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Butler’s non-conference opponents earn NCAA spots

Butler entered the 2012-2013 season with one of the toughest non-conference schedules in the nation. The Bulldogs fared well outside Atlantic 10 Conference play, going 12-2 in non-conference games, including the Nov. 13 loss to Xavier that was considered a non-conference contest. Five of Butler’s non-conference opponents were selected for the NCAA Division I Men’s

OUR TAKE | Why a six seed for Butler?

It is a question many college basketball fans across the nation likely ask when looking at each year’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket. How do some teams wind up with the seeds they’re given? It clearly isn’t entirely based on records. Memphis finished with a mark of 30-4 this season and earned a

OVERTIME: For Butler, one more signature victory at stake

The phrase “signature victory” is thrown around quite a bit in college basketball. In NCAA Division I men’s basketball, a team generally needs at least one in a season to garner consideration for the 68-team championship tournament field. The phrase basically refers to a win over an opponent that was either an upset or very