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Joe Boozell | NCAA.com | February 23, 2016

Rico Gathers sinks first 3-pointer in unlikely fashion

Rico Gathers: Dominant rebounder. Low-post brute.

3-point shooter?

Going into Tuesday night’s game against Kansas, Gathers had never hit a 3-pointer for Baylor. That changed in entertaining fashion as the skilled big man hauled in a full-court baseball pass and sunk a turnaround jumper with ease.

Gathers’ bucket gave the Bears the lead at halftime over the Jayhawks in what could turn out to be a very important game in the Big 12 standings.

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