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  1. Makeover of Butler’s Hinkle Fieldhouse nearing completion

    Aug 22, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

    Brandon Miller

    Upon completion, Hinkle Fieldhouse will have a brand new look while preserving the building’s storied past.

  2. Former Butler player Andrew Smith leaves hospital after 12 days in ICU

    Aug 11, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

    Andrew Smith, Youssou Ndoye

    Former Butler center Andrew Smith is out of the hospital after 12 days in ICU as he recovers from non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

  3. Foot surgery sidelines Butler forward Austin Etherington

    Jul 11, 2014, 2:58 PM EDT

    Samford v Indiana

    The graduate transfer will miss anywhere from 12 to 16 weeks.

  4. Wake Forest transfer Tyler Cavanaugh visited Dayton and George Washington; Butler in the mix

    Jun 29, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Tyler Cavanaugh, Kyle Cain

    Tyler Cavanaugh previously said he’d narrow his list down to three or four schools.

  5. Butler gets commitment from 2015 sharpshooter Sean McDermott

    May 30, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT

    Brandon Miller

    Butler nabbed a 2015 commitment from elite shooter Sean McDermott on Friday.

  6. Butler lands 2015 commitment from center Nate Fowler

    May 27, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    Butler has its first commit in the Class of 2015.

  7. Big East Conference Catchup: Who contends with Villanova in 2014-15?

    May 14, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

    AP

    The new Big East enters Year 2 with plenty of questions for teams trying to rise to the top.

  8. Multiple programs reaching out to former West Virginia guard Eron Harris

    May 7, 2014, 9:48 PM EDT

    Eron Harris

    Having been released from his scholarship, former West Virginia guard Eron Harris is attracting a lot of attention.

  9. Butler gets a solid late addition in 2014 forward Jackson Davis

    Apr 25, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

    Brandon Miller

    Butler picked up a commitment from senior forward Jackson Davis.

  10. Butler loses guard Elijah Brown to transfer and adds Indiana transfer Austin Etherington

    Apr 18, 2014, 5:45 PM EDT

    Brandon Miller

    It was a busy day for the Butler Bulldogs on Friday as freshman guard Elijah Brown intends to transfer while former Indiana wing Austin Etherington will transfer to the Big East program.

  11. Ex-NC State guard Tyler Lewis transfers to Butler

    Apr 4, 2014, 6:50 PM EDT

    Tyler Lewis 2

    The addition of Tyler Lewis means Butler will have its first ever former McDonald’s All-America.

  12. Butler freshman center Nolan Berry opts to transfer

    Mar 24, 2014, 5:52 PM EDT

    Nolan Berry, Jarod Schrock, Matt Brown

    Butler freshman forward Nolan Berry has opted to transfer.

  13. Late Night Snacks: No. 20 Michigan takes control of Big Ten race

    Feb 24, 2014, 12:31 AM EDT

    levert

    GAME OF THE DAY: Providence 87, Butler 81 Providence is one of many bubble teams looking to fight their way into the NCAA tournament, and they avoided suffering a tough defeat at Butler on Sunday. All five starters scored in double figures led by Bryce Cotton, who tallied 28 points and six assists. As a…

  14. Butler guard Rene Castro opts to transfer

    Feb 15, 2014, 3:38 PM EDT

    rene castro

    Butler announced on Saturday that freshman guard Rene Castro has opted to leave the program to seek a transfer, according to a release from the school. Castro, a 6-foot-2 native of Massachusetts, played in 12 games for Butler this season and averaged 3.3 points per game. Playing time for the freshman guard dwindled during conference…

  15. Late Night Snacks: Bubble teams take center stage

    Feb 14, 2014, 1:17 AM EDT

    haith

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: Missouri 86, Arkansas 85  Jabari Brown’s shot with 10.2 seconds remaining was the difference as the Tigers denied the Razorbacks a much-needed SEC road victory. Arkansas still has just one conference road win to its credit this season, and that came at Vanderbilt last week. As for the Tigers, Jordan Clarkson…

  16. No. 18 Creighton survives upset bid from Butler

    Feb 13, 2014, 9:51 PM EDT

    Doug McDermott

    Doug McDermott did Doug McDermott things on his first visit to Butler’s Hinkle Fieldhouse, scoring 26 points and hitting what turned out to be the game-winning three as No. 18 Creighton beat the Bulldogs, 68-63. The irony, however, is that Butler actually discovered a pretty effective way of slowing down McDermott in the second half.…

  17. 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…

  18. Former Butler forward Andrew Smith diagnosed with non-Hodgskin’s lymphoma

    Feb 7, 2014, 11:05 AM EDT

    Andrew Smith, Dwayne Smith

    Last spring Andrew Smith wrapped up a four-year career at Butler, averaging 11.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per game as a senior for a program that made three NCAA tournament appearances during his time at the school. For his career Smith, who played just under five minutes per game as a freshman, averaged 8.6 points…

  19. Assigned Reading: Alex Barlow draws inspiration from late cousin

    Jan 17, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

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    Butler junior guard Alex Barlow has gone from being a walk-on who played in only 16 games as a freshmen to earning a spot in the starting lineup for 23 of the Bulldogs’ 36 games in 2012-13. This season Barlow’s started all 17 games for Butler, posting averages of 6.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.3…

  20. Butler suffers a third overtime defeat in Big East play, drops to 0-4

    Jan 11, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

    miller

    When the 2013-14 season began it was clear that the Butler Bulldogs would have some major adjustments to make. A program that reached consecutive Final Fours had completed its conference “climb,” landing in the Big East after spending time in the Horizon League and Atlantic 10. With a change in conference, head coach, and the…

  21. Late Night Snacks: No. 1 Arizona survives, No. 22 Gonzaga not as fortunate

    Jan 10, 2014, 3:12 AM EDT

    johnson

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: DePaul 99, Butler 94 (2OT) This wasn’t one of the games on the “marquee” for Thursday night, but the Blue Demons and Bulldogs combined to play an entertaining contest at Hinkle Fieldhouse. DePaul erased an 11-point deficit in the final 3:46 of regulation to force overtime, only to see Jackson Aldridge…

  22. Conference Catchups: Villanova rules again in the Big East

    Dec 26, 2013, 11:46 AM EDT

    AP Photo

    College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences.  To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Doug McDermott, Creighton…

  23. Former Butler wing Andrew Smeathers transfers to Mount St. Mary’s

    Dec 19, 2013, 6:55 PM EDT

    christian

    Just days before the start of the season, 6-foot-6 junior wing Andrew Smeathers announced his decision to leave Butler at the end of the fall semester. Having played an average of just four minutes per game in two seasons at the school, Smeathers made the decision based upon his desire for more playing time. On…

  24. [VIDEO] Kellen Dunham’s gym rat mentality leads to strong season at Butler

    Dec 16, 2013, 5:10 PM EDT

    Malik Morgan, Kellen Dunham

    Kellen Dunham is off to a fantastic start during his sophomore season at Butler and the Pendleton, IN native is averaging 19.3 points and playing 35 minutes per game through 10 games this year. Butler is 8-2 on the season and the 6-foot-6 guard is a big reason why; Dunham is shooting 47 percent from…