during the tournament, when Butler’s AD mentioned it to Gregg Doyle. Butler is showing up on a lot of preseason top 25 lists for next year, as are the Bearcats. Both teams should...
Via Bearcats Blog
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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
March 22, 2015  |  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
March 20, 2015  |  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
March 15, 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 »
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
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