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138-Point Game an Affront to Competition

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By now, you've probably heard that Jack Taylor of Div. III Grinnell (Iowa) College scored 138 points in a game on Tuesday night.

Yes, 138 points in a single game. By a single player.

It's jaw-dropping, attention-grabbing and truly hard to fathom.

It's embarrassing, too.

There was no need for Taylor to keep shooting — he shot 71 3-pointers and had zero assists — with the game out of hand, the official scorekeeper needing both a new page in the book and a new pencil, and the opponent (Faith Baptist Bible) apparently powerless to keep Taylor from shooting it from beyond the arc on nearly every possession.
 
"In retrospect,...

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