Just a tough matchup for Ja Morant and Murray State against Florida State with their length, depth, and athleticism. Think they would've had a better shot against any other #4 seed. FSU is the type of team that I always hoped Butler avoided in the tournament (when mid-major).
Remember when Ryan Grigson spent $150M on Free Agents in 2013, while also managing to give up a future 1st & 4th round draft pick? The biggest acquisition out of ALL of those investments was arguably Darius Butler at 2yr/$4M. Good way to destroy a franchise.
RT @ButlerWarSong: OTD in ‘40, @HinkleFH hosted the East Regional of 2nd @NCAA tournament. Butler Fieldhouse was largest arena in ?? at the time. Article discusses NCAA’s hope that “...public’s interest and response are sufficient...”. Turned out ok, I guess.? #HistoricHinkle @marchmadness https://t.co/IoIMVB1u8h
LSU has a 16-point halftime lead thanks, in part, to its play in the paint. The Tigers have more field goals in the paint than Yale has total field goals, and are outrebounding Yale as well. Yale hasn't shot the ball well, either. The Bulldogs are... https://t.co/Z69bvqREM0
I will never forget standing in the hallway in Salt Lake City before going into the @ButlerMBB locker room thinking, ‘Butler is going to the Final Four...in Indianapolis.’