Following last year’s NCAA Division I men’s Basketball Championships, junior guard Ronald Nored had surgery to correct stress fractures in both knees. The surgery was successful, but left Nored with metal rods in each leg. But the rods did not hinder his play, rather they accentuated his robot-like defensive stance and wiry movements on the…
It’s a consecutive Final Four appearance for the Butler Bulldogs after another intense NCAA tournament upset. The Butler Bulldogs defeated the Florida gators 74-71 on Saturday. [cincopa A0CA_h6o6pPq]
Click through the photos to watch the Butler Bulldogs overcome their struggle in the first half of the Elite 8 game and eventually defeat Florida in overtime. [cincopa AEGAfia851nx]
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What do you think about the Bulldogs’ match up against Florida? We’ve done our homework and gathered the dish on our Gator opponents. Here’s what we’re up against: [cincopa AcOAyh6N45we]
Assistant Sports Editor Lance Rinker and Staff Writer Matt Rhinesmith blog the game live from Butler The game tips off at 4:30 p.m., but we’ll start giving you the inside scoop at 4:15 p.m., giving you ample time to hype up for the big game. ELITE 8: BUTLER VS. FLORIDA
While the No. 8-seeded Butler men’s basketball team practiced, scouted and recuperated, Butler students proved that fandom knows no bounds.
Today is a slow day for the No. 8-seeded Butler men’s basketball team. Some were pretending to be members of the media, while others were ready to go back to bed.
Although the Bulldogs and Gators may have met twice in past NCAA tourney’s, the schools couldn’t be more different. And, sure, while they might have two national championship titles on us, Butler is the only team from last year’s tournament that’s still up for the big win. Click and drag the chart to see how…
Butler advances to the Elite 8 after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers 61-54. Photos by Maria Porter. [cincopa AABAnjamyloV]