2014 Butler Bulldogs Men's Basketball Schedule
If you're looking for some top-tier college basketball, you're definitely
in the right spot, as the Butler Bulldogs are looking to light up the scoreboard and give their fans another thrilling season
loaded with moments you won't soon forget. There has never been a better time to put down the remote and head out to see if
the Butler Bulldogs have what it takes to bring their program to the next level, as this is a team that is always in the middle
of one memorable season or another. With a schedule loaded with top-tier matchups, you can bet that that Hinkle Fieldhouse
in Indianapolis, Indiana is sure to be absolutely packed to the brim with excitement from game to game.
But just don't
make the mistake of thinking that it's all about the home games, as even though home games at Hinkle Fieldhouse are an absolute
must, on the road you'll also encounter plenty of passionate Bulldogs fans whenever they head out for an away game. With a
completely different perspective during a road trip, you'll get a chance to see the Bulldogs in hostile territory, where they
also tend to flourish even when they go up against all of the other top teams in the newly shaped Big East.
True, there are plenty of options for seeing a big game these days, but no matter how mobile we get, there
is still no replacing the live experience. When you're there with all of the rest of the fans that have been waiting all day
for the opening tip, you'll see why college basketball is one of the most popular sports in the country. And even though the
pros are great to watch too, college athletics is something special because it's just team pride on the line, providing a
thrilling experience filled to the brim with moments that you'll be talking about a long time after it's all over.
Big East is one of the top conferences in college basketball and always has a multitude of teams heading to the NCAA Tournament
come the end of the regular season. Featuring teams like DePaul, Marquette, Georgetown and more, this is a conference that
routinely boasts some of the powerhouses in the country, providing a schedule loaded with top matchups for the Bulldogs each
and every year. The Big East has undergone some significant changes this past offseason, losing some quality programs to other
conferences but also gaining some new blood for the league, ushering in an exciting new era in which the Bulldogs are looking
to make their mark.
From year to year, the Bulldogs have a roster loaded with amazing players
that can do a little bit of everything guaranteeing an exciting brand of basketball that always has fans in and out of their
seat. There is nothing like watching college basketball the way it was meant to be seen, and the Bulldogs are known for running
through their conference and making some major noise in the Big Dance at the end of the year. Once you're there soaking up
the vibes of a great game, you'll be kicking yourself for not making it out to see them a whole lot sooner.
Did you know that the Bulldogs made it to the championship in two straight seasons?
In both 2010
and 2011, Coach Brad Stevens led the team all the way to the brink of the title, delivering two unbelievable runs and announcing
that this was not exactly a mid-major program anymore.
Butler Bulldogs History
The Butler Bulldogs have
appeared in the NCAA Tournament more than 10 times over the course of the program's history. The Bulldogs have also consistently
made it to March Madness as of late, and had two of the most famous Cinderella runs in the tournament in recent memory in
consecutive seasons in 2010 and 2011. Even in defeat at the very end, the Bulldogs helped their program gain a different level
of recognition and now they're considered one of the better programs in reformed Big East, a conference that is also loaded
with top programs that know their way around the basketball court.
For all the top-tier
matchups at Hinkle Fieldhouse, the Bulldogs will be pulling together looking to pile up the wins and make a big move up the
conference standings – never an easy task in the conference that many Big East fans will say is one of the top in the
entire nation. Come out to see a big game and you'll see some of the brightest stars of both today and tomorrow in a game
that will be loaded with moments that will have you talking a long time after the final whistle. And one of the reasons why
it's such an exciting sporting event is because the thousands of passionate fans that pour into Hinkle Fieldhouse to show
their support as the Bulldogs look to shoot their way to another memorable season.