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Tyler Lewis takes home funny sign from Seton Hall student section

Butler's Tyler Lewis went home with more than just an 81-75 victory over Seton Hall on Wednesday night.The 5-foot-11, 169-pound junior point guard kept this sign from the Seton Hall student section.Lewis scored five points in 15 minutes off the bench on Wednesday night. It was his second game back after a concussion kept him out four games. On the season, he's averaging 6.9 points...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler's Tyler Lewis is questionable vs. St. John's

Butler point guard Tyler Lewis could make his return to the floor on Saturday at St. John's, according to a report from David Woods of the Indianapolis Star.Lewis has missed the past four games after suffering a concussion in practice two weeks ago.The 6-foot-1 junior guard has started 16 of 18 games for the Bulldogs, averaging 7.0 points and 3.7 assists per game. His 3.94 assist...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler's Tyler Lewis not expected to play vs. Georgetown

Butler will attempt to get back on track on Wednesday when Georgetown visits Hinkle Fieldhouse. However, the Bulldogs will likely have to do so without the services of junior point guard Tyler Lewis.According to David Woods of the Indy Star, Butler head coach Chris Holtmann told reporters on Monday that he expects Lewis to miss his fourth straight game with a concussion. The 6-foot...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler's Tyler Lewis out vs. DePaul

Butler junior point guard Tyler Lewis will remained sidelined on Wednesday as the Bulldogs host DePaul.Lewis suffered a concussion last Thursday in practice, which forced him to miss the team's trip to Creighton. The Bulldogs suffered their third loss in four games, falling to the Bluejays 72-64.Lewis is averaging 7.0 points and 3.7 assists per game. He came off the bench for only...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Lewis out against Creighton

Butler will enter Saturday's matchup at Creighton without Tyler Lewis.The team announced that the junior transfer guard has been ruled out after suffering a concussion during practice on Thursday.Lewis is averaging 7.0 points and 3.7 assists per game. He came off the bench for only the second time this season on Tuesday in a loss to No. 16 Providence, playing a season-low 11 minutes...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Time Crunch: Has The 30-Second Shot Clock Made A Difference?

In the build-up to the 2015-16 college basketball season, the NCAA announced a host of new rule changes. These included a reduction in the number of team timeouts, the elimination of the five second "closely guarded" violation, and the extension of the "block/charge" arc underneath the basket from 3 to 4 feet. Yet, the most drastic and notable alteration mandated by the NCAA...
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December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 17 Butler thwarts late comeback, tops No. 9 Purdue 74-68

INDIANAPOLIS -- Roosevelt Jones scored 19 points, Tyler Lewis had 17 and No. 17 Butler beat No. 9 Purdue 74-68 on Saturday, sending the Boilermakers to their first loss of the season.Jones and Lewis helped make up for an awful shooting performance by Kellen Dunham, the Big East's leading scorer. Dunham missed all 12 of his shots from the field and had a season-low two points in the...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 17 Butler stops late comeback, beats No. 9 Purdue 74-68

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Roosevelt Jones scored 19 points, Tyler Lewis had 17 and No. 17 Butler beat No. 9 Purdue 74-68 on Saturday, sending the Boilermakers to their first loss of the season. The Bulldogs (9-1) have won six straight. Purdue (11-1) was led by freshman Caleb Swanigan, who had 25 points and 11 rebounds. A.J. Hammons finished with 12 points. Butler grabbed control with...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler celebrates return to Top 25 with 93-66 win over VMI

INDIANAPOLIS -- Kelan Martin scored 20 points and Roosevelt Jones added 14 to help No. 18 Butler run away from VMI 93-66 on Monday night.Just hours after the Bulldogs (7-1) moved back into the Top 25, they won their fourth straight in emphatic fashion.The Keydets (3-5) were led by Julian Eleby with 21 points and QJ Peterson with 17 but never led and tied the score only once -- 2...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler guards get by with a little help from their girlfriends

INDIANAPOLIS – If you’re looking for a reason why the Butler Bulldogs – historically a grind-it-out, defense-first program – are among the nation’s top 25 in offensive efficiency, it wouldn’t hurt to look a little bit deeper into the lives of their dynamic backcourt duo of senior Kellen Dunham and junior Tyler Lewis.Specifically, look toward each of their girlfriends...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler-Miami Preview

