Basketball Records

Consecutive Successful Free-Throws

Y.M.C.A. Sports Carnival Chicago
Foul Shooting Contest  (Shoot foul shots until two misses)
(Underhand Record)
 499 straight  Harold “Bunny” Levitt, 4/6/1935
(Missed 500th try, made 873 total without missing 2nd time; stopped so they could close)
(World Record until 1975)

 

Exhibition Free-Throw Shooting
  200 straight  Ted St. Martin, 3/15/1972
  245 straight  Ted St. Martin, 3/5/1974
 1,238 straight  Ted St. Martin, 2/21/1975
 1,233 straight  Robert Zittlow, Dec. 2010 at Green Bay Y.M.C.A.
 1,538 straight  Mike Scudder, 19__
 1,704 straight  Ted St. Martin, 1972? (Phoenix Suns Halftime Show)
 2,036 straight  Ted St. Martin, 6/25/1977
 3,885 straight  Ted St. Martin, c. 1992
 2,750 straight  Dr. Tom Amberry, 11/15/1993 (72 years old.)
 5,221 straight  Ted St. Martin, 4/28/1996
Early Pro Record (Practice)
  91 straight  Sam Curlett, Kingston Pros, 1910
High School Practice
 598 straight  Hal Cohen, Canton HS, 12/11/1975 (New York)
 175 straight  Cornelius “Connie” Pagliaro, St. Francis Prep, 1947 (N.Y.)
College Practice
 137 straight  Jamal Coombs-McDaniel, U. of Connecticut, 12/31/2009
While Blindfolded
  63 straight  John Sebastian, 5/18/1972 (at Maine East High)
  88 straight  Fred Newman, 2/5/1978 (at Central YMCA, San José, Cal.)
While Standing On One Foot
  86 straight  James “Trick Shot” Lister, 19__?
Outdoor
 104 straight  Tom Evans, May 2003, Hall of Fame Tour Classic Shot (Tampa)
N.C.A.A. DI Coaches Charity Contest
 102 straight  Fred Hoiberg (Iowa State), 4/12/2011, Shots From the Heart
Female- Exhibition
 267 straight  Deb Remmerde, 2/13/2006, CBS-TV Sports, Orange City, Iowa
 167 straight  Deb Remmerde, 2/13/2006, CBS-TV Sports, Orange City, Iowa

 

Early Women's Records
Consecutive Free Throw Records
 33 straight  Margaret McBurney (Edmonton Grads) 1927
 35 straight  Margaret McBurney (Edmonton Grads) 3/8/1928 Exhibition, at McDougall Hih Gym, Edmonton, Alberta

 

Successful Free Throws
World Basketball Free Throw Tournament
 56 of 60 Free Throws  Miss M. Koyano (Takanayacho HS, Tokyo) 3/2/1927 at Charleston, South Carolina
Exhibition
 57 of 60 Free Throws  Margaret McBurney (Edmonton Grads) 3/8/1928 at McDougall Gym, Edmonton, Alberta

 

Consecutive Successful Free Throws World Records
Professional Basketball Record
(Independent)
 138 straight  John Wooden, Indianapolis Kautskys, 1934-36
Women's College Record
(N.A.I.A. Div. II)
 133 straight  Deb Remmerde, Northwestern College (Iowa), ends 2/8/2006 v Dakota Wesleyan, over 23 games
For all female player' consecutive successful foul shots records see Women's Consecutive Free Throws
Boy's High School Record
(Louisiana)
 126 straight  Daryl Moreau, De La Salle (New Orleans), 1/17/1978-1/9/1979
one-season
(Michigan)
 102 straight  Brad Radford. Frankenmuth High, 12/14/2007-2/9/2008
National Collegiate Athletic Association
(N.C.A.A. Div. II)
  98 straight  Paul Cluxton, Northern Kentucky, 1997-98 (two seasons)
National Basketball Association Record
(N.B.A.)
  97 straight  Micheal Williams, Minnesota Timberwolves, 3/24/1993-11/9/1993
Euroleague Record
Group C
  94 straight  Arvydas Macijauskas, Tau Ceramica Baskonia (Spain), to 11/26/2006 (one season)
Israel Pro Record
  61 straight  Adi Gordon, Hapoel Jerusalem, 1995-96 (one season)

