Lions Basketball: Making 3′s And News

2 comments Written on February 25th, 2009 by
Categories: Athletics, Media

Here's a fun article about how the MU Lions Men's Basketball team has attempted more 3-point shots this season than any other team in all of college basketball in the US (which probably means in the world)!

Read the Oregonian article before they archive it.

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2 comments “Lions Basketball: Making 3′s And News”

3 pointers are incredibly useful in basketball, talent-wise.

Physically, the vertical jump is the single most important trait. Eppley indicated that vertical jump had the highest correlation with athletic performance.

Richard W. White of the Health and Exercise Science Department at the Gustavus Adolphus College concluded in a study of the relationship of relative vertical jump power with athletic performance that higher vertical jump predicted better performance in athletic contests.