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Tell the world: Butler men’s basketball’s Avery Woodson is coming home

Tell the world: Butler men’s basketball’s Avery Woodson is coming home

Graduate transfer Avery Woodson is headed back to a familiar place – Memphis, Tennessee. Woodson, who is playing in his first NCAA tournament, will return to the place where he played the last two years. The Sweet 16 and Elite Eight will be held at the FedExForum.

Social media roundup: No. 4 Butler takes down No. 12 Middle Tennessee en route to Sweet 16

Twitter was hyped up Saturday night as the Butler University men’s basketball team beat Middle Tennessee State to move on to the Sweet 16. The likes of Brad Stevens and Tony Dungy even got in on the fun.

No. 4 Butler holds on to eliminate No. 12 Middle Tennessee and advance to Sweet 16

The No. 4 seed Butler men’s basketball team led wire to wire against No. 12 seed Middle Tennessee on March 18 in Milwaukee, Wis. to advance to the Sweet 16 in Memphis, Tenn. They will face either the No. 1 seed North Carolina or the No. 8 seed Arkansas on March 24.

Men’s basketball: Bulldogs visit Saint Louis tomorrow

The Butler men’s basketball team is back on the road at Atlantic 10 Conference foe Saint Louis. The Billikens are 14-5 overall and have a 3-2 record in the A-10. Saint Louis is tied with Massachusetts for third in the conference. Senior forward Cody Ellis leads the Billikens in scoring with 11.2 points per game.

Butler swaps conferences early

The question still lingers as to why Butler University made the decision to move to the Atlantic 10 conference a year earlier than planned, regardless of whether it was for the best. President Jim Danko announced on May 2 that Butler was moving to the A-10 from the Horizon League. “We considered many aspects and