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Sweet 16: Butler rallies to beat top-seeded Syracuse 63-59

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  • The party is over
    March 26, 2010 2:08 p.m.

    Butler will be done next round, nice run but in the end the big boys will take it.

  • Re: Too Bad
    March 26, 2010 9:18 a.m.

    I was at the game. Any lower bowl seats you could see empty on TV were K-State seats and the fans hadn't come in yet. The entire lower bowl and most of the upper bowl was full for the second game. There were more than 17,000 in attendance. My understanding is that the unsold seats were allotted to the participating schools but not released to the general public until early this week.

  • Re: Too Bad
    March 26, 2010 8:53 a.m.

    Over 17,000 in attendance. Remember, not every ticket holder watched both games. Many Syracuse fans did not stay for the second game and many K-State fans didn't come until the second game. It is always a cost/benefit things and 17,000 fans was not bad.

  • RE:Mid-Major? | 8:15 p.m
    March 26, 2010 6:50 a.m.

    "The top dogs claim they are all high and mighty and then stuff likes this happens every year"

    Yea, YbU had their shot at the “Big Boys” and they BLEW IT! 95% of the time the national media gets it right

  • Re: Mid Major
    March 25, 2010 10:53 p.m.

    sports writers should be reminded not to keep the "small guys" out of the rankings.

    dont think you've been following the ranking this year otherwise you would have know that butler has been ranked all year and has won games at agaisnt some pretty big schools like ohio st, xavier, and had close games vs gtown, minn, clemson

  • Anonymous
    March 25, 2010 10:28 p.m.

    I love it!! Another one bites the dust!!!

  • Too bad
    March 25, 2010 9:23 p.m.

    I watched the game on TV, and saw many, many, many empty seats. Too bad the NCAA wants $$$ for tickets. Really, even upperbowl seats were hundreds of dollars. No wonder why people didn't go. They can go see better players play when the Jazz play another NBA team at ESA, and do it for about 1/4 as much as the NCAA wants for seats.

  • one game
    March 25, 2010 8:51 p.m.

    yep. too bad that one game they lost (tonight) out of your 8 or 9 is the one that really counts. scoreboard.

  • It's one game
    March 25, 2010 8:39 p.m.

    It just means they were better tonight. If they play 10 times syracuse wins 8 or 9 games

  • Mid-Major?
    March 25, 2010 8:15 p.m.

    Wow! This is why "big" schools don't play "mid-majors" during the regular season. The top dogs claim they are all high and mighty and then stuff likes this happens every year. When games like this happen, sports writers should be reminded not to keep the "small guys" out of the rankings.