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  1. For mid-majors, 3-pointer no minor feature

    Dana O'Neil

    He made a career out of tilting at windmills and slaying dragons, the ultimate underdog in a game in which bigger and stronger is supposed to equate to better. He was craftier, that's always been the argument. Pete Carril was able to conjure up an...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  2. Latest bad loss takes Butler off bubble

    Eamonn Brennan

    There's still time. I have to remind myself that sometimes, because my brain is currently on bubble overload. Today we'll publish our second Bubble Watch of the season, and as I'm learning (this is my first year doing Bubble Watch) it's really hard t...

    Blog | February 04, 2011
  3. Marian, Ind.-Butler Preview

    Marian, Ind.-Butler Preview

    Preview | November 11, 2010
  4. Summer Buzz: Butler Bulldogs

    Eamonn Brennan

    For the next month or so, our friends at The Mag are previewing one high-profile school per day for their Summer Buzz series. For the sake of all that is synergistic, yours truly will be attempting the same, complementing each comprehensive Insider p...

    Blog | August 02, 2010
  5. Butler helps Washington Generals lose by 19

    Diamond Leung

    Butler seniors Avery Jukes, Willie Veasley and Nick Rodgers signed one-game contracts to help the Washington Generals of all teams take on the Harlem Globetrotters. Not surprisingly, the Globetrotters won again 70-51, with the players making their...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  6. Butler trio only make cameo appearance vs. Globetrotters

    Matthew Glenesk

    The Washington Generals enlisted the help of Butler seniors Willie Veasley, Avery Jukes and Nick Rodgers.

    Blog | Conversation | April 15, 2010
  7. Bulldogs to take on Globetrotters

    Adam Watson

    They almost beat Duke, so why not take a shot at the Harlem Globetrotters? Three Butler Bulldogs seniors have signed one-game contracts with the Washington Generals. Willie Veasley, Avery Jukes and Nick Rodgers hope to end the Generals' nearly 40-ye...

    Blog | Conversation | April 13, 2010
  8. Butler seniors sign with Washington Generals

    Diamond Leung

    If America thought Butler's Willie Veasley, Avery Jukes and Nick Rodgers were facing long odds to win the NCAA tournament, they've found an even greater challenge in trying to take on the Harlem Globetrotters. The three seniors have signed one-gam...

    Blog | April 12, 2010
  9. Singler leading Duke in second half

    Andy Katz

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Quick thoughts with Duke ahead 53-49 over Butler with 7:58 left in the game. Kyle Singler is playing an MVP type of game with his ability to make big shots and come up with key defensive stops. Butler gambled and went smal...

    Blog | April 05, 2010
  10. Can Butler hold on?

    Mark Schlabach

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Hometown favorite Butler has a 47-43 lead over Michigan State with less than six minutes to go in Saturday night's NCAA tournament national semifinals game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Can the Bulldogs close it out? Here are a few things ...

    Blog | April 03, 2010
  11. Butler's best defense? Lock-down guards

    Mark Schlabach

    SALT LAKE CITY -- Butler forward Gordon Hayward was named the West Regional's Most Outstanding Player on Saturday. Guard Shelvin Mack was named to the All-West Regional team. But Bulldogs guards Ronald Nored and Willie Veasley might have had th...

    Blog | March 27, 2010
  12. For sports writer, Butler's Willie Veasley gives him reason to ch...

    Scott Powers

    A player from the past gives Scott Powers reason to cheer.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2010
  13. Butler's going home -- win or lose

    Mark Schlabach

    SALT LAKE CITY -- Even though Gordon Hayward grew up only 20 miles west of Indianapolis, he admits he knew very little about Butler University. "It was always Indiana University and Purdue," Hayward said. "Both of my parents are Purdue graduates, ...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  14. Forget everything you knew ... again

    Eamonn Brennan

    Really, it's our own fault. We should have known. After four days of basketball that gave us a dozen thrilling games, a handful of Cinderellas, and one of the most shocking upsets of all time, we, the college basketball-watching masses, should hav...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  15. Final: Butler 63, Syracuse 59

    Mark Schlabach

    SALT LAKE CITY -- Butler did it. After blowing a 10-point halftime lead, the Bulldogs scored 11 straight points in the final minutes to shock No. 1-seeded Syracuse 63-59 in the West Regional semifinals at EnergySolutions Arena on Thursday night. ...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  16. Butler shocks top-seeded Syracuse for school's first regional fin...

    Willie Veasley scored five of his 13 points during Butler's 11-0 run down the stretch, and the Bulldogs rallied to upset top-seeded Syracuse 63-59 on Thursday night in the West Regional semifinals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 25, 2010