Tag Archives: Chris Holtmann

Butler knocks off previously unbeaten Villanova in all-time great win at Hinkle #GoDawgs
January 4, 2017

Butler did the near impossible tonight.  The Bulldogs out-executed and out-toughed Villanova. In his postgame press conference tonight, Butler coach Chris Holtmann said, “Players win games.  Players win games.  Players win games.”  Yes they do – and yes they did. It had to happen eventually.  Villanova’s reputation for grinding out wins possession by possession is […]

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 […]

Top 10 reasons 2016 is the best year for basketball in Indiana – EVER!
February 10, 2016

Basketball is Indiana’s game, and rarely have we enjoyed a season across levels as competitive and fun as this one. Regardless of the level, basketball in Indiana has never given fans more reason for hope as the season heads toward its third act.  The Pacers could win multiple playoff series, or miss the postseason entirely. […]