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Updated: March 29, 2010, 12:26 AM ET
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Living up to its namesake

As aforementioned, this unique building started out with a very bland name -- Butler Fieldhouse. The more evocative moniker was bestowed in 1966, in honor of the university's Hall of Fame coach, Paul D. "Tony" Hinkle. If there was ever one individual who personified Butler athletics, Coach Hinkle was the one.

Tony Hinkle was born in 1899 in Logansport, Ind. He ...

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