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Big East Rookie Of The Year Headed For UConn

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Natalie Butler (guhoyas.com)

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(CBS Connecticut) -- The Big East Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Year is transferring to the University of Connecticut.  Natalie Butler will be required to sit out the 2014-2015 season under NCAA transfer rules,  and will have three years of eligibility remaining,  beginning with the 2015-16 season.

The six-foot-five center from Fairfax Station, Virginia, previously attended Georgetown.   Her father, Vernon Butler, played basketball at Navy and led the  to the Midshipmen to the NCAA Elite Eight.

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