An honorable mention all-American and an all-Region first team pick as a sophomore for North Idaho College in 2012-13, averaging 13.0 points and 2.7 rebounds per game ... Shot 45.4 percent from the field (132-291) and 38.5 percent from three-point range (52-135), as well as 81.1 percent at the free throw line (86-106) ... Played his freshman season (2011-12) at Monroe College in New Rochelle, N.Y., appearing in 31 of 37 games for the Mustangs, who finished fifth at that year’s NJCAA tournament ... averaged 2.6 points per game at Monroe.
Won a state championship at Anchorage’s West High School as a junior and was an all-state player at East High School as a senior ... averaged 14 points per game as a junior (2009-10) for coach Chuck White, the winningest basketball coach in Alaska history, in earning all-conference and all-region honors ... Netted 27 points per game for coach Fred Young as a senior (2010-11) in becoming an all-state second team selection.
Born Jalil A. Abdul-Bassit in Anchorage, Alaska … Father is Claude “Muff” Butler … Father also played basketball at North Idaho, where he was an all-American as a sophomore, and then went on to star at the University of New Orleans ... They are the first father-and-son Division I scholarship basketball players from the state of Alaska ... Older sister Jelila Abdul-Bassit played basketball at Maryland-Eastern Shore ... Major is undeclared.