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Marquette looking for redemption

Butler is looking to win. Marquette is looking for revenge. Tomorrow’s third round match-up boasts a rematch of the two from the Maui Invitational back in November of this season. Butler beat Marquette on a buzzer-beating, desperation heave from senior guard Rotnei Clarke.  And Marquette hasn’t forgot about it. Marquette guard Vander Blue said that

Bulldogs fall in Maui Invitational final

A season-high 27 points from senior guard Rotnei Clarke was not enough to secure the Maui Invitational championship for the Butler men’s basketball team. Senior guard Brandon Paul tallied 20 points for Illinois, and the Fighting Illini (6-0) scored a 78-61 victory in the final game of the invite. The victory gave Illinois its first

Bulldogs start strong, hang on to beat No. 9 UNC

Senior guard Rotnei Clarke and freshman guard Kellen Dunham each tallied 17 points, and the Butler men’s basketball team used a strong first 30 minutes to defeat No. 9 North Carolina 82-71. The game was a semifinal match-up of the Maui Invitational. The Tar Heels (4-1) made a strong run through the final 10 minutes,

Clarke’s buzzer-beater stuns Marquette

Senior guard Rotnei Clarke sunk a 30-foot shot with a second remaining to push the Butler men’s basketball team past Marquette 72-71. The game was the opening contest for both squads in the Maui Invitational. Junior forward Khyle Marshall rebounded a missed free throw with eight seconds remaining. He passed the ball to Clarke, who

Men’s basketball: Offense stalls in loss to Xavier

Hawaii is the next destination for the Butler men’s basketball team, as the Bulldogs will compete in the Maui Invitational beginning Monday. The tournament is a staple of the college basketball season. This year’s field includes high-profile programs such as North Carolina, Texas and Illinois. The Bulldogs (1-0) will play Marquette in the opening round