CHICAGO - South Dakota State's Mike Daum was selected to the 3-Point Championship roster for the 31st annual State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships at Minneapolis' Target Center on Thursday, April 4, Intersport announced last week. Daum is one of eight men's college basketball players selected for the event that will air live on ESPN at 8 p.m. CT. He was invited to take part in the 3-Point Championship after being recognized as one of the nation's finest shooters from 3-point territory.
A Third Team All-American pick this season from the NABC and USBWA, Daum averaged 25.3 points and 11.7 rebounds per game for the season, finishing as the only player with a 25-10 double-double average in the NCAA. The three-time Summit League Player of the Year concluded his career as the school's all-time leader in points, rebounds, field goals, 3-pointers and free throws. He is seventh all-time in NCAA history with 3,067 career points.
Intersport, producers of the event, invites 24 of the nation's elite men's and women's college basketball players to compete in the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships (eight dunkers, along with eight men's and eight women's shooters). The program showcases the dunking and sharp-shooting talents of the nation's top college basketball players during the Men's and Women's 3-Point Shooting Championships, the Reese's Puffs Battle of the Champions, the Great Clips Slam Dunk Championship and the Applebee's Team Shootout.
A complete roster of participants will be released at a later date.
Over the last 30 years, several of the top players in college basketball have competed in the College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships including: Gary Payton, Steve Nash, Jason Terry, Kyle Korver, Bobby Hurley, Michael Finley, Allan Houston, Wesley Matthews, Yogi Ferrell, Cappie Pondexter, Katie Gearlds, Kristi Toliver, Tiffany Hayes and Ariel Atkins.
Tickets for the 2019 State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships are on sale now and can be purchased at CollegeSlam.com, TargetCenter.com/CollegeSlam or the Target Center box office. For special rates for groups of 10 or more, please visit CollegeSlam.com/Groups or TargetCenter.com/Groups.
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