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Freshman Castro announces intent to transfer

Freshman Castro announces intent to transfer

BY MATTHEW VANTRYON | ASST. SPORTS EDITOR Historically, Rene Castro never stays in one place for long. The freshman guard from Massachusetts played at three different high schools, despite having success at each stop along the way. Now, as his freshman season on Butler’s men’s basketball team comes to a close, Castro is on the

Men’s basketball: Upcoming season marked by many changes

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER To say the offseason has been a whirlwind for the Butler men’s basketball team is an understatement. Between a conference change, a coaching change, the graduation of two key players and the loss of junior forward Roosevelt Jones to injury, this will be a different-looking Butler team. “At the end

Men’s basketball: team wins first exhibition game

Butler will play its second and final exhibition game against the University of Indianapolis Saturday. The Bulldogs lead the all-time series 27-12. The Greyhounds won the last meeting between the squads 74-72 in 1988. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Butler started its 2012-13 campaign with a 62-40 win over Marian in

Men’s basketball: Bulldogs open league play with OT loss

The Butler men’s basketball team opened Horizon League play against Valparaiso at Hinkle Fieldhouse this past Saturday, falling 77-71 in overtime. Senior guard Ronald Nored, normally a vocal leader and defensive standout, took the role of main offensive option against the Crusaders. Nored led the Bulldogs (4-4, 0-1) with 17 points in 40 minutes of

Men’s basketball: Bulldogs dominate Grizzlies

In the second game of its exhibition season, the Butler men’s basketball team hosted Franklin College in front of a crowd of 8,586 at Hinkle Fieldhouse. In contrast to their first exhibition contest, the Bulldogs immediately took control of the game, leading from start to finish in an eventual 91-53 victory. Junior center Andrew Smith