Continental Basketball Association
(#2 • 1978 to 2009)
(For earlier C.B.A. see Continental Basketball Association #2
(Had been Eastern Basketball Association (E.B.A.)
Single-Game Scoring Records
Regular Season
   66 pts. Jack “Jacky” Dorsey, Maine Lumberjacks (W 172-171O.T.) Atlantic City Hi Rollers, Mar. 14, 1982 (27-36 FGs•12-13 FT•45 in 2nd half & OT•winning FG at buzzer•113 in 2 games/days) 1,177
   63 pts. Ron Valentine, Montana Golden Nuggets (W 135-122) Alberta Dusters, Dec. 23, 1981
   63 pts. Don Collins, Baltimore Lightning (W 126-115) Detroit Spirits, Jan. 21, 1986
   61 pts. Ron Davis, Anchorage Northern Lights v Maine Lumberjacks, Mar. 1, 1982
   61 pts. Ron Davis, Anchorage Northern Lights at Alberta Dusters, Mar. 8, 1982
   60 pts. Ron Davis, Anchorage Northern Lights v Maine Lumberjacks, Mar. 25, 1979
   58 pts. Phil Brown, Wilkes-Barre Barons (W 154-125) Mohawk Valley Thunderbirds, Jan. 28, 1979 (6'5"•27 FGs•4 FT)
   58 pts. Kevin Williams, Tampa Bay Thrillers at Baltimore Lightning, Mar. 16, 1986
   58 pts. Tommy Davis, Pensacola Tornados v Topeka Sizzlers, Jan. 19, 1988
   57 pts. Ron Davis, Anchorage Northern Lights at Montana Golden Nuggets, Mar. 10, 1982
   56 pts. Tommy Davis, Pensacola Tornados v Topeka Sizzlers, Dec. 19, 1987
   56 pts. Sean Colson, Grand Rapids Hoops at Gary Steelheads, 3/24/2002
   55 pts. Sylvester Cuyler, Lancaster Red Roses v Allentown Jets, Mar. 11, 1979
   55 pts. Joe Dawson, Bay State Bombardiers at Toronto Tornados, Mar. 4, 1984
   55 pts. Dwayne McClain, Rockford Lightning at Rochester Flyers, Feb. 24, 1989
   55 pts. Michael Ansley, Birmingham Bandits ( 2 O.T.s) at Bakersfield Jammers, Nov. 30, 1991
   54 pts. Coniel Norman, Lancaster Red Roses ( 2 O.T.) at Pennsylvania Barons, Feb. 17, 1979
   54 pts. Tommy Davis, Pensacola Tornados v Wyoming Wildcatters, Dec. 5, 1987
   54 pts. Steve Harris, Columbus Horizon at LaCrosse Catbirds, Jan. 7, 1990
   54 pts. Joe Ward, Rapid City Thrillers v Yakima Sun Kings, Jan. 5, 1991
   54 pts. Melvin Sanders, Dakota Wizards (W 145-134) Rockford Lightning, Mar. 13, 2005
   53 pts. Norman Black, Philadelphia Kings at Scranton Aces, Nov. 27, 1980
   53 pts. Bobby Parks, Pensacola Tornados at Maine Windjammers, Mar. 16, 1986
   53 pts. Tico Brown, Savannah Spirits v Pensacola Tornados, Feb. 13, 1987
   53 pts. Greg Grant, Shreveport Storm at Omaha Racers, Mar. 13, 1996
   53 pts. Ronald “T.J.” Thompson, Albany Patroons (W 102-101) Gary Steelheads, Nov. 27, 2005 (16-26 FG, 8-11 threes, 13-13 FT)
   52 pts. Ron Davis, Anchorage Northern Knights v Billings Volcanos, Feb. 6, 1982
   52 pts. Tico Brown, Savannah Spirits (W 141-129) Mississippi Coast Jets, Feb. 2, 1987
   52 pts. Steve Burtt, Oklahoma City Cavalry v Rockford Lightning, Mar. 7, 1991
   52 pts. Melvin Newbern, Tulsa Zone ( 2 O.T.s) at Tri-City Chinook, Mar. 14, 1992
   52 pts. Alex Scales, Great Lakes Hoops (W 141-125) Rockford Lightning, Feb. 2, 2003 (a/k/a Grand Rapids Hoops)
   51 pts. Billy Goodwin, Pensacola Tornados v La Crosse Catbirds, Mar. 4, 1986
   51 pts. Tico Brown, Savannah Spirits (L 128-136) at Tampa Bay Thrillers, Dec. 28, 1986 (20-31 FGs•11-13 FT) (Tampa's Don Collins 43 pts.)
