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  • Buzzer Beater! Butler defeats Old Dominion on rebound basket

    Buzzer Beater! Butler defeats Old Dominion on rebound basket
    The talk heading into Butler's NCAA Tournament 2nd round game centered around the challenge of keeping Old Dominion off the boards. The top offensive rebounding team in the country, Old Dominion showed incredible skill attacking the glass throughout their...
  • Tourney talk: Morehead's upset, more Packer and the Tweetup

    Tourney talk: Morehead's upset, more Packer and the Tweetup
    The first real day of the NCAA tournament hasn't disappointed. We've seen a few close games, a couple of buzzer-beaters and one Cinderella step forward with a big upset. And I got paid to watch it all while eating chicken wings at Hightopps, so today...
  • Good season not good enough for Old Dominion

    By any measure, this season ranks among the best in Old Dominion's three-plus decades of Division I basketball. But it wasn't quite good enough. Such are the program's lofty standards under coach Blaine Taylor. Such were the reasonable goals for a...
  • Last-second tipin lifts Butler past ODU 60-58 in NCAA second round

    Last-second tipin lifts Butler past ODU 60-58 in NCAA second round
    In a game full of bad bounces for Old Dominion, the most devastating was the very last. Matt Howard's putback just before the final buzzer gave Butler a 60-58 win against the Monarchs in the first round of Thursday's Southeast regional, dashing ODU's...
  • Butler's second verse, same as the first?

    Butler's second verse, same as the first?
    Less than 24 hours from tip-off for Butler's 3rd Round NCAA Tournament match-up with No. 1 seed Pittsburgh, it seems the Bulldogs will have to do many of the same things they did in beating Old Dominion, but better. Old Dominion ranked as the best...
  • Old Dominion's senior class is one to remember with 97 victories in 4 years

    As Colonial Athletic Conference commissioner Tom Yeager walked through a downcast Old Dominion locker room, shaking hands and commending Monarch players on their 27-win season, ODU junior guard Kent Bazemore had a message for him. "We'll be back,"...
  • Howard's free throw pushes Butler past Pittsburgh

    Howard's free throw pushes Butler past Pittsburgh
    It all looked familiar. There was Butler scrapping against a No. 1 seed and bulling -- make that bulldogging -- its way into America's consciousness. Little more than a year after ending their season a half-court prayer away from a national title against...
  • Butler Basketball: The NeverEnding Story

    Butler Basketball: The NeverEnding Story
    Yes, basketball fans it happened...Again. Butler is headed back to the Sweet 16. The Bulldogs clinched a trip to the Southeast Regional after a couple of NCAA Tournament fantastic finishes that, if combined together, would likely have been rejected by...
  • Bulldogs face tough task in trying to top Wisconsin

    Bulldogs face tough task in trying to top Wisconsin
    Last week, Wisconsin was one of few trendy picks to be upset in the NCAA Tournament's Second Round. But in case anyone hadn't noticed, the odds are not in favor of picking against a team in the tournament that controls tempo, shoots the 3-pointer well and...
  • Better than Elite

    Better than Elite
    How many of you have Butler in your Final Four?..... liars. Could Butler coach Brad Stevens pretty much just name his price for any opening in the country? It sounds like he’s not interested in cashing in, but wouldn’t it be interesting to...
  • NCAA Showdown with Florida more personal for Butler

    NCAA Showdown with Florida more personal for Butler
    It was written all over their faces, and easily heard in the comments they made Friday afternoon.  For Butler, Saturday's Elite Eight match-up with 2-seed Florida is about more than just the actual game. Sure, the Bulldogs are simply focused on trying to...