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“This one feels right”: Thad Matta’s return to Butler

“This one feels right”: Thad Matta’s return to Butler

“I think that the last few years away from the game have energized and have given him an opportunity to kind of circle the wagons and to refresh himself mentally and physically.”

Into the Matta-Verse

Two days after parting ways with LaVall Jordan, Thad Matta was hired as head coach. In his 17 seasons as a Division I head coach, Matta has made 13 NCAA Tournaments appearances and two Final Fours.

Men’s basketball: analysts add color to games

Traveling with the team to every Butler men’s basketball game are two men who do not play for the team but are just as important to the team and Butler’s fans. Calling the Butler men’s basketball games for the last three seasons are Brandon Gaudin, Butler’s play-by-play voice, and Nick Gardner, Butler’s color analyst, on