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Butler star aims for Saturday return after scary incident

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08:12 AM ET 01.14 | Brad Stevens and Butler can breathe a sigh of relief -- they hope so, at least -- in the case of Rotnei Clarke. [Clarke] found refuge Sunday in the familiar. He was back in the gym shooting. The Butler basketball player, who sprained his neck in a scary incident during the first half of Saturday's 79-73 victory at Dayton, has no timetable for a return to action. His father, Conley, didn't have a medical opinion to deliver. But he knows his son. "If they're thinking about not letting him play Saturday," the father said, "they're going to have to take him to another county." The 14th-ranked Bulldogs (14-2) will play No. 9 Gonzaga (16-1) at 9 p.m. Saturday in a rare Hinkle Fieldhouse meeting of Top 15 teams.

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January 14, 2013  09:53 AM ET

I'd like to see Mr. Stevens at work in a higher pressure environment. Is it football season, yet?

January 14, 2013  11:16 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I'd like to see Mr. Stevens at work in a higher pressure environment. Is it football season, yet?

I don't get it...why are you MISSing IowA St.?

January 14, 2013  12:38 PM ET
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I don't get it...why are you MISSing IowA St.?

Winning "loser" on LUS pick'em.

January 14, 2013  01:06 PM ET
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Winning "loser" on LUS pick'em.

Aren't the winning losers supposed to announce their presence, along with their sin, on each and every thread while sporting their newly-appointed avi/moniker...?

January 14, 2013  01:40 PM ET

please tell me Rotnei is not an alternative spelling for Rodney...

January 14, 2013  02:27 PM ET
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Aren't the winning losers supposed to announce their presence, along with their sin, on each and every thread while sporting their newly-appointed avi/moniker...?

He did that last week; this week 2 of his 1st round punishment. Let it slide.

January 14, 2013  02:37 PM ET
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He did that last week; this week 2 of his 1st round punishment. Let it slide.

No problemo. All the winning losers carried their monikers and avis held high, there were no slackers in the bunch, much to their credit.

 
January 14, 2013  02:52 PM ET
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please tell me Rotnei is not an alternative spelling for Rodney...

Fine, I will not then.

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