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Joe Sherburne, a graduate student forward for the UMBC men’s basketball team, has a simple explanation for people who ask him why he takes more 3-point shots rather than drive to the basket for a layup or dunk.
“I just tell people, ‘I’ll dunk when it’s worth three points,’ ” quipped Sherburne, whose 45.0 success rate from behind the 3point arc in 2017-18 is the third-best single-season mark in school history. “So you can have your dunks. I’ll stand behind the line.”
Sherburne’s comment illustrates college