While women are not precluded from joining the on-court management program, they are discouraged from applying — being directed instead to back-office work
After first being skeptical, Pat Baker took a chance and became a Butler men’s basketball manager. Four years later, coming off the season that he was head manager, he is graduating with some of his closest friends.
A lot of sweat goes into running the Butler men’s basketball team, but not all of it is produced by the players on the court.
Some might call it doing chores. Others may refer to it as a job. But for the individuals who take on the role of student manager, they call it family. Little is known about the Butler women’s basketball team’s two managers. They try to operate as stealthily as CIA agents for the U.S. government. “A…