5 - Ronald Nored
Ronald Nored
Height: 6-0
Weight: 177
Year: Senior
Hometown: Homewood, Ala.
High School: Homewood
Position: G

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Quick Hits:
•Named Butler's Most Outstanding Male Athlete for 2011-12.
•Team Co-Captain.
•Set Butler career records for games played (143) and postseason games played (16).
•Set a Butler single season record for assists with 193 in 2001-12.
•Named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Year.
•Named to the CollegeInsider.com 2012 Mid-Major Defensive All-America Team.
•Chosen second team All-Horizon League
•Second team Capital One Academic All-America.
•Named Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award first team All-American.
•Named to the Capital One Academic All-District V Team.
•Named Horizon League Scholar-Athlete of the Month for January.
•Only Butler player to start all 37 games in 2011-12.
•One of just two players in Butler basketball history to record 400 career points, 400 career rebounds and 400 career assists.
•Finished career in second place on Butler’s all-time assist chart with 497 career assists.  
•Tied Butler’s all-time record for steals (207).
•Chosen 2009-10 Horizon League Co-Defensive Player of the Year.

2011-12 Highlights:
Starting point-guard in all 37 games...led the team with a school-record 193 assists...led the Horizon League in assist/turnover ratio and ranked second in the league in assists...ranked fourth on the team in scoring and fifth in rebounding...had six points and four assists at Evansville...posted eight points, five assists and four steals against Chattanooga...had seven assists and three steals against Louisville...posted seven points, four rebounds, five assists and four steals against Savannah State...had seven assists and no turnovers in 31 minutes against Gardner-Webb...matched his career-high with five steals at Indiana...led both teams with seven assists and three steals against Oakland City...led the Bulldogs with 17 points and six assists against Valparaiso...recorded a game-high five assists against #8 Xavier...led the Bulldogs with seven rebounds against Purdue...had five points, five rebounds and five assists at Gonzaga...sparked the Bulldogs with a career-high 18 points, five assists and two steals at Stanford...shared the team scoring lead with 13 points and added seven rebounds and four assists against Green Bay at Hinkle Fieldhouse...had seven points and three steals in Butler’s home win over Milwaukee...didn’t miss a shot from the field and went 4-5 from the free throw line (with his lone miss intentional) and scored 11 points at Wright State...led the Bulldogs with 13 points at Detroit...had 12 points and seven assists against Cleveland State at Hinkle Fieldhouse...grabbed nine rebounds and added seven points and seven assists in Butler’s home victory over Youngstown State...scored 10 points and added a game-high seven assists at UIC...led the Bulldogs at Loyola with 16 points, nine assists and three steals and added six rebounds...scored nine points and grabbed nine rebounds at Milwaukee...had 13 points and four rebounds at Green Bay...posted a team-high four assists and two steals against Wright State...had nine assists in 29 minutes against Detroit, despite playing with half a front tooth and a swollen lower lip suffered in a fall three minutes into the game...grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds and handed out six assists at Youngstown State...had six rebounds and a team-high four assists at Youngstown State...hit six of eight free throws in the final minute and added nine assists against Loyola at home...celebrated his final regular season home game at Hinkle Fieldhouse with 12 points, seven rebounds and eight assists against UIC...had 11 points and eight assists at Valparaiso...scored nine points and had a game-high six assists against Wright State in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament...had five points, six rebounds, six assists and two steals against Milwaukee...scored 12 points against Delaware in the CBI...notched 12 points and six assists at Penn in the quarterfinals of the CBI...had four points, four assists and two steals against Pittsburgh in his final collegiate game.

2010-11 Highlights:
Starting guard in Butler’s first four games and 23 total games...played in 36 games...sat out the Evansville and Loyola games after suffering concussion symptoms in Butler’s win at Siena...had 14 points and five assists in Butler’s exhibition victory over Florida Southern...posted four points, four rebounds and four assists in the exhibition game against Hanover...posted five points, five assists and four steals in Butler’s opener against Marian...tallied seven points at Louisville...grabbed five rebounds against Ball State...missed all but one minute of the game at Siena after suffering a head injury in a collision early in the contest...returned to Butler’s starting lineup against Duke and posted four assists and four rebounds...had six points and five assists at Xavier...scored nine points against Mississippi Valley State...posted six points and three rebounds in Butler’s victory over Stanford...matched his career-high with 16 points, all in the second half, and added four rebounds and a game-high five assists against Utah at the Diamond Head Classic...scored eight points, including three free throws in the final minute, against Florida State at the Diamond Head Classic....had three points, three rebounds and three assists against Washington State in the championship game of the Diamond Head Classic...scored 11 points and had a game-high four steals in Butler’s home victory over Valparaiso...posted second consecutive double-figures scoring performance with 12 points at Milwaukee...had 13 points and matched his career-high with eight rebounds against Cleveland State at Hinkle Fieldhouse...matched his season-high with four steals against Youngstown State...had a season-high seven assists in Butler’s win at Detroit...grabbed five rebounds in a career-high 41 minutes against Milwaukee at home...had five points and six rebounds at Valparaiso...didn’t start at Cleveland State because of a cut on his left hand, suffered at Youngstown State, but came off the bench with four assists...scored 10 points and matched his career-high with eight rebounds against UIC...had nine points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals in Butler’s home win over Wright State...came off the bench with two points, three rebounds and three assists at UIC...had eight points and three rebounds in a reserve role in Butler’s final regular season game against Loyola...came off the bench with six points, three rebounds and three assists in Butler’s victory over Cleveland State in the Horizon League Tournament semifinals...had five points, three assists and three steals against Old Dominion in the NCAA Tournament...hit four clutch free throws in the overtime period against Florida in the championship game of the Southeast Regional...pulled down six rebounds against VCU in the national semifinals.