   51 pts. Tony Dawson, Pensacola Tornados (W 132-131O.T.) Quad City Thunder, 2/19/1991 (97 pts. in 2 games•147 in 3•193 in 4)
   50 pts. Chubby Cox, Pennsylvania Barons (W 138-135) at Lancaster Red Roses, Dec. 28, 1979
   50 pts. Andrew Parker, Maine Lumberjacks (W 147-145) Hawaii Volcanos, Feb. 26, 1980
   50 pts. Bruce “Sky” King, Alberta Dusters (W 138-118) at Rochester Zeniths, Feb. 6, 1982 (23-34 FGs•12 reb.)
   50 pts. Ron Davis, Anchorage Northern Lights at Billings Volcanos, Mar. 6, 1982
   50 pts. Kevin Williams, Bay State Bombardiers at Maine Windjammers, Dec. 5, 1985
   50 pts. Don Collins, Rapid City Thrillers v Mississippi Jets, Jan. 22, 1987
   50 pts. Jamie Waller, Quad City Thunder (W 140-119) at Charleston Gunners, Dec. 18, 1987 (18-27 FGs•14-16 FT)
   50 pts. Kevin Williams, Columbus Horizon v Pensacola Tornados, Feb. 28, 1990
   50 pts. Luther Burks, Oklahoma City Cavalry, 1990-91 doubtful
   50 pts. Tony Dawson, Pensaacola Tornados v Grand Rapids Hoops, Feb. 9, 1991 (96 pts. in 2 games)
   50 pts. Henry James, Wichita Falls Texans (L 110-117) at Omaha Racers, 1/29/1993
   50 pts. Steve Hood, Shreveport Crawdads (L 129-134O.T.) Sioux Falls Skyforce, 12/17/1994 (19 FGs)
   50 pts. Desmond Ferguson, Great Lakes Hoops (L 147-155) Rockford Lightning, Dec. 23, 2002 (13-19 threes)
   50 pts. Jimmie “Snap” Hunter, Gary Steelheads (W 109-102) aat Albany Patroons, 1/6/2006 at Washington Avenue Armory 2,518 (19-21 FT, 14 in 4th)
   49 pts. Al Smith, Rochester Zeiths (L 137-141) at HAwaii Volcanos, 1/6/1980 (20 FGsÖ-5 threes•5-7 FT)
   49 pts. Al Smith, Rochester Zeiths (L 130-135) Maine Lumberjacks, 1/17/1983 (18-28 FGs•6-7 threes•7-9 FT)
   49 pts. Bill Goodwin, Pensacola Tornados (W 128-124) Albany Patroons, 1/18/1986 (6'5"•19-38 FGs•11 a.) (Albany's Lewis Jackson 43 pts.)
