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  1. Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens visits former Butler forward Andrew Smith

    Feb 11, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT

    Brad Stevens

    Once a @butleru Bulldog, always a Bulldog. Thanks for flying in, @BCCoachStevens! pic.twitter.com/ttdWGvlDMM — Samantha Smith (@Samantha44Smith) February 11, 2014 In one of the more surprising moves of the summer, Brad Stevens left his post at Butler University to take the Boston Celtics coaching vacancy. Andrew Smith played four years for Stevens, helping the Bulldogs…

  2. Assigned Reading: An inside look at Brad Stevens’ decision to leave Butler

    Oct 25, 2013, 6:33 PM EDT

    Butler v Marquette

    One of the moments this offseason that startled the college basketball world was Brad Stevens’ decision on July 3 to leave Butler for the Boston Celtics, taking over for Doc Rivers as the leader of one of sports’ most storied franchises. But for all the attention that head coaching moves garner, rarely do we get…

  3. Turning Cinderella runs into recruiting success is key for mid-majors

    Sep 18, 2013, 1:53 PM EDT

    VCU v Michigan

    Any coach can put together the right game-plan, taking enough advantage of mismatches and getting his team to execute well enough that his group of guys can pull off an upset. Get that team’s confidence going, and that team can reel off a couple of upsets in a row. That’s how Cinderella runs in the…

  4. Boston University’s Joe Jones to co-host Coaches vs. Cancer tip-off breakfast

    Sep 3, 2013, 8:45 PM EDT

    dailyfreepress.com

    To kick-off college basketball in the Bay State, the head coaches of the seven Division 1 schools in Massachusetts will gather at Boston’s TD Garden on the morning of September 26 for the Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Breakfast. The breakfast will be hosted and moderated by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, with first-year Boston Celtics head coach Brad…

  5. Matt Graves inks first recruit at South Alabama

    May 5, 2013, 12:05 PM EDT

    Greene County Daily Word

    Just a little over a month on the job, first year South Alabama coach Matt Graves announced the signing of 6-8 forward Austin Karazsia as his first recruit. Graves, who was Brad Stevens’ right-hand-man at Butler during their back-to-back Final Four runs, and South Alabama made headlines in late March when the Jaguars announced the…

  6. Rotnei Clarke’s father expects him to play against Gonzaga

    Jan 14, 2013, 5:20 PM EDT

    Rotnei Clarke, Jamal Lewis

    Rotnei Clarke gave college basketball fans a “hold your breath” moment on Saturday when he was taken off the court on a stretcher after he was fouled by Matt Derenbecker on a breakaway lay-up and crashed head-first into the basket support in a 79-73 victory over Dayton. Turns out that Clarke sustained no spinal damage…

  7. Brad Stevens, Butler get commitment from 2013 Andrew Chrabascz after campus visit

    Aug 4, 2012, 12:54 PM EDT

    Brad Stevens

    Butler head coach Brad Stevens got his second commitment from the Class of 2013 on Saturday when Rhode Island forward Andrew Chrabascz committed to the Bulldogs while on a campus visit, Adam Finkelstein of ESPN.com is reporting. Chrabascz plays at Cushing Academy (Mass.) and is a member of the well-known AAU program BABC, which has…

  8. Butler's not about to change its approach

    Aug 10, 2010, 12:03 PM EDT

    Butler’s still riding the wave from its remarkable run to the NCAA tournament title game. Coach Brad Stevens threw out the first pitch at a Cubs game. Point guard Ronald Nored drew fans’ attention at a Brad Paisley concert. People recognize back-up guard Zack Hahn when he’s out dining. But that wave’s nearing an end.…

  9. If Izzo bolts, Michigan St. should pursue Stevens

    Jun 13, 2010, 7:49 PM EDT

    Nothing new to report on Day 8 of the Tom Izzo-Cleveland Cavaliers watch. Michigan State’s coach is “still gathering” info on his decision. Leave one of the nation’s premier programs – that he built – to buck the odds as a college-to-NBA coach, or stay and take a shot at a second national title next…

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