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University of Michigan freshman Nik Stauskas is a perfect fit for Jon Beilein’s system. Despite being a college rookie, he can shoot it with the best of them. As of December 27, he’s shooting a ridiculous 55.7% (34 of 61) from downtown this season and is third in scoring (13.4 PPG) on the 12-0 Wolverines.
Stauskas and his teammates had a nine-day break between games over Christmas vacation so Beilein let them head home for a few days. On Christmas Eve, Stauskas got his work in on a hoop in his backyard at home in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. His mission: make 45 out of 50 three-pointers.
The result: mission completed. Here are all 50 shots…
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Nik Stauskas is a sharpshooting freshman on the Michigan Wolverines basketball team. On Christmas Eve, the Canadian native spent time working on his shot in the backyard by attempting to nail 45 out of 50 3-point shot attempts. Amazingly, he succeeded. If you don't believe me than watch the video for yourself.The 6-foot-6 guard is averaging 13.4 PPG and is shooting a whopping...
This kid is absolutely unbelievable. I thought he might replace Matt Vogrich as a starter when the Big Ten games started up, but he proved that he has to be in the lineup as much as possible. Stauskas has started four games this season and has been the Big Ten Freshman of the Week twice already.On Christmas Eve, he made a video of himself shooting 50 three pointers in his backyard...
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Who: Eastern Michigan (6-3) at No. 2 Michigan (11-0)
Where: Crisler Center (Ann Arbor, MI)
When: 7:00 p.m., Saturday, December 29th, 2012
Radio: MGoBlue, 950 AM, 102.9 FM, Sirius/XM: 85
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