2012-13 | SENIOR SEASON Nate Butler Lind concluded his TCU career by starting 24 of the 30 games in which he appeared during his senior campaign ... his only missed game was due to injury ... set career highs for points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocked shots in a season ... scored at least four points in 22 of 31 appearances and dished out three or more assists eight times ... posted four of his five career double-figure scoring performances as a senior ... led the Frogs five times in assists ... matched his previous career high with 10 points while adding three assists in 36 minutes against SMU (Nov. 15) ... made his first start of the season against Prairie View A&M (Nov. 18), dishing out three assists for the third straight contest ... tallied four helpers while playing 38 minutes against Navy (Nov. 20) ... sat out of TCU's win over Southern Utah (Nov. 29) while rehabbing an inury suffered vs. UAB (Nov. 24) ... returned to the lineup to play a career-high 40 minutes against Houston (Dec. 4), matching his high of two blocks ... matched a career best with three steals at Tulsa (Dec. 8) ... played all 40 minutes for the second time in his career during the home win over Mississippi Valley State (Dec. 30), totaling six points, four rebounds and three assists ... reached double digits in scoring with 10 points during the home loss to Baylor (Jan. 26) and added two blocks ... matched his career scoring high for the second time in three games with 10 points on 3-of-6 shooting in TCU's home win over No. 5 Kansas (Feb. 6) ... collected nine points and four rebounds against West Virginia (Feb. 9) ... his 31 points between Jan. 26 and Feb. 9 marked a career high for a four-game stretch ... set numerous career highs against Texas (Feb. 19) with 12 points, five assists and a 5-of-8 effort at the free throw line ... had a season and conference career-high seven rebounds against No. 15 Oklahoma State (Feb. 27) while chipping in five points and a steal ... scored five points and pulled down six rebounds in the Senior Day win over Oklahoma (March 9) ... closed out his career with nine points, including a season-high two 3-pointers, during the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship opening-round loss to Texas (March 13).
2011-12 | JUNIOR SEASON Butler Lind, who joined TCU from John A. Logan College, saw action in all 33 games during his first season on campus with 10 starts ... was one of only five Frogs to play in each contest and one of only seven to reach double digits in starts ... led TCU in rebounding three times ... scored a career-high 10 points in the CBI opener against Milwaukee, also going a career-best 3-of-3 from 3-point range ... paced the squad in rebounding Jan. 11 vs. UT Pan American with a career-high nine boards ... contributed seven points to match his previous scoring high against Tulsa (Dec. 31) ... hit a pair of 3's while scoring seven points in the home win over Texas Tech (Dec. 6) ... also matched his career best with three assists against the Red Raiders ... also totaled three assists Nov. 21 vs. Ole Miss and Jan. 14 at Colorado State ... pitched in four points and a career-best three steals at Houston (Nov. 26) ... hauled in a team-high eight rebounds in the U.S. Virgin Islands win over Virginia (Nov. 18) ... contributed seven points and a career-high two blocks in the season-opening win over Florida Gulf Coast (Nov. 11).
AT JOHN A. LOGAN COLLEGE Butler Lind arrived at TCU from John A. Logan College in Carterville, Ill., where he was ranked as the nation's No. 107 junior college prospect for the 2010-11 season by JucoJunction.com ... averaged 13.7 points, 6.4 rebounds, 4.5 assists, 2.1 steals and 1.2 blocked shots per game as a sophomore ... played alongside Horned Frog teammate Connell Crossland at John A. Logan ... led the Volunteers in assists and steals while ranking second in scoring ... shot 52.5 percent from the field overall ... named to both the All-Region 24 and All-Great Rivers Athletic Conference first teams ... helped John A. Logan reach the semifinals of the 2011 Region 24 Tournament ... averaged 4.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.5 steals as a freshman for a Volunteer squad that posted a 24-7 overall record and won the GRAC title ... also drew interest from a group of schools that included USC.
PREP CAREER Butler Lind arrived at John A. Logan from Mississippi Elite Christian Academy in Jackson, Miss. ... was a member of the Puerto Rico squad that competed at the 2007 FIBA Under-19 World Championships ... played club basketball in Puerto Rico for Toa Baja.
OFF THE COURT Butler Lind is the son of Mario Butler and Janet Lind Valle ... has three brothers, Mario Jr., John and Emmanuel, and one sister, Jessica ... sister, Jessica, played college basketball for Canisius ... major is communication studies.
CAREER HIGHS Points: 12 (2/19/13 vs. Texas) Rebounds: 9 (1/11/12 vs. UTPA) Field Goals: 4 (11/14/12 vs. SMU) Field Goal Attempts: 11 (12/4/12 vs. Houston) 3-Pointers: 3 (3/13/12 vs. Milwaukee) 3-Point Attempts: 5 (11/14/12 vs. SMU) Free Throws: 5 (2/19/13 vs. Texas) Free Throw Attempts: 8, 2x (last, 2/19/13 vs. Texas) Assists: 5 (2/19/13 vs. Texas) Blocked Shots: 2, 3x (last 1/26/13 vs. Baylor) Steals: 3, 3x (last 1/5/13 vs. Texas Tech) Minutes: 40, 2x (last 12/30/12 vs. MVSU)