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Record-setting Taylor breaks wrist, out for season

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GRINNELL, Iowa (WXOW) - Black River Falls graduate Jack Taylor, who set the NCAA scoring record with 138 points in a game in November, is out for the season after breaking his wrist.

Grinnell College spokesman Ted Schultz says Taylor fractured the radius on his shooting arm during a 119-117 win over rival Cornell (Iowa) on Wednesday.

Taylor will likely have surgery within a week and be out 2-3 months, costing the sensational sophomore the rest of the season.

Taylor, who transferred to Grinnell from UW-La Crosse, captured the attention of the basketball world when he dropped 138 points against Faith Baptist Bible College on Nov. 12, shattering the previous mark by 25 points. Taylor finishes his season averaging 36.3 points per game in leading the Pioneers to a 9-3 record.

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