Kevin Butler
Kevin  Butler


Duncanville, Texas

High School:

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 214




MBB: Walker taken in NBA D-League Draft

Former UTA standout Anthony Walker went in the third round to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.


MBB: Butler and Edwards sign pro contracts

Kevin Butler and Brandon Edwards will begin their professional careers overseas.


MBB: Mavs sign Julian Harris and Kevin Hervey

UT Arlington adds local products Julian Harris and Kevin Hervey for 2014-15.


2012-13 Men's Basketball Season Review

Mavs went 19-14 and played in CIT Postseason Tournament


MBB: Mavs building on foundation of success

UT Arlington coach Scott Cross has taken to program to new heights during his tenure.

2012-13 Season

  • Named third-team All-WAC by the league's coaches and was selected to the WAC's All-Tournament Team
  • Finished the season as the team's leading scorer at 11.2 ppg and was third in rebounding at 4.7 rpg
  • Led team in steals with 42
  • Scored in double figures 20 times and posted a season-high 23 points at Idaho and vs. Utah State in the conference tournament
  • Had two double-doubles, which were both 13-point, 10-rebound performances, at San Jose State and vs. New Mexico State in the conference tournament final
  • Tied a school record by going 7-7 from 3-point range at Idaho
  • Twice named College Madness WAC Player of the Week
2011-12 Season
  • Named third-team All-Southland Conference after averaging 10.9 points and 5.8 re-bounds per game on the year
  • Started 31 of 32 contests on the year, sitting to begin only the home finale in favor of senior Bradley Gay
  • Scored in double figures 19 times and has four double-digit rebounding efforts
  • Led the team in scoring on four occasions and registered two double-doubles
  • Scored double figures in five straight games from Jan. 4 through Jan. 18

Prior to UTA

  • Transferred to UTA from TCU during the summer of 2010
  • Will sit out this season as a transfer student-athlete.


  • As a sophomore in 2010 he appeared in 32 games and started 20 for TCU
  • Averaged 5.3 points and 4.6 rebounds per game
  • Rebounding total was second on the team but led team in offensive rebounds with 76
  • Posted career-highs in 16 statistical categories during the season
  • Averaged 23.9 minutes per game including 22 games of 20+ minutes
  • Led team with 52.8 FG%
  • Had more offensive rebounds (79) than defensive (67)
  • Led team with 17 blocks
  • Scored a career-high 18 points vs. Rice
  • Collected first career double-double against Texas State with 13 points and a career-high 11 rebounds
  • Also pulled down 11 rebounds vs. MACU
  • Ranked 17th in the Mountain West in rebounds per game.


  • The only TCU freshman to appear in all 31 games which included two starts
  • Best game of the season came against nationally-ranked Clemson where he posted 9 points, including 2-of-2 from behind the 3-point arc, to go along with 6 steals, 4 rebounds and 2 assists in 28 minutes
  • Those 6 steals were the most in a game by any Mountain West player that season
  • 9 points, rebounds and 2 steals in 19 minutes vs. St. Gregory's
  • Grabbed a season-high 7 rebounds vs. Colgate
  • Ranked second on the team in steals (28) and third in rebounds (99) and rebounds per game (3.2)
  • Ranked sixth among all Mountain West Conference freshmen in rebounds per game (3.2).

High School:

  • A tremendous talent from one of the top high school programs in the nation
  • Played at Duncanville High School program that was nationally-recognized by USA Today
  • Ranked 16th in Texas according to TexasHoops.com in the Class of 2008
  • Concluded his senior campaign by averaging 13.6 points, 7.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game en route to securing Texas All-State honors
  • Recorded 16 points to go along with a game-high 11 rebounds at the 43rd Annual Faith 7 Game between Team Texas and Team Oklahoma
  • Selected to the Rumble on the Ridge All-Tournament Team after scoring 15 points to give Duncanville the team title with a 66-62 triumph over Putnam City High School
  • Guided a Panthers' program that finished with a 36-2 overall record, including a 14-0 conference record, during his senior campaign
  • Scored a game-high 28 points against DFW-rivals North Crowley High School in the regional semifinals during his senior campaign
  • Garnered Most Valuable Player honors at the 2007 Texas 5A State Championships after guiding his prep program to a 60-46 victory in the gold medal game
  • Served as a valuable member of a Duncanville High School program that finished with a 39-0 record, including a seventh-place showing in the USA Today final poll
  • Led a team that was preseason ranked first in the nation according to Rivals.com as well as the FAB-50 for preseason rankings according to NJ.com
  • Aided a Duncanville program that was ranked fourth in the nation and the only team in the State of Texas to be listed on ESPN's Elite High School Boys Basketball Team.


  • Born December 6, 1990
  • Son of Kevin Butler and Jacque Hightower
  • Has one sister (Kamilah)
  • Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.


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