As an 8 seed, Butler took down UTEP, Murray State, Syracuse, Kansas State, and Michigan State before losing to No. 3 Duke in the Championship game.
Many fans compared them to the 1990 UNLV team that won the title in 1990, the last team from outside of the major 6 NCAA conferences to win the tournament. Butler was a huge underdog in their title game, but they were only three points short of defeating the Blue Devils 61-59.
Butler went home proud of their run, making the Final Four for the first time in school history… something they would repeat the following year.
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