Three-pointers made: 549 Three-pointers attempted: 1385 Three-point percentage: 39.6% The Atlantic 10 Conference record holder for most three-point field goals in a single game during his time at VCU, Troy Daniels set the VCU and Atlantic record with 11 three-pointers in a single game. He played in the NBA G-League for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and made ten three-pointers against the Idaho Stampede and broke the G-League’s single-season record for three-pointers made.
When he was with the Charlotte Hornets, he scored a then career-high 28 points and tallied eight three-pointers against the Sacramento Kings. When Daniels played for the Phoenix Suns in 2017, he scored a career-high 32 points and had the longest streak of three-pointers from the bench in franchise history.
Three-pointers made: 1214 Three-pointers attempted: 3060 Three-point percentage: 39.7% ACC Men's Basketball Player of the Year during his time with the Yellow Jackets, 6 ft 8 in Dennis Scott, was part of the Georgia Tech “Lethal Weapon 3" attack along with Kenny Anderson and Brian Oliver. In the NBA, Scott played mostly for Orlando Magic, where he was given the nickname “3D” for his 3-point expertise. Scott and Nick Anderson were the team’s top scorers until Shaquille O’Neal came on the scene in 1992.
In the 1995-96 season, Scott set an NBA single-season three-point field goal tally of 267, which he held for ten years, and the record for most three-pointers made in one game. In 2008, basketball analyst, Jay Bilas ranked his personal top 25 three-point shooters in NCAA history, ranking Scott as number one.
Three-pointers made: 997 Three-pointers attempted: 2509 Three-point percentage: 39.7% Two times Patriot League Player of the Year, CJ McCollum began his career with the Lehigh Mountain Hawks. In his third season with the Portland Trail Blazers, he finally came into his own and was named NBA Most Improved Player.
In the 2017-18 season, McCollum scored a career-high 50 points against the Chicago Bulls, joining only six other players in Trail Blazers history. In the 2018-19 season, he had his first career triple-double against the Atlanta Hawks and became fourth in the franchise all-time 3-pointers list.
Three-pointers made: 631 Three-pointers attempted: 1587 Three-point percentage: 39.8% Big East Men’s Basketball Player of the Year, Pat Garrity was a University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish. He spent ten years in the NBA, and during the 1999-2000 season with Orlando Magic, he held a three-point shooting percentage of 40.1.
In the 2001-02 season, he was ranked 7th in the NBA in both 3 point field goal percentage and 3 point field goals made.
Three-pointers made: 388 Three-pointers attempted: 973 Three-point percentage: 39.9% Duke Blue Devils alum Jayson Tatum was the Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2016. He started his NBA career with the Boston Celtics and finished his first season with the team as the only rookie except for Kareen Abdul-Jabbar, to record ten games of 20 or more points scored during their first playoff runs.
LeBron James said of Tatum that “He’s built for stardom.” In the 2019-20 season, Tatum was named an NBA All-Star for the first time and scored a career-high of 41 points in one game. In 2019, Tatum won the Skills Challenge during NBA All-Star Weekend.