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The Butler Bulldogs men's basketball team is one of the most successful small schools in NCAA basketball history. It plays its home games in Indianapolis' Hinkle Fieldhouse in which the fan base, the "Dawg Pound," shows up in droves to support the team. The organization plays in the Big East, which it joined after the radical realignment of 2013. The Bulldogs men's basketball team appeared in the NCAA tournament 16 times and has an overall record of 24 wins and 16 losses in the tournament. It reached the NCAA title game twice in consecutive years (2010, 2011). In 2010, it played Duke University in the finals, and in 2011, it played UConn. The basketball team established a philosophy known as "The Butler Way," which was then adopted by the entire athletic program and the school. The philosophy stresses continuous improvement and unselfishness. Grab your Butler Bulldogs basketball tickets at StubHub, the world's largest ticket marketplace.
How big is the Hinkle Fieldhouse?
When the Hinkle Fieldhouse opened in 1928 it had a capacity of 15,000 people. At the time of its opening, it was the largest basketball arena in the United States. The Hinkle Fieldhouse currently has a capacity of 9,100. The arena was featured in the classic basketball movie Hoosiers and was named a National Historic Landmark in 1987.
Who are the Bulldog's conference rivals?
The Butler Bulldogs basketball schedule features multiple games against each of the teams in the Big East. The squad joined the conference in 2013, so it has not yet developed intense rivalries with most of the teams in the conference, except for Xavier. The two teams were formerly members of the Horizon League and the Atlantic-10. It also joined the Big East at the same time. Throughout the years, and conference changes, Butler and Xavier have played many times. This has created somewhat of a rivalry between the two.
Which teams does Butler typically play?
Butler's nonconference opponents vary each year, but there are opponents who it often plays. The Bulldogs freqently match up against the Florida Gators, Morehead State and Purdue.
How has Butler done in recent seasons?
The 2018-2019 Butler basketball team had an overall record of 16-16 and a conference record of 7-11. It went on to lose its first round game to Nebraska in the NIT. The 2017-2018 team finished with an overall record of 20-13 and a conference record of 9-9. That squad went on to its first-round game against the Arkansas Razorbacks and lost in the second round to the Purdue Boilermakers.
What is a Butler home game like?
When you buy Butler Bulldogs' basketball tickets, you should be ready to experience an electric atmosphere. Butler's fan base, known as the "Dawg Pound," is known for its intense support for its basketball team. Butler's students cheer loud and often for the Bulldogs. History fans will also likely enjoy attending a Butler Bulldogs basketball game. The Hinkle Fieldhouse has hosted numerous United States presidents and several other sporting events.
What are Butler's biggest games in the 2019-2020 season?
Aside from its usual conference games, Butler has a few important games in the 2019-2020 season. The games to watch include Ole Miss, Baylor and Missouri. Each of these nonconference opponents has tournament aspirations for the season. The biggest conference games for the season include games against Seton Hall, Villanova and Xavier. Each team was on the preseason list of college basketball's top 25 teams and has a good chance of making the tournament.Back to Top
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