Posted February 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
Even now, Mardracus Wade refuses to compare himself to some of the best shooters in the country. The Arkansas guard, who leads the Southeastern Conference in 3-point shooting, might just want to reassess that stance. Wade connected on all five of his 3-point attempts in a loss at Georgia on Wednesday, and has now hit 50 percent (51 of 102) of his shots from behind the arc this season. While he falls just below the minimum 2.5 3-pointers made per game to qualify for NCAA statistics, Wade's percentage would rank second nationally. Arkansas (16-8, 4-5 SEC) has yet to lose in Bud Walton Arena this season, a streak it will look to continue when it hosts South Carolina (9-14, 1-8) on Saturday. Part of that home success can be attributed to the breakout season for Wade, who averaged only four points per game and hit barely 20 percent of his 3-point attempts last season as a freshman. The performance couldn't have come at a better time for the Razorbacks, who entered the season ...
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