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Sorry if posted, but i found this article and thought i might share it with you guys. Coach Hug's is a great guy and probably cares more about his players than any coach i've seen. Hope Butler recovers and becomes a good NBA player
[h1]Da'Sean Butler: A Terrible Way To End a Great College Career[/h1]
CorrespondentWritten on April 04, 2010
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Iam not going to spend time recapping the game. Here’s what transpiredin a nutshell: Duke hit three-pointers and bodied West Virginia’slankiness to clean the glass and dominate. Wanting the Mountaineers,the game was excruciating to watch. What was more painful was watchinga singular sequence late in the second half.
West Virginia senior guard Da’Sean Butleris one of the better players in the country. He dominated during theBig East Tournament and has hit some very big shots in helping his teamreach the Final Four. As one of the more talented players, he has beendeemed a sure-fire lottery pick in June’s NBA Draft. His career mayhave just taken a huge hit.
He was driving into the lane from the left baseline when his leftknee appeared to buckle. He fell hard to the floor and writhed in pain,grabbing behind his knee. Right off, having had knee problems myself, Iknew a ligament had torn.
It wasn’t just a dislocation. It was much, much worse. He wastearing up and screaming. It was a sad, sad sight. On the phone with mycousin Matt when it happened, we had this reaction: “Oh no, no, notButler. No.