Naz's Butler scores in All-American game

Nazareth senior and future Syracuse Orange forward Brianna Butler scored a point in Wednesday night's McDonald's All-American Game at the United Center in Chicago, Ill. Butler played on the East team, which won 79-78 on a last-second free throw.

Butler played 11:40 and shot 0-for-2 from the field but hit one of two free throws, according to ESPNNewYork.com's unofficial tally. She also had a turnover, an assist, a rebound and a foul in that time. She played 7:45 in the first half and just 3:55 in the second half.

Butler, a transfer student, just completed her first year at the Brooklyn school and led Nazareth to a successful season. The Lady Kingsmen won the Brooklyn/Queens Division I title, the CHSAA Class AA championship and advanced to the New York State Federation tournament, where they lost in the semifinals.

Nazareth finished the season ranked No. 1 in ESPNNewYork.com's New York City poll and 20th in the Powerade Fab 50 national poll. The Lady Kingsmen were the preseason No. 1 team.

The 5-11 guard is the No. 13 prospect in the country and is headed to Syracuse.