NCAA Tournament History for Butler

+ indicates wins over a higher seeded team.
- indicates losses to a lower seeded team.

Overall Record: 24-16, 0.600

YearConferenceRegionSeed
Results
2018East10
  • +beat E 7 Arkansas 79-62
  • lost to E 2 Purdue 73-76
  • 2017South4
  • beat S 13 Winthrop 76-64
  • beat S 12 Middle Tenn St 74-65
  • lost to S 1 North Carolina 80-92
  • 2016Midwest9
  • +beat M 8 Texas Tech 71-61
  • lost to M 1 Virginia 69-77
  • 2015Midwest6
  • beat M 11 Texas 56-48
  • lost to M 3 Notre Dame 64-67, OT
  • 2013Atlantic 10East6
  • beat E 11 Bucknell 68-56
  • lost to E 3 Marquette 72-74
  • 2011HorizonSoutheast8
  • beat SE 9 Old Dominion 60-58
  • +beat SE 1 Pittsburgh 71-70
  • +beat SE 4 Wisconsin 61-54
  • +beat SE 2 Florida 74-71, OT
  • beat SW 11 VCU 70-62
  • lost to W 3 Connecticut 41-53
  • 2010HorizonWest5
  • beat W 12 UTEP 77-59
  • beat W 13 Murray St 54-52
  • +beat W 1 Syracuse 63-59
  • +beat W 2 Kansas St 63-56
  • beat M 5 Michigan St 52-50
  • lost to S 1 Duke 59-61
  • 2009HorizonSouth9
  • lost to S 8 LSU 71-75
  • 2008HorizonEast7
  • beat E 10 South Alabama 81-61
  • lost to E 2 Tennessee 71-76, OT
  • 2007HorizonMidwest5
  • beat M 12 Old Dominion 57-46
  • +beat M 4 Maryland 62-59
  • lost to M 1 Florida 57-65
  • 2003HorizonEast12
  • +beat E 5 Mississippi St 47-46
  • +beat E 4 Louisville 79-71
  • lost to E 1 Oklahoma 54-65
  • 2001HorizonMidwest10
  • +beat M 7 Wake Forest 79-63
  • lost to M 2 Arizona 52-73
  • 2000HorizonEast12
  • lost to E 5 Florida 68-69, OT
  • 1998HorizonSouth13
  • lost to S 4 New Mexico 62-79
  • 1997HorizonMidwest14
  • lost to M 3 Cincinnati 69-86
  • 1962IN CollegiateMideast
  • beat Bowling Green 56-55
  • lost to Kentucky 60-81
  • beat Western Ky 87-86, OT