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Sport J.J. Culver, brother of NBA player, scores 100 points in college basketball game

07:05  11 december  2019
07:05  11 december  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

Cowan scores 30, No. 5 Maryland rallies to beat Temple 76-69

  Cowan scores 30, No. 5 Maryland rallies to beat Temple 76-69 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Anthony Cowan Jr. scored five of his career-high 30 points in the final three minutes, helping No. 5 Maryland overcome a slow start and beat Temple 76-69 in the opening game of the Orlando Invitational on Thursday. Eric Ayala had 13 points and Jalen Smith finished with 12 points and nine rebounds for the Terrapins (6-0), who trailed by as many as nine in the first half. Cowan put them ahead for good with a long 3-pointer and added two free throws in the closing seconds for a five-point lead.Ayala also came up big down the stretch with a 3-pointer, two free throws and a driving layup in the final 1:53.

In basketball , points are the sum of the score accumulated through field goals (two or three points ) and free throws (one point ). It is a rare achievement for an individual player to score 100 points in a single game .

This is a complete listing of National Basketball Association players who have scored 60 or more points in a game . This feat has been accomplished 73 times in NBA history.

PLAINVIEW, Texas — J.J. Culver, the brother of former Texas Tech star Jarrett Culver, scored 100 points in a game Tuesday for Wayland Baptist University.

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 10: An official NCAA Wilson basketball rests on the UCLA Bruins basketball practice court at the Mo Ostin Basketball Center on October 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)© Getty LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 10: An official NCAA Wilson basketball rests on the UCLA Bruins basketball practice court at the Mo Ostin Basketball Center on October 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

Culver connected on 34-of-62 shots from the field, including hitting 12 of his 33 3-point shots and was 20-of-27 from the free-throw line for the 100 points. He also added nine rebounds, an assist, two blocks and five steals in a 124-60 win over Southwest Adventist University at the Hutcherson Center.

No. 10 Duke dominates No. 11 Michigan State, 87-75

  No. 10 Duke dominates No. 11 Michigan State, 87-75 EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Vernon Carey Jr. had 26 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks to help No. 10 Duke dominate No. 11 Michigan State in an 87-75 victory Tuesday night. The Blue Devils (8-1) looked like one of the top teams in the country and not a rebuilding one a week after losing at home to Stephen F. Austin.Duke guard Tre Jones scored 20 points, matched a career high with 12 assists and made three steals as part of a defensive effort that forced 14 turnovers.BOX SCORE: NO. 10 DUKE 87, NO.

NBA G League. Culver , a 6-foot-5 senior and the older brother of Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Jarrett Culver , reached the magical mark to lead his Only one player in NCAA Division I history has had a 100 - point game ; Furman's Frank Selvy scored 100 against Newberry College in 1954.

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The NCAA record for points in a game is held by Frank Selvy of Furman, who reached the century mark against Newberry in 1954. The NAIA record is held by Clarence 'Bevo' Francis, who scored 113 in a game that same year.

Culver's brother, Jarrett, now plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves after leading Texas Tech to a national championship game appearance in 2019.

Wayland Baptist is a small private school that competes in the Sooner Athletic Conference in the NAIA.

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