Let science explain how close the Butler:Duke game was April 8, 2010Posted by Dr. O in Exercise, Fun, Physics, Science & Culture, Science Education, Uncategorized.
In case you haven’t heard…America’s current darling (and Marian’s neighboring campus), Butler University, made a major run in this year’s NCAA Basketball Tournament. This small Midwest liberal arts school spends $370,000 on their basketball team. Butler’s competitor in the final, Duke, spends $370,000 PER PLAYER!
Butler lost by two points. Gordon Hayward, who also happens to be a science major at Butler, almost won the game with a long shot at half court. How close was it? Let science explain…