Butler had another shot at victory come down to a buzzer beater.
Only this time, the Bulldogs were off the mark, their 13-game winning streak gone in a stunner.
Out of timeouts, Ramon Galloway sprinted the length of the court for the winning basket with 2.7 seconds left to send La Salle to a 54-53 victory over No. 9 Butler on Wednesday night.
Butler (16-3, 3-1) had lived on last-second victories this season, including a buzzer-beater Saturday against Gonzaga. The Bulldogs knocked off Marquette and Indiana the same way. Just not at La Salle.
''I thought La Salle did a great job and certainly earned the win,'' Butler coach Brad Stevens said.
Butler's leading scorer Rotnei Clarke missed his third straight game with a severely sprained neck. No decision has yet been made about Saturday's home game against Temple.
Clarke was hurt when he crashed head-first into a padded basket support at Dayton on Jan. 12.
But Clarke's absence hadn't slowed the surging Bulldogs until Wednesday. Bu...