Tag Archives: A-10

Men’s basketball: Clarke’s return helps team to conference win

Rotnei Clarke picked up right where he left off. The senior guard led the Butler men’s basketball team with 24 points in its 83-71 win against Temple. Clarke received a roaring welcome from the sellout crowd of 10,000 at Hinkle FIeldhouse during introductions of the starting lineups. The Owls (13-6, 2-3) were led out of

Men’s basketball: Clarke’s injury causes controversy

Sports injuries can be a scary thing for athletes, family and fans. The Butler community realized this when standout senior transfer Rotnei Clarke flew headfirst into the base of a hoop in a win against Dayton on Jan. 12. Clarke was fouled hard by Flyers defender Matt Derenbecker and hit the basket, suffering a neck

OVERTIME: Stevens’ calm proves critical

In NCAA Division I men’s basketball, many programs have likely come to accept that if Butler’s squad makes the championship tournament, it will be a dangerous and unpredictable force. No matter who the Bulldogs play come tourney time, they can almost always guarantee a nail-biting affair. Butler has established its relevance with years of success

Maccagnone leads team to pair of victories

The Butler women’s soccer team defeated the Ball State Cardinals (3-3-2) 2-1 on the road after rallying from an early deficit. The Bulldogs are now 2-2 when playing on the road. The Bulldogs (6-3-1) were down the majority of the first half after an early goal by Ball State. In the 44th minute freshman Sophia

Academics at forefront of move

Butler was attracted to the Atlantic 10 Conference for many reasons, but one of the biggest highlights was the potential effect on student-athletes’ overall academic experience. “Academics is always our focus and priority,” President Jim Danko said in an interview last week. “We figured out that despite the further travel, our athletes will be spending

Cross country teams look to start new streaks

The Butler men’s and women’s cross country teams enter the 2012 season in an unfamiliar position in their new home in the Atlantic 10 Conference. Coach Matt Roe said that while the Bulldogs were consistently at the top in the Horizon League, the team will face a higher quality of competition in the A-10 this