The Northerner

Free throw shooting puts Norse among nation’s best

Molly Franson (44) has made 77.8 percent of her free throw attempts this season.

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

March 1, 2016

It is the most consistent shot in basketball. It is taken behind a two-inch line painted 15 feet from the rim. The rim, 18 inches in diameter, is mounted on a backboard 10 feet off the ground.From middle school to professional basketball, the shot remains unchanged. While a free throw in name, it is often ...

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