   49 pts. Mark Davis, La Crosse Catbirds (W 142-120) Columbus Horizon, 2/25/1992 (22-30 FGs)
   48 pts. Jeff Wilkins, Billings Volcanos (W 122-107) Anchorage Northern Knights, 11/12/1980 (7'0"•19-36 FGs•10-12 FT) Pre-Season exhibition game
   48 pts. Jacky Dorsey, Maine Lumberjacks (L 135-144) Atlanric City Hi-Rollers, 12/21/1980 (21-36 FGs•6-8 FT)
   48 pts. Joe Merten, Alberta Dusters, 1981-82
   48 pts. Kevin Figaro, Ohio Mixers (W 158-138) Albany Patroons, 1/23/1983
   48 pts. Mike Wilson, Saratoga Stingers (L 128-142) at Albany Patroons, Jan. 9, 1984
   48 pts. Tico Brown, Detroit Spirits (W 173-145) Evansville Thunder, 3/17/1985 SAME GAME AS NEXT ENTRY BELOW
   48 pts. DeWayne Scales, Evansville Thunder (L 145-173) at Detroit Spirits, 3/17/1985 SAME GAME AS LAST LISTING, ABOVE
   48 pts. Don Collins, Baltimore Lightning (W 126-121) at Florida Suncoast Stingers, Dec. 27, 1985 (17-26 FGs•1 three•11-16 FT)
   48 pts. Greg Jones, Wisconsin Flyers (L 132-145) Topeka Sizzlers, 12/30/1986 (6'0"•14-23 FGs•3-11 threes•11-14 FT•9 a.•7 reb.•6 stl.)
   48 pts. Tony Dawson, Pensacola Tornados (W 131-122) at Omaha Racers, 1/26/1990 (6'7"•17-26 FGs•14-21 FT)
   48 pts. Jimmie “Snap” Hunter, Gary Steelheads (L 135-1413 O.T.s) at Rockford Lightning, Feb. 1, 2005
   47 pts. Hugh Cabrera, Wilkes-Barre Barons (W 136-118) at Maine Lumberjacks, 3/11/1979
   47 pts. Ron Davis, Anchorage Northern Knights (W 118-114) Billings Volcanos, 2/7/1982 (22-32 FGs•17 reb.)
   47 pts. Jacky Dorsey, Maine Lumberjacks (W 169-168O.T.) Atlantic City Hi-Rollers, 3/13/1982 (18-26 FGs•11-11 FT)
   47 pts. Anthony Roberts, Wyoming Wildcatters (W 145-138) Ohio Mixers, 1/22/1984 (19-28 FGs•9-11 FT)
   47 pts. Rick Lamb, Wyoming Wilcatters (W 136-126) Evansville Thunder, 1/27/1985 (6'8"•17-28 FGs•13-18 FT)
   47 pts. Ray Hall, Quad City Thunder (W 127-121) at Savannah Spirits, 2/3/1988 (10-14 FGs•27-29 FT)
   47 pts. George Gervin, Quad City Thunder (W 172-122) Santa Barbara Islanders, 12/13/1989 (brother Derrick Gervin 32 pts. for Santa Barbara)
   47 pts. Vincent Askew, Albany Patroons (L 126-135) at Pensacola Tornados, 3/12/1990 (18-33 FGs•11-13 FT)
   47 pts. Anthony “The Beast” Mason, Tulsa Fast Breakers (W 135-121) Oklahoma City Cavalry, 1/28/1991 (17-41 FGs•13-17 FT•10 reb.)
   47 pts. Mitchell Wiggins, Oklahoma City Cavalry (L 144-1602 O.T.s) at Rapid City Thrillers, 2/27/1993 (20-26 FGs•7-8 FT)
Thrillers' Richard Morton scored 46 pts. in same 2/27/93 game.
   47 pts. Tony Dawson, Rapid City Thrillers (W 122-111) at Mexico Axtecas, 12/17/1994 (17-25 FGs•13-13 FT)
   47 pts. Jimmy King, Gary Steelheads (W 108-104) at Quad City Thunder, 1/31/2001 (17-24 FGs•10-13 FT•7 a.) at Rock Island att: 1,001
   47 pts. Brian Chase, Gary Steelheads (L 109-112) Albany Patroons, 3/2/2006
   46 pts. Ralph Lewis, Sioux Falls Skyforce v. Omaha Racers, 12/7/1989
   46 pts. Tony Dawson, Pensacola Tornados, 2/7/1991
   46 pts. Tony Dawson, Pensacola Tornados, Feb. 1991 (2nd time) (96 in 2 games•142 in 3)
   46 pts. Richard Dumas, Oklahoma City Cavalry (W 121-101) at Rockford Lightning, 3/9/1992 (15 reb.)
