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Men's Basketball Team Schedules Exhibition Game with D-I Butler

September 17, 2013

depauw butler 2009 wishAs part of its exhibition schedule this fall, Division I Butler University "will host DePauw, the alma mater of former head coach Brad Stevens ... on Nov. 2. Their regular season opener comes seven days later," reports the Indianapolis Star. (at right: image from November 1, 2009 DePauw-Butler exhibition game)

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The Tigers open their 2013-14 regular season on November 15 at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, in the Chicago Marriott Naperville Tip-Off Tournament. Learn more at the team's web page.

bradstevens june2010Brad Stevens, a 1999 graduate of DePauw University, led Butler to back-to-back appearances in the NCAA Division I championship game. On July 3 he announced he was taking the head coaching job with the NBA's Boston Celtics, and was formally introduced at a Boston news conference two days later.

DePauw head coach Bill Fenlon was among several Tigers quoted in a Sports Illustrated feature on Stevens last month.