JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Wofford guard Fletcher Magee set the NCAA Division I profession Three-point document on Thursday night time within the first spherical of the NCAA match in opposition to Seton Corridor, breaking the mark as soon as held by Travis Bader.
Magee wanted three Three-pointers in opposition to the Pirates to set the document. He obtained his third on the primary possession of the second half to offer him 505 for his profession. Bader had set the mark with 504 in 2014 at Oakland.
As quickly as Magee lifted to take the shot, the massive Wofford contingent stood with its arms raised and gave him a standing ovation.
Magee, a senior from Orlando, Fla., ranks No. 1 within the nation in Three-point discipline targets per recreation, averaging four.58 coming into Thursday.
Throughout Wednesday’s pregame information convention, coach Mike Younger known as Magee “the toughest employee I’ve ever been round.”
“I do not know that any of us know coming in that he’ll rating 500 3s and a couple of,500 factors,” Younger stated. “If I had a nickel for each time I had a highschool coach inform me youngsters would be the hardest employee you’ve got ever had, I would have some cash, and I respectfully internally thought to myself, yeah, I’ve heard that once more; right here we go. He’s the toughest employee I’ve ever been round.”
Magee stated Wednesday he would have household and associates in Jacksonville, a two-hour drive from the place he grew up. Requested why he is been so profitable taking pictures 3s at Wofford, Magee stated, “Quite a lot of that’s the system that we’ve got, guards coming off screens so much, my teammates on the lookout for me so much. I feel these are two of the primary issues, after which clearly it’s important to work in your recreation and get within the gymnasium and shoot as a lot as you’ll be able to. So I feel the mixture of taking pictures within the gymnasium and getting your confidence in your shot after which having coaches run performs for you within the offense and having your teammates, good passers, good screeners get you the ball, I feel that mixture has allowed for lots of success.”