Is Butler basketball back? Back to the Butler basketball of the earlier part of this decade? With back to back national title game appearances in 2010 and 2011, Butler basketball supplanted Gonzaga as the one mid-major playing at the high-major level. Butler Blue was among the college basketball blue bloods. Then Brad Stevens bolted for Boston finally, after years of flirting with bigger jobs.
Brandon Miller took over and the first transition season was extremely rough- a 14-17 season that included a very embarrassing home loss to lowly DePaul. Prospects for Butler basketball are looking up in year two however.Follow paulmbanks