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Jared Grubbs

Butler Bulldogs (19-12) vs Seton Hall Pirates (21-10) - 3/8

Jared Grubbs, Mar 7, 2018

  1. SpartanDawgs

    SpartanDawgs Well-Known Member

    hahaha I know that guy...
  2. burns

    burns Active Member

    Respectfully, some of you are missing the point. If you compare BU's attendance to Hall, Providence, St. John's, Villanova, or even G-town, yes, we are under represented because we are much, much further away. I agree completely.

    However, this is not the case when comparing BU representation with Marquette and Creighton, for example. What am I missing here?
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  3. pjohnsto2003

    pjohnsto2003 Well-Known Member

    They are much larger schools.

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  4. Hinkle

    Hinkle Well-Known Member

    Creighton is twice the size of Butler and on spring break this week. Marquette isn't on SB this week (it's next week) but is 3 times the size of Butler. Creighton has also been to the BE Tournament finals twice, and Marquette had won at least a couple games prior to this season. That also doesn't hurt.
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  5. Insane Dawg

    Insane Dawg Well-Known Member

    That's actually Title in real life.
  6. FlyForaWeitzGuy

    FlyForaWeitzGuy Active Member

    Someone woke up yesterday morning and said, I’m going to go onto ButlerHoops.com and get VERY angry because someone offers me data for free that I can’t believe anyone would actually log.

    AND I’m going to do so by writing 4 objectively false statements and hope people take me seriously despite that.

    Whatever floats your boat, brother.

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  7. Irishdawg

    Irishdawg Banned User VIP Member

    In addition to what Hinkle said, Creighton also has the entire city of Omaha to themselves. I'm not going to say that Butler's turnout was great, but I'm not overly concerned.
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  8. Insane Dawg

    Insane Dawg Well-Known Member


    Creighton has an incredibly large and strong fan base plus what else is there to do other than support Creighton bball?
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  9. MisBUHoops

    MisBUHoops New Member

    Although the discussion has shifted more towards fan support, I just thought I'd get it out there that I thought LaVall did a tremendous job yesterday. Obviously, we don't know what goes on behind closed doors but just hearing the pre game speech on FS1, seeing him keeping the guys loose in the huddle, the excellent defensive game plan (shading Delgado's left shoulder, making certain guys jump shooters, etc.), and the confidence in Baldwin to not call a timeout at the end of the game and let SHU set up their defense. An absolutely incredible job by a coach making his first appearance in a major conference tournament.
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  10. Red1972

    Red1972 Well-Known Member

    LaVall is still learning, give him time. We are in tournament in his first year, we are now playing with house money in the BET, besides Boltmann could not do this three years, with a more complete roster.
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  11. godogs91

    godogs91 Well-Known Member

    Villanova Game #1. Those 3 combined for 22-43 FG, 11-17 3FG, 11-13 FT, 23 Reb, 11 Ast. 66 of the 101 points scored. Sign me up for that every day.
  12. ButlerNut

    ButlerNut Well-Known Member VIP Member

    Agreed. Do that 8 times in a row and make room for a banner at Hinkle!

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  13. DawgFan

    DawgFan Well-Known Member

    Tyler Wideman scored our first two points and our last two points in a game that will be remembered. But what do I remember?

    Before Tyler celebrated the team's hard-fought win, he helped a deflated Seton Hall player to his feet. Awesome.
  14. Insane Dawg

    Insane Dawg Well-Known Member

    Tyler Wideman demonstrated the sportsmanship award.
  15. ButlerGoalie

    ButlerGoalie Well-Known Member

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  16. Robinzine Crying

    Robinzine Crying Active Member

    One thing I hadn't thought of until watching the slo-mo of the winning play this morning: It actually helped us that Kamar missed the layup. If it goes in, they have another two seconds and probably a much better final shot.

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  17. indienapolis

    indienapolis Active Member

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  18. Insane Dawg

    Insane Dawg Well-Known Member

    Love the Ron Nored hug.
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  19. burns

    burns Active Member

    Right guys, so if Marquette is 3 times bigger than Butler, they should have had three times more fans than Butler, per your logic, if not factoring for the fact that they are a worse team this year with little hope playing Villanova. Marquette is, also, a bit further away. Creighton is WAY further.

    The ratio was worse than 3:1, that's my point. The factors you are listing make up for some of the disparity, but it was a MASSIVE disparity, well beyond 3:1 (Marquette : Butler).

    Oh, and I'd rather go to Hawaii too. My last trip to Hawaii cost, oh just SLIGHTLY more than what I spent getting to MSG (sarcasm).

    ETA: I'll stop now.
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  20. kmacker69

    kmacker69 Well-Known Member VIP Member

    I think that LJ is here for a long time and loves it! I also think we will also be very happy about that in the very near future!
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