Former Butler player Andrew Smith battling cancer

Andrew Smith

Former Butler basketball star Andrew Smith is in a hospital intensive care unit battling cancer.

The 6'11' big man has a rare form of non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and has undergone chemotherapy.

Smith played for the Bulldogs who went to the national championship game in 2010 and 2011.

His wife sent out a tweet today that said, "Still pleading for prayers. Thank you for the support."