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Men’s basketball coach Brandon Miller to take medical leave of absence

BY KYLE BEERY | STAFF REPORTER Butler men’s basketball coach Brandon Miller is taking a leave of absence from the team due to medical reasons, according to a statement from Vice President and Director of Athletics Barry Collier. Chris Holtmann has been named the interim head coach. Collier said in a release on butlersports.com that

Jackson Davis commits to Butler, bolsters 2014 recruiting class

BY: MATTHEW VANTRYON | ASST. SPORTS EDITOR The Butler men’s basketball program added another piece to next season’s roster this afternoon. Kentucky All-Star Jackson Davis announced that he will be attending Butler in the fall. Davis, the 6-foot-8-inch, 220-pound forward who averaged 24.6 points per game and 13.8 rebounds per game as a senior at

MBB: Elijah Brown out, Austin Etherington in

MATTHEW VANTRYON | ASST. SPORTS EDITOR The Butler men’s basketball program lost one player today but gained another. Freshman Elijah Brown announced that he will be transferring from the program while former Indiana University guard Austin Etherington announced he will be joining the program. Brown averaged 6.8 points per game and 2.2 rebounds in 30

Men’s basketball: Bulldogs end season with loss to Seton Hall

BY MATTHEW VANTRYON | ASST. SPORTS EDITOR The Butler men’s basketball team faced Seton Hall on Wednesday night in the first round of the Big East Conference tournament, hoping to ride the momentum of Saturday’s win versus the Pirates. However, Butler’s shooters struggled, and a late surge fell short. The Bulldogs wrote the final chapter

Men’s basketball: Butler defeats Seton Hall, prepares for rematch tomorrow

BY MATTHEW VANTRYON | ASST. SPORTS EDITOR The Butler men’s basketball team (14-16, 4-14) celebrated senior day Saturday afternoon against Seton Hall (15-16, 6-12). Sophomore guard Kellen Dunham stole the show, and Butler rolled to a 71-54 victory. Dunham dominated for the Bulldogs in the opening minutes, connecting on 5-of-5 attempts from behind the arc

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: Butler keeps it close, but No. 18 Creighton prevails

BY MATTHEW VANTRYON | ASST. SPORTS EDITOR For much of the game, it looked like the Butler men’s basketball team may have been able to salvage a gem out of what has deteriorated into a lost season. It was not to be, as All-American senior forward Doug McDermott and No. 18 Creighton downed the Bulldogs

Men’s basketball falls to 1-7 in Big East with loss to St. John’s

BY MATTHEW VANTRYON | ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR The story has been told time and time again this season. Butler (11-9, 1-7) had a lead, and let it slip away. The same was true Saturday afternoon, as what was at one point a double-digit lead turned into a 69-52 defeat at the hands of St. John’s

Butler closes non-conference play with win against NJIT

BY MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER Butler closed out its non-conference schedule with a 66-48 win over independent New Jersey Institute of Technology Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs (10-2) began the game nearly perfect on the offensive end, shooting 5-6 to start. Butler never trailed in the contest. Senior forward Khyle Marshall scored a game-high 21