College Basketball: Grinnell guard erupts for record 138 (Video)Submitted by emalvini on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 10:34
Grinnell guard erupts for record 138 (Video)
Jack Taylor sets NCAA scoring record.
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By Myron Medcalf | ESPN.com
Updated: November 21, 2012 9:19 AM ET
Grinnell's Jack Taylor didn't just amend the NCAA's record books when he scored 138 points -- a new collegiate high mark -- in his team's 179-104 victory over Faith Baptist Bible Tuesday night. The Division III star wrote a new chapter.
"There was a point during the second half where I hit a number of threes in a row -- maybe seven or eight -- I felt like anything I threw up was going in," Taylor said. "I've been in the zone before but I've never taken so many shots."
Bevo Francis of Rio Grande held the NCAA scoring record with 113 points against Hillsdale in 1954. In 1953, Francis had 116 against Ashland Junior College. Frank Selvy is the only other player to reach triple figures, scoring 100 points for Division I Furman against Newberry in 1954.