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The Butler bonus: compatibility

A Final Four appearance matters more to the Bulldogs than it would to, say, Kentucky

Originally Published: March 30, 2010
By Tim Keown | ESPN.com

There is no possible way Butler coach Brad Stevens is as calm on the inside as he is on the outside. No way. It's not just that he doesn't get rattled; he never changes expression. Poor play, poor officiating -- it's all the same to him. Late in Butler's win over Kansas State on Saturday, when everyone was coming unglued, the camera caught him with the same serene look on his face as he told his players, "Play your game. Just play your game."

And they did. They played calmly and ...

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