The original Butler Basketball podcast. New episodes posted weekly. Hotly debated discussion, game and recruiting news with much more! Featuring Ari Kasle, Brendan King & Marko Tomich
Lukas Harkins from Busting Brackets joins the podcast. We discuss Butler's recent games, preview the IU-Butler game and take an in-depth look at the Big East.
Marko Tomich joins the Hoopcast. The Dawgs are 2-0 and there have been some big surprises. Brunk, Gillens-Butler and Jorgensen.We also debate Sean McDermott vs Kellen Dunham
David Woods of the IndyStar joins the podcast. We preview this upcoming season of Butler. Which players will step up? The latest in recruiting and more!
The showdown you've all been waiting for. The man behind Barstool Butler joins the Hoopcast after Ari called out his account. Ari runs the Fake Brad Stevens account and finally has a showdown with his rival
Jimmy Lafakis joins the Hoopcast to break down Butler players in off season open gyms, we discuss the Butler way and Barstool Butler
News Sentinel's Tom Davis upset a lot of Butler fans recently with a column he wrote. He joins the Hoopcast to respond to the criticism.
Butler's season is over after a 3 point loss to Purdue in the NCAA Tournament. David Woods of the IndyStar joins the podcast to discuss and preview next season
They legend, Marco Tomich is back! We're talking Butler's recent struggles, their chances for the tournament and a stats update from Brian.
There has been a lot of talk about Butler players, strategy and coaching this year. We have Brian Weitz, developer of an advanced basketball algorithm, to take us inside the stats. Who is Butler's best isolation player? Where do Lavall's out-of-bounds plays rank? Who is Butler's best defender in the final 5 minutes of the game? We have all of that …
JMV, host of The Ride on ESPN 1070 The Fan, and his producer Tony D were talking trash about Ari on the air last night. Referred to him as a "pipsqueak"
Jared Grubbs joins the Hoopcast. We talk about Butler's recent losses to Xavier and Villanova, Butler fans on social media and a recruiting update.
This was awesome. We've got David Woods from the IndyStar on the show. We talk about some great stories during his time on the beat, his top 5 favorite Butler players and an Undersawgs movie?
Responding to a recent Butler Collegian article saying "The Butler Way doesn't exist." Plus Jordan Tucker and what Butler has to do to make the tourney?1:00-Does the Butler Way Exist?12:00- Jordan Tucker16:00-News and Notes17:20- Ari was right about Jorgensen?
Ari sat down with Godwin Heights head coach, Tyler Whittemore. He's the head coach of Butler commit Markeese Hastings and Butler recruiting target Lamar Norman. We finish off with the latest on Jordan Tucker
The Dawgs have dropped 3 straight games. We discuss how Butler has looked, some criticism for fans and a look at recruiting.0:43-3 game losing streak2:25- Butler fans on twitter7:00- Aaron Thompson to the bench?10:15- Henry Baddley stepping up14:30- Worry about recruiting?16:15- Should we be mad at Collier?…
Butler squeaked out an OT win vs Georgetown, then beat #1 Villanova. They lost to top 5 ranked Xavier on the road, and plenty of questions remain about the team.1:00- Conference Play Begins 5:20- Nova Win a Fluke?8:01- Team Goes With Paul Jorgensen11:05- Kelan & Kamar Show14:10- Aaron Thompson Offensive Woes17:00- Looking Forward to Big East…
The Dawgs offense is looking shaky as they approach Big East play. Do we have a coaching issue?0:30- Offense looking rough3:19- Coaching troubles at BU?7:40- Butler defense. Not as good as you think.9:20- Christian David Discussion 10:40- Kamar Baldwin Sophomore Slump?11:40- Talking Jorgensen Again
Bulldogs went 2-0 this week, but there was some controversy. Ari and Brendan debate the polarizing Paul Jorgensen and look at this team so far to determine where they are heading. 0:36- Ari trolling Jorgensen6:32- Baddley the next Vanzant?9:00- What to do with Nate Fowler11:20-Feed the Big Cat 14:15- Which former BU team does this team remind you o…
Butler returned from the PK80 with a 2-1 record. While they had a winning record, the offense looked sloppy and Sean McDermott suffered an injury. Where does Butler go from here?1:00- PK80 Recap2:05- Butler's offensive struggles6:55- McDermott Out, Who Steps up?9:11- Did Holtmann Do Butler Dirty?14:40- More Brunk?…
We're back! Discussing Lavall Jordan as the new man in charge, which players have stood out so far and what should Butler fans be worried about? 1:00- Lavall Jordan 3:22-Review of first 3 games4:38- Player grades- Aaron Thompson, Kelan Martin8:55- Sean McDermott- Better than Dunham? 10:55- Paul Jorgensen struggling 14:10- Recruiting woes…
Hoopcast Episode 14 is our senior tribute episode. Includes Ari and Kevin's fondest memories of Khyle Marshall and Erik Fromm at Butler, plus a preview of the last 2 regular season games.
Episode 13 includes quick recaps of the Xavier, Creighton, and St. John's games, discussion about Rene's decision to transfer, and whether or not Coach Miller is on the hot seat after this season.
Episode 12 includes our thoughts on the previous four Butler games, discussion about when it's time to look ahead to next season, and predictions on whether or not an above-.500 finish for the team is realistic.
Episode 11 topics include a recap of the week's 2 games, the team's 7-man rotation, and a look forward to Stay Positive Night at Hinkle vs. St. John's.
We're back! In Episode 10 of Front Row Hoopcast, we try to make sense of Butler's 5-game skid, discuss some bright spots from Big East play, and look forward to upcoming games.
In the Hoopcast's mid-season finale, the Front Row Crew gets down to business to bring you topics including a Crossroads Classic recap, what's been the biggest surprise so far in Butler's young season, and a Big East preview.
In Episode 8, the panel discusses key players' "freshness levels" at the old Spice Classic, recap the tournament as a building block going forward, and analyze Hoopcast Tomich's abysmal half-court attempt in Orlando.
Episode 7 includes a Vandy game recap, progress updates for key players, Old Spice Classic preview, and an out-of-left-field prediction that you don't want to miss!
In Episode 6, we discuss Kellen's big game vs. Princeton, what we think of Butler's two 2014 recruits, and answer Keefer's Question about long-term changes to the program.
The fifth episode of the Front Row Hoopcast covers topics including Khyle Marshall's big game against Lamar, which guy is winning the backup point guard battle, and Butler's (slightly) improved defense.
In Episode 4, the Front Row crew goes over their first impressions of the team after the 2 exhibition games, which players have impressed the most so far, and we introduce our new segment "Keefer's Question", featuring Butler beat writer Zac Keefer.
We're back! Episode 3 includes a Blue/White Scrimmage recap, games we're looking forward to this season, and last but not least, a Bluiett update.
In Episode 2 we discuss Kelan Martin's big announcement, further developments in Trevon Bluiett's recruitment, and give in-depth analysis of all 6 of Butler's freshmen heading into the season - including stats, player comparisons, and the inside scoop on what you can expect to see from them in year one.…
In Episode 1 of the Hoopcast, Ari, Kevin, and Marko break down the status of Trevon Bluiett's recruitment, recap a long summer full of change at BU, and look forward to the 2013-2014 Butler Basketball season.