Archive for the ‘Butler Bulldogs’ Category

Old Spice Classic: Day 1 thoughts, Day 2 predictions

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Ah, Thanksgiving weekend, a time for food, family, friends, football and corny alliterations college basketball. Yours truly has the privilege of being on site to cover the Old Spice Classic, an eight-team tournament at the HP Field House located at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, FL. Day ...

Brad Stevens hired to coach Boston Celtics

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

The Boston Celtics took over NBA headlines on Wednesday with the announcement that they had hired Brad Stevens as their new head coach. Stevens was the head coach at Butler University for the past six years. Most speculated that Stevens would eventually make a leap from Butler to a major college ...

Butler’s Blue II Ready to Chomp on the Atlantic 10

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

After losing Charlotte to Conference USA and Temple to the Big East, the Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Conference appeared destined to spiral down the crapper like a stale floater on a scorching hot summer afternoon. Alas, the clouds dissipated and two beacons of light shined down from the heavens in the forms ...

NCAA Tournament Thoughts: Day One, Early Session

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

I guess you could call this a running diary, but it's really more just my thoughts as the games progress. There will be very little rhyme or reason to the updates, they'll just arrive as things come into the cosmic skull jelly that rests between my ears. Enjoy. Games on right ...

Mid-Major Watch: We Have a Non-Butler Horizon League Team

Monday, December 15th, 2008

At this point, if there's one team casual college basketball fans know out of the Horizon League, it's the Butler Bulldogs. It's for good reason. Butler has established itself as a premier mid-major program by slaying giants and winning Horizon League titles. But we here at Rumors and Rants would like to ...

The Mascot Files: The Butler Bulldog is Missing

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

This is not to be taken lightly. Let us repeat: This is not to be taken lightly. We have a serious criminal situation on our hands in Indianapolis. According to a report in the Indianapolis Star, two Butler Bulldog mascot costumes have been stolen. The University is offering a $100 reward ...

Let’s Screw The Butler

Monday, March 17th, 2008

For once, the NCAA selection committee got it right. Everyone in this year's tournament field belongs. Nobody left on the outside looking in has a sure-fire argument as to why they are more deserving than anyone else.But that doesn't mean the selection committee tossed a perfect game. More like an ...