Found November 21, 2012 on
Before Tuesday, most of America did not know who Jack Taylor was. Now, he’s a household name as he basks in the 15 minutes of fame that comes with setting an all-time scoring record. Taylor scored an incredible 138 points on Tuesday night for Grinnel College, gunning his way to a record that is sure to stand for years. With his 52-of-108 shooting (including 27-of-71 from behind the 3-point arc), Taylor has cemented his name among some all-time greats who have set individual scoring records on the big stage. From Wilt Chamberlain‘s iconic 100-point performance in the NBA to Gale Sayers‘ record-setting running in the NFL, there have been many individual records set over the years. Some will continue to stand, others might be falling soon. All are impressive. Click here to see some of the all-time best individual efforts >>

Grinnell College's Jack Taylor drops 138 points in a D-III basketball game (Video)

Before tonight, I would have believed that Wilt Chamberlain's 100 point game against the New York Knicks was an untouchable record. That was until Grinnell's Jack Taylor demolished the record by dropping 138 points in a division three game against Faith Baptist Bible College. The final score of 179-104 and here's the breakdown of his night by the folks over at USA...

Jack Taylor, Division III Sophomore, Sets NCAA Single-Game Scoring Record With 138 Points (Video)

Talk about leaving Wilt the Stilt in the rearview mirror. Jack Taylor, a 5-foot-10 sophomore at Division III Grinnell College in Iowa, decided to blow past Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point NBA record, as well as Clarence “Bevo” Francis‘ 113-point NCAA record, when he dropped 138 points on Tuesday night. Taylor’s team — you might have expected — emerged from the contest...
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