No. 22 Butler Beats DePaul, 83-73Kellen Dunham hit four 3-pointers and scored 24 points, leading No. 22 Butler over DePaul 83-73 Saturday.
No. 23 Butler Defeats Northwestern 65-56Kellen Dunham scored 19 points to lead No. 23 Butler past Northwestern 65-56 on Saturday.
Keidel: Ides (And Idols) Of MarchMarch Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball
Butler Defeats DePaul 79-46Alex Barlow scored a career-high 19 points to lead Butler to a 79-46 victory over DePaul on Thursday night.
Former Illini Assistant Brandon Miller Named Head Coach At ButlerOn Saturday, the Bulldogs announced they were promoting recently hired assistant coach Brandon Miller as Brad Stevens' replacement. The decision came three days after Stevens surprised everyone by taking the head job with the Boston Celtics.
Shepkowski: Bulls End Historic Heat RunForget respectable, on a unseasonably cool evening in Chicago the Bulls cooled the Heat off and snapped the second longest winning streak the NBA has ever seen, in an environment that hasn't been seen lately during home Bulls games. "The atmosphere - the crowd was crazy into it and it was a competitive environment" Luol Deng said of Wednesday night's setting at United Center.
Bernstein: Upsets Not What They Used To BeDespite the popularity of the clichéd, post-victory cry, nobody really “shocks the world.”
Smith's Double-Double Leads Butler To 68-56 WinAndrew Smith had a double-double with a career-high 16 rebounds and 14 points, and Butler made 18 of 20 free throws down the stretch to hold off upset-minded Bucknell 68-56 in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.
Shepkowski's Bulls Notebook: Boozer, Fellow-Bigs Huge Against Golden State "In my eyes he's an All-Star, he's an All-Star this year and he's having an All-Star type season" Tom Thibodeau said of Carlos Boozer prior to Friday's contest.
Butler Defeats Northwestern 74-65Smith, the Bulldogs' 6-foot-11 senior center, scored a season-high 24 points and Butler pulled away in the second half.
Van Wijk's 18 Help Valparaiso Defeat Butler 71-59 Kevin Van Wijk hit 8 of 9 shots and scored 18 points Friday night, leading Horizon League champion Valparaiso past Butler 71-59 and denying the Bulldogs a chance to clinch second place.