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Women’s basketball: First-round NIT loss ends Butler’s season

BY BRENDAN KING | STAFF REPORTER The Butler women’s basketball team’s first season in the Big East came to an end yesterday, as the Bulldogs fell to the South Dakota State Jackrabbits 78-61 in the first round of the women’s National Invitational Tournament. Butler’s starting lineup struggled to hit shots for most of the game,

Women’s basketball: Butler back at .500 in Big East with victory

BY BRENDAN KING | STAFF REPORTER The Butler women’s basketball team (12-13, 7-7) defeated the Georgetown Hoyas (8-18, 2-12) 67-59 at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday. The game was part of Breast Cancer Awareness Day at Hinkle, showing support for the fight against a disease that formerly affected Butler coach Beth Couture. Senior forward Daress McClung

Women’s basketball: Big first half sends DePaul past Butler

BY BRENDAN KING | STAFF REPORTER The Butler women’s basketball team (8-11, 3-5) was defeated by the DePaul Blue Demons (15-5, 6-2) 85-64 Saturday afternoon at Hinkle Fieldhouse. DePaul came into the contest second in the Big East after a victory over Georgetown. The Bulldogs were coming off an upset win against the top team

Women’s basketball: Bulldogs win season opener

JOHN YELEY | STAFF REPORTER The Butler women’s basketball team turned in a dominating performance in its first official contest of the season, defeating the Cleveland State Vikings (0-1) by a score of 85-69 in Hinkle Fieldhouse Friday night. Coming off last week’s exhibition victory over DePauw, the Bulldogs (1-0) further demonstrated their offensive depth

Bulldogs face Billikens tomorrow on road after defeating Bonnies

The Butler women’s basketball team will be on the road for the third time in four games when it travels to take on Saint Louis Wednesday. The Bulldogs (15-10, 6-4) are sixth in the Atlantic 10 Conference standings. All but one of Butler’s conference losses has come on the road. The Billikens will be competing

Women’s basketball: team sitting in top half of conference

The women’s basketball team is six games into its conference season and is currently sitting in sixth place in the Atlantic 10 conference standings. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 13-8, including 4-2 in conference. The two losses have come to No. 17 Dayton on Jan. 12 and St. Joseph’s on Jan. 30. The

Women’s basketball takes down La Salle

On the heels of a vital win against Xavier Thursday night, Butler women’s basketball (11-7, 2-1) faced La Salle (5-13, 1-2) Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia. The Bulldogs won their second consecutive game 59-42. Junior forward Daress McClung led the team in scoring with 19 points and five assists and was stellar on defense as well

Women’s basketball: Stratman, McClung make jump to Butler

The Butler women’s basketball team typically has a challenge recruiting top athletes in a state known for its hoops history. But this year has been different. In addition to incoming freshmen, coach Beth Couture recently attained two transfers, 6-foot-3 freshman forward Elizabeth Stratman (Xavier) and 6-0 junior forward Daress McClung (Cincinnati), each of whom has