Full Name: Reginald James Butler
Height/Weight: 6-10 / 255
Birthdate: December 15, 1977 (Detroit, MI)
High School: James F. Byrnes HS (Spartanburg, SC), then Southfield-Lathrup HS (Lathrup Village, MI)
Played in Portugal for Lusitania Angra Acores in 2001-02, averaging 12.9 points and 8.8 rebounds in 30 games.
Played four years at Xavier. Played in 93 games, starting 15 times. Was a valuable frontcourt reserve throughout his career.
As a senior, averaged 2.9 points and 2.4 rebounds in 11.6 minutes a game. Started twice. Recorded career-highs with 11 points and six blocked shots against Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 22. Scored 10 points on perfect 4-for-4 shooting against Louisiana-Monroe on Nov. 30. Started and played a career-high 22 minutes at Rhode Island on Jan. 13. Grabbed career-high nine rebounds at La Salle on Feb. 25. Played 14 minutes in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Notre Dame on Mar. 16.
As a junior, averaged 1.7 points and 1.9 rebounds in 7.5 minutes a game. Started six times. Registered season-high 10 points and six rebounds against Toledo on Dec. 30. Tied season-high with 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds against Virginia Tech in a season-high 21 minutes on Jan. 6. Grabbed six rebounds in the season opener against Maryland-Eastern Shore on Nov. 20. Blocked a pair of shots at Marquette on Jan. 2.
As a sophomore, averaged 1.6 points and 1.3 rebounds in 6.8 minutes a game. Started seven times, including the first six games of the season at center. Posted season-high eight points twice, against Morgan State (Nov. 23) and in the Puerto Rico Shootout against Pittsburgh (Nov. 26). Grabbed five rebounds at Butler on Nov. 17.
As a redshirt freshman, averaged 1.1 points and 1.6 rebounds in 3.5 minutes a game. Came off the bench in all 14 games. Scored two points and grabbed three rebounds in a win over La Salle on Feb. 2.
Sat out 1996-97 season as a redshirt.