Reported by: Associated Press
Web Producer: Mamie Buoy
Reported: Aug. 18, 2012 11:53 AM EDT
, West Virginia
West Virginia University basketball great Da'Sean Butler is headed back to the Mountaineers, but this time as a graduate assistant.
Bob Huggins hired Butler, who is currently pursuing a master's degree in athletic coaching education at WVU.
As a senior during the 2009-10 season, Butler led the Mountaineers to the Final Four. In his final game against Duke, he tore the ACL in his knee. He finished as the third-leading scorer in WVU history with 2,095 points.
Butler underwent a third surgery on his left knee in July but hasn't given up his dream to play basketball. The surgery would have prevented him from playing professionally this year.
Basketball practice starts Oct. 13.
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