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Butler quick facts

This year’s team: 26-8 overall record 6th NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament in seven years and the 11th in 17 years. 18-18 overall NCAA tournament record. No. 6 seed was the third highest in Butler history. The only higher ones were No. 5 seeds in 2007 and 2010. Has never lost to a lower

No. 13 Butler topples No. 8 Gonzaga in buzzer-beating fashion

What can the Butler men’s basketball team do with 3.5 seconds and the ball in the opposition’s possession? Apparently, win a nationally televised game over a Top 10 team at the buzzer. Sophomore forward Roosevelt Jones stole an Gonzaga inbound pass near midcourt and completed a layup with one tenth of a second remaining to

Butler stuns No. 1 Indiana in OT

Alex Barlow hit a tear-drop layup with less than three seconds remaining in overtime, and the Butler men’s basketball team shocked No. 1 Indiana 88-86 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse Saturday. The game was the first of two in the second Crosstown Classic. “My initial thoughts were we were in trouble when it was 84-80 with

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

Column: Replacement vital to team’s success

The Butler men’s basketball team will be facing Atlantic 10 Conference competition for the first time this season without junior guard Chrishawn Hopkins. Hopkins, who was dismissed from the team on Wednesday, Sept. 12, was expected to grow into more of a leadership role and be a force on the court for the Bulldogs this

Looking ahead: Teams face additions, subtractions

As the spring sports season begins to wind down, many teams are already beginning to prepare for their next season. The football team had its annual blue and white scrimmage, the men’s soccer team had its spring exhibition matches, and five teams have announced additions to their rosters for next year. Let’s take a look

Men’s basketball: Bulldogs move on in College Basketball Invitational

The Butler men’s basketball team opened the first round of the College Basketball Invitational with a 75-58 victory over Delaware on March 14. The Bulldogs (21-14) received double-digit points from four players. Sophomore guard Chrishawn Hopkins led the way with 19 points and five rebounds. Junior center Andrew Smith (17 points, seven rebounds), senior guard

Men’s basketball: Bulldogs sweep Chicago trip

The Butler men’s basketball team pushed its winning streak to three games with a win over Horizon League opponent Loyola of Chicago Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs (12-9, 6-3) beat the Ramblers (5-15, 0-9) 63-57 to end a pivotal conference road trip that began with a 57-49 Butler victory over Illinois-Chicago earlier in the week. Against

Men’s basketball: Cleveland State slides past Bulldogs

Cleveland State coach Gary Waters said his team needed an act of God to help it win in Hinkle Fieldhouse. The Vikings entered Friday’s Horizon League showdown just 2-17 all-time on the home floor of Butler’s men’s basketball team. Waters got what he wanted. Behind 18 points from senior point guard Jeremy Montgomery, Cleveland State

Men’s basketball: Hoosiers use second half run to down Bulldogs

FROM BLOOMINGTON– Butler men’s basketball coach Brad Stevens’ jacket was gone midway through the second half of yesterday’s game against Indiana. With it went Butler’s chances to win in Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers (6-0) defeated the Bulldogs (3-3) 75-59 Sunday night in the finale of the Hoosier Invitational.  It was the first matchup between the