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Monday, November 26, 2012 4:53 PM


Q:  Grinnell (Iowa) College guard Jack Taylor shattered the NCAA basketball scoring record with 138 points in last week's 179-104 victory over Faith Baptist in Division III action. Who held the record previously?

A: Taylor's 138, made on 108 shots, including 27-71 three-pointers, broke the NCAA record of 113 points, set by Bevo Francis of Rio Grande College (Ohio) against Hillsdale (Mich.) in 1954. Francis scored 116 vs. Ashland JC in 1953. Frank Selvy of Division I Furman had the only other 100-point game vs. Newberry in 1954.

Today in …

1983 – The Seahawks edge the Kansas City Chiefs 51-48 in overtime at the Kingdome in Seattle. KC leads 28-14 at halftime, then falls behind 31-28 in the third quarter. Chiefs regain the momentum with a pair of touchdowns to lead 42-31 with 11:04 left. Seattle counters with two TDs of its own for the 45-42 advantage with 2:24 remaining. It takes just 1:14 for the Chiefs to take the lead again, on a 21-yard TD pass from Bill Kenney to Theotis Brown. But Nick Lowery misses the extra point, leaving the score at 48-45. Seahawks kicker Norm Johnson hits a 42-yard field goal with two seconds left in regulation to send it to OT – then boots a 42-yard game-winners 1:36 into overtime. Curt Warner leads the Seattle offense with 207 rush yards on 32 carries and three TDs. Kenney passes for four touchdowns and runs for two.


Packers halfback Johnny (Blood) McNally, born 1903. Bengals defensive tackle Domata Peko, born 1984.