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Patrik Auda #33 of the Seton Hall Pirates reacts after he is called for his fourth foul and pulled from the game in the second half against the Butler Bulldogs during the first round of the Big East Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Seton Hall Beats Butler 51-50 In Big East Tournament

Eugene Teague not only didn’t let the flu keep him from playing, but he came up with a performance that extended Seton Hall’s season and his career.

03/13/2014

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Rothstein: Butler’s Next Hire Will Be Its Biggest One Yet

Stevens’ decision to leave the Bulldogs program couldn’t have come at a worse time.

07/04/2013

Phil Martelli

Rothstein Files: Martelli, St. Joseph’s Eyeing Return To NCAAs in 2013

Phil Martelli and his St. Joseph’s Hawks are looking to return to the NCAA tournament in

08/02/2012

Brad Stevens (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Butler On Normal March Progression

Be afraid America — be very afraid.

WFAN–02/23/2012

Brad Stevens (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

They might feel like the 1990s Buffalo Bills to some, but if you watch the Bulldogs play, you’ll have a greater appreciation for what they do on the basketball court.

WFAN–02/13/2012

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates during their 69-62 win over the Louisville Cardinals at Rupp Arena. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Some people told me I was crazy when I made that statement prior to Kentucky’s win over Louisville on Saturday but when you watch “MKG” play, it’s tough not to see why he’s more valuable than anyone else in college basketball.

WFAN–01/02/2012

Head coach Jim Calhoun of the Connecticut Huskies is interviewed by Jim Nantz after defeating the Butler Bulldogs to win the National Championship Game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament by a score of 53-41 at Reliant Stadium on April 4, 2011 in Houston, Texas. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

UConn’s Jim Calhoun Wins 3rd NCAA Title; Joins Knight

The old guy can still teach. After winning his third NCAA championship, Jim Calhoun was as gracious as could be, especially for a guy crossing the threshold into greatness.

WFAN–04/05/2011

UConn's Jim Calhoun (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Butler's Shawn Vanzant (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: NCAA Final: Big Dog Vs. Underdog

Simply, it’s easy to root for Butler. At least it is for me. UConn is not NYC-North, but rather Boston-Lite. If you’re a native New Yorker then you’re born with the mean, territorial gene, predisposed to hate all things New England.

WFAN–04/04/2011

Kemba Walker (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images), Shelvin Mack (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Kemba Time: UConn, Butler Cap Crazy NCAA Tournament

Butler and Connecticut will meet Monday night — the eighth-seeded Bulldogs trying to finish the deal after coming oh-so-close last season and the third-seeded Huskies, led by Kemba Walker, going for their 11th straight victory after a regular season that foreshadowed none of this.

WFAN–04/04/2011

Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies celebrates after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium on April 2, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Butler’s NCAA Title Game Task? Slowing Down UConn’s Walker

Kemba Walker provides the Bulldogs with a challenge they have yet to face during their two-year run through the bracket — a superstar. Shutting him down is almost an impossible task. Slowing him down isn’t much easier.

WFAN–04/04/2011

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Could UConn’s Jim Calhoun Walk Away After NCAA Championship?

When Jim Calhoun was 28 and just gaining a foothold in coaching, he figured he already had all the answers. “Now I’m 68,” Calhoun said Sunday, “and I have a lot of questions.”

WFAN–04/04/2011

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Final Four Ties Highest TV Ratings Since 2005

Saturday night’s Final Four broadcast on CBS posted an 8.9 rating and a 17 share. That’s tied for the highest since 2005.

WFAN–04/03/2011

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Stevens, Butler Not Focusing Too Much On Kemba Walker

Coach Brad Stevens says his team respects Walker but can’t focus too much attention on him because it could leave room for other UConn players to get loose.

WFAN–04/03/2011

Kemba Walker - (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) Shelvin Mack - (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Breaking Down The NCAA Championship Game

It’s the school from the aptly named Big East against the school from the Horizon League. It’s the team with a superstar against one that plays the team game seamlessly.

WFAN–04/03/2011

Pitt Upset By Butler

Butler Upsets Top-Seeded Pitt In Crazy Finish

With plenty of help from Pittsburgh, Butler found another way to pull off a stunning upset in the NCAA tournament. Matt Howard made one free throw with 0.8 seconds left to cap a wild final sequence, and Butler eliminated top-seeded Pittsburgh 71-70 Saturday.

WFAN–03/19/2011