Butler controls the boards in romp over Tennessee-Martin

  Andrew Chrabascz scored 17 points and Kellen Dunham added 15 as Butler clamped down on the boards to beat Tennessee-Martin 64-37 on Monday night. Butler (9-3) out-rebounded the Skyhawks (7-4) 39-20 and limited UT-Martin to 16 field goals in 48 attempts (33.3 percent), including just 2 of 13 3-point tries. Chrabascz drained a 3-pointer, as did Alex Barlow and Dunham added a basket...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler shuts down Tennessee-Martin 64-37

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Andrew Chrabascz scored 17 points and Kellen Dunham added 15 as Butler clamped down on the boards to beat Tennessee-Martin 64-37 on Monday night. Butler (9-3) out-rebounded the Skyhawks (7-4) 39-20 and limited UT-Martin to 16 field goals in 48 attempts (33.3 percent), including just 2 of 13 3-point tries. Chrabascz drained a 3-pointer, as did Alex Barlow and Dunham...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

UT-Martin-Butler Preview

While Butler will likely drop out of the AP Top 25 on Monday, it could use another win at home that night to regain some confidence. The No. 23 Bulldogs seek to avoid a third straight loss and extend their home non-conference win streak to 20 games as they face UT-Martin. Butler (8-3) fell 82-73 to Indiana on Saturday, blowing a six-point lead with 13:48 left. The Bulldogs shot 39...
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6 days ago  |  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...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Williams' 22 points help Indiana hold on to upset No. 23 Butler

  Troy Williams matched his career high with 22 points and Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell added 20 to help Indiana beat No. 23 Butler 82-73 on Saturday. Coach Tom Crean earned his 300th victory. Indiana (9-2) beat a ranked opponent for the 17th time since 2011-12, the most in the Big Ten. Kellen Dunham led Butler (8-3) with 23 points. The Bulldogs lost their second straight to a power conference...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kennesaw St.-Butler Preview

Butler showed why it deserves to be back in the AP Top 25 by continuing to play impressive defense in back-to-back victories this past week. The 23rd-ranked Bulldogs look to continue their stingy approach as they seek a 19th straight nonconference home victory Monday night against a Kennesaw State program which has been historically bad on the road. Following wins over then-No. 5...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Northwestern seeing progress in Chris Collins year 2?

Northwestern Wildcats Coach Chris Collins following his teams 65-56 loss at the #23 Butler Bulldogs. “This was a step in the right direction, we have not been playing well, although we were disappointed in the end result, this is the best we’ve played in awhile. We were right there. We just played a really good team on their home floor that’s tough to beat.” “I like the...
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21 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...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern-Butler Preview

Butler is continuing to establish itself as one of the nation's best teams at defending the 3-point line. That could be bad news for a Northwestern squad that is misfiring from long range. The No. 23 Bulldogs look to defeat the Wildcats for the fourth straight time Saturday in their first home game as a ranked team this season. Butler (6-1) moved into the Top 25 this week on the...
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23 days ago  |  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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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler tops G'town in Big East tilt for third place in Battle 4 Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Butler has already been mightily tested this season. The Bulldogs changed coaches in October when Brandon Miller was granted a medical leave of absence, then were picked to finish in the bottom half of the Big East, all while trying to figure out how to bounce back following the program's worst record in nearly a decade. They seem unfazed by it all. Kellen...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler beats Georgetown 64-58 in Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Kellen Dunham scored 16 points and Butler beat Georgetown 64-58 in an all-Big East matchup for third place at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Friday afternoon. Alex Barlow added 11 for the Bulldogs (5-1), who won two of their three games in the Bahamas. Butler missed 119 of its first 168 shots in the tournament then got hot at precisely the right time Friday...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma takes down Butler, advances to title game in Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger knows the Sooners' offense will start to click better as the season goes along. For now, their defense is more than enough. Holding Butler to 24 percent shooting - the best by an Oklahoma team in nearly 11 years - the Sooners earned a berth in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game by topping the Bulldogs 59-46 on Thursday afternoon...
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November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sooners top Butler 59-46 for Atlantis title berth

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Isaiah Cousins scored 13 points and Oklahoma beat frigid-shooting Butler 59-46 on Thursday to earn a spot in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game. Jordan Woodard and TaShawn Thomas each scored 10 points for the balanced Sooners (4-1), who made their first 11 shots from 2-point range on the way to a quick 30-14 lead. Oklahoma meets either No. 2 Wisconsin...
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November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Butler crushes Loyola (MD), 80-39