Butler managed to successfully grind through its first real test of the season. That style might not be good enough to win the next one. The No. 22 Bulldogs likely need to be at their best against Miami on Sunday night when these undefeated teams meet for the Puerto Rico Tipoff championship. Butler (3-0) shot 62.2 percent while outscoring the Citadel and Missouri State 237-130...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler advances to title game in Puerto Rico with 74-69 win over Temple

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Chris Holtmann finally got to see how his Butler team would handle a game when the offense wasn't run-run-running its way to big scoring totals.Uglier game? Sure.It was also exactly how the coach hoped his No. 22 Bulldogs would respond.Kellen Dunham scored 16 points to help Butler beat Temple 74-69 on Friday in the second round of the Puerto Rico Tipoff.Tyler...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 22 Butler beats Temple 74-69 in Puerto Rico Tipoff

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Kellen Dunham scored 16 points to help No. 22 Butler beat Temple 74-69 on Friday in the second round of the Puerto Rico Tipoff. Tyler Lewis scored 14 of his 16 points after halftime for the Bulldogs (3-0), who didn't have the high-scoring output that had been a trademark of their first two games. Butler shot just 36 percent, including 5 of 21 from 3...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler's Holtmann enjoys hot shooting start -- but knows it's still early

Butler is one of college basketball's hottest shooting teams, though coach Chris Holtmann is warning that it's early.Temple has already been ripped apart by the nation's top team to continue a frustrating slide against ranked squads away from home.The Owls, however, got a key player back to open the Puerto Rico Tipoff as they face the No. 22 Bulldogs on Friday for a spot in the championship...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple-Butler Preview

Butler is one of college basketball's hottest shooting teams, though coach Chris Holtmann is warning that it's early. Temple has already been ripped apart by the nation's top team to continue a frustrating slide against ranked squads away from home. The Owls, however, got a key player back to open the Puerto Rico Tipoff as they face the No. 22 Bulldogs on Friday for a spot in...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler sprints to another win, 93-59 over Missouri State

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Butler coach Chris Holtmann already knew his team could run and score at a pace most teams will struggle to match this season. He's eager to see how the No. 22 Bulldogs respond when the offense doesn't come so easily.Kelan Martin scored 18 points and No. 22 Butler put on another offensive show to beat Missouri State 93-59 on Thursday in the first round of...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler-Missouri St. Preview

Butler did something - many things, actually - in its season opener that hadn't been accomplished before in the program's history. It's not expecting to break any more records during the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The flow should be much more tame when the 22nd-ranked Bulldogs face Missouri State in the first round of the tournament Thursday. Butler set school marks for points in a...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Lewis: the next fan favorite at Butler?

Rarely is it the case that a former McDonald’s All American is tasked with filling the role left behind by a walk-on. But that’s the scenario for Tyler Lewis, who is inheriting the ball-handling duties from Alex Barlow this season.“That’s an interesting way of putting it,” Butler head coach Chris Holtmann said. “It’s true, but I don’t know Tyler is necessarily trying...
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 24 Butler changing script with more offensive power

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Butler coach Chris Holtmann wasn't sure what to think when he heard standout player Roosevelt Jones talking about the new run-and-gun style of offense. He knows that's not exactly the blueprint he's drawn up for this second season calling the shots, his first without the interim tag. What is true is that things will change. Holtmann wants the Bulldogs to push the...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Kellen Dunham, Roosevelt Jones lead Butler to exhibition win

Kellen Dunham and Roosevelt Jones each scored 14 points in the Bulldogs' 79-44 exhibition win over Taylor University, an NAIA school, on Saturday afternoon.Tyler Lewis, the transfer from N.C. State who is stepping into the starting point guard role, provided an offensive spark early for the Bulldogs, according to David Woods of the Indy Star: The Bulldogs were good in transition...
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November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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June 30, 2015  |  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...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Holtmann suggests rules will have 'limited impact' on sport

Butler has long had a reputation for physical defense and deliberate offense. Will new college basketball rules change that?Coach Chris Holtmann said Tuesday that NCAA rule changes – notably a 30-second shot clock – will have "limited impact" on the sport. The NCAA made the rule changes in an effort to speed up the pace of the game. Butler played one of the slowest paces in...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State's Lewis transferring to Butler

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State sophomore point guard Tyler Lewis says he's transferring to Butler.
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NC State: G Tyler Lewis to transfer

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State says guard Tyler Lewis is transferring.
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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