Tag Archives: NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament

No. 6 Butler falls to No. 3 Marquette in Lexington

Marquette junior guard Vander Blue scored a career-high 29 points as the No. 3 seed Golden Eagles squeaked out a 74-72 win over No. 6 seed Butler in the third round of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament. Butler had a chance to tie or win the game with 2.9 seconds remaining, but senior

Despite the statistics, Butler keeps rolling

No matter how well a college men’s basketball team may play during its regular season, should it make the NCAA Division I Tournament, it will ultimately fall into one of two categories. The ‘teams that showed up’ category, or the ‘teams that folded like a card table’ category. In its last few tournament appearances, Butler

Butler’s non-conference opponents earn NCAA spots

Butler entered the 2012-2013 season with one of the toughest non-conference schedules in the nation. The Bulldogs fared well outside Atlantic 10 Conference play, going 12-2 in non-conference games, including the Nov. 13 loss to Xavier that was considered a non-conference contest. Five of Butler’s non-conference opponents were selected for the NCAA Division I Men’s

INSIDE TOMORROW’S MATCHUP | Bucknell poses tough challenge

Butler will take on Patriot League regular-season and tournament champion Bucknell Thursday in the opening round of this year’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament. The Bison (28-5, 12-2) own wins over two NCAA tournament teams, earning victories against WAC champion New Mexico State and Atlantic 10 Conference school La Salle. Other notable games include

A-10 grabs five bids to the Big Dance

Coming into this school year, the Butler men’s basketball team likely knew the Atlantic 10 Conference would feature a significant increase in competition from the Horizon League. This has been confirmed by the appearance of five A-10 teams in this year’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket. Some outside of Indianapolis may be wondering

OUR TAKE | Why a six seed for Butler?

It is a question many college basketball fans across the nation likely ask when looking at each year’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket. How do some teams wind up with the seeds they’re given? It clearly isn’t entirely based on records. Memphis finished with a mark of 30-4 this season and earned a

Butler benefits from tournaments

By Kate Siegfried and Jill McCarter Butler University is still reaping the benefits from last year’s run in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament and is looking forward to receiving the numbers for this year. Results from a study completed by media firms Borshoff and Meltwater show that the university earned more than $639