“I think that the last few years away from the game have energized and have given him an opportunity to kind of circle the wagons and to refresh himself mentally and physically.”
Parkinson is coming off a 12-year stint at IUPUI, with a career record of 224-141.
Two days after parting ways with LaVall Jordan, Thad Matta was hired as head coach. In his 17 seasons as a Division I head coach, Matta has made 13 NCAA Tournaments appearances and two Final Fours.
Matta hired to lead the Butler basketball program for his second stint at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
Jordan, a Butler alum and former assistant coach is coming home. This time around, he’ll be the head coach.
Recruiting, player development and on-court execution will be crucial for Butler’s newest head basketball coach LaVall Jordan.
LaVall Jordan was introduced to the media for the first time today as the new head coach of the Butler men’s basketball team.
Beth Couture was relieved of her duties as head coach of the women’s basketball program today, according a statement released by the Athletics Department. Butler women’s basketball assistant coach Kurt Godlevske will assume the position of interim head coach immediately, according to the release. Athletic Director Barry Collier released the following statement regarding Godlevske. “I…
BY: COLIN LIKAS AND MATTHEW VANTRYON | EDITOR-IN-CHIEF AND ASST. SPORTS EDITOR Former Butler University women’s basketball players and coaches continue to speak out about the program’s 12-year coach Beth Couture. Couture again declined to comment this week. The Butler Collegian ran a front-page story titled “Former players allege verbal abuse, mistreatment” last week. Since…
BY MATTHEW VANTRYON | Asst. Sports Editor Previous Butler athletes speak out against coach as four women transfer Nine student-athletes have transferred from Butler University’s women’s basketball program over the past four academic years. Additionally, four coaches have left the program and five players have chosen not to return over the last five seasons. Four…