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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

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 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

Bulldogs down under

BY MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF SPORTS REPORTER The Butler men’s basketball team took a nine-day trip to Australia earlier this month. The Bulldogs left the continent with two wins. The team kicked off the trip with a 77-65 win in the opening contest against the Norths Bears Invitational Team in Sydney. Sophomore guard Kellen Dunham led

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

Butler suffers first home loss to Charlotte

The Butler men’s basketball team suffered its first home loss of the season Wednesday night, losing 71-67 to Charlotte at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Junior forward Erik Fromm started in place of senior center Andrew Smith who suffered an abdominal injury during last Saturday’s game against George Washington. The Bulldogs’ (20-5, 7-3) shooters struggled in the first

Men’s basketball: Bulldogs making marks in A-10

After tonight’s men’s basketball game against St. Bonaventure, Butler will officially be halfway through its inaugural season in the Atlantic 10 Conference. The Bulldogs currently sit in second place in the A-10 standings, with an overall record of 18-4 and a conference record of 5-2. The two conference losses have come against La Salle on

Butler faces defending A-10 champ St. Bonaventure

The Butler men’s basketball team hosts St. Bonaventure tonight at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. The Bonnies have an overall record of 10-10 and are 3-4 in Atlantic 10 Conference play. St. Bonaventure won last year’s A-10 tournament, earning a berth in the NCAA tournament. The Bonnies lost to Florida State 66-63

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