 Consecutive Successful Free Throws Records

N.B.A.
Historic Record Holders
(Regular Season)
  35 straight  Max Zaslofsky, Chicago Stags, 1949
  49 straight  Joe Fulks, Philadelphia Warriors, 1946-47
  50 straight  Bill Sharman, Boston Celtics, 1/14-1/30/1955
  55 straight  Bill Sharman, Boston Celtics, 11/22-12/27/1956 (one season)
  56 straight  Bill Sharman, Boston Celtics, 1958-1959 (1958 & 1959 playoffs, 11 games)
  58 straight  Calvin Murphy, Houston Rockets, 10/28-11/18/1975 (one season)
  60 straight  Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors, 10/22-11/16/1976 (one season)
  78 straight  Calvin Murphy, , 12/27/1980-2/28/1981 (one season)
  97 straight  Micheal Williams, Minnesota Timberwolves, 3/24/1993-11/9/1993 (84 straight in season)
N.B.A. Consecutive Free Throws Records
  97 straight  Micheal Williams, Minnesota Timberwolves, 3/24/1993-11/9/1993 (two seasons)
  87 straight  Jose Calderon, Toronto Raptors, 4/11/2008-1/30/2009 (two seasons; 84 in 2008-09 season)
  81 straight  Mahmoud Abdul Rauf, Denver Nuggets, 1993-11/16/1993 (two seasons)
  78 straight  Calvin Murphy, Houston Roskets, 12/27/1980-2/28/1981 (one season)
  77 straight  Mark Price, Cleveland Cavaliers, 1993 (one season)
  75 straight  Ricky Pierce, Seattle SuperSonics, ends 12/13/1991 (one season)
  74 straight  Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns, 4/6/07 to 11/30/07 (two seasons; 21 in 2006-07, 53 in 2007-08)
  73 straight  Caron Butler, Washington Wizards, to 2/3/2008 (one season)
  71 straight  Larry Bird, Boston Celtics, 12/19/1989-2/13/1990 (one season)
  71 straight  Sam Cassell, , 1/14/2004-2/8/2004 (one season)
  67 straight  Terrell Brandon, Cleveland Cavaliers, 12/8/1995-1/5/1996 (one season)
  67 straight  Jeff Hornacek, Phoenix Suns, 11/12/1999-1/6/2000 (one season)
  66 straight  Peja Stojakovic, Minnesota Timberwolves, 3/23-5/10/2004 (41 sraight reg. season + 15 straight playoffs)
  65 straight  Danny Granger, Indiana Pacers, to 2/22/2008 (one season)
  63 straight  Dan Issel, Denver Nuggets, 2/15-2/27/1982 (one season)
  62 straight  Joe Dumars, Detroit Pistons, ends 4/5/1991
  62 (or 63?)  Terrell Brandon, Minnesota Timberwolves, 11/16/2001-2/4/2001 (last game of career)
  62 straight  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, 1/11-1/22/2006 (one season)
  61 straight  Reggie Miller, Indiana Pacers, 2/5-3/13/2005 (one season)
  60 straight  Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors, 10/22-11/16/1976 (one season)
  60 straight  Reggie Miller, Indiana Pacers, 3/18-4/6/2005 (one season)
  60 straight  Dirk Nowitski, Dallas Mavericks, to 1/7/2006
  59 straight  Larry Bird, Boston Celtics, 9/9-23/9/2987 (one season)
  58 straight  Calvin Murphy, Houston Rockets, 10/28-11/18/1975 (one season)
  58 straight  Jamal Crawford, Los Angeles Clippers, 11/3-12/9/2012 (one season)
  57 straight  Mike Bratz, Phoenix Suns, 1/12-3/2/1980 (one season)
  57 straight  Kevin Johnson, Phoenix Suns, 1/27-2/9/1989 (one season)
  57 straight  Earl Boykins, Denver Nuggets, to 2/12/2005
  56 straight  Bill Sharman, Boston Celtics, 1958-1959 (1958 & 1959 playoffs, 11 games)
  56 straight  Terrell Brandon, Cleveland Cavaliers, to 12/28/1996
  55 straight  Bill Sharman, Boston Celtics, 11/22-1-12/27 (one season)
  53 straight  Walter Davis, Denver Nuggets, 11/15-12/13/1989 (one season)
  53 straight  Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns, 2007-08
  52 straight  Reggie Miller, Indiana Pacers, 3/5-3/18/1991 (one season)
  51 straight  John Long, Detroit Pistons, 3/2-4/10/1984 (one season)
  51 straight  Jack Sikma, Milwaukee Bucks, 1987
  51 straight  Chauncey Billups, Toronto Raptors, 2/22-4/3/1998 (one season)
  51 straight  Mike Bibby, Sacramento Kings, 2002-03
  51 straight  Richard Hamilton, Detroit Pistons, to 2/24/2010 (one season)
  50 straight  Dolph Schayes, Syracuse Nationals, to 1/2/1958
  50 straight  Bill Sharman, Boston Celtics, 1/14-1/30/1955
  50 straight  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, to 2/20/2008 (one season)
  49 straight  Joe Fulks, Philadelphia Warriors, 1946-47
  49 straight  Jeff Hornacek, Phoenix Suns, to 12/30/1991 or 1990?
  49 straight  Steve Nash, Dallas Mavericks, 12/2-12/20/2002 (one season)
  48 straight  Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns, 12/15/2010-1/14/2011 (one season)
  47 straight  Steve Nash, Dallas Mavericks, 1/2-1/23/2003
  45 straight  Rolando Blackman, Dallas Mavericks, 11/5-11/19/1991 (ones eason)
N.B.A. Playoffs Free Throws Records
  56 straight  Bill Sharman, Boston Celtics, 1958 (7 games, championship round) & 1959 (4 games)
N.B.A. Consecutive Free Throws to start new season:
  84 straight  Jose Calderon, Toronto Raptors, 2008-09 (to 1/30/09)
  53 straight  Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns, 2007-08

