Bolte Sets NCAA Benchmark with 65 Point Game Against Charleston

A dominant performance on the court Wednesday from a former Chillicothe High School basketball standout, now playing for Concord University.


Mountain Lions senior guard Tommy Bolte walked away with 65 points as Concord edged Charleston, 99-96 in double overtime in the Mountain East Conference. His 65-point effort sets a benchmark for college basketball as the university's team website reports that Bolte's final is the most scored since the NCAA began tracking single-game highs, with the previous mark set just two seasons ago by Shorter University's Phil Taylor.


It was a good win for Concord as the Mountain Lions have lost two double overtime matches in the past 10 days against West Liberty and Fairmont State. The Chillicothe native went 25-42 from the field and was 12-12 from the arch.  Concord trailed the entire game but was able to rally late in the fourth to send the game into a back-and-forth session of double overtime. You can read the full recap HERE.


Bolte's performance on Wednesday adds a finishing touch to his already impressive college career as he is one of only six Mountain Lions men's basketball players to be named an All-American. Prior to that, during his junior season, Bolte led the entire division in scoring, putting up totals in excess of more than 30 or 40 on multiple occasions.


Sponsored Content

Sponsored Content