When Kelan Martin is the common factor in nearly every comeback win this season, comparing him to an AED is the best way to explain why Butler is a team few opponents want to play.
The Butler men’s basketball team gave Tyler Wideman and Kelan Martin a proper sendoff for their last game in Hinkle, defeating Creighton 93-70 on senior night.
Tuesday night was the final time Kelan Martin and Tyler Wideman would play in Hinkle Fieldhouse. The Bulldogs topped Creighton 93-70, but the main focus was senior night, which got everyone in the feels.
Three takeaways from Butler’s 93-70 over Creighton.
Butler faces Creighton on senior night before two road games to end the season.
Kelan Martin and Tyler Wideman take their roles as Butler men’s basketball seniors seriously while maintaining good-natured attitudes off the court.
Despite trimming a 15-point deficit down to three late in the final seconds, the Butler men’s basketball team fell to Georgetown, 87-83.
Josh Doering, assistant sports editor, talks to host Kennedy Aiman about a Q&A with Butler play-by-play’s Mark Miner and Eric Gardner, the No. 9 recruiting class in the nation for men’s soccer and an upcoming profile about Butler’s Kelan Martin and Tyler Wideman.
Away in Philadelphia, Butler was unable to pull off four straight wins over Villanova and fell to the No. 1 team 86-75. Still, Kelan Martin went off and had a great game, scoring 30 points and getting halftime praise from Villanova coach Jay Wright. As expected, Butler fans found something to love about the game.
Butler was so close to pulling out a victory over rival Xavier Tuesday night, but they couldn’t quite get it done. Between overcoming the halftime deficit, going into overtime, taking the lead and eventually losing, Bulldog fans had all the feels. We found the best tweets.