Butler's Rotnei Clarke Brings House Down with Spectacular Buzzer-Beater

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If you forgot how wonderful college basketball can be, let me direct your attention to Butler's buzzer-beater win over Marquette. 

The sweet sound of an arena holding its breath only to let out a bellow tells you it must be time for college basketball to dominate our entertainment choices for the next few months. 

A tip of the hat to Big Lead Sports, which spotted this beautiful moment from the final seconds of the Maui Invitational clash between Butler and Marquette. 

Rotnei Clarke gets the ball with a little over six seconds in the game with his Butler team trailing 71-69. He dribbles up the the court and gets greeted with a double-team. 

It's nearly time to freak out, but instead the senior guard who transferred from Arkansas makes lemonade out of offensive lemons. 

When he fails to get a clean shot, he just heaves a one-handed prayer from about 30 feet out. You could probably tell what happens from the title. 

Clarke hits the bucket and his team goes nuts. 

What's even crazier is Clarke had the cold hand up until this point. The Big Lead Sports report issues Clarke was 6-for-20 before draining this shot to get the win, 72-71. 

He also had a shot to tie the game with nine seconds left in the game and missed. 

Not that he cares about all that, because he waited until it was truly dramatic to drain a shot. Welcome back, college basketball. 

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