Butler, playing without leading scorer Rotnei Clarke, stunned Gonzaga at the buzzer on this improbable Roosevelt Jones steal and prayer.
The thrower of that horrendous in-bounds pass? David Stockton, son of you-know-who. Jones got away with a massive push-off to get the steal, but hey, Butler’s going to get that call in Hinkle Fieldhouse. Make sure to check the reaction of Butler coach Brad Stevens, who celebrates by … not even unfolding his arms, turning, and walking to shake the hand of Mark Few while bedlam surrounds him.
The Bulldogs – who now have three wins over Top 10 teams – have won 13 in a row and are 16-2. They’ve got that Final Four look. Butler now has two pretty awesome buzzer-beating wins this season. The first came over Marquette in Maui: