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#5 - J.J. Butler
2012-13 Men's Basketball
POS.
Guard
YEAR
Fr.
HT.
6-3
WT.
195
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
Abingdon, Md. (Patterson Mill HS)
J.J. Butler

2012-13 (Freshman): Saw the floor in 23 contests including nine starts…Averaged 13.3 minutes per contest…Led team in assist-to-turnover margin 1.35…Scored a season high 11 points at USC Upstate (1/31/12).

High School: Prepped at Patterson Mill High School under coach  Jeroud Clark…three-year captain for the Huskies…averaged 14 points, 7 assists, 6.5 rebounds and 2.8 steals as PMHS posted a 23-4 mark during his senior season including a perfect mark at home…set school records for assists, steals and games played at PMHS…named all-district as a senior…also starred for the Huskies in football where he set the school record for most interceptions in a season.

Personal:  Son of Sandra Gray and Jeffery Butler, who both played college basketball…has one brother (Bryce) and one sister (Kristen)…chose Lipscomb because it is a great place to grow academically, athletically and socially…recruited by Yale, Lafayette, Colgate and Binghamton.

 

2012-13 Men's Basketball
0 Khion SankeyGuard
1 Malcolm SmithForward
3 Carter SandersonGuard
4 Deonte AlexanderGuard
5 J.J. ButlerGuard
10 Talbott DennyGuard
14 John Ross GloverGuard
15 Dylan GreeneGuard
20 Chad JohnsonGuard
21 Charles SmithCenter
22 J.C. HamptonGuard
32 Oscar GarciaCenter
35 Martin SmithForward
41 Stephen HurtCenter
42 Zack EllisForward