Magee sets SoCon career 3-point record, Wofford beats Mercer
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Fletcher Magee passed Stephen Curry for the Southern Conference record for career 3-pointers with a key jumper late in the game , helping Wofford beat Mercer 78-74 on Saturday night.
Magee had three crucial 3-pointers in the final six minutes. His record-breaker (415) was the last, making it 76-72 with 38 seconds to go.
Magee was fouled on a 3-pointer with 5:34 to go and converted the 4-point play to make it 67-60 for the Terriers (12-4, 4-0). The Bears (5-10, 0-3) rallied to take the lead, but Magee’s 3-pointer that tied the SoCon record with 2:50 left gave Wofford a 72-70 lead and the Terriers never trailed again.
Nathan Hoover made a pair of free throws with 21 seconds left to secure the win for Wofford.
Magee had 20 points and finished 5 of 14 from the arc after making two of his first 10. Cameron Jackson added 16 points and Nathan Hoover scored 12.