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Weathering the Storm: Butler 85, St. John’s 62

KYLE BEERY | SPORTS EDITOR The No. 22 Butler University men’s basketball team is riding a four-game win streak after grinding out an 85-62 win over Big East foe St. John’s University last night at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The Bulldogs improved to 17-6 overall and 7-3 in Big East Conference play, moving into a tie for

Bulldogs “Stay Positive,” rout Pirates

The Butler men’s basketball team beat Seton Hall University 77-57 Sunday, the Bulldogs’ largest margin of victory in Big East Conference play this season. The Bulldogs (15-6 overall, 5-3 Big East) got out to a 27-15 lead in the first half. But things turned sour as Seton Hall (13-6, 3-4) closed the half on a

Bulldogs escape late Bluejays rally, find themselves one game out of first place

It wasn’t pretty. It was intense. It was chippy. It was near disaster. It was just another night in the Big East conference. The Butler men’s basketball team once again found itself in a tight conference game, coming away with a 64-61 win over the Creighton Bluejays Wednesday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The win –

Bulldogs roll Kennesaw State, gear up for trip to Knoxville

BY KYLE BEERY | STAFF REPORTER It had all the makings for a classic trap game. The Butler men’s basketball team soared to No. 15 in the latest AP Top 25 Poll Monday after a big Thanksgiving trip to the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas, an in-state road win, and a gritty win over a

Bulldogs knock off No. 5 Tar Heels in Paradise

BY KYLE BEERY | STAFF REPORTER The Butler men’s basketball team took a trip to Paradise for Thanksgiving break. But it’s not all fun and games. It’s a business trip. And the unranked Bulldogs took care of business Wednesday, knocking off the No. 5 University of North Carolina Tar Heels 74-66 in the Battle 4

Men’s basketball opens regular season with win over Maine

BY KYLE BEERY | STAFF REPORTER The Butler men’s basketball team is 1-0 after routing the University of Maine 99-57 in its regular season opener. The Bulldogs shot 71.9 percent from the field, breaking a school record of 69.7 percent against Illinois State on Dec. 9, 1993. Kellen Dunham led the way for the Bulldogs,

OVERTIME: Still hope for men’s basketball despite dismal campaign

BY BEN SIECK | SPORTS EDITOR Brad Stevens bolted to the National Basketball Association. Junior forward Roosevelt Jones suffered a season-ending injury before playing a regular-season game. Blue II died, and the Butler men’s basketball team is barreling toward its first losing season in nearly a decade. For fans used to a certain level of

Men’s basketball: Upcoming season marked by many changes

MATTHEW VANTRYON | STAFF REPORTER To say the offseason has been a whirlwind for the Butler men’s basketball team is an understatement. Between a conference change, a coaching change, the graduation of two key players and the loss of junior forward Roosevelt Jones to injury, this will be a different-looking Butler team. “At the end