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Butler Bulldogs

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana ▪ Colors: Blue & White
Record: 117 Years, 1499-1086, .580 W-L%

Conferences: Big East, A-10, Horizon, MW Coll, MW City, MAC, MVC and Ind
Conference Champion: 13 Times (Reg. Seas.), 7 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 12 Years (19-12), 2 Final Fours, 0 Championships

Ranked in AP Poll: 2 Times (Preseason), 5 Times (Final), 88 Weeks (Total)

Seasons where the school was classified as a major school (i.e., Division I or equivalent).
Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

117 Seasons

SRS back to 1979-80
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
1 2014-15  Big East 9 3 .750 17.89 2.39 71.7 56.2 15 Brandon Miller (9-3)
2 2013-14  Big East 14 17 .452 7.04 6.98 68.5 66.6 Brandon Miller (14-17)
3 2012-13 A-10 27 9 .750 10.99 6.08 69.3 63.9 9 Lost Third Round Brad Stevens (27-9)
4 2011-12  Horizon 22 15 .595 2.86 1.14 63.6 60.7 Brad Stevens (22-15)
5 2010-11RTF Horizon 28 10 .737 11.53 5.02 71.2 64.1 17 16 Lost National Final Brad Stevens (28-10)
6 2009-10RTF Horizon 33 5 .868 14.37 5.08 68.7 59.4 11 11 11 Lost National Final Brad Stevens (33-5)
7 2008-09R Horizon 26 6 .813 10.07 2.07 67.8 57.9 11 22 Lost First Round Brad Stevens (26-6)
8 2007-08RT Horizon 30 4 .882 13.00 2.64 68.8 58.4 8 11 Lost Second Round Brad Stevens (30-4)
9 2006-07R Horizon 29 7 .806 14.34 3.94 67.6 57.1 10 21 Lost Regional Semifinal Todd Lickliter (29-7)
10 2005-06  Horizon 20 13 .606 6.22 0.44 68.3 61.6 Todd Lickliter (20-13)
11 2004-05  Horizon 13 15 .464 0.62 -0.85 64.7 61.0 Todd Lickliter (13-15)
12 2003-04  Horizon 16 14 .533 1.80 -0.03 62.4 60.2 Todd Lickliter (16-14)
13 2002-03R Horizon 27 6 .818 9.11 2.23 67.5 60.2 Lost Regional Semifinal Todd Lickliter (27-6)
14 2001-02 R Horizon 26 6 .813 11.14 -0.40 70.3 57.8 20 Todd Lickliter (26-6)
15 2000-01RT MW Coll 24 8 .750 12.55 3.98 69.6 60.8 Lost Second Round Thad Matta (24-8)
16 1999-00RT MW Coll 23 8 .742 12.23 0.01 68.0 55.7 Lost First Round Barry Collier (23-8)
17 1998-99  MW Coll 22 10 .688 5.04 1.40 63.5 60.0 Barry Collier (22-10)
18 1997-98T MW Coll 22 11 .667 4.86 2.76 67.5 62.2 Lost First Round Barry Collier (22-11)
19 1996-97RT MW Coll 23 10 .697 7.62 -0.16 Lost First Round Barry Collier (23-10)
20 1995-96  MW Coll 19 8 .704 1.56 -2.67 Barry Collier (19-8)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
21 1994-95  MW Coll 15 12 .556 -0.99 -2.30 Barry Collier (15-12)
22 1993-94  MW Coll 16 13 .552 1.51 -0.03 Barry Collier (16-13)
23 1992-93  MW Coll 11 17 .393 -1.51 3.20 Barry Collier (11-17)
24 1991-92  MW Coll 21 10 .677 7.41 4.44 Barry Collier (21-10)
25 1990-91  MW Coll 18 11 .621 1.08 -1.99 Barry Collier (18-11)
26 1989-90  MW Coll 6 22 .214 -3.45 4.30 Barry Collier (6-22)
27 1988-89  MW Coll 11 17 .393 -1.42 1.36 Joe Sexson (11-17)
28 1987-88  MW Coll 14 14 .500 -1.57 -0.13 Joe Sexson (14-14)
29 1986-87  MW Coll 12 16 .429 -3.18 -2.07 Joe Sexson (12-16)
30 1985-86  MW Coll 9 19 .321 -6.75 0.37 Joe Sexson (9-19)
31 1984-85  MW City 19 10 .655 0.76 0.64 Joe Sexson (19-10)
32 1983-84  MW City 13 15 .464 -1.02 -2.15 Joe Sexson (13-15)
33 1982-83  MW City 15 13 .536 -3.93 -3.47 Joe Sexson (15-13)
34 1981-82  MW City 7 20 .259 -9.35 -1.35 Joe Sexson (7-20)
35 1980-81  MW City 5 22 .185 -9.66 0.26 Joe Sexson (5-22)
36 1979-80  MW City 12 15 .444 -4.64 1.83 Joe Sexson (12-15)
37 1978-79  Ind 11 16 .407 Joe Sexson (11-16)
38 1977-78  Ind 15 11 .577 Joe Sexson (15-11)
39 1976-77  Ind 13 14 .481 George Theofanis (13-14)
40 1975-76  Ind 12 15 .444 George Theofanis (12-15)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
