Author Archives: Kyle Beery | Assistant Sports Editor

The Butler softball team lost 5-1 to St. John’s University today concluding its first home series of the year. The Red Storm (10-13 overall, 3-0 Big East) completed the sweet of the Bulldogs (14-15, 2-4) behind the pitching of Tori Free. Free held the Bulldogs to three hits, collecting five strikeouts and giving up no

Butler opponents in the Big Dance

Nine of Butler’s opponents this season made the NCAA Tournament — five Big East teams, and four non-conference teams. The Bulldogs were 7-9 in those games. BIG EAST TEAMS Villanova (32-2 overall, 16-2 Big East) | East No. 1 seed The Wildcats stormed through the Big East schedule, with just two losses coming against Seton

Musketeers sink Bulldogs in overtime at Big East QF

KYLE BEERY | SPORTS EDITOR Just because it was in New York City, it didn’t mean there was going to be anything different about Thursday night’s Butler-Xavier game. The No. 6-seed Musketeers came away with a 67-61 overtime win over the No. 3-seed Bulldogs, advancing to play Georgetown University in the Big East semifinal Friday.

Butler-Xavier Big East QF Preview

KYLE BEERY | SPORTS EDITOR When it comes to early-to-mid March, there’s nothing that compares to the Big East Tournament. There is just so much history. You’ve got Kemba and the Cardiac Kids who won four straight games to qualify for the 2011 NCAA Tournament — which they won. You’ve got the Syracuse-Connecticut six-OT thriller.