Purdue shouts out Butler’s Kelan Martin for show of sportsmanship after game

Butler suffered a heartbreaking loss to Purdue in the Round of 32 on Sunday, which makes a gesture that Bulldogs leading scorer Kelan Martin made after the game even cooler.Purdue shouted out the senior forward on Twitter for coming aboard their bus outside the arena following their 76-73 win over Butler and wishing them good luck in the Sweet Sixteen. The No. 10-seeded Bulldogs...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue’s Matt Haarms goes viral over hair

The injury to Purdue center Isaac Haas meant that freshman Matt Haarms had an expanded role on Sunday, and that helped make a viral star out of his hair.Haarms’s well-coiffed head of hair required frequent care and adjustment during the game against Butler, and pretty much everyone watching took notice. Even the broadcast took note, with CBS broadcaster Ian Eagle noting Haarms’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Butler's mascot Butler Blue III chows down on Boilermaker cake before Purdue game

Butler and Purdue are currently locking horns in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. But before the game, Butler Blue III, Butler’s adorable bulldog mascot, chowed down on a special “Boilermaker” cake that the team hoped would foreshadow a big win for the No. 10 seed. That’s just too cute.To this point, Butler is hanging tough, though Purdue has the edge with around seven minutes...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin, Baldwin lead Butler past Arkansas 79-62

DETROIT (AP) — Kelan Martin scored 27 points and Kamar Baldwin added 24 to lift 10th-seeded Butler to a 79-62 victory over seventh-seeded Arkansas in the NCAA Tournament’s East Region on Friday. The Bulldogs (21-13) raced to a 21-2 lead in the opening minutes. Although Arkansas wiped out that entire deficit before halftime, Butler took control again early in the second. The Bulldogs...
Via MyNorthwest.com
5 days ago

Butler heads into March Madness with Kelan Martin playing new lead role

INDIANAPOLIS — Butler forward Kelan Martin always has been a scorer. This season, he learned to thrive in a new role — team leader. It was an awkward position for the 6-foot-7 senior, who had never before been handed the reins to a team and wasn’t always keen on speaking his mind. But with only two seniors on a young roster and a new coach in town, Martin stepped forward and made...
Via The Denver Post
7 days ago

2018 NCAA Tournament: Butler Bulldogs

NCAA Tournament scouting report: Butler Bulldogs
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17 days ago

Wideman scores 23, Butler sweeps Marquette 92-72 in Big East

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Tyler Wideman scored a career-high 23 points with nine rebounds, Kalan Martin scored 16 points, Kamar Baldwin 15 and Butler rode some hot shooting to a 92-72 defeat of Marquette Wednesday night and push its win streak to three games.
Via AP on Yahoo
January 31, 2018

10 resounding lessons we learned from NFL Playoffs

Now that Super Bowl LII between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots is set, it’s time to take a look back at what we’ve learned thus far in the NFL Playoffs.It seems like months ago that the Los Angeles Rams hosted the Atlanta Falcons in one of the NFC Wildcard games. What did we learn from Atlanta’s victory over the upstart Rams? Then, the following week, these very...
Via Sportsnaut
January 22, 2018  |  Discuss

Watch Butler fans storm court to celebrate upsetting No. 1-ranked Villanova

Villanova fell victim to the No. 1 curse on Saturday, as the Wildcats were upset by the Butler Bulldogs, 101-93.That was cause for celebration among the fans at Hinkle Fieldhouse, who stormed the court after the big win, which was odd, given that it’s only December. We still have a few months until March Madness, but don’t tell that to Butler fans, who are all about celebrating wins...
Via The Sports Daily
December 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Butler Upsets No. 1 Villanova

The Wildcats are undefeated no longer.Saturday afternoon, the Butler Bulldogs would dispatch of the NCAA’s No. 1 by a score of 103-93. In fact, this is the second consecutive year in which Butler has ended Nova’s perfect start. This time around, the Wildcats jumped out to a 13-0 start.And for most of the afternoon on Saturday, they had to battle from behind. At one point, Butler...
Via The Sports Post
December 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Georgia five-star recruit suffers torn ACL

One of Georgia’s top recruits suffered a devastating blow on over the weekend.Running back Zamir White, a five-star recruit, suffered a torn ACL in his school’s game on Firday.White suffered the injury when he was hit on the side of the knee by a defender's helmet. Dawg Nation says White didn’t even think he had sustained a tough injury because he walked off the field under his own...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Analysis of Maryland Basketball’s win over Butler

Last night was the Anthony Cowan show. In the Maryland Terrapins’ 79-65 win over the Butler Bulldogs, Cowan had 25 points on just eight shot attempts, to go along with 10 rebounds, and five assists. It was a career night for the sophomore guard, as not only did he set a new career high in points, but he also notched his first career double-double. In a game that was close for much...
Via isportsweb.com
November 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Biggest winners and losers from Week 8 in the NFL