 

A.B.A.
Historic Record Holders
  31 straight  Doug Moe, New Orleans Buccaneers, 3/15-3/19/1968 (4 games)
  49 straight  Bobby Lloyd, New York Nets, 2/14-3/16/1969 (13 games) at Commack, L.I.
  58 straight  Louie Dampier, Kentucky Colonels, 12/13/1970-1/11/1971 (one season)

 

A.B.L.
Historic Records
  58 straight  Larry Staverman, Kansas City Steers, to 2/15/1962

 

Continental Basketball Association
Historic Record Holders
  56 straight  Robert Smith, Toronto Tornados, 1/22-2/5/1984
  60 straight  Miles Simon, Dakota Wizards, 2/21-2/5/2002

 

N.B.A. Development League
 110 straight  Blake Ahearn, Reno Bighorns, 12/21/2011-2/2/2012
  78 straight  Blake Ahearn, Dakota Wizards, 2008

 

Euroleague
  94 straight  Arvydas Macijauskas, Tau Ceramica Baskonia (Spain), to 11/26/2006 (one season)
  58 straight  Igor Rakocevic, Tau Ceramica Baskonia (Spain), 2008-09 (one season)

 

British Basketball League (B.B.L.)
Record Holder
  85 straight  Trey Moore, Newcastle Eagles, to 3/27/2009 (one season)

 

Brazil Pro Foul Shot Streak Record Holders
Carioca League
90 straight  Oscar Schmidt, Flamengo Petrobrás, c.1999-03 (over 10 games)

 

