Full Name:
Rasual Butler
Position:
Forward
College:
La Salle
Height:
6-7
Weight:
205
High School:
Roman Catholic HS (Philadelphia)
Birthdate:
May 23, 1979
Birthplace:
Philadelphia, PA.

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2002
Selected in the second round (53rd overall) by the Miami Heat.

HIGHLIGHTS
Started 108 of 110 games in four years at La Salle. Two-time First Team All-Atlantic 10 selection.
Two-time First Team All-Big Five choice.
Ranks fourth in school history in points (2,125).
Named Third Team All-A-10 as a sophomore.


AT LA SALLE
As a senior, ranked fourth in the A-10 and was 27th in nation in scoring (21.0 ppg).
Scored in double figures in 29 of 32 games.
Topped the 20-point mark 17 times, including a career-high 44 points against Rhode Island.
Had 12 double-digit rebounding games.
Scored 37 points against UAB. Had 32 points against Drexel and Seton Hall.
Tallied 30 points and 11 rebounds in a Big Five game vs. Penn.
Had 25 points and 10 rebounds vs. Temple.
Grabbed 20 rebounds against Morris Brown.

As a junior, led team and was eighth in nation in scoring (22.1 ppg).
Played 35 or more minutes in 26 of 29 games.
Scored in double figures in 28 of 29 games, topping 20 points in 19 contests.
Led or tied for the team lead in rebounding eight times.
Scored a season-high 39 points against Rhode Island.
Scored 33 points, including seven three-pointers, against Oklahoma.
Scored 30 points against Massachusetts.
Tallied 26 points and 11 rebounds vs. Northwestern.
Had 23 points and 10 rebounds against Rhode Island.

As a sophomore, ranked third in the A-10 in scoring (18.4 ppg).
Named Second Team All-Big Five.
Led the team in scoring, minutes played (1,072), field goals (183), field goal attempts (459) and three-pointers made (83).
Scored in double figures 26 times.
Scored 20 or more points 12 times, including a stretch of five times in six games.
Scored a season-high 29 points vs. Texas A&M.
Had 25 points and 10 rebounds at Syracuse.
Tallied 27 points and nine rebounds vs. George Washington.

As a freshman, joined the team on Dec. 20 and started the remaining 20 games of the season.
Led the team in free throw percentage (.741), ranked second in blocks (23), third in three-pointers (45) and fourth in scoring (14.2 ppg).
Scored in double figures 19 times, topping the 20-point mark twice.
Scored a season-high 23 points vs. George Washington.

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 21 20 105 276 .380 43 58 .741 83 31 7 23 298 14.2
1999-00 28 28 183 450 .381 67 82 .817 148 45 26 31 516 18.4
2000-01 29 29 231 574 .402 82 97 .845 136 57 34 20 641 22.1
2001-02 32 31 233 537 .431 147 172 .855 283 44 41 43 670 21.0
TOTALS 110 108 752 1846 .407 339 409 .829 505 177 108 120 2125 19.1
Three-point field goals: 1998-99, 45-for-137 (.328); 1999-00, 83-for-218 (.381); 2000-01, 97-for-272 (.358); 2001-02, 57-for-158 (.361). Totals, 282-for-785 (.359).