DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - No. 14 Butler lost its leading scorer when Rotnei Clarke hit a padded backboard stand with his left shoulder and was taken off the court on a stretcher.
Clarke, who leads the Bulldogs with 17 points per game, had a steal and was fouled hard by Dayton's Matt Derenbecker as he went up for the shot with 8:13 left in the first half Saturday. Clarke went shoulder-first into the padded backboard stand and lay on his back for several minutes. He moved has arms and legs as he was examined.
Clarke gave a thumbs-up sign when he was strapped onto a backboard and taken from the court on a stretcher. He's been a key to Butler's 10-game winning streak.
The officials called an intentional foul on Derenbecker.

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Updated 2018 March Madness Odds Following more changes around the college basketball landscape, three teams have emerged as the favorites to win the 2018 NCAA...

NCAAB Team Pages