brad stevens

From DePaul to Butler
It was a late Tuesday morning in early March and the UCONN Huskies were relegated to playing in the game no one in the Big East wants to play.  The bottom feeders of the conference are used to that opening game at Madison Square Garden, but the UCONN"s, Syracuse's, Louisville's, and Pittsburgh'…
Conn the Butler Do It One Last Time?
At this point we have run out of superlatives to describe what the Butler Bulldogs have done the last two seasons.  To me they are more wicked stepsister and less Cinderella.  Even though the name across their jersey says Butler, if it read Indiana no one would question it.
Ten Things I Learned – Butler is Back!
It was a busy sports week, dominated by the third and fourth rounds of the NCAA Tournament. As usual, there were plenty of surprises:
1. Butler and VCU belong in the Final Four. The Cinderella Bulldogs and Rams put on another great show for the college basketball world...
The Birth of a Dynasty?
The Butler Bulldogs seem to have made the transition from perennial tournament team to legitimate Final Four contender.  Two amazing seasons is hardly an adequate sample size, but Brad Stevens has taken the program to levels that Todd Lickliter couldn't.  Can Butler do what Duke did n…