Butler Rumors & News

  • Former Butler signee Kyle Young commits to Chris Holtmann, Ohio State

    Sporting News - NCAAB "When Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann jumped from Butler to the Buckeyes earlier in June, he left behind the highest-ranked recruiting class in Butler history. The Bulldogs' 2017 recruiting class took a major hit on Monday, as the school's highest-ranked recruit, four-star forward Kyle Young,..." June 20

  • Butler has strong candidates available to succeed Chris Holtmann, inside the family and out

    Sporting News - NCAAB "There are few programs in college basketball that have had more success in the speculative business of hiring head coaches than the Butler Bulldogs. From Barry Collier, who built the program, Butler promoted assistants Thad Matta, Todd Lickliter, Brad Stevens, Brandon Miller and Chris..." June 10

  • Chris Holtmann is new Ohio State men’s basketball coach

    Columbus Dispatch "Ohio State will hold a press conference today at the Fawcett Center to announce Chris Holtmann as its new men’s basketball coach, multiple sources close to the situation have confirmed to The Dispatch. Holtmann has been the head coach at Butler for the past three seasons, where he has won at..." June 09

  • Butler’s Chris Holtmann is leading candidate to replace Matta at Ohio State

    CBS Sports "Butler's Chris Holtmann has emerged as the leading candidate to become Ohio State's next head coach, a source told CBS Sports on Thursday. An announcement could come as early as Friday. Holtmann spent the past three years at Butler and led the Bulldogs to three straight NCAA Tournament..." June 09

  • Butler extends Holtmann through 2024-25 season

    ESPN "Butler intends to keep the coach who led the Bulldogs back to the Sweet 16 around for the foreseeable future. Coach Chris Holtmann's contract has been extended, now running through the 2024-25 season. Holtmann, who led the Bulldogs to their first Sweet 16 since 2011 -- which came under..." April 28

  • North Carolina handles Butler to reach Elite Eight

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Part of winning championships in March is getting an unexpected great game from a role player. North Carolina got just that Friday night from reserve forward Luke Maye. Playing the best game of his career, the sophomore achieved his first double-double with 16 points..." March 24