With an early game in London, NFL Week 8 had die-hard fans glued to the tube from sunup to sundown. And it was pretty darn entertaining, too.For a while there, the Factory of Sadness looked pretty darn good. Then reality hit, and Hue Jackson fell to 1-23 as a head coach. Rain had something to do with a number of games, and it wreaked havoc on one in particular.Oh, and we had a good...
Via Sportsnaut
October 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Butler's Holtmann the favorite for Ohio State job

The news on Ohio State’s coaching search has been moving rapidly.First it was reported the team was interested in the Chicago Bulls’ Fred Hoiberg, then Creighton’s Greg McDermott was the next target, and now it’s being reported that Chris Holtmann is the favorite to land the Buckeyes job: Holtmann, 45, has been the head coach at Butler since 2014. He has gone 70-31 in three seasons...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Butler Basketball: Coach Chris Holtmann’s break out season

Butler Basketball’s head coach Chris Holtmann was named the winner of the CollegeInsider.com’s John McLendon Coach of the Year award and Holtmann deserved it. Coming into this season Butler was not ranked at all and was predicted to finish sixth in the Big East. Yet thanks to Holtmann the Bulldogs were able to make it to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2011 and ended the season...
Via isportsweb.com
April 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Butler Basketball season review: Low points of the season

Butler Basketball had plenty of highs this season but like any team, Butler had their low moments as well. Here is a list of the top three low moments looking back at Butler’s season. #3. 75-64 loss to the Creighton Bluejays This game was as one-sided as the scoreboard says it was. Butler, the #12 ranked team in the country came into this game on a three-game winning streak including...
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April 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Butler Basketball: Best moments of the season

While the season may be over for Butler Basketball there is still quite a bit to talk about especially when it comes to the highlights of this season. Here are the top five moments of the season for Butler Basketball. 5. Kamar Baldwin‘s game-winning shot over Northwestern. The list starts with the second game of the season as Butler avoided a potential upset against Northwestern...
Via isportsweb.com
April 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Butler Basketball: A successful season

Despite the 92-80 loss to North Carolina on Friday, March 24, Butler Basketball had a great season. The Bulldogs finish the season with a record of 25-9 which is their best record under head coach Chris Holtmann. Butler tied its best Big East record at 12-6 this year putting them in second place in the conference which tied their best finish in the Big East. The season had plenty...
Via isportsweb.com
March 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Butler Basketball survives against Middle Tennessee

After an intense game, Butler Basketball is heading to the Sweet 16. Butler defeated the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 74-65 and will play the winner of the North Carolina and Arkansas matchup. While Middle Tennessee gave the Bulldogs their best shot, Butler was able to hold on and secure the win. Butler had its hands full with the larger Blue Raiders but the Bulldogs provided tough...
Via isportsweb.com
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Butler was motivated by slight from CBS Sports

Butler took it to Middle Tennessee State on Saturday to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, and they apparently had some extra motivation.Butler head coach Chris Holtmann said he saw lots of talk even from CBS Sports about how Middle Tennessee State was the better team, which got him upset. The game turned out to be the other way around as Butler was by far the best team...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

The Latest: Hot-shooting Butler takes halftime lead

The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 8:05 p.m. Butler is beating another opponent in the NCAA Tournament with a barrage of 3-pointers. The fourth-seeded Bulldogs started 6 of 9 from behind the arc to take a 36-31 lead on 12th-seeded Middle Tennessee at halftime. Avery Woodson is 2 of 3 from the 3-point line in the first half. He was 5 of 7 from behind...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

MTSU's Williams, Butler's Woodson give teams transfer boost

MILWAUKEE (AP) JaCorey Williams' drive to succeed at Middle Tennessee can be traced in part to a road trip to St. Louis. As a transfer from Arkansas who redshirted last season, Williams was prevented by NCAA rules from traveling with his teammates for their first-round game last March in Missouri against Michigan State. So Williams drove in his own car and watched from the stands...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Butler Basketball takes care of business against Winthrop

In the first round of the NCAA tournament, Butler Basketball came out of the gates focused and dominated the whole game en route to a 76-64 victory over the Winthrop Eagles. Senior sharpshooter Avery Woodson led the charge for the Bulldogs as he shot 6-10 from three-point range for 18 points. The game was pretty one-sided as with just over two minutes to play in the first half Butler...
Via isportsweb.com
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Butler does it, topping Winthrop 76-64 behind Avery Woodson

MILWAUKEE (AP) Butler pushed around a team that had designs on following in its bracket-busting footsteps. With the way Avery Woodson shot from the perimeter in the first half Thursday, the Bulldogs had little to worry about down the stretch against Winthrop. Woodson scored 18 points and tied a career high with six 3-pointers in his tourney debut, and the fourth-seeded Bulldogs...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Woodson leads Butler to first-round win over Winthrop

MILWAUKEE -- Avery Woodson scored 18 points and tied a career high with six 3-pointers in his NCAA Tournament debut to lead Butler to a 76-64 win over Winthrop on Thursday. Woodson, a graduate transfer from Memphis, hit five 3s in the first half to help the fourth-seeded Bulldogs build a 14-point halftime lead. A 12-2 run in the middle of the second half gave Butler a 60-43 lead...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2017  |  Discuss
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