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Division I Career Scoring Leaders

NCAA Basketball Record Book


The most prolific scorers in the history of Division I NCAA basketball.

1. "Pistol" Pete Maravich - 3,667

"Pistol" Pete Maravich
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LSU: 1967-70
The legendary "Pistol Pete" also tops the list of best-ever career scoring averages, with a ridiculous 44.2 points per game -- nearly ten points better than the runner-up. Even more remarkable... Maravich holds this record despite the fact that he only played three years at LSU.

2. Freeman Williams - 3,249

Portland State: 1974-78

3. Lionel Simmons - 3,217

LaSalle: 1986-90

4. Alphonso Ford - 3,165

Mississippi Valley State, 1989-93

5. Harry Kelly - 3,066

Texas Southern, 1979-83
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