INDIANAPOLIS — Yes, we all know the glass slipper probably doesn’t fit Butler anymore and “Hoosiers” was about as accurate as a supermarket tabloid. Butler has won 25 in a row. It’s 33-4. It started the season ranked 11th and finished the regular season ranked 11th.
But before we put Butler and Duke (34-5) on the same court for tonight’s colossal national title game, keep in mind the court may be level, but the programs are not.
How tilted is it toward Duke? Only their success levels this season are even.
According to Basketball State, a college hoops statistical website, Duke’s annual basketball budget is $13.87 million, by far the highest in the country. That’s nearly $4 million more than Marquette’s, which