UDM's Antoine Davis breaks Steph Curry's record in the NCAA for a 3-point by a freshman


Five days after a series of big fouls on Detroit Mercy goaltender Antoine Davis was aiming to prevent a record-breaking 3-point performance by Mike Davis, his coach (and father), the goaltender. UDM finally got his record.

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Davis made four of his 12 3-point attempts Thursday at Calihan Hall to give him 125 points of 3 points over the season, three better than Stephen Curry's previous record in the NCAA, established at Davidson in 2006-07 .

Even better: the Titans (11-18, 8-9 Horizon League) have won, surpassing IUPUI, 87-85, behind 20 points from Davis and 23 from senior guard Josh McFolley.

Davis and McFolley were two out of five Titans to score in double digits. Rookie Marquis Moore had 10 points and 10 rebounds for UDM.

The Titans will finish their schedule of the regular season with a visit to Illinois-Chicago at 4 pm. Saturday. The Horizon League tournament begins at campus sites on March 5th. UDM is tied with Youngstown State and IUPUI for sixth place. The semi-finals and finals will take place at Detroit's Little Caesars Arena on March 11-12.

The Titans could face Oakland in the first round. The Grizzlies were the team that faced Davis on Saturday and caused the Mike Davis explosion.

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Antoine Davis was Thursday third in the nation scoring at 26.3 points per game. Mike Davis complains that his son does not receive the same foul calls as other high level shooters.

More Horizon League:

Oakland 86, Illinois-Chicago 72: Brad Brechting had 20 points and eight rebounds for Golden Grizzlies (14-16, 10-7 Horizon League). The Grizzlies finish their regular season schedule with a visit of IUPUI on Saturday at 4pm.

This article is written by Ryan Ford of Detroit Free Press and was legally licensed by Tribune Content Agency by the NewsCred Publishers Network. Please send any licensing questions to [email protected]

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