Here’s what you may have missed this summer in the world of Butler Athletics.
After a rough start to Big East play, the Butler men’s basketball team is finding its groove at the perfect time.
Josh and Josh catch you up on all the latest Butler sports news, including updates from softball, baseball, golf, men and women’s basketball. Plus, women’s lacrosse captain Haley Hallenbeck stops by to talk about the upcoming season.
Away in Philadelphia, Butler was unable to pull off four straight wins over Villanova and fell to the No. 1 team 86-75. Still, Kelan Martin went off and had a great game, scoring 30 points and getting halftime praise from Villanova coach Jay Wright. As expected, Butler fans found something to love about the game.
Kelan Martin scored 26 points to lift Butler past DePaul in their fourth-straight Big East win.
Josh and Josh recap the last few weeks of Butler basketball for both the men and women’s teams, how Big East play has gone and analyze where they are at in their season as the tournament nears. And the two discuss the recent addition of Jordan Tucker to Butler’s lineup, who transferred from Duke.
Kelan Martin put up 24 points in the 79-67 road win against DePaul.
Butler managed to whittle the deficit down to six points against No. 25 Creighton, but a second half comeback wasn’t enough for the road win.
If you’re LaVall Jordan, you’re calling dad and grandma on the car ride home after your team just beat No. 1 Villanova.
It’s time — time to welcome the top-ranked Villanova Wildcats to Hinkle Fieldhouse for a Saturday afternoon showdown.