Butler Rumors & News

  • No. 18 Butler moves to 7-0 with win over Utah

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Butler is not playing like a team predicted to finish in the middle of the Big East before the start of the season. The Bulldogs are tenacious on defense and efficient on offense. It's offered a perfect formula for making life miserable for high-profile Pac-12 teams...." November 29

  • Butler upsets No. 8 Arizona

    The Sports Xchange "Butler coach Chris Holtmann's team is off to a 5-0 start but he still is uncertain of its capabilities after upsetting No. 8 Arizona 69-65 on Friday night in the championship game of the Continental Tire Invitational in Las Vegas, Nev. "People have called this a rebuilding year, and I don't..." November 26

  • Butler's defense rises to occasion, Bulldogs beat Commodores

    The Sports Xchange "Butler outscored Vanderbilt 25-14 in the final 12:29, to defeat the Commodores 76-66 on Thursday in the opening round of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational. Guard Tyler Lewis lead a balanced Bulldog attack with 15 points, followed by forward Kelan Martin with 14, forward Andrew..." November 24

  • Butler mauls Norfolk State 91-55

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Avery Woods paced a balanced offensive attack and Butler hammered overmatched Norfolk State 91-55 on Monday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Woods finished with a season-high 15 points before heading to the bench midway through the second half with the Bulldogs in..." November 21

  • Butler rolls past Bucknell

    The Sports Xchange "Avery Woodson and Tyler Wideman had 14 points apiece to lead Butler past Bucknell 86-60 in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational on Saturday. The first-round game took place at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis where Butler extended its winning streak to 31 games against..." November 19

  • Butler's Baldwin beats Northwestern in last second

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Kamar Baldwin hit a jumper from just inside the 3-point arc with half a second to play to lift Butler past Northwestern 70-68 Wednesday in a back-and-forth Gavitt Tipoff Game at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Junior forward Kelan Martin finished with a game-high 22 points..." November 16

  • Martin leads Butler past Northern Colorado 89-52

    The Sports Xchange "Kelan Martin recorded 21 points and six rebounds to lead Butler to an 89-52 victory over visiting Northern Colorado in the season opener for both teams Saturday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind. Tyler Lewis had 16 points, five assists and three steals for Butler, which shot..." November 12

  • Butler lands four-star Christian David

    247 Sports "2017 four-star prospect Christian David announced for Butler over Creighton and Pittsburgh. David, a skilled 6-5 wing player from Saxtons River (Vt.) Vermont Academy, is ranked No. 92 in the 247Sports Composite." September 27

  • Ohio prospect Kyle Young represents historic Butler recruiting coup

    Indianapolis Star "Kyle Young did not wait for an official visit to the college basketball power in his home state. The 6-7 forward from Massillon, Ohio, committed to Butler on Monday, representing one of the biggest recruiting coups ever for the Bulldogs. The Bulldogs long targeted Young, and efforts by coach..." August 30