Plum breaks NCAA scoring mark as Washington beats Utah 84-77

Andrew Cummings
February 26, 2017

Kelsey Plum almost broke two point-based records on Saturday, but she'll just have to settle for becoming the NCAA's all-time career scoring leader.

In the 79-46 win against the Buffaloes (15-13, 5-12 Pac-12), Plum - the program's all-time leading scorer - played her typical, efficient game scoring 25 points off of 8-of-15 shots, recording six assists, five rebounds, and a pair of steals.

This basket set the record. After beating the Utes (16-12, 5-12 Pac-12) 82-53 on February 3, the Huskies will celebrate their three seniors - Plum, Osahor, and redshirt senior Katie Collier - before their final game on Montlake.

The No. 11 Huskies improved to 27-4 overall and 15-3 in Pac-12 play in what was their final regular-season game of the 2016-17 campaign. "This is an individual record but it's broken by a village of people". She did more than that, taking over the entire scoring load after Chantel Osahor fouled out early in the fourth quarter. Every coach that I've ever played for.

As it stands, she'll have to settle for school and Pac-12 single-game marks.

Plum's 57 points were the most at Alaska Airlines Arena for either a men's or women's player. Washington's Kelsey Plum has been gaining on the title quickly. "I'm very grateful, but it's not something I take on myself because it's not broken by just me".

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