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Colleagues defend Couture, but questions linger

Colleagues defend Couture, but questions linger

BY: COLIN LIKAS AND MATTHEW VANTRYON | EDITOR-IN-CHIEF AND ASST. SPORTS EDITOR Former Butler University women’s basketball players and coaches continue to speak out about the program’s 12-year coach Beth Couture. Couture again declined to comment this week. The Butler Collegian ran a front-page story titled “Former players allege verbal abuse, mistreatment” last week. Since

BASKETBALL ISSUE | Location, Location, Location: While packed arenas may offer excitement, most players said there’s no place like their home hardwood and the din of Hinkle Fieldhouse

by Allie Qualls Seats, scoreboard, court, two basketball goals: all of these are essential parts of any college basketball arena. Of course some arenas have extra perks, such as special effects lighting and jumbotrons, but most players would say it is not the arena’s amenities that make it their favorite place to play. For Butler

BASKETBALL ISSUE | Fighting like a Bulldog

Women’s basketball coach Beth Couture is a fighter. But she won’t tell you that. After successfully battling breast cancer, Couture never missed a beat, continuing to coach and leading her team to numerous NCAA tournament postseason appearances. “A fighter is absolutely an accurate title for her,” associate head women’s coach Amy Cherubini said. “She has

BASKETBALL ISSUE | Women’s team: Who’s hot, who’s new, who to watch

Though the men’s season is just beginning, the women’s basketball season has been underway. After losing many of their seniors last season, the Bulldogs hope to use their youth as an advantage on the court. “This season we are younger,” said associate head women’s basketball coach Amy Cherubini. “We lost four of our five starters

Women’s basketball: Bulldogs get narrow win

Led by the sharpshooting of senior guard Terra Burns, the Butler women’s basketball team picked up a narrow 69-68 win over Harvard Sunday. The win marked the Bulldogs’ first of the season and secured the team third place in the Iowa Tournament following an opening-round loss to tournament champion University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Burns posted

Women’s basketball: Ladies open with win

The Butler women’s basketball team fired up its 2011-12 preseason with a win against St. Francis on Sunday. Sophomore center Sarah Hamm put up 22 points to lead the Bulldogs to a 76-59 victory. Freshman forward Haley Howard, made a strong first impression by adding 11 points in the win. “They shot the heck out