Butler's Brad Stevens goes onto the court against Indiana during an NCAA basketball game in Indianapolis

‘Feliz Navidad’ from head coach Brad Stevens and the Butler seniors (VIDEO)

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Yes. Another Christmas video (slow night).

This one features the Butler Bulldogs, whose 9-2 record includes an 88-86 overtime win over then-No. 1 Indiana on December 15.

The Bulldogs still have three non-conference games remaining before they tackle Atlantic 10 play, beginning with a trip to Vanderbilt on Saturday night. But there’s still time for holiday cheer, as evidenced in the video below.

Yes, head coach Brad Stevens and seniors Rotnei Clarke, Emerson Kampen, Andrew Smith and Chase Stigall as elves “singing” the Christmas classic “Feliz Navidad.”

While it doesn’t have the same level of player/coach participation as Maryland’s holiday video you can’t fault the effort of the folks at Butler on this one.

Raphielle also writes for the NBE Basketball Report and can be followed on Twitter at @raphiellej.

Henry Ellenson wins Marquette Madness dunk contest

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Marquette freshman forward Henry Ellenson won the Marquette Madness slam dunk contest on Friday night with a between the legs dunk.

The 6-foot-10 Ellenson, the top recruit in Steve Wojciechowski’s freshmen class, defeated sophomore Sandy Cohen, fellow freshman Sacar Anim and Wally Ellenson, his older brother.

Ellenson joins the Golden Eagles as the No. 11 overall recruit in the Class of 2015.

Bill Self signs $10,000 check for KU student


Late Night in the Phog is typically a night to remember for Kansas fans. For Kansas student Jerrod Martin Castro, Friday night’s event is one he won’t forget.

Castro, a sophomore, was selected as a contestant for a $10,000 giveaway. The only thing standing in the way of a big payday was a half-court shot. Brennan Bechard, the Kansas director of basketball operations, attempted the long-distance shot and hit nothing but net.

Kansas head coach Bill Self signed a $10,000 check on the spot.