41 1974-75  Ind 10 16 .385 George Theofanis (10-16)
42 1973-74  Ind 14 12 .538 George Theofanis (14-12)
43 1972-73  Ind 14 12 .538 George Theofanis (14-12)
44 1971-72  Ind 6 20 .231 George Theofanis (6-20)
45 1970-71  Ind 10 16 .385 George Theofanis (10-16)
46 1969-70  Ind 15 11 .577 Tony Hinkle (15-11)
47 1968-69  Ind 11 15 .423 Tony Hinkle (11-15)
48 1967-68  Ind 11 14 .440 Tony Hinkle (11-14)
49 1966-67  Ind 9 17 .346 Tony Hinkle (9-17)
50 1965-66  Ind 16 10 .615 Tony Hinkle (16-10)
51 1964-65  Ind 11 15 .423 Tony Hinkle (11-15)
52 1963-64  Ind 13 13 .500 Tony Hinkle (13-13)
53 1962-63  Ind 16 10 .615 Tony Hinkle (16-10)
54 1961-62 Ind 22 6 .786 Lost Regional Semifinal Tony Hinkle (22-6)
55 1960-61  Ind 15 11 .577 Tony Hinkle (15-11)
56 1959-60  Ind 15 11 .577 Tony Hinkle (15-11)
57 1958-59  Ind 19 9 .679 Tony Hinkle (19-9)
58 1957-58  Ind 15 10 .600 Tony Hinkle (15-10)
59 1956-57  Ind 11 14 .440 Tony Hinkle (11-14)
60 1955-56  Ind 14 9 .609 Tony Hinkle (14-9)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
61 1954-55  Ind 10 14 .417 Tony Hinkle (10-14)
62 1953-54  Ind 13 12 .520 Tony Hinkle (13-12)
63 1952-53  Ind 14 9 .609 Tony Hinkle (14-9)
64 1951-52  Ind 12 12 .500 Tony Hinkle (12-12)
65 1950-51  Ind 5 19 .208 Tony Hinkle (5-19)
66 1949-50  MAC 12 12 .500 Tony Hinkle (12-12)
67 1948-49  MAC 18 5 .783 60.3 49.7 11 18 Tony Hinkle (18-5)
68 1947-48  MAC 14 7 .667 Tony Hinkle (14-7)
69 1946-47 R MAC 16 7 .696 Tony Hinkle (16-7)
70 1945-46  Ind 12 8 .600 Tony Hinkle (12-8)
71 1944-45  Ind 14 6 .700 Pop Hedden (14-6)
72 1942-43  Ind 4 9 .308 Pop Hedden (4-9)
73 1941-42  Ind 13 9 .591 Tony Hinkle (13-9)
74 1940-41  Ind 13 9 .591 Tony Hinkle (13-9)
75 1939-40  Ind 17 6 .739 Tony Hinkle (17-6)
76 1938-39  Ind 14 6 .700 Tony Hinkle (14-6)
77 1937-38  Ind 11 12 .478 Tony Hinkle (11-12)
78 1936-37  Ind 6 14 .300 Tony Hinkle (6-14)
79 1935-36  Ind 6 15 .286 Tony Hinkle (6-15)
80 1934-35  Ind 13 7 .650 Tony Hinkle (13-7)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
81 1933-34  MVC 14 7 .667 Tony Hinkle (14-7)
82 1932-33  MVC 16 5 .762 Tony Hinkle (16-5)
83 1931-32  Ind 14 5 .737 Tony Hinkle (14-5)
84 1930-31  Ind 17 2 .895 Tony Hinkle (17-2)
85 1929-30  Ind 12 8 .600 Tony Hinkle (12-8)
86 1928-29  Ind 17 2 .895 Tony Hinkle (17-2)
87 1927-28  Ind 19 3 .864 Tony Hinkle (19-3)
88 1926-27  Ind 17 4 .810 Tony Hinkle (17-4)
89 1925-26  Ind 16 5 .762 Pat Page (16-5)
90 1924-25  Ind 20 4 .833 Pat Page (20-4)
91 1923-24  Ind 12 7 .632 Pat Page (12-7)
92 1922-23  Ind 17 3 .850 Pat Page (17-3)
93 1921-22  Ind 19 6 .760 Pat Page (19-6)
94 1920-21  Ind 16 4 .800 Pat Page (16-4)
95 1919-20  Ind 2 4 .333 F.E. Ellis (2-4)
96 1918-19  Ind 1 9 .100 Joe Mullaney (1-9)
97 1917-18  Ind 0 6 .000 Cullen Thomas (0-6)
98 1916-17  Ind 7 6 .538 Cullen Thomas (7-6)
99 1915-16  Ind 3 4 .429 Cullen Thomas (3-4)
100 1914-15  Ind 3 4 .429 Cullen Thomas (3-4)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
101 1912-13  Ind 3 8 .273 Cullen Thomas (3-8)
102 1911-12  Ind 5 5 .500 Bill Diddle (5-5)
103 1910-11  Ind 5 7 .417 Bill Diddle (5-7)
104 1909-10  Ind 3 4 .429 Walter Gipe (3-4)
105 1908-09  Ind 5 2 .714 Joe McCrea (0-0)
John McKay (5-2)
106 1907-08  Ind 4 4 .500 John McKay (4-4)
107 1906-07  Ind 2 4 .333 Art Guedel (2-4)
108 1905-06  Ind 1 1 .500 Edgar Wingard (1-1)
109 1904-05  Ind 6 2 .750 Edgar Wingard (6-2)
110 1903-04  Ind 2 2 .500 Ralph Jones (2-2)
111 1902-03  Ind 1 3 .250 Mike Kelly (1-3)
112 1901-02  Ind 1 3 .250 Mike Kelly (1-3)
113 1900-01  Ind 2 1 .667 Mike Kelly (2-1)
114 1899-00  Ind 2 1 .667 Mike Kelly (2-1)
115 1898-99  Ind 0 2 .000 Lilly Zink (0-2)
116 1897-98  Ind 2 3 .400 Lilly Zink (2-3)
117 1896-97  Ind 1 0 1.000 Unknown