Duquesne's Micah Mason works around St. Louis' Mike McCall Jr. in the second half of a game at the Palumbo Center last month.
By Mike White / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Micah Mason is shooting 3-pointers better than any player at any level in the NCAA.
Mason, a sophomore at Duquesne University and former Highlands High School standout, started the week leading the country in 3-point accuracy at 60 percent. He had made 46 of 77 from behind the arc, which was better than any player at the NCAA Division I, II or III levels. No other player on the Division I level was shooting better than 50 percent from 3-point range.
Mason, the all-time WPIAL leader in 3-pointers made, is averaging 10 points a game for Duquesne. Heading into this week, Mason was shooting 72 percent (18 of 25) from 3-point range over the past five games.
* Tom Droney, former Sewickley Academy star basketball player, had the first double-double of his career last week for Davidson with 18 points and 10 rebounds against Samford. Droney, a senior guard, is averaging 11.2 points and 3.8 rebounds for a Davidson team that has won seven games in a row.
* After football season, Lafayette receiver Mark Ross was named the Patriot League Football Scholar Athlete of the Year. Ross, a graduate of Hopewell, also was first-team all-league and finished his career as the school's all-time leading receiver with 192 catches for 2,780 yards.
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