Posted November 19, 2012 on AP on Fox
Butler's Rotnei Clarke hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to shock Marquette 72-71 on Monday at the start of the Maui Invitational. Clarke hit the improbable basket after the Bulldogs (2-1) drove the length of the court down two points with less than 8 seconds left. Clarke, who had missed most of his 3-point shots in the game, made the shot from the right side and was mobbed on the gym floor by his teammates after it went through. Marquette's Andrew Thomas hit an acrobatic putback layup and made a free throw to put the Golden Eagles (2-1) up three with 30.9 seconds left. Clarke missed a 3-pointer for the tie, but Erik Fromm got an offensive rebound and made a layup with 9 seconds left. Clarke fouled Marquette's Junior Cadougan on the next play, but Cadougan missed his second free throw to set up the winning shot. Clarke had 20 points and made just 4 of 14 3-point attempts. But the shots he hit came in big moments, including two to tie in the first half. None were bigger than the las...
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