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“This one feels right”: Thad Matta’s return to Butler

“This one feels right”: Thad Matta’s return to Butler

“I think that the last few years away from the game have energized and have given him an opportunity to kind of circle the wagons and to refresh himself mentally and physically.”

Into the Matta-Verse

Two days after parting ways with LaVall Jordan, Thad Matta was hired as head coach. In his 17 seasons as a Division I head coach, Matta has made 13 NCAA Tournaments appearances and two Final Fours.

Students react to leadership changes within the men’s basketball program

Avid fans, casual fans, members of the pep band and dance team and a senior basketball team manager all give their opinions on what these changes mean for the future of the program.

LaVall Jordan relieved of duties as head coach

After five seasons leading the Butler men’s basketball team, the university announces it has parted ways with Jordan.