   46 pts. Richard Morton, Rapid City Thrillers (W 169-1442 O.T.s) Oklahoma City Cavalry, 2/27/1993
Cavalry's Mitchell Wiggins had 47 pts. in same 2/27/93 game.
   46 pts. Nate Burton, Albany Patroons (L 104-150) at Oklahoma Cavalry, 3/8/2008
Post-Season Playoffs
   62 pts. DeAnthony Bowden, Lawton-Fort Sill Cavalry (W 125-115) at Albany Patroons, Feb. 5, 2009 (19-25 FGs•10 3s) Championship Series, game 1 Washington Avenue Armory, 1,125
Bowden's 62 was in Championship Series, game 1 at Albany, N.Y.
   60 pts. Tico Brown, Detroit Spirits (W 136-1282 O.T.s) at Montana Golden Nuggets, Mar. 29, 1983
Brown's 60 was in the Championship Game at Great Falls
   59 pts. Kevin Williams, Tampa Bay Thrillers (W 134-111) at Albany Patroons, Mar. 27, 1986 (East Division Semifinal Series•Best of 7, tied 3 each)
   54 pts. Ron Davis, Anchorage Northern Lights v Wolkes-Barre Barons, Apr. 9, 1979
   52 pts. Fred Cofield, Rockford Lightning ( 4 O.T.s) v Wyoming Wildcatters, Apr. 12, 1988
Cofield scored only 2 pts. in 1st half.
   51 pts. Brook Steppe, Baltimore Lightning at Bay State Bombardiers, Mar. 25, 1986 at Pittsfield
   50 pts. Tico Brown, Detroit Spirits (W 128-116) Rochester Zeniths, Mar. 21, 1983 (20-25 FGs•1-1 three•9-11 FT) Semifinals, best-of-5, win 3 games to 2
   48 pts. Tico Brown, Detroit Spirits (W 173-145) Evansville Thunder, 3/17/1985 1st round, best-of-5
   48 pts. DeWayne Scales, Evansville Thunder (L 145-173) Detroit Spirits, 3/17/1985 1st round, best-of-5
   48 pts. Adrian Branch, Baltimore Lightning (W 121-115) Bay State Bomardiers, 3/18/1986 Playoffs 1st round, game 1, best-of-7 at Worcester, Mass.
   47 pts. Freeman Williams, Tampa Bay Thrillers (W 109-105) at Detroit Spirits, Apr. 14, 1985(19-37 FGs•8-8 FT) Championship Game (Best-of-7, Game 7) 1,687
C.B.A. v. A.B.A. Interleague Challenge Series
   50 pts. Erick Barkley, Indiana Alley Cats (C.B.A.) (W 150-5) Utica Wreckers (A.B.A.), 2/16/2007
   50 pts. Mike Dean, East Kentucky Miners (C.B.A.) (W 172-70) West Virginia Wild (A.B.A.), 12/21/2008
Billings Volcanoes Scrimmage Scrimmage
   47 pts. Jeff Wilkins, Billings Volcanoes Red (W 142-137) Billings Volcanoes White, 11/8/1980 (teammate Rickey Green 42 pts. • White team's Clay Johnson 41 pts.)

• No records were kept from 1991-92 season. 1992 to 2002 is lacking information.
• In 2001, C.B.A. & I.B.L.#2 (1999-2001) teams merged with the I.B.A. bought the defunct C.B.A., forming a renewed C.B.A..

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