The Butler Bulldogs are a college basketball team that competes in the Big East Conference of the NCAA Division I. The team was first established in 1892 and has had a long and storied history since then.
Throughout the years, the Butler Bulldogs have had a number of successful seasons, including several appearances in the NCAA tournament, and reaching the National Championship game twice in 2010 and 2011. The team has also been crowned conference champions multiple times, winning the Horizon League in 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2011, and the Big East in 2017, 2018.
One of the most notable moments in Butler's history came in 2010, when the team reached the National Championship game under the leadership of head coach Brad Stevens. The team, led by players like Gordon Hayward, Shelvin Mack, and Matt Howard, managed to upset some of the top teams in the country on their way to the Final Four, and even had a chance to win the championship in the last possession but unfortunately fell short.
The team has had a number of notable coaches throughout its history, including Brad Stevens, who coached the team from 2007 to 2013, and Chris Holtmann, who coached the team from 2013 to 2017. Stevens is widely considered to be one of the best coaches in Butler history, leading the team to a 166-49 record during his tenure, while Holtmann led the team to the NCAA tournament in all three seasons he coached the team.
In recent years, the Butler Bulldogs continue to be a competitive team in the NCAA Division I. The team has had a winning record for most of the years and has made several appearances in the NCAA tournament. With the support of dedicated fans, the hard work of the players and coaching staff, the Bulldogs are sure to continue their winning ways for years to come.