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Detroit Mercy's Antoine Davis Breaks NCAA Division I Career 3-Point Record

Paul KasabianFeatured Columnist IIJanuary 15, 2023

CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 21: Antoine Davis #0 of the Detroit Mercy Titans brings the ball up court during the game against the Cincinnati Bearcats at Fifth Third Arena on December 21, 2022 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)
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Detroit Mercy guard Antoine Davis has set the all-time Division I men's basketball record for most made career three-point field goals after his dominant 41-point performance in a 87-75 win over Robert Morris on Saturday, per the Associated Press.

Davis has 513 lifetime three-pointers after hitting 11 of his 18 shots beyond the arc on Saturday. He broke the previous record of 509 set by Wofford's Fletcher Magee from 2014-19.

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Antoine Davis is HIM 💯<br><br>The new all-time leader in 3pm is <a href="https://twitter.com/DetroitMBB?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@DetroitMBB</a>'s <a href="https://twitter.com/Youngdvs13?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Youngdvs13</a>! <a href="https://t.co/Hc1TfOBOlx">pic.twitter.com/Hc1TfOBOlx</a>

The senior got the job done with this deep three to put his team up 42-39 late in the first half. Remarkably, that also marked Davis' eighth three-pointer before halftime.

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And there you go, his 8th 3-pointer of the game and #510 in his career as Antoine Davis is now the NCAA all-time leader in <a href="https://twitter.com/MarchMadnessMBB?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@MarchMadnessMBB</a> history <a href="https://twitter.com/NCAAStats?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@NCAAStats</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/JayBilas?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@JayBilas</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/DickieV?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@DickieV</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/BradGalli?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@BradGalli</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/FOX2Sports?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@FOX2Sports</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/CBBonFOX?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@CBBonFOX</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/collegeinsider?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@collegeinsider</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/SethDavisHoops?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@SethDavisHoops</a> <br> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/DetroitsCollegeTeam?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#DetroitsCollegeTeam</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/HLMBB?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#HLMBB</a> <a href="https://t.co/BqzGh4wZKl">pic.twitter.com/BqzGh4wZKl</a>

The prolific scorer, who also leads Division I hoops in points per game (26.2), just so happens to be knocking on the door of second all time on the collegiate scoring list as well.

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Detroit Mercy's Antoine Davis has 3,232 career points, 3rd in NCAA history. He is 17 points away from 2nd and 435 points behind Pete Maravich's record of 3,667. 🏀 <a href="https://t.co/VBclN5QEJ6">https://t.co/VBclN5QEJ6</a>

He's 18 points away from surpassing Portland State's Freeman Williams (3,249 points) for second all-time in Division I men's basketball. Davis can get there in his next matchup, a noon road game on Saturday at IUPUI.