Finland Pro Foul Shot Streak Record Holder
Korisliiga
48 straight  Kalevi Pietikainen, Huima (Spectacular), Oct. 17, 1981-Oct. 1, 1982

 

Israel Pro Foul Shot Streak Record Holders
  55 straight  Brad Leaf, Hapoel Galil Elyon, 1994-95 (one season)
  57 straight  Amir Katz, Bnei Herzliya, 1994-95 to 1995-96 (two seasons)
  61 straight  Adi Gordon, Hapoel Jerusalem, 1995-96 (one season)

 

Philippines Pro Foul Shot Streak Record Holders
P.B.A.
  76 straight  Allan Caidic, team?, c.1993
  69 straight  William “Bogs” Adornado, Shell & Hill Bros., 10/20/1986-8/7/87

 

Venezuela Pro Foul Shot Streak Record Holder
L.P.B.
  54 straight  Omar Quintero, Gigantes de Guayana, 2009
  42 straight  José Ramos, Gigantes de Guayana, 2009

 

Amateur Athletic Union
California A.A.U. Regular Season
  73 straight  Chuck Kearney, Hollywood Athletic Association, 1931?  (73 of 73 for season)

 

National College Athletic Association
N.C.A.A. Division I Record
Historic Record Holders
  38 straight  Chet Forte, Columbia, 1956-57
  42 straight  Dave Ricketts, Duquesne, to 2/4/1957
  34 straight  Don Hennon, Pittsburgh (W 79-72) at Holy Cross, streak ends 2/4/1958
  50 straight  Howard Komives, Bowling Green, 1963-64
  57 straight  Bill Bradley, Princeton Freshman, 1961-62 (frosh team)
  60 straight  Bobby Lloyd, Rutgers, streak ends Feb. 1967
  64 straight  Joe Dykstra, Western Illinois, 1981-82 (8 games)
  73 straight  Gary Buchanan, Villanova, 11/17/2000-2/12/2001 (21 games)1
  85 straight  Darnell Archey, Butler University, 2000- Jan. 2003 (three seasons)
Consecutive Free Throws Records
  85 straight  Darnell Archey, Butler University, 2000- Jan. 2003 (three seasons)
  73 straight  Gary Buchanan, Villanova, 11/17/2000-2/12/2001 (21 games)
  68 straight  Steve Novak, Marquette, to 1/7/2006 (two seasons)
  66 straight  Scott Wood, North Carolina State, to 2/10/2012 (one season)
  64 straight  Joe Dykstra, Western Illinois, 1981-82 (8 games)
  63 straight  A.J. Graves, Butler University, 11/25/2006-1/28/2007
  62 straight  Luke Ridnour, U. of Oregon, 1/9-2/22/2003 (one season)
  60 straight  Bobby Lloyd, Rutgers, streak ends Feb. 1967
  60 straight  Blake Ahearn, Southwest Missouri State, 12/20/2003-2/14/2004 (one season)
  60 straight  Blake Ahearn, Southwest Missouri State, 12/19/2004-1/31/2005 (one season)
  58 straight  Jordan Hulls, Indiana, ends 12/22/2011
  57 straight  Bill Bradley, Princeton Freshman, 1961-62 (last 57 of season)
  57 straight  Vince Greene, Illinois State, 1/18/2004-11/30/2004 (two seasons)
  56 straight  Derek Raivio, Gonzaga, 1/15 to 2/26/2007
  54 straight  J.J. Redick, Duke University, 3/20/2003-1/15/2004
  51 straight  Neil Watson, Southern Mississippi, to Feb. 2014
  50 straight  Howard Komives, Bowling Green, 1963-64 (one season)
  49 straight  Brian Burke, Lafayette, to 2/9/2000 (one season)
  49 straight  Ryan Mendez, Stanford Univ., to 3/10/2001
  48 straight  Howard Komives, Bowling Green, 196_
  48 straight  Mal Graham, New York University, 1966-67
  48 straight  Rickey Medlock, Arkansