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Multnomah Lions Break Men's Basketball School Records

12/3/2011
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Multnomah Lions senior guards Gian Cook and Tyler Yates set new records for Multnomah University men's varsity basketball in doubleheader home games in Lytle Gymnasium on December 3.
Tyler Yates

All-time Three Point Leader

Tyler Yates became MU's highest all-time three point shooter during the Lion's first game on Saturday adding five three pointers to his career total of 349 made in 1075 attempts (also a record). The record was most recently held by Matt Nelson. Yates' record night led Multnomah to a 100-60 victory over Reed College of Portland, Oregon.
 
Gian Cook

Most Points Scored and Field Goals Made in a Game

Gian Cook scored 61 points in the second game of the doubleheader against the North Adelaide Rockets, breaking the 28-year record of 57 points set by Randy Thompson in 1983. In the same game, Cook set a second record by making 23 field goals, 8-16 from behind the arc. Cook added 7-12 from the free throw line, leading the Lions in their 8th victory of the season against the team from Australia, 110-91.

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For more information about Multnomah University's athletics program, call 503.251.6451 or e-mail athletics@multnomah.edu.

About Multnomah

Multnomah University is a fully accredited, private, non-denominational, Christian institution of higher education, located in Portland, Oregon with teaching sites in Reno, Nevada and Anchorage, Alaska. Made up of an undergraduate Bible college, a biblical seminarygraduate programs, an adult degree completion program, and an online distance-learning program, Multnomah issues bachelor's and master's degrees, and professional certifications and endorsements.