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NCAA Tournament Team History - # 7 Butler, East Region 2008 NCAA Tournament

# 7 Butler - East Region 2008 NCAA Basketball Tournament
Knickname: Bulldogs
Conference: Horizon League
29-3 on the year /16-2 in Horizon League
Coach: Todd Lickliter
Key Player: Senior Guard Mike Green, 14.9 PPG, 6.6 RPG, 44.3 FG %, 76.5 FT%, 37.3 3PT%
2008 Tournament: Number 7 Seed, East Region, Plays # 10 South Alabama (26-6) in first round

Tournament History: 7 Appearances / 7-7 (.500) Overall Record
Highest Finish: 2-1 (2007, 2003, 1962)
Highest Seed: #5 (2007)

Last Appearance: 2007 - Number 5 Seed, Midwest Region, At-Large Bid
Record: 2-1, Sweet Sixteen
Wins: # 12 seed Old Dominion,57-46, # 4 seed Maryland, 62-59
Lost: # 1 seed Florida (national champion), 57-65
Coach: Todd Lickliter

2003: Number 12, East Region, At-Large Bid
Record: 2-1, Sweet Sixteen
Wins: # 5 seed Mississippi State 47-46, # 4 seed Louisville 79-71,
Lost: # 1 seed Oklahoma 54-65
Coach: Todd Lickliter

2001: Number 10 seed, Midwest Region, Automatic Bid
Record: 1-1, Round of 32
Wins: # 7 Wake Forest 79-63
Lost: #2 Arizona 52-73
Coach: Thad Matta (currently at Ohio State)

2000: Number 12 seed, East Region, Automatic Bid
Record: 0-1, Round of 64
Wins: None
Lost: # 5 Florida 68-69 OT
Coach: Barry Collier

1998: Number 13 seed, South Region, Automatic Bid
Record: 0-1, Round of 64
Wins: None
Lost: # 4 New Mexico 62-79
Coach: Barry Collier

1997: Number 14 seed, Midwest Region, Automatic Bid
Record: 0-1, Round of 64
Wins: None
Lost: # 3 Cincinnati 69-86
Coach: Barry Collier

1962: Midwest Region
Record: 2-1, Regional Third
Wins: Bowling Green 56-55, Western Kentucky 87-86 (OT)
Lost: Kentucky 60-81
Coach: Todd Hinkle

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