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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...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Teams are different, but Big East passion remains

It’s called the “Fu Effect,” named for the impact Seton Hall senior forward Fuquan Edwin can have on a game. It could be bouncing around during pregame warm-ups to get himself and his teammates amped. Or it could be something like he did Wednesday night against Butler in the first round of the Big East Tournament. Part of the “Fu Effect” is being active on defense. The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Seton Hall 51, Butler 50

Gene Teague led the way with 14 points and 11 rebounds as the Pirates squeaked past the Bulldogs in the opening round of the Big East tournament in New York. Seton Hall (16-16) won despite shooting 39.6 percent from the field and 5-of-20 from 3-point range. The eighth-seeded Pirates, who received 10 points apiece from Brian Oliver and Fuquan Edwin, will face top-seeded Villanova...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 13, 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....
Via College Hoops Digest
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Butler 71, Seton Hall 54

Kellen Dunham made all seven of his 3-pointers en route to 29 points as the host Bulldogs coasted to a win in the regular-season finale for both teams. Khyle Marshall and Elijah Brown scored 10 points apiece for Butler (14-16, 4-14 Big East), which secured the No. 9 seed in the upcoming Big East tournament and will face the Pirates again Wednesday night in a first-round matchup...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Butler 79, DePaul 46

Alex Barlow had a team-high 19 points and five steals as the Bulldogs ran away with an easy road victory over the Blue Demons. Khyle Marshall added 18 points for Butler (13-16, 3-14 Big East), which snapped a seven-game losing streak. The Bulldogs dominated on the glass, 46-29, led by Kellen Dunham's nine boards. Brandon Young scored 24 points to lead DePaul (11-20, 3-15),...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Villanova 67, Butler 48

James Bell and Darrun Hilliard II scored 11 points apiece as the Wildcats soared past the visiting Bulldogs in Big East play. Josh Hart contributed eight points and eight rebounds as Villanova (25-3, 13-2) won for the ninth time in 10 games. The victory moves the Wildcats into a first-place tie with Creighton with three regular-season games remaining. Kellen Dunham scored 12 points...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 27, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Muskies takes care of business on the road

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 second straight...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 12, 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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Poor Butler record doesn't mean day off for XU

Butler’s men’s basketball team has lost two straight games and nine of its last 11, but its rivalry with Xavier supersedes anything on paper. The Musketeers know exactly what kind of battle they’re facing at 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. “Playing Butler, it really doesn’t matter what their record is,” Musketeers point guard Dee Davis said. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 11, 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...
Via College Hoops Digest
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

St John's tops Butler 69-52

JaKarr Sampson scored 20 points and St. John's defeated Butler 69-52 Saturday for its second straight Big East Conference win. The Red Storm (12-8, 2-5) followed Thursday's home win over Seton Hall with its first true road win of the season. St. John's previous two wins away from home both came at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Butler's first four home games in...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Providence beats Butler 65-56

Bryce Cotton scored 18 points and Kadeem Batts added 14 and grabbed 17 rebounds Tuesday night as Providence beat Butler 65-56 for its fourth straight Big East Conference win. Kellen Dunham led Butler (11-8, 1-6) with 17 points and Khyle Marshall scored 15. LaDontae Henton scored 14 points for Providence and Tyler Harris added 10 points despite picking up his fourth foul with 10...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Butler 69 Marquette 57 in OT

After taking a 40-28 lead with 16minutes left in the game, Marquette was able to score just 17 points over the last 21 minutes and lost to Butler 69-57 in OT. Butler [11-7. 1-5 Big East] was led by Khyle Marshall and Kellen Dunham who both scored 18. Marquette [10-8, 2-3) were led by Davante Gardner’s 17 pts. And 10 rebounds. The Wilsons, Jamil and Derrick, added 13 each.
Via marquette.scout.com
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Defense gives Butler 69-57 OT win over Marquette

INDIANAPOLIS -- Khyle Marshall and Kellen Dunham each scored 18 and Butler allowed just 17 points over the final 21 minutes Saturday to rally for a 69-57 overtime win against Marquette. The Bulldogs (11-7, 1-5 Big East) snapped a five-game losing streak and earned their first win in their new league. Three of the previous five losses came on their home court -- all in overtime. It...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Defense gives Butler 69-57 OT win over Marquette

Khyle Marshall and Kellen Dunham each scored 18 and Butler allowed just 17 points over the final 21 minutes Saturday to rally for a 69-57 overtime win against Marquette. The Bulldogs (11-7, 1-5 Big East) snapped a five-game losing streak and earned their first win in their new league. Three of the previous five losses came on their home court - all in overtime. It was a dramatic...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin's 30 leads DePaul over Butler in double OT

Cleveland Melvin scored the go-ahead basket with 45 seconds left in the second overtime, finished with 30 points, and led the DePaul Blue Demons to a 99-94 double-overtime victory over the Butler Bulldogs on Thursday. Billy Garrett scored 22 points and Brandon Young scored 18 for the Blue Devils (9-8, 1-3 Big East), who snapped a three game skid. Kellen Dunham scored 30 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

DePaul survives 2OTs to beat Butler 99-94

Cleveland Melvin scored the go-ahead basket with 45 seconds left in the second overtime, finished with 30 points, and led the DePaul Blue Demons to a 99-94 double-overtime victory over the Butler Bulldogs on Thursday. Billy Garrett scored 22 points and Brandon Young scored 18 for the Blue Devils (9-8, 1-3 Big East), who snapped a three game skid. Kellen Dunham scored 30 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy College Basketball Game of the Week: Butler at Xavier

When the "Catholic 7" broke away from the Big East and took the Big East name with them, I was excited. When Creighton, Butler, and Xavier joined up, I thought we were looking at one of the most interesting Tier 1 conferences. As I've mentioned before, I prefer conferences with 10 teams (and not just conferences that have the meaningless number 10 at the end of their...
Via Rotowire
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Big East: All-Conference teams…The out of conference edition

Send to KindleHaving looked at the “Preseason All-Conference” team earlier, now might be the best time to tip the hat to those players, veterans and newbies, who have helped their teams get off to good starts this season. We won’t go much deeper than a First Team and a Newcomers Team (composed of freshmen and transfers)…and of course the Honorable Mentions. All-Conference...
Via College Chalktalk
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 11 Villanova defeats Butler in Big East opener

JayVaughn Pinkston had 22 points and No. 11 Villanova rebounded from its first loss of the season with a 76-73 overtime victory over Butler on Tuesday night in the Big East opener for both teams. Darrun Hilliard scored 15 points and Josh Hart added 10 for the Wildcats (12-1, 1-0), who lost at No. 2 Syracuse on Saturday. Butler (10-3, 0-1) was making its debut in its third conference...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Big East marathon: No. 11 Villanova welcomes Butler with squeaker

JayVaughn Pinkston had 22 points and No. 11 Villanova rebounded from its first loss of the season with a 76-73 overtime victory over Butler on Tuesday night in the Big East opener for both teams. Darrun Hilliard scored 15 points and Josh Hart added 10 for the Wildcats (12-1, 1-0), who lost at No. 2 Syracuse on Saturday. Butler (10-3, 0-1) was making its debut in its third conference...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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