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Men’s basketball earns first Big East road win

BY MATTHEW VANTRYON | ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Balance was the name of the game for the Butler men’s basketball team on Wednesday night, as the Bulldogs visited Seton Hall. Butler (12-9, 2-7) used solid defense and key shots down the stretch to down the Pirates (12-9, 3-5) 64-57, grabbing their first Big East road win.

Butler suffers first defeat in narrow loss to Oklahoma State

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER Butler had a chance to pull off an upset against Oklahoma State, the fifth ranked team in the country. The Cowboys (7-0) held strong down the stretch and the Bulldogs (5-1) suffered their first defeat of the season, 69-67. Freshman guard Elijah Brown had a team-high 15 points, shooting 5-11

Men’s basketball team survives at Ball State

If this were March, we’d be talking about “survive and advance” for the Butler Bulldogs But this is November. While wins are good, the Bulldogs have barely won their last three games. Princeton came down to one last defensive stop. Vanderbilt came down to one last defensive stop. Saturday was more of the same. While

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

Butler defeats DePauw in final exhibition game

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER The Butler men’s basketball team finished it’s preseason on Saturday with a 93-68 win over DePauw University. Sophomore guard Kellen Dunham provided much of the offense for the Bulldogs, netting a career-high 23 points and hitting three from behind the arc. Dunham said he denies feeling pressure to carry the

Butler wins in Miller’s debut

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER Butler put on an offensive display Tuesday night, defeating Nova Southeastern 101-64 in an exhibition game. The Bulldogs featured a balanced scoring attack, as four players scored in double-figures. Leading the way was sophomore guard Kellen Dunham, who had a game-high 16 points, including three field goals from behind the

Roosevelt Jones out for season with wrist injury

BY AUSTIN MONTEITH | SPORTS EDITOR Butler junior forward Roosevelt Jones will miss the 2013-14 men’s basketball season due to a wrist injury sustained during the team’s recent trip to Australia. The injury occurred during the Bulldogs’ first exhibition game when Jones fell awkwardly on his wrist. He did not play in the team’s final

Men’s basketball: Brown officially signs

Elijah Brown, a Mater Dei High School (Santa Ana, Calif.) senior, signed a letter of intent last Wednesday to play men’s basketball at Butler. Brown previously gave his verbal commitment to Butler in January. The 6-foot-4-inch shooting guard averaged 17.3 points per game this season for Mater Dei while leading the team to its second

Men’s basketball: Recruits add to the Butler tradition

Recruiting high school basketball players is the lifeblood of the Butler men’s basketball team. Coach Brad Stevens and his staff recruit players who can help extend the team’s success. Next season’s recruiting class includes four players. Shooting guard Rene Castro and power forwards Nolan Berry and Andrew Chrabascz have signed their letters of intent to