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Men’s basketball earns first Big East road win

BY MATTHEW VANTRYON | ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Balance was the name of the game for the Butler men’s basketball team on Wednesday night, as the Bulldogs visited Seton Hall. Butler (12-9, 2-7) used solid defense and key shots down the stretch to down the Pirates (12-9, 3-5) 64-57, grabbing their first Big East road win.

Men’s basketball falls to 1-7 in Big East with loss to St. John’s

BY MATTHEW VANTRYON | ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR The story has been told time and time again this season. Butler (11-9, 1-7) had a lead, and let it slip away. The same was true Saturday afternoon, as what was at one point a double-digit lead turned into a 69-52 defeat at the hands of St. John’s

Butler improves to 9-2 after win at Evansville

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER Despite a shaky opening half, Butler was able to pull away from Evansville late and leave with a 68-59 win. Junior guard Alex Barlow scored a career-high 16 points to lead the Bulldogs (9-2). Barlow had eight rebounds and picked up four steals. Sophomore guard Kellen Dunham added 15 points

Bulldogs derail Boilermakers at Crossroads Classic

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER Butler defeated Purdue 76-70 to move to 3-0 all-time in the Crossroads Classic at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Bulldogs (8-2) needed buzzer beaters to win contests in the Crossroads Classic in the past two seasons, but that would prove unnecessary Saturday. Sophomore guard Kellen Dunham led the way with 25

Butler beats Manchester by largest margin in modern era

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER Butler showed no signs of fatigue as the Bulldogs played their second game in three days versus Division III Manchester Monday night. The Bulldogs (7-2) dominated from the start, and coasted to a 100-41 win. Butler had four players in double-figure scoring. Sophomore guard Kellen Dunham led the way with

Butler downs North Dakota

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER Butler returned home from their longest road trip of the season to face North Dakota Saturday night. Despite a slow start, the Bulldogs (6-2) picked up the pace offensively and came away with a 79-64 win to snap their two-game losing streak. Sophomore guard Kellen Dunham led the Bulldogs with

Butler suffers first defeat in narrow loss to Oklahoma State

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER Butler had a chance to pull off an upset against Oklahoma State, the fifth ranked team in the country. The Cowboys (7-0) held strong down the stretch and the Bulldogs (5-1) suffered their first defeat of the season, 69-67. Freshman guard Elijah Brown had a team-high 15 points, shooting 5-11

Butler advances past Washington State in Old Spice Classic

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER Senior forward Khyle Marshall and sophomore guard Kellen Dunham scored career-highs and carried Butler to the semifinals of the Old Spice Classic with a 76-69 win against Washington State on Thanksgiving Day. Dunham was the Bulldogs’ (5-0) leading scorer with a career-high 32 points, the most ever in an Old

Butler holds off Princeton 70-67

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER The Butler men’s basketball team faced its biggest test of the young season on Saturday night against Princeton and came away with a 70-67 win at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Sophomore guard Kellen Dunham had a career night for the Bulldogs (2-0), lighting up the scoreboard with a career-high 26 points. He