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  • ETSU star Bo Hodges transferring to Butler

    The Score "East Tennessee State star Bo Hodges is transferring to Butler, he announced Monday. The 6-foot-5 guard led the Buccaneers to a 30-4 record last season... " May 25

  • Prodigy players bypassing college basketball for NBA G League no big deal

    CBS Sports "Daishen Nix's recent decision to play for the NBA's G League rather than join UCLA and play college basketball next season has been called a possible "sea-change moment" for the sport -- and not in a good way. That after fellow five-star prospect Jalen Green also..." May 08

  • 10 years later, remembering Butler's historic march through March

    The Score ""Eight seconds left, Butler leads by nine … Clemente's three, no good to the right side. Howard tries to save the rebound, Pullen will shoot the two, it rolls in - Indianapolis, we're coming home! Butler is in the Final Four!" - Joe Gentry's radio..." April 04

  • NCAA won't grant winter sports athletes extra year of eligibility

    The Score "The NCAA decided not to grant athletes from winter sports - including basketball - an extra year of eligibility due to the coronavirus pandemic, the committee announcedMonday. "Winter sports were not included in the decision," the statement read.  " March 30

  • Butler introduces Blue IV, their adorable new bulldog puppy mascot

    CBS Sports "There's a new mascot in town. Blue IV, a bulldog just a few months old, is set to become Butler University's new mascot starting next year. According to WishTV, the current mascot, Blue III, will retire at the end of the year. The newest pup will take over his..." January 27

  • Butler's bulldog mascot helps handler Michael Kaltenmark's recovery from kidney transplant

    USA Today "Not even life-saving surgery and IV pumps can separate a man from his dog. Michael Kaltenmark, who developed Butler University’s mascot into a recognizable symbol nationally, had a 40th birthday Friday like no other. After a kidney transplant Thursday, he reunited at IU Health..." January 11

  • This Big East, by one metric, is the biggest beast the league has ever been

    Sporting News "There have been better college basketball conferences than the 2019-20 Big East, whether you want to define that strength as the presence of superstar talent, the abundance of quality teams or a concentration of contenders for national honors. There was a time, in 1982-83, when..." January 09

  • Butler is shooting for excellence, not perfection — but right now, Bulldogs have both

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAB "At this point, it is hard to be inconspicuous. The Butler Bulldogs have played nine games since they began their season on Nov. 6 and won them all. Five of those victories have been against high-major opponents. Two of them allowed the Bulldogs to claim the Hall of Fame Classic title. There are..." December 10