Members of the sports section share their biggest surprises of the tournament thus far and who has the best chances at winning it all.
2020 NCAA Tournament Collegian simulation: National Championship
Two blue bloods. One trophy. It’s the national championship game of the 2020 NCAA Tournament Collegian simulation.
Mullenix: The top-5 moments in Hinkle Fieldhouse history
Hinkle Fieldhouse has been around for a long time. Here are the top 5 moments in its history.
Men’s basketball: Attendance figures continue to grow
Attendance for Butler men’s basketball games this season is at in highest point in more than four decades. Hinkle Fieldhouse has been sold out for games against Gonzaga and Temple. “Especially ever since we beat Indiana, after that game we sold out the Gonzaga game within a few days,” Matt Harris, fan development manager, said.…
OVERTIME: Stevens’ calm proves critical
In NCAA Division I men’s basketball, many programs have likely come to accept that if Butler’s squad makes the championship tournament, it will be a dangerous and unpredictable force. No matter who the Bulldogs play come tourney time, they can almost always guarantee a nail-biting affair. Butler has established its relevance with years of success…
Men’s basketball: first College GameDay a success
On Jan. 19, College GameDay made its way to Hinkle Fieldhouse for the matchup between the Gonzaga and the Butler Bulldogs. Before Saturday’s game, Dawg Pound member Ari Kasle was asked what expectations he had for the contest. “I think any time Butler is on the court, magic things happen,” he said. This pregame prediction…