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West Virginia's Butler tears ACL in left knee

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — West Virginia says senior forward Da'Sean Butler has torn the ACL in his left knee after a hard collision against Duke in the Final Four.

Sports information director Bryan Messerly says an MRI done Sunday at an Indianapolis hospital also revealed a sprain of the medial collateral ligament and two bone bruises.

Butler, the Mountaineers' leading scorer, drew a foul after driving into Duke's Brian Zoubek under the basket with 8:59 left in the second half of Saturday night's NCAA semifinal. Butler collapsed to the court and writhed in pain as a trainer tried straighten his leg.

The senior finishes his career as the third-leading scorer in WVU history with 2,095 points.