Florida Gulf Coast ties NCAA record for 3s
The Florida Gulf Coast University women’s basketball team tied
an NCAA Division I record making 21 3-pointers in a 106-27 win over
Webber International on Monday night.
The Eagles tied New Mexico State’s mark set on Feb. 23, 2002
against Louisiana Lafayette.
Amber Rechis hit six of the 3s as eight different players hit at
least one for Florida Gulf Coast. The Eagles were 21 for 51 from
behind the arc.
Last season, FGCU set an NCAA record with 55 3-pointers
attempted against Mercer on Jan. 17, 2011. The Eagles made 20
3-pointers in an 87-52 win.
Coming into the game, the Eagles ranked second in the country
behind DePaul with an average of 11 a game.