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Kelan Martin came off the bench to score 23 points and grab seven rebounds, leading Butler to an 80-39 win against Loyola (MD) on Saturday. Kellen Dunham finished with 13 points and Roosevelt Jones added 10 points, six assists, and four steals for the Bulldogs (3-0), who were on point offensively much of the night, shooting 53.6 percent from the field with a 17...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dunham's 26 spark Butler 70-48 over Chattanooga

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Kellen Dunham scored 26 points, including a 3-pointer near the halftime buzzer to snap a tie, as Butler pulled away from Chattanooga in the second half for a 70-48 win Tuesday night. Kameron Woods scored 10 points with a career-high 16 rebounds and Alex Barlow scored 11 for the Bulldogs (2-0). Chattanooga (1-2) was led by Casey Jones with 14 points and Eric Robertson...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown's Smith-Rivera gets top player nod in Big East preseason honors

NEW YORK — Georgetown guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera has been chosen the 2014-15 Big East Preseason Player of the Year by a vote of the league's head coaches. Seton Hall freshman guard Isaiah Whitehead has been named Big East Preseason Rookie of the Year. Smith-Rivera, a 6-foot-3 junior, is the sixth Georgetown player in Big East history to earn Preseason Player of the Year honors...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Kellen Dunham Looking to Take Next Step in 2014

The Butler Bulldogs were extremely happy with the progress that guard Kellen Dunham made last season, and they are expecting him to take the next step this coming season. Dunham is a very talented scorer, and is especially known for his ability to shoot from the perimeter. There have been quite a few comparisons to Gordon Hayward, who was a lanky star at Butler before Dunham came...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Big East Tournament: Day 1 Brings a Major Upset

It would only be fitting that the Big East Defensive Player of the Year would make a clutch steal to keep his team alive for another day in New York City. That came to fruition on Wednesday night in the first round of the Big East Tournament. After scoring 29 points against Seton Hall in Saturday’s 71-54 win, Butler’s Kellen Dunham looked to put the dagger into the Pirates....
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Butler-Villanova Preview

A pair of three-point wins have kept Villanova's Big East conference title hopes alive. The eighth-ranked Wildcats could have an easier time Wednesday night at home against a Butler team that's experiencing its worst losing streak in nearly a quarter century. Villanova (24-3, 12-2) put itself in position to match Creighton for the conference lead with Saturday's 57-54 home win...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cotton leads Providence past Butler 87-81

Bryce Cotton scored 28 points - 11 straight in the first half - to lead Providence in an 87-81 win over Butler. LaDontae Henton added 15 points for Providence (18-10, 8-7), while Josh Fortune, Tyler Harris and Kadeem Batts had 14 apiece. Kellen Dunham scored 25 points and Khyle Marshall chipped in 22 for the Bulldogs (12-15, 2-13) who have now lost six straight. Butler trailed...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

McDermott leads No. 18 Creighton past Butler 68-63

Doug McDermott scored 26 points and made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 47.8 seconds left to give No. 18 Creighton a 68-63 win over Butler on Thursday night. The Bluejays (20-4, 10-2 Big East) have won five of six and 15 of 17, and are now within a half game of No. 6 Villanova in the conference standings. Kellen Dunham had 16 points and Alex Barlow added 13 for Butler (12-13, 2-11...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Muskies takes care of business on the road

INDIANAPOLIS -- Life away from Cintas Center hasn't been so pleasant for Xavier this season. The Musketeers were just 3-6 in games on the road or at neutral sites with four of their next five games coming outside of Cincinnati. They got a nice start on fixing that blemish on their record Tuesday night. Xavier methodically took apart Butler, 64-50, at Hinkle Fieldhouse to win its...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Seton Hall seek to get back to .500 in Big East Play, Hosts Butler Wednesday

Kellen Dunham/indystar.comFor Brandon Miller and the Butler Bulldogs, nothing has come easy after Brad Stephens, who is a legend in Indiana now after making the Bulldogs a national championship team just a few seasons ago, left for the Celtics.On top of the fact that Miller took over as head coach in July, the timetable didn’t get helped when Butler lost Roosevelt Jones due to...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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