3-Point Field Announced for College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships
March 30, 2011
HOUSTON - University of Houston senior guard Brittney Scott will represent the Cougars during the women's 3-point competition at the 23rd annual State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships on Thursday in Hofheinz Pavilion.
Scott will compete against seven other players in the State Farm Women's 3-Point Shooting Championship: Kelsey Bolte (Iowa State); Brittany Johnson (Ohio State); Tatiyiana McMorris (Marquette); Cerie Mosgrove (Massachusetts); Sam Quigley (DePaul); Jaleesa Ross (Fresno State) and Courtney Ward (Florida State).
The men's field for the Mercedes-Benz Men's 3-Point Shooting Championship includes LaceDarius Dunn (Baylor); Jacob Pullen (Kansas State); Drew Morningstar (Kansas); Andrew Goudelock (College of Charleston); Dwight Hardy (St. John's); Ravern Johnson (Mississippi State); Mickey McConnell (St. Mary's (Calif.)) and Chris Warren (Mississippi).
The program begins at 6:30 p.m., Thursday with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. The program will air at 8 p.m., Thursday, on ESPN2, with Dan Dakich, Jimmy Dykes, Brad Nessler and Holly Rowe calling all the action. The program will re-air numerous times on ESPN networks.
Following the men's and women's competitions, the winner from each event will participate in a Battle of the Champions to crown an overall 3-point winner.
Scott led the Cougars this season with 15.8 points per game and drained 84 long-range bombs at a 39-percent clip. The 84 3-pointers tied her own mark during the 2009-10 season and ranks second for a single season in Houston history.
Scott also finished her memorable career ranking first in 3-point attempts (642), second in free-throw percentage (79.9), third in 3-point percentage (35.2) and field goal attempts (1,323), fourth in games started (93) and minutes played (3,279), fifth in made free-throws (318), sixth in free-throw attempts (398), seventh in points scored (1,522) and ninth in made field goals (489).
UH season-ticket holders for any sport from Fall 2010 to Spring 2011 or Cougar Pride members in 2010 or 2011 campaigns can purchase adult tickets for only $12 and youth tickets for only $7.
Cougar supporters can receive the discounted rate by visiting the Athletics Ticket Office on the first floor of the Athletics/Alumni Center, by calling 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647) or by receiving the Athletics Department's weekly e-mail and using the special promo code on-line (valid until 5 p.m., March 31).
UH faculty staff and students can buy tickets for only $7 but must purchase in-person with a valid photo UH ID card.
Tucker will compete against seven other players in the Denny's Slam Dunk Championship: Gilbert Brown (Pittsburgh); Justin Burrell (St. John's); Will Coleman (Memphis); Justin Tubbs (East Tennessee State); Billy White (San Diego State); Darnell Wilks (Cincinnati) and John Williams (UNC Asheville).
FRS Healthy Performance, Skechers, TD Ameritrade and U.S. Marines are participating sponsors in the event.
Intersport's Sponsorship & Event Marketing and Television Programming & Production staffs team up to organize Intersport's seven owned and operated properties: All-Star Football Challenge, College Home Run Derby, College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships, National High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships, Kirk Herbstreit National Kickoff Classic, Women's Basketball Tip-Off Classic and Under Armour High School All-America Football Game.