In the two weeks since the NCAA title game, I can barely go a waking hour without someone asking me The Question: What if Gordon Hayward’s shot had gone in?
Butler University star sophomore Gordon Hayward does not plan to hire an agent, which means he could return to school if he
does not like his draft status.
The Bulldogs were chosen after winning the hearts of Indiana basketball fans with an incredible run to the Final Four, which
ended with a 61-59 loss to Duke in the title game.
Assuring Stevens stayed in the Bulldogs’ kennel is part of a multi-prong plan to grow the Indianapolis school’s $11.2 million
athletics department budget.
Jukes raises money so Ugandan children can attend secondary school through his Jukes Foundation for Kids.
Praise for Brad Stevens, the Butler seniors, and more.
Butler received so many visits to its main Web site, school officials had to beef up the computer system. School President
Bobby Fong is commissioning a study to gauge the value of the publicity earned through the Bulldogs' run to the Final
As is the case at Duke, Butler graduates about 90 percent of its players. As is the case at Duke, there’s more than mere lip
service paid to the classroom at Butler.
Butler University basketball coach Brad Stevens has an annual base pay of $350,000 with another $37,851 in benefits and deferred
compensation. Not bad for a 33-year-old. But it’s no comparison to what big-time men’s college basketball coaches make.
Itâ??s all about the whole, not the parts. They cut and move, move, move on offense. They defend like their scholarships depend on it.