JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Wofford's keeper Fletcher Maggie stepped back from recording the NCAA Division for career 3 points to another NCAA record he was sure to want to return.
Magee went 0-on-12 from a 3-point line in a loss of 62-56 to Kentucky on Saturday, most attempts at this distance without making the NCAA tournament play. Magee was then accused of losing, saying, "I just feel like I've let everyone in."
"I just had to hit a few shots," he said. "Sometimes we had momentum and I had a big blow, and I did not go in, but I had to own it and swallow it up." I went in there, prepared myself as I always prepared it, and I shot them as I always shot them. "
Kentucky decided to protect Tyler Hero Maggie, and Hero said his goal was to stay in Maggie in. I could not lose it all the time. I had to keep in touch with him all the time. "
Kentucky coach John Calipari said he hoped Kentucky would bother Maggie before adding:" These were the efforts and the energy, and my hope is that they are a little worn because these guys have not stopped. They were just hunted and knew they could not give up on this game or would put baskets because they played that way. "
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Magee was 0-for-11 in the disputed 3-point area where he had a success against Seton Hall, like 6-for-11. Although Maggie said that Kentucky had done a good job of him, he did not think they were playing it differently from his other opponents
"I shot the blows I had zi night against every team in falconry any other team I – I played – Maggie said. "They were not more difficult. I just did not shoot him well. Some of them felt good and were short, some felt good and were long and some were just off. The first round of the NCAA tournament against Seton Hall on Thursday night, Magee set his career record by 3 points after making seven 3 points against pirates. He finished his career with 509 3 points.
His previous worst game without 3 arrived earlier this season at 0-on-9 in Kansas on Dec. 4, Wofford lost 72-47, the lowest point of the season. This was the fourth time in his four-year career, he failed to do 3.
What hurt the most at Saturday was knowing how close Terrier Kentucky was, and the thought that only a few shots might have done The difference.
"The trip we've been to – just does not seem right to end in a game that will be 0-for-12 out of 3 when, if I get 3-to-12, we will win the game," Maggie asked. "I just do not understand how this happens, I'm sure I will not get over it for a while, sometimes that's how the game is going."  "If I played just below the average, we would still be defeating Kentucky," he added. "It was just a terrible performance from me and we lost."
Maggie, known for his ability to make and strike under anything corner, said he felt his shot was small at the beginning of the game but in the second half he felt good about the shots he had taken and thought that if he could do it all would fall. and the coaching staff, who never hesitated to believe he would leave. "This is track and field athletics, it's hard to understand," Woford coach. "The baseball player, who is a 4-year-old athlete in the first round to start moving away from him. for-5, hit four home runs a day ago and goes 0-for-5 and three outs and he's in a track. This is athletics. It happens. I know how much he puts it in and how devastated it is, but we'll get him to hurry. It is comprehensive. "
On his honor, Maggie not only answered every question during his press conference after the game, he answered every question in
" It did not hit me a lot about what happened. "I'm Still in Shock, he said.