Who is Iowa State's Top 3 Point Shooter of All Time?

BeastCY

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So who is Iowa State's Top 3 Point Shooter of All time? Was it Willoughby, Naz, Matt Thomas, Jake Sullivan, Hoiberg or Tyrus McGee? Or someone else? Here are the Top 10 in 3-Point Field Goals and attempts. Who do you say and why?

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MushroomPinball

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I think Sullivan, Naz, Matty Ice, Willoughby and McGee would be the top five. For the best I would go with McGee. Willoughby was probably the best all around player who was also a great 3 point shooter.
 

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3-Point Percentage, Career (min. 70 made)
1. .443 (198-447) S. Christopherson, 2010-12
2. .437 (146-334) Tyrus McGee, 2012-13
3. .426 (101-237) Tyrese Haliburton, 2019-20
4. .424 (270-637) Jake Sullivan, 2001-04
5. .424 (108-255) J. Vanderbeken, 2009-11
6. .416 (139-334) Donovan Jackson, 2017-18
7. .414 (75-181) Mike Born, 1988-89
8. .401 (254-634) Matt Thomas, 2014-17
9. .400 (183-457) Fred Hoiberg, 1992-95
10. .400 (122-305) Lucca Staiger, 2009-10
 

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Tyrus's senior season was insane. The dude could hoist it from anywhere and it always felt like it was going in (and it almost did at 46 percent).

I'd agree with an earlier poster. If you NEEDED a clutch 3, in a bit spot, there was no better person than Willoughby to take it.
 

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3-Point Percentage, Career (min. 70 made)
1. .443 (198-447) S. Christopherson, 2010-12
2. .437 (146-334) Tyrus McGee, 2012-13
3. .426 (101-237) Tyrese Haliburton, 2019-20
4. .424 (270-637) Jake Sullivan, 2001-04
5. .424 (108-255) J. Vanderbeken, 2009-11
6. .416 (139-334) Donovan Jackson, 2017-18
7. .414 (75-181) Mike Born, 1988-89
8. .401 (254-634) Matt Thomas, 2014-17
9. .400 (183-457) Fred Hoiberg, 1992-95
10. .400 (122-305) Lucca Staiger, 2009-10
Not making a case Donovan as the best, but seeing his name will always remind of this great Cyclone moment.

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ca4cy

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I don't know how I would ever break it down to a level where I'd say "x" is the best.

My first thought was Dedric. The dude was tireless and I can't think of anyone who worked harder running the baseline to get his shot. Plus he was amazing coming off screens and was asked to do more than anyone else on this list on both ends of the floor. If he was healthy, he was out there...all the freaking time.

Naz hit more huge shots than anyone I can think of. Legend.

Tyrus had the ability to just get stupid hot at a time when Hilton was trying to resurrect its past glory. He needs credit for that.

Junior and senior Matt Thomas had a stroke so pure that i was genuinely surprised when he missed. Absolute sniper.


I didn't get to see Stevens and Hornacek as much so I'll definitely listen to those that say they need a place at this table. Hoiberg got better every year in Ames and was cold blooded as a senior. It's between he and Hornacek at the next level.
 

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I’ve been a huge fan since about 2005 so anything before that is not my area of expertise. But since then Tyrus McGee is the best 3 point shooter.
 

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