UNSUPPORTED BROWSER
Basketball

Record-setting Taylor breaks wrist, out for season

GRINNELL, Iowa (AP) Jack Taylor, who set the NCAA scoring record with 138 points in a game in November, is out for the season after breaking his wrist.

Grinnell College spokesman Ted Schultz says Taylor fractured the radius on his shooting arm during a 119-117 win over rival Cornell (Iowa) on Wednesday.

Taylor will likely have surgery within a week and be out 2-3 months, costing the sensational sophomore the rest of the season. He was averaging 36.3 points for the Division III Pioneers (9-3).

"Thanks for all the support and well wishes!" he tweeted Thursday.

Taylor captured the attention of the basketball world when he dropped 138 points against Faith Baptist Bible College on Nov. 21, shattering the previous mark by 25 points. The Pioneers, who play an extremely up-tempo style and have led the nation in scoring in 17 of the past 19 seasons, fed Taylor early and often in hopes of breaking his shooting slump.

Taylor had 58 points by halftime, and scored 80 in the second half. He shot the ball an incredible 108 times, roughly every 20 seconds he was on the floor.

Taylor hit 27 of 71 3-point attempts, was 52 of 108 overall from the field and added seven free throws on 10 attempts in the 179-104 win over Faith Baptist Bible.

Close

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Just follow these 4 easy steps:

  1. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Bookmarks.
  3. Select Bookmark manager.
  4. Locate your current Sports Illustrated bookmark, click the Organize menu, then select Edit. You can now easily update the web address of your Sports Illustrated bookmark.

    Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Just follow these 2 easy steps:

  1. Click the Safari bookmark manager on the browser toolbar.
  2. This will open the Bookmarks Bar. In the Bookmarks Bar, select your Sports Illustrated bookmark and manually edit the Address field.

    Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Just follow these 3 easy steps:

  1. Click the Firefox bookmark manager on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Show All Bookmarks.
  3. This will open the library window. In the Library window, select your Sports Illustrated bookmark and manually edit the Location field.

    Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.
Don't Show This Again