2009-10:  Named Horizon League Co-Defensive Player of the Year...chosen to the 2010 Speedway Horizon League Men's Basketball Championship All-Tournament Team...played in all 38 Butler games this season, including 33 as a starter...ranked third in the Horizon League in assist/turnover ratio (1.8)...led the team in assists and steals...came off the bench for the first time in his young Butler career and contributed eight points, five assists and three steals in Butler’s victory over Davidson...had four assists in a reserve role at Northwestern...posted six points, two rebounds and two assists against UCLA in the second round of the 76 Classic...had six points, two rebounds and four assists against Clemson in the 76 Classic...recorded a career-high five steals in Butler’s league-opener against Valparaiso...had four rebounds and three steals against Georgetown in the Jimmy V Classic...contributed eight points, four rebounds and four assists to Butler’s victory over Ohio State...hit six free throws and scored eight points in his return to Alabama to play UAB...had four points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals in Butler’s home win over Green Bay...tallied eight points in Butler’s victory at home over Milwaukee...had six points and six assists in Butler’s victory at Wright State...hit five clutch free throws in the second half and overtime period and scored seven points in Butler’s victory at Detroit...scored 11 points and added five assists and three steals to help Butler beat Cleveland State in Hinkle Fieldhouse...posted seven assists in Butler’s home win over Youngstown State...had five rebounds, four assists and three steals in Butler’s win at Loyola...grabbed six rebounds and added four points and four assists at Green Bay...hit five of six shots and scored 13 points in Butler’s win at Milwaukee...tallied nine points and five assists to help lift Butler over Detroit in Hinkle Fieldhouse...recorded a career-high eight assists in Butler’s home win over Wright State...scored eight points and added four assists at Youngstown State...had eight points at Cleveland State...hit seven of nine shots and scored a career-high 16 points to help lead Butler past UIC at Hinkle Fieldhouse...came off the bench with eight points and a team-high six assists in Butler’s nationally-televised victory over Siena...posted six points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals at Valparaiso...scored 13 points and grabbed a career-high eight rebounds against Milwaukee in the semifinals of the Horizon League Tournament...tallied nine points and had team-highs of five assists and three steals in Butler’s victory over Wright State in the championship game of the 2010 Speedway Horizon League Men’s Basketball Championship...scored 15 points and dished off six assists to lead Butler pas Murray State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament...had seven points and matched his career-high with five steals against Syracuse in the West Regional semifinals...posted four points, five rebounds, five assists and four steals against Kansas State in the championship game of the West Regional...had five points, six rebounds and three steals against Michigan State in the national semifinals...posted seven points and six rebounds against Duke in the NCAA Division I national championship game.

2008-09:  Starter in all 32 games in his initial season with the Bulldogs...shared the Butler freshman record for games started (32) with teammates Shelvin Mack and Gordon Hayward...averaged 27.1 minutes as a freshman...second on the team in assists and third in steals...finished fifth on the team in rebounding and sixth in scoring...ranked 10th in the Horizon League in assist/turnover ratio (1.2) in conference games only...posted three double-figures scoring performances in initial season with the Bulldogs...hit all four shots that he attempted, including the game-winner in the final minute, and scored a career-high 11 points in Butler’s final regular season game against Cleveland State...had six points, three rebounds, four assists and three steals and drew the defensive assignment of chasing national scoring leader Stephen Curry in Butler’s win at Davidson...tallied ten points in Butler’s victory at #14 Xavier...had ten points in the Bulldogs’ game at Milwaukee...hit a career-best two three-point field goals and finished with nine points in Butler’s first win at Wright State in five years...scored seven points and had career-highs of six rebounds and seven assists to lead the Bulldogs to a road victory at Bradley...posted a game-high six assists in Butler’s victory at Loyola...had five points and a career-high four steals in Butler’s win over Florida Gulf Coast...led all players with four assists and added two steals and his first collegiate field goal in his Butler debut at Drake.

High School: First team All-State point-guard at Homewood High School...Birmingham News 2008 Boys South and Hoover Player of the Year...named to the Super Five All-Metro team as a senior...named to the Alabama All-Star Team for the 18th Alabama-Mississippi Classic...averaged 15.3 points, 6.9 rebounds and 5.2 assists as a senior...helped lead Homewood to a 31-5 record and the Alabama 6A state finals in 2007-08...named to the All-Tournament team at the state championship...led Homewood with 15 points in the state championship game...had eight points, 10 rebounds and nine assists in Homewood's victory over Sidney Lanier in the state semi-finals...scored a career-high 38 points against Briarwood as a junior...had a high-game of 14 rebonds against Gadsden as a senior...posted a career-high 10 assists against Leeds as a junior and against Carver as a senior..averaged 14 points, five rebounds and 5.2 assists as a junior...High School Coach: Tim Shepler.