IUPUI excels at H-O-R-S-E

Updated: January 8, 2008, 11:35 AM ET
By Kyle Whelliston
INDIANAPOLIS -- The classic shooting game of H-O-R-S-E rewards players for their ability to hit the hoop from anywhere. Nobody wants to miss five shots and take on the most humiliating five scarlet letters in all of driveway basketball.

And you sure don't want to get into a game of H-O-R-S-E with I-U-P-U-I. The school with the longest name in all of Division I (Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis) scores 78 points a game and is one of the best in the nation at the long ball, connecting on a whopping 42.4 percent of its 3s. Only seven teams can boast better overall field goal percentages than the Jaguars' mark. From the line, they're second in the country only to Florida State, with a 79.6 percent average.