High school basketball's national leader in points per game according to statistics submitted to MaxPreps, Grayson Rigdon
of Benjamin (Texas)
went off for a career-high 72 points in a 97-36 win over Northside (Vernon) on Tuesday.
The 5-foot-10 junior guard raised his scoring average up to 46.7 points per game while the Bears improved their record to 16-0.
Rigdon knocked down 11 3-pointers in the contest, the third time this season he has buried at least 10 triples in the same game.
The two-sport star has five 50-point games this winter and nine since the start of his sophomore year. He has scored at least 37 points in every game while averaging more than 10 rebounds per game.
On the football field, Rigdon helped Benjamin win the 6-man Class 1A Division 2 state championship for a second consecutive year with a 15-0 record. He rushed for 2,402 yards and 49 touchdowns, threw for 19 touchdowns and also had 18 TD catches. Defensively, he added 112 tackles, seven interceptions and four forced fumbles
Benjamin has two more regular season games before the postseason begins.