Who is the all-time leading NCAA basketball scorer?

Who is the all-time leading NCAA basketball scorer?

Maravich, Pete LSU's Pete Maravich owns the NCAA Division I career scoring (3,667) and average scoring records (44.2). He also holds numerous other shooting statistics records including: most three-pointers made in a season (248), most three-pointers attempted in a season (502), highest three-point percentage in a season (1.000 in 1972–73), and most games with at least one three-pointer made (72).

The record for most points in a game was held by Danny Ferry from Southern Methodist University from 1979 to 1981. His final total was 51 points against East Texas State in the National Invitation Tournament. After that game, he suffered a knee injury that ended his season.

Ferry's record has since been surpassed twice by players from Louisiana State University. John Salley scored 56 points in a 1994 game against North Carolina State University, which is still a school record. In 2007, Blake Steenhoek scored 60 points against South Carolina. Both players are in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. No other player has ever scored 50 or more points in a game.

There are two ways to score in college basketball: points in the paint and through three-pointers.

Which player has scored the most career points in NCAA Tournament history?

1. Pete Maravich, Louisiana State: 3,667 points from 1967-1968 through 1969-1970. "Pistol Pete" stands on its own. His total exceeds Williams' by almost 400 points.

2. John Salley, Cincinnati: 3,631 points from 1986-1987 to 1995-1996. One of only three players in NCAA Tournament history to score 30 or more points in four consecutive games.

3. Reggie Miller, Maryland: 3,588 points from 1983-1984 to 1993-1994. The "Mister Perfect" ball was designed for him. He is one of only four players in NBA history with at least 300 three-pointers made and 100 steals per season.

4. Allen Iverson, Pennsylvania State: 3,376 points from 1996-1997 to 2001-2002. Known as "The Answer", he led Penn State to the Elite Eight during his sophomore year before getting drafted #1 by the Philadelphia Sixers. He played only one season, however, because of injury concerns.

5. Carmelo Anthony, Syracuse: 3,343 points from 2003-2004 to 2007-2008. One of only three players in NCAA Tournament history to score 40 or more points in five consecutive games.

Who has scored the most points in NCAA basketball?

Selvy, Frank Frank Selvy of Furman scored 100 points against Newberry College on February 13, 1954, the best scoring effort in NCAA Division I basketball history, regardless of opponent classification. He set an NCAA record with 41 field goals on 66 attempts. The previous record was 30 by Duke's Danny Ferry in 1975 vs North Carolina Central.

Another Furman player, David Thompson, is second on the all-time list with 98 points. Thompson and Selvy both played for Furman from 1952 to 1956. John Drew III is third with 96 points, followed by Ernie Davis with 90 points. All three players were part of the first NBA Draft, which took place on April 22, 1956. The number one pick went to the Milwaukee Bucks, who selected Ralph Sampson from Virginia Dominion University.

In the early years of college basketball, many players scored heavily because they had more opportunities to shoot free throws than today. The number of fouls that could be called per game was usually around two times the number that is allowed these days. As a result, players often earned five or six free throw shots during a game!

John Wooden was the most successful scorer in UCLA basketball history. Between 1958 and 1969, he averaged 28 points per game, which is still a school record for most points in a season. His career average is now considered to be one of the greatest feats in American sports history.

Who was the highest-scoring Notre Dame basketball player?

Austin Carr of Notre Dame was a tremendous college basketball scorer who did not win the NCAA scoring title. Carr averaged 38.2 points per game as a junior in 1969-70 (tied for eighth in NCAA history) and 38.0 points per game as a senior in 1970-71 (tied for eighth in NCAA history).

One year later, on February 2, 1954, Francis scored 113 points against Hillsdale College, which was the greatest acknowledged total in United States college basketball history for 59 years; Grinnell's Taylor scored 138 points on November 20, 2012, to set the new NCAA all-divisions record.

Colleges were thus designated as either "NCAA University Division (Major College)" or "NCAA College Division (Small College)" from 1956 to 1973. This is a complete list (through the 2011-12 season) of every occasion where an NCAA Division I men's basketball player scored 60 or more points in a single game.

Basketball players who have scored 100 points in a single game are listed below. It happened during the Far Eastern Games in 1923. The greatest single-game total in global organized basketball history, regardless of gender, age, or competition level, is 272 points, scored by a 13-year-old Swedish kid called Mats Wermelin.

Who is the Illinois high school basketball all-time leader?

Although he is not featured as the state's all-time leader in the Illinois High School Association record book, Green is mentioned three additional times in the IHSA record book (most three-pointers, free throws). Green's profile as a member of the Olivet Nazarene basketball team puts him as having 3,391 career points, which would be a state record.

Unsurprisingly, Louisiana continues to dominate the nation's Top 100 all-time high school boys' basketball scoring charts. The Pelicans have 30 scorers in the top 100, including five of the top seven.

What player has the most wins in college basketball?

Karnowski This is Karnowski's 134th win, which officially makes him the most successful player in NCAA history. He entered the game tied with Duke legend Shane Battier. As a freshman, Karnowski helped lead Maryland to the 2004 National Championship game where they lost to University of Miami. He went on to become one of the top defenders in the NBA for several years before returning to school and earning his degree in physical education in 2012.

The next highest-winning player is Arizona's Johnathan Loyd, who has a 121-27 record. Loyd played only two seasons at Arizona before jumping to the NBA, so he never had a chance to surpass Karnowski. However, he did play in just over 50 games each year and average nearly 10 points per game, which shows how effective he was despite playing on a bad team both years.

Karnowski currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves as a reserve forward. He won't be going home with any more rings but he does have two All-Star appearances, a FIBA World Cup title, and an Olympic gold medal to his name. He's also ranked No. 3 by ESPN on their list of the "Top 10 College Basketball Players of the 2000s."

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