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  Cameron Butler

Cameron Butler

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Malvern, Ark.

High School:
Malvern

Last College:
National Park CC

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 220

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
07/23/1988

2009-10: Southeast's third-leading scorer with a 9.0 ppg average in 22 games, including 17 starts...Ranked second on the team with 5.3 rebounds per contest...Gathered a team-high 21 blocks...Had the secondbest field goal percentage (.489, 64-of-131) among Redhawk starters... Also dished out 11 assists and had 17 steals...Garnered OVC Newcomer of the Week honors on Jan. 11...Missed seven games with a foot injury before scoring nine points in 26 minutes off the bench in his return against Eastern Illinois (2/6)...Dropped in 18 points in the final game of the season vs. Austin Peay (2/27)...Scored a game-high 12 points against Morehead State (2/13)...Fell one free throw attempt shy of matching a single-game school record when he made a career-best 12-of-21 free throws against Jacksonville State (1/4)...Knocked down 6-of-9 free throws in the last 2:46 to help the Redhawks secure that victory...Scored a game-high 17 points and shot 70 percent from the field at Eastern Illinois (1/9)...Made 4-of-4 shots against Williams Baptist (12/12)... Recorded the team's first double-double of the season with a season-high 19 points and 10 rebounds against Norfolk State (11/29)...Led the team in rebounding six times...Threw down a monsterous dunk off an alleyoop pass to start a 13-2 second-half run against Norfolk State (11/29)... Scored double figures in seven games, including four-straight starts prior to his injury...Scored double figures for the first time at the NCAA Division I level and in his Southeast career when he pitched in 12 points at Northern Illinois (11/22)...Made 6-of-8 free throws, including fivestraight in the last 35 seconds to seal the overtime victory against the Huskies...Posted eight rebounds in his first career start at Saint Louis (11/14)...Scored a career-high 19 points against Norfolk State (11/29)... Scored 13 points in a season-high 37 minutes during his first career OVC start at Austin Peay (12/3)...Made 8-of-10 free throws en route to a game-high 16 points at Memphis (12/22)...Averaged 10.3 points per game in league play...Shot 56.7 percent (38-of-67) from the field against OVC opponents.

Southern Arkansas: Played in 52 games and made 29 starts in two years at NCAA Division II Southern Arkansas...Averaged 6.1 points and four rebounds per game in his career...Shot 51 percent from the field (116-of-228), dished out 28 assists, gathered 33 steals and registered 21 blocks...Led the Muleriders with 17 blocks in 2007-08.

Prep: Named All-State and All-Conference in basketball and football at Malvern High School.

Personal: Born July 23, 1988...Majoring in General Studies... Son of Kim Willis...Favorite food is pizza...Favorite type of music is rap and R & B...Favorite professional athlete is Carmelo Anthony... Chose Southeast because he enjoyed his visit with Coach Nutt...Says Alltel Arena in Little Rock, Ark., is the toughest arena he has ever played in.

 
 

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