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5-foot-10 sophomore sets US collegiate scoring record with 138-point game

Reuters

DES MOINES, Iowa – Grinnell College’s Jack Taylor set an American collegiate record by scoring 138 points in Grinnell’s 179-104 victory over Faith Baptist Bible on Tuesday night.

The 1.77 metre (five-foot-10) sophomore took 71 shots from the three point range and made 27 of them. He was 52-of-108 from the field overall. Taylor had 58 points at halftime.

The previous NCAA single-game record was held by Bevo Francis of Rio Grande with 113 in 1954.

Grinnell College, a Division III school, has led the country in scoring in 15 of its last 17 seasons.

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