Barton Recognized at ESPY Awards Ceremony

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Improbable, Come-From-Behind Division II Men’s Basketball Championship Win Propels Team Into National Spotlight. LOS ANGELES (Wednesday, July 11) In recognition of its improbable, come-from-behind victory in the NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball, Barton College’s “Bulldogs” were widely applauded throughout ESPN’s prestigious ESPY Awards celebration. Nominated in the category of “Best Finish,” the Bulldogs were up against stiff competition for the award, including the Dodgers’ dramatic win over the Padres (baseball), Kevin Harvick’s win at the Daytona 500 (NASCAR), and race horse Curlin beating the Triple Crown-hopeful at this year’s Preakness (horse-racing). The category winner was the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Bulldogs were nominated for their dramatic rally in the final […]