Found November 21, 2012 on The Sports Rocker:
Last night, Butler beat North Carolina in basketball. It was a tale of two halves. Butler dominated the first 20 minutes and some of the second half until Carolina made a good run to cut it to a single digit lead. But should we be surprised that Butler beat Carolina?Butler was leading UNC 35-18 at halftime, and built their lead to more than 20 points before Carolina made a valiant comeback. ESPN calls it a "stunning upset." But why? Was it simply because UNC was ranked in the top 10 and Butler isn't ranked at all? It's time to give Butler their due. Butler has made it to two of the last three national championship games, and only lost to Duke by two points. Prior to the 2009-10 championship game, Butler had won 24 straight games, and beat #1 seed Syracuse, #2 seed Kansas State, and #5 seed Michigan State before falling to Duke in the NCAA tournament. In the 2010-11 NCAA tournament, Butler beat #1 seed Pittsburgh, #4 seed Wisconsin, #2 seed Florida, and #11 seed Vir...

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Butler’s Rotnei Clarke hit this unbelievable game-winning shot against Marquette at their quarterfinal matchup at the Maui Invitational on Monday. Down by two points in the game’s closing seconds, Clarke was extremely well-guarded and forced to put up a one-handed heave. By some miracle, his prayer was answered.

Hustle play of the night: Butler's Eric Fromm

Junior Eric Fromm isn't a star for Butler. But he's a valuable role player. Good teams have role players who buy in. Against UNC the 6-8 Fromm was summoned off the bench and had to guard 6-10 manchild Joel James. In his very first seconds on the floor he bought his team an extra possession which Rotnei Clarke was able to convert into a three.

Butler's Rotnei Clark hits off-balance buzzer beater to beat Marquette (Video)

Another year of college hoops means the start of some classic buzzer beaters and there is no team in college hoops that provided more miracles that Butler University. Earlier tonight, Butler faced off against Marquette in the semifinal round of the Maui Invitational and was down by two with less than ten seconds to play. Watch as Butler's Rotnei Clarke buries the game winning...
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