Filed under: Butler 2017 NCAA Tournament NCAA bracket 2017: No. 4 Butler will play No. 13 Winthrop on Thursday Chris Holtmann has led the Bulldogs to the NCAA Tournament in each of his three seasons. By Marisa Miller@marisanmiller Mar 12, 2017, 6:12pm EDT / new Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: NCAA bracket 2017: No. 4 Butler will play No. 13 Winthrop on Thursday Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports The Butler Bulldogs are going to the NCAA Tournament for the third straight season! Butler at a 4-seed will play the 13-seed Winthrop Eagles in Milwaukee, WI on Thursday. This is the highest seed Butler has ever been awarded in the tournament. More From Big East Coast Bias Big East recruiting update (May 16): A much tamer week, by comparison What makes Manny Bates so special? Big East recruiting update (May 9): St. John’s lands commit, new transfers, offers and more! Transfer Profile: Devin Carter Creighton lands top-5 transfer Baylor Scheierman Jay Heath and Akok Akok Committed to Georgetown!