Tag Archives: Barry Collier

Top 10 things we learned from celebration of Joel Cornette’s life
August 23, 2016

Yesterday, Butler University hosted a celebration for the life and legacy of former basketball player Joel Cornette.  It was attended by a couple thousand of his closest friends. There were 13 speakers, and all told different versions of the same story.  Passionate teammate whose level of belief in friends led to their rising to meet challenges on […]

Butler Basketball – Brandon Miller Is the Right Guy to Take the Bulldogs Forward
October 31, 2013

by Kent Sterling What happened to the days when coaches were obviously stooges who said and did the wrong thing so often that we couldn’t believe a conscious athletic director would continue to employ him.  I’m sure they are somewhere, but no place to be found in central Indiana, and certainly not in Hinkle Fieldhouse […]

Replacing Brad Stevens, Butler Will Stay in the Family
July 4, 2013

by Kent Sterling Still stunned by Brad Stevcens’ decision to leave Butler in favor of one of the most prestigious jobs in coaching, Butler is going to stay inside the family to find Stevens successor. After a run of spectacularly successful hires following current athletic director Barry Collier moving to Nebraska, including Thad Matta, Todd […]

What a statement: Brad Stevens hired by the Boston Celtics.
July 4, 2013

by Bert Beiswanger It’s been a heck of a ride the past decade-plus, a pyramid of achievements. 15 years ago, Butler started knocking off the big boys with regularity- regular season games, pre-season tournament games, NCAA tournament games; it didn’t matter. One trip to the Sweet 16 was followed by another…and another…and another. Butler did […]

2010 Final Four – Butler Can Win It All at Home
April 2, 2010

by Juston Whitaker Four teams have made it through the madness of March to this year’s NCAA men’s Final Four, and one can win the title in its home city. UCLA did it in 1972, in Los Angeles. Now, the Butler Bulldogs, whose first Final Four is in their home city, are two games away […]

Should Brad Stevens Be the New Head Coach for Indiana University Basketball?
March 30, 2010

by Kent Sterling There is some discontent in Bloomington.  The Hoosiers have posted 16-wins over the past two seasons, and that isn’t going to get it.  The recruiting class that is supposed to prove that last year’s top ten class was no fluke currently consists of two kids at positions where Indiana already has depth. […]