College Basketball Adjusts To New Three Point Line

College basketball players are spending this summer adjusting to a deeper three point shot. The NCAA is moving the three point line back to the International distance of 22 feet, one and three quarters inches. The arc was previously set at 20 feet, nine inches.

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery talks about the change.

McCaffery hopes the change will give Iowa’s interior game more space.

Sophomore guard Joe Wieskamp worked with a longer three point shot while spending some time exploring the NBA Draft. He finished second in the Big Ten in three point percentage as a freshman.

Junior center Luka Garza hopes to keep the three point shot in his arsenal. Garza made 21 shots from distance last season.

Garza says no matter what the distance he wants to improve upon his 29 percent from three point range.

The high school three point line is 19 feet and nine inches, while the pro three point line is 23 feet and nine inches, while



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