Butler Basketball: Top 5 Fan Favorites of All Time

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Butler Basketball: Top 5 Fan Favorites of All Time
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In the biggest moments, Ronald Nored always seemed to come through for the Bulldogs.

Butler Basketball has a weird fanbase.

Throw out all the scholarly terms you want, but when it comes down to it, one word describes it best—weird.

No school takes greater pride in its basketball team. After all, there isn't a whole lot else to be consumed with in terms of Butler's other athletic teams, at least from a national standpoint.

And yet, at various points in the last two years, there has been controversy on campus that the students themselves aren't attending as many games, as say—Indiana, Duke or any other prestigious program that comes to mind. Games are free for students, unlike at many other schools.

There is one theory to explain the lack of correlation: Over the past few seasons, the team doesn't have as many "fan favorites" as it used to.

Rotnei Clarke was a phenomenal player and an even better person. But while very popular, his one year of Butler eligibility prevented him from really reaching "rock star" status that butler icons have in the past.

In the spirit of Erik Fromm's hair, here are the five biggest fan favorites in the history of Butler basketball.

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