To get a better understanding of the System — and to find some answers and gain perspective — I reached out to Ross Preston, an expert on all things Grinnell basketball.
Jack Taylor’s 138 point performance was like shooting fish in a barrel.
On a day given to gratitude, I planned to make a ponderous list of sporting monoliths for which we’re thankful. And, in a sense, I still am.
Yes, 138 points is hard to fathom. Sure, it’s amazing. But the feat of Grinnell’s Jack Taylor also raises a number of questions.
After a poor shooting weekend, Grinnell guard Jack Taylor was given the green light to shoot his way out of a slump. It only took 108 shots for Taylor to make a mockery of the college basketball record books.