Jarrett Culver's Brother JJ Scores 100 Points for Wayland Baptist University

Paul KasabianSenior ContributorDecember 11, 2019

SYRACUSE, NY - DECEMBER 08:  Detail view of basketball with Nike Swoosh logo on the court during the game between the Syracuse Orange and the Georgetown Hoyas at the Carrier Dome on December 8, 2018 in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse defeats Georgetown 72-71. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)
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JJ Culver joined Wilt Chamberlain, Cheryl Miller and a host of others to drop 100 or more points in an organized basketball game when he hit the mark exactly for Wayland Baptist University in a 124-60 win over Southwestern Adventist University on Tuesday in Plainview, Texas.

Culver even posed for a photo similar to the one Chamberlain had when he scored 100 against the New York Knicks in 1962:

WBU Basketball @WBUBasketball

JJ Culver scored 100! https://t.co/FzxJURHEnO

Culver shot 34-of-62 from the field, including 12-of-33 from three-point range. The brother of Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Jarrett Culver also made 20 of 27 free throws, grabbed nine rebounds and posted five steals.

Naturally, the performance got the attention of the ex-Texas Tech star, who tweeted after his brother's 100-point night:

jarrett culver @jarrettc08

WAIT.... my brother @jj10culver just scored 100 points in a game 🤯 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Somebody tell me I’m not dreaming https://t.co/qhnIEVkVrF

The 6'5" senior guard broke the school record for most points in a game with 51 in the first half alone. He earned his 100th point after a layup with 50 seconds remaining.

Culver averages 36.1 points per game for the Pioneers, who are ninth in the latest NAIA Coaches' Top 25 poll.