Only four players since 2000 have scored at least 40 points in an NCAA Tournament game. None of those four, however, sit in the top 20 for most points scored in a tournament game.
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Purdue junior forward Glenn Robinson scored 44 points in the Boilermakers' Sweet Sixteen win over Kansas in 1994. Robinson shot 15-for-33, including 6-for-10 from beyond the arc in the five-point win. It was the 20th time in tourney history a player scored at least 44 points. That list has remained unchanged for 24 years.
Here are the 20 times (16 different players) a player has scored at least 44 points in an NCAA Tournament game:
|Austin Carr||Notre Dame||1970||61|
|Austin Carr||Notre Dame||1971||52|
|Austin Carr||Notre Dame||1970||52|
|Austin Carr||Notre Dame||1971||47|
|Bo Kimble||Loyola Marymount||1990||45|
|Austin Carr||Notre Dame||1970||45|
|Rod Thorn||West Virginia||1963||44|