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Butler-Tennessee Preview

Butler's offense has been resurgent since an abysmal performance in the Bahamas led to its lone loss. The 15th-ranked Bulldogs look to continue their efficient play Sunday when they visit Tennessee. Butler (8-1) shot 23.7 percent from the field in a 59-46 loss to Oklahoma on Nov. 27 in the Battle 4 Atlantis, its lowest since shooting 18.8 percent in the 2011 national final against...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dunham leads No. 23 Butler to defeat of Northwestern

  Kellen Dunham scored 19 points to lead No. 23 Butler past Northwestern 65-56 on Saturday. Roosevelt Jones added 12 points and six rebounds as the Bulldogs held off a late surge by the Wildcats to earn their seventh win of the season. Butler held a six-point lead with under four minutes left when Nathan Taphorn's 3-pointer pulled Northwestern within three. The Bulldogs capped off...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Butler basketball back to being Butler Basketball?

Is Butler basketball back? Back to the Butler basketball of the earlier part of this decade? With back to back national title game appearances in 2010 and 2011, Butler basketball supplanted Gonzaga as the one mid-major playing at the high-major level. Butler Blue was among the college basketball blue bloods. Then Brad Stevens bolted for Boston finally, after years of flirting with...
Via The Sports Bank
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hinkle Fieldhouse to get more national attention Saturday

The movie “Hoosiers” made it famous, but Butler’s 2010 National title game run made it a tourist destination. I made my first visit to the historic Hinkle Fieldhouse four years ago when I covered the Final Four for the Washington Times. Tomorrow I return to cover my first ever game at the basketball mecca. Northwestern at Butler will be the first nationally broadcast game...
Via The Sports Bank
12 days ago  |  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 basketball defeats North Dakota

(Photo by John Fetcho) First game back since losing the two final games in dramatic fashion during the 2013 Old Spice Classic, the Butler University Bulldogs redeemed themselves in a Butler-dominated win. The Bulldogs hosted the University of North Dakota Saturday night. North Dakota exited Indianapolis with a tough loss 79-64, worsening their record to 2-5, while Butler improved...
Via isportsweb.com
December 09, 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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