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Projected 2015-16 starting lineups: Butler Bulldogs

With last year's core mostly intact and another big name making his debut, Butler looks to remain a key factor in the Big East.It only takes one word to describe last year's Butler Bulldogs: grit. They fell to No. 3 seed Notre Dame in the Round of 32 in March, but considering that pre-season expectations had the Bulldogs pegged as a fringe tournament team, the 2014-15 season was...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dunham misses cut to 12 for Pan American Games

It doesn't exactly have the impact that Isiah Thomas getting shunned from the 1992 Dream Team did, but Butler's Kellen Dunham experienced a similar feeling on Sunday.Dunham was cut when USA Basketball announced a 12-player roster for the Pan American Games. He had made the cut to 16 during a week of tryouts in Colorado Springs.The final roster features seven current college players...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kellen Dunham survives cuts to 16 at Pan-Am games

"Downpour Dunham," as they call him at Butler, is making waves all across the hoops universe. Dunham will look to play for Team USA in the Pan-American games in Toronto next week.The 3-point sniper survived the first round of cuts, which came Thursday, to get the team to 16. The final roster will be announced Sunday and will contain 12 players.(h/t Big East Coast Bias)
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23 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
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Puerto Rico Tip-off announced with Butler, Miami and Utah

It doesn’t get any better than heading to Puerto Rico for a non-conference tournament with the opportunity to play against some of the best college players in the country while repping your program on national television. And the fans found out who would be competing on Tuesday The field for the 2015 Puerto Rico Tip-Off  was announced with Butler, Miami, Utah, Mississippi State...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Check Out This Awesome Courtside Footage Of Pat Connaughton’s Incredible Block vs. Butler

One of – if not, the – plays of the NCAA Tournament, thus far, was made by Notre Dame senior forward Pat Connaughton during the Fighting Irish’s third round game vs. Butler. With less than two seconds remaining in regulation and the score tied, 55-55, Connaughton swatted a game-winning 3-point attempt by Kellen Dunham. It was an incredible play that ultimately allowed Notre...
Via College Spun
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Dunham's key 3-pointer helps Butler put away Texas

PITTSBURGH -- Kellen Dunham scored 20 points, including a pivotal 3-pointer with 1:18 to play, to lift sixth-seeded Butler to a 56-48 victory over 11th-seeded Texas in the NCAA tournament on Thursday. The Bulldogs (23-10) advanced to play third-seeded Notre Dame on Saturday. The Longhorns (20-14) added to a miserable day for the vaunted Big 12. Texas joined Baylor and Iowa State...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler uses late surge to put away Texas 56-48

PITTSBURGH (AP) Kellen Dunham scored 20 points, including a pivotal 3-pointer with 1:18 to play, to lift sixth-seeded Butler to a 56-48 victory over 11th-seeded Texas in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. The Bulldogs (23-10) advanced to play third-seeded Notre Dame on Saturday. The Longhorns (20-14) added to a miserable day for the vaunted Big 12. Texas joined Baylor and Iowa State...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler uses late surge to put away Texas

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Kellen Dunham scored 20 points, including a pivotal 3-pointer with 1:18 to play, to lift sixth-seeded Butler to a 56-48 victory over 11th-seeded Texas in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. The Bulldogs (23-10) advanced to play third-seeded Notre Dame on Saturday. The Longhorns (20-14) added to a miserable day for the vaunted Big 12. Texas joined Baylor and Iowa State...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Bracket - Midwest Region

The Midwest bracket is host to the #1 team in the country, the University of Kentucky. This UK team might be the best and deepest team in NCAA history, as they are currently 34-0. They are led by two future top 10 and potential top 5 picks, 7 footers, Karl-Anthony Towns and Willie Cauley-Stein. However teams like Kansas, Notre Dame, Maryland and West Virginia will make it their...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Midwest Region packed with 5 Indiana schools

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indiana believes it plays the best basketball in the Midwest. This year, five schools will have a chance to prove it. Butler, Indiana, Notre Dame, Purdue and Valparaiso were all placed in the NCAA Tournament's 16-team Midwest Region, ending any longshot hope of having an all-Indiana Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis next month. ''How about that? That...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Sixth-seeded Butler to open with Texas in NCAA tourney

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Butler returns to the NCAA Tournament after last season's absence, earning a No. 6 seed in the Midwest regional and opening play against 11th-seeded Texas in Pittsburgh on Thursday. The Bulldogs (22-10) lost in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament to Xavier, but they own wins over North Carolina and Georgetown this season. Kellen Dunham leads Butler, which...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tourney test: Xavier duels with top-25 Butler in Big East quarters

A year after not even reaching the Big East tournament quarterfinals, Butler enters that round as a favorite. Getting its first win in this Madison Square Garden spectacle won't be easy, facing a longtime rival which has controlled the series lately and appears to be a fellow NCAA Tournament team. Xavier can erase any lingering doubt about whether it will be part of the Big Dance...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier-Butler Preview

A year after not even reaching the Big East tournament quarterfinals, Butler enters that round as a favorite. Getting its first win in this Madison Square Garden spectacle won't be easy, facing a longtime rival which has controlled the series lately and appears to be a fellow NCAA Tournament team. Xavier can erase any lingering doubt about whether it will be part of the Big Dance...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Big East Conference Tournament Preview

About a year ago the word on the mean streets of Twitter had the Big East Conference six feet underground. It was dead they said, with an emphasis on their demise being put on the lack of depth in the league. Fast-forward and things have changed a bit. It is assumed that at-least five Big East teams are going to get in the NCAA Tournament. That is a far cry from death. That’s not...
Via The Student Section
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Big East Conference Tournament Preview

About a year ago the word on the mean streets of Twitter had the Big East Conference six feet underground. It was dead they said, with an emphasis on their demise being put on the lack of depth in the league. Fast-forward and things have changed a bit. It is assumed that at-least five Big East teams are going to get in the NCAA Tournament. That is a far cry from death. That’s not...
Via Bloguin Best
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 21 Butler holds off rally to beat No. 24 Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Roosevelt Jones scored 16 points and Kellen Dunham had 15 as No. 21 Butler held on for a 68-64 victory over No. 24 Providence on Saturday. Reserve Kelan Martin added 14 points for the Bulldogs (22-9, 12-6 Big East), who won for the ninth time in 12 games. The teams entered the final day of conference season in a three-way tie for second in the Big East with Georgetown...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 21 Butler holds on to beat No. 24 Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Roosevelt Jones scored 16 points and Kellen Dunham had 15 as No. 21 Butler held on for a 68-64 victory over No. 24 Providence on Saturday. Reserve Kelan Martin added 14 points for the Bulldogs (22-9, 12-6 Big East), who won for the ninth time in 12 games. The teams entered the final day of conference season in a three-way tie for second in the Big East with...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Butler Does A Little More: The Bulldogs Eclipse Providence In A Big East Showcase

How much do you know about the Big East, as tournament time approaches? Chances are you’re familiar with Villanova and are aware that the Wildcats will be a top-two seed when March Madness begins. What about the teams just below Villanova in the standings, however? It’s been easier for the likes of Butler and Providence to fly under the radar, but after a compelling collision...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Butler Does A Little More: The Bulldogs Eclipse Providence In A Big East Showcase

How much do you know about the Big East, as tournament time approaches? Chances are you’re familiar with Villanova and are aware that the Wildcats will be a top-two seed when March Madness begins. What about the teams just below Villanova in the standings, however? It’s been easier for the likes of Butler and Providence to fly under the radar, but after a compelling collision...
Via The Student Section
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler-Providence Preview

Butler couldn't overcome a rough performance by its leading scorer, costing it a clear path to the No. 2 seed in the Big East tournament. The 21st-ranked Bulldogs likely need to get Kellen Dunham back on track in order to keep up with No. 24 Providence's high-scoring duo in Saturday's regular-season finale. These teams are tied with Georgetown for second-place, and a number of scenarios...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown-Butler Preview

With the regular season winding down, Butler and Georgetown have most likely done enough to assure themselves of NCAA tournament berths. Still, these Big East foes have plenty to play for as the No. 21 Bulldogs wrap up their home schedule Tuesday night. Butler (21-8, 11-5) climbed one game ahead of the Hoyas (18-9, 10-6) for second place in the conference after the teams posted contrasting...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Rebounding margin drowns DePaul on senior day

This is a guest post by Tim Balk (@TimBalk). Balk is a freshman at Northwestern University studying journalism, and he writes with The Catch and Shoot’s Jesse Kramer at The Daily Northwestern. There was DePaul (12-18, 6-11 Big East), struggling early against No. 23 Butler (21-8, 11-5) at Allstate Arena on Saturday and getting bullied on the boards as coach Oliver Purnell bellowed...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Dunham leads No. 23 Butler past DePaul 67-53

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Kellen Dunham scored 24 points, and No. 23 Butler beat DePaul 67-53 on Saturday to move into sole possession of second in the Big East. Roosevelt Jones had 16 points and Kameron Woods finished with 14 for the Bulldogs (21-8, 11-5), who have won five of seven. Butler connected on 22 of 27 foul shots, compared to 6 for 10 for DePaul. Coupled with Georgetown's 81...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 23 Butler rolls past short-handed Marquette as Dunham nets 22

  Kellen Dunham scored 22 points and Kameron Woods added 14 to lead No. 23 Butler to a 73-52 win over Marquette on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs (20-8, 10-5 Big East) rebounded from their worst loss of the season by winning their 20th game of the season for the 20th time in school history. Butler also avoided losing back-to-back games for the first time since mid-December. Marquette...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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