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Old 08-06-16, 09:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Johnstown Benny View Post
Aside from Carr's record setting game during the era of the 3M boys 68-69 in particular with Pete Maravich, Rick Mount, and Calvin Murphy all those unbelievable scoring totals from those guards were set without a single trey.
One can only imagine what they would have averaged with the 3 point line.JB
Thinking about Maravich, Mount and Murphy with the 3-point shot would be mind-bobbling. Those guys put up numbers that were hard to believe without the trey. Along with Austin Carr, let's add a few other long-range bombers to that list: Kenyon's John Rinka (who was mentioned previously) and the pint-size guard from Miami (OH), Phil Snow. I recently came upon this Phil Snow high school performance:
61 pts. Phil Snow, Sabina High vs. Blanchester High, 2/14/64 (27- 41 FG's, 7 FT)
Snow, who was 5'8" on a good day, scored most of his points from outside, as can be seen by the lower number of free throws he made in his 61-point performance.

Some of the players from yesteryear, when the game was more wide-open, would have scored LOTS more points if they could have benefited from the 3-point goal.

I'd be interested to see what other long-range bombers that our posters would mention who would have really benefited from the 3-Ball.

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