Men's Basketball | 12/14/2021

Butts named NJCAA DI Men's Basketball Player of the Week

YUMA, AZ - Evan Butts was named NJCAA DI Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the week after leading the Matadors in scoring in a pair of wins. 

The freshman from Houston, Texas, averaged 23.0 points over two games last week, scoring a career-best 26 points in a 99-88 win over Scottsdale on December 7. Butts shot 15-for-25 from the field and hit 10 three-pointers in just 18 attempts.

Butts finished the week scoring 20 points in an 87-70 win for the Matadors over Glendale and is now averaging 11.9 points per game, second on the team. 

Butts was also named ACCAC DI Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of December 6-12. 

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