NCAA Basketball: Gordon Hayward makes Butler go

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Around Butler University these days, it’s hard to tell fact from fiction, real from what might have been dreamed.

After the Bulldogs men’s basketball team won the NCAA West Regional on Saturday, university President Bobby Fong was carried around on the shoulders of students and there was a campus rally at 2:30 in the morning when the team arrived home.

Matt Howard, the team’s center, was surprised to learn that his mustache now has its own Facebook page.

This is what happens when an underdog basketball team from Indiana starts knocking off heavy favorites. People get a little giddy and start wondering whether the kind of thing that inspired a movie could come around and happen again.

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