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Report: Butler to join Atlantic 10 conference

According to a report from ESPN’s Andy Katz, Butler will officially join the Atlantic 10 conference tomorrow for the 2013-14 school year. Katz reported that Butler will leave the Horizon League in all sports. No mention is made of Butler’s football team, which is a member of the Pioneer Football league, but earlier reports about

Conference switch in the works?

In recent weeks, reports from ESPN and CBS led many to believe that Butler may switch athletic conferences within the next few years. Butler could make the transition from the Horizon League to the Atlantic 10 conference and replace departing Temple. The Owls of Temple are currently part of the A-10 in all sports except

OVERTIME: Butler should stay in the Horizon League to save experience

By Brendan Bond—Loyola Phoenix sports editor Many stories end with the butler committing the murder. But now, can observers say that Butler will be the one that kills the Horizon League? Maybe that’s a bit extreme, but the truth is that the Horizon League will suffer if Butler moves to the Atlantic 10 conference. Reports

OVERTIME: Pros and cons evident for Butler in league switch

Published March 28, 2012 The Horizon League has been in existence since 1979. Likewise, Butler has been a member of the Horizon League since the conference’s inception into NCAA Division I athletics. As the saying goes, the two go together like peas in a pod. This may be changing in the near future, however. Butler