UNT's Tristan Thompson joins elite

March, 7, 2011
North Texas’ Tristan Thompson became just the ninth D-I player to hit 20 or more free throws without a miss in a game. Thompson went 20-for-20 from the line on his way to a career-high 36 points, as the Mean Green pulled off a 78-64 win in the Sun Belt quarters over regular-season champs Florida Atlantic. The last player to hit more free throws without a miss was Steve Nash in 1995. Thompson is the first player to go 20-for-20 or better in March since 1959, when Oklahoma State’s Arlen Clark set the record by shooting 24-for-24 against Colorado.

Most Free Throws in a Game Without a Miss, Last 20 Seasons
21-21: Steve Nash, Santa Clara vs. Saint Mary’s (1995)
20-20: Tristan Thompson, North Texas vs Florida Atlantic (2011)
20-20: Stefon Jackson, UTEP vs Marshall (2009)
20-20: Jeron Roberts, Wyoming vs UTEP (1998)
20-20: Donyell Marshall, Connecticut vs St. John’s (1994)



You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


Fitzsimmons and Durrett: OSU scandal

Part 2 of the articles on OSU's involvment in academic fraud was released. Some claim the expose is unfounded. Ian and Richard warn that there are two sides to all stories.

Fitzsimmons & Durrett: Longhorns talk

Fitzsimmons and Durrett discuss Mack Brown, Manny Diaz and all the latest with the Texas Longhorns.

Fitzsimmons & Durrett: Barkley on Manziel

Fitzsimmons and Durrett give you the latest on the Johnny Manziel story and Charles Barkley weighs in. You won't believe who the outspoken NBA Hall of Famer is disappointed in and what he thinks about the autograph allegations.

Fitzsimmons & Durrett: Kirk Herbstreit

Kirk Herbstreit joins Fitzsimmons and Durrett for his weekly visit to preview the 2013 college football season.

Fitzsimmons & Durrett: Andy Dalton

Former TCU and current Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton joins Fitzsimmons and Durrett to discuss the expectations for the Bengals this season, give a prediction for the TCU-LSU game and talk about what it's like having the Hard Knocks cameras follow him.

Galloway and Company: Manziel talk

Randy Galloway, Matt Mosley, and Mark Friedman react to Dez Bryant's comments regarding the NCAA's ongoing investigation of Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel.

Fitzsimmons and Durrett: Dez Bryant sounds off

Richard Durrett, Ian Fitzsimmons and Glenn "Stretch" Smith react to Dez Bryant sounding off yesterday after practice about Johnny Manziel and the shadiness of the NCAA.

Fitzsimmons and Durrett: Dan Beebe

Former NCAA investigator and Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe joins Fitzsimmons and Durrett to weigh in on the Johnny Manziel drama and give some insight as to what goes on during an NCAA investigation.