See how Twitter reacted to Butler’s loss to Xavier Thursday night in the quarterfinal round of the Big East Tournament.
The Butler women’s basketball beat Xavier for the second time this season. Some late game heroics led the Bulldogs to earn a berth to the Big East quarterfinals.
The Butler University women’s basketball team ended the regular season on a 13 game losing streak and finished the season 5-24 (2-16).
Social media had its say Sunday night after Butler defeated fierce Big East rival Xavier University on the road in Cincinnati.
Xavier rallies in the fourth quarter to avenge an earlier loss to the Bulldogs. Butler is now alone in last place of the Big East standings.
A strong offensive presence and two scoring runs in the second half reversed a slow start for the Bulldogs and resulted in the team gaining the upperhand in extra minutes. Tori Schickel accounted for 20 points and 20 rebounds.
The team held a three-point lead early in the first quarter until a St. John’s scoring run left the Bulldogs chasing after their opponent. A slow offense proved to be Butler’s biggest weakness.
The date has been set for the Butler men’s basketball team’s arrival in the Big East with the release of the 2013-2014 schedule last Thursday. The Bulldogs will kick off Big East play with a New Year’s Eve home game against Villanova Dec. 31 at 7:30 p.m. The game is one of five that will…
In March 2012, the Butler community was wondering if the school would move to the Atlantic 10 Conference and, if so, when it would occur. Butler officials did not keep students, faculty, staff and other supporters waiting long when another opportunity to change athletic conferences came about this year. Butler President James Danko announced Butler’s…
After weeks of media speculation, it is now official: Butler University will be a member of the Big East. Butler will enter the new Big East—consisting of the seven Catholic schools departing the current Big East—alongside Xavier and Creighton on July 1. Butler President Jim Danko officially announced the school’s intention to leave the Atlantic…