Whether it’s a Cinderella story or a team looking to finally get over the hump, the Sweet 16 will provide fans with several intriguing teams that they can find themselves rooting for.
Josh Mullenix attended Butler men’s basketball’s Sweet 16 matchup against University of North Carolina. Here he shares what that experience was like.
The No. 4 seed Butler men’s basketball team fell 92-80 to the No. 1 seed North Carolina Tar Heels in the Sweet 16 on March 24 in Memphis, Tenn. The Bulldogs end the year with a 25-9, 12-6 Big East record.
Butler fans rally ‘The Butler Way’ in the Big Easy. We spy University President Bobby Fong with Butler-inspired plastic beads. This gallery is priceless: [cincopa AgOA1jaDxBNm]
Now that evening and cooler weather have struck the Butler fans in New Orleans, attentions have turned from good food to good basketball.
What do you think about the Bulldogs’ match up against UW-Madison? We’ve done our homework and gathered the dish on our Badger opponents. Here’s what we’re up against: [cincopa AkKAYhKpxJKk]
Butler fans are far from Indianapolis, but they’re taking the time they have in New Orleans to experience some of the local culture. Durwin Griggs, an IUPUI graduate and Butler men’s basketball season ticketholder for the last 22 years, flew into New Orleans Wednesday morning, so that he could watch Butler’s afternoon practice. “After this…
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By Tom Davis, The Fort Wayne News-Sentinel INDIANAPOLIS — Butler Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Stevens grew up in the shadow of Indiana’s Bob Knight and Purdue’s Gene Keady, but his path to athletic success hasn’t been similar to the ones taken by those legendary coaches. Keady was known for his scowl and fire that could…
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