Posted November 21, 2012 on AP on Fox
How did Grinnell's Jack Taylor wind up with 138 points in a game? Well, he did miss 56 shots, more than he made. And he didn't play for four minutes. Otherwise he would have scored even more. As it was, Taylor shattered the NCAA scoring record by 25 points Tuesday night in the Pioneers' 179-104 victory over Faith Baptist Bible in Grinnell, Iowa. Taylor hoisted a mind-boggling 108 shots, one every 20 seconds. Layups, fadeaways and 3-pointers (27 of those) were all working in a display that had the NBA's basketball royalty buzzing a day later, from Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant to Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James. ''It's like a video game,'' Anthony said. ''How can you shoot 108 times?'' ''It's unbelievable, honestly,'' James said. ''There's two games that I would love to see: One was Wilt, when he had 100, and this kid, I want to see him, too. Sir Jack.'' Wilt Chamberlin's record of ...
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