MILWAUKEE — Oakland’s Travis Bader set an NCAA Division I record for the most career 3-pointers on Sunday in the first half against Milwaukee, surpassing the previous mark of 457 set by Duke’s J.J. Redick.
Bader, who entered the game two behind Redick, missed his first 3-point attempt, but made his next four. He broke the record with a shot from the right corner with 6:17 left in the first half, pulling Oakland within 29-28.
He made his second attempt with 11:45 left in the half despite being fouled, converting the four-point play.
Bader, a 6-foot-5 senior guard, tied the record with a 3-pointer from the right wing with 6:58 left.
Bader finished the first half with 18 points, making of 5 of 7 3-pointers, giving him 460 for his career.