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The last 15 years in Indiana basketball have belonged to the Butler Bulldogs

The last 15 years in Indiana basketball have belonged to the Butler Bulldogs

With the Crossroads Classic quickly approaching, it’s time to decide who the best program in Indiana has been in recent history.

High rates of heroin use reported

Heroin use is on the rise among college-aged people in the Indianapolis area. According to Butler University Police Department Detective Bruce Allee, heroin is present on Butler’s campus but less than state school campuses. “The scary thing about heroin is that an experienced addict can appear to be functioning,” Allee said. “They will graduate college

Sizing up the tuition competition

Two documents displayed at the Mar. 28 Faculty Senate meeting are helping shed a different light on Butler University’s tuition increase for the next academic year. The documents provide a list of 25 schools Butler most often competes with for potential students, or the most common cross-applicant schools. One compares tuition and monetary costs of

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

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

Cross country does well in Terre Haute

The Butler cross country team finished second in the men’s competition at the Indiana Intercollegiate Meet in Terre Haute on Friday. The Hoosiers took home the team championship in the 27-team field, finishing with 49 points. The Bulldogs came in second with 70 points, followed by host Indiana State with 79 points. Sophomore Tom Curr

Volleyball: Bulldogs win twice in home Classic

Butler swept its old conference foe, Wright State 3-0 last night. The Bulldogs (8-3) controlled the match from the first serve. Junior Belle Obert led the team with 10 kills, while junior Claire Randich, the Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Week, finished with eight kills. Over the weekend, the Bulldogs hosted the Butler Classic

Men’s tennis: Team defeated twice away from home

The Butler men’s tennis team fell just shy of earning its second victory of the season this weekend. On Friday, the Bulldogs traveled to Dayton, where they suffered a close 4-3 loss. Dropping the doubles point proved to be crucial for the Bulldogs (1-13). Butler players that came away victorious in the singles play were

Women’s tennis: Spring season begins with pair of losses

The spring season did not open as the Butler women’s tennis team might have hoped, as the squad fell to DePaul at home on Saturday and at Indiana on Friday. Sophomore Stephanie McLoughlin led the Bulldogs (0-3) in a 7-0 loss to the Blue Devils (4-1). The second-year player suffered a close loss at No.

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