Is shooting a basketball a lost art?
The Houston Chronicle's Tim Griffin states some alarming stats in his Feb. 1 article:
Division I teams are averaging 67.7 points per game this season, the lowest figure since 1981-82. Field-goal accuracy has dipped to 43.3 percent, the lowest level since 1964-65. And 3-point shooting of 33.9 percent is the lowest since the rule was instituted in 1986-87.
In spite of those sobering figures, sharpshooters still exist in college hoops. There are still plenty of players who can step outside and knock down jump shot after jump shot.
Let's take a lightning-fast look at the top 10 sharpshooters in college basketball. These are the players who shoot the best percentage from beyond the arc with at least 100 three-point attempts this season.
There's a good chance that you will know half of these players already, and there's a good chance you will be introduced to half of these players who are proficient from beyond the arc.
Stats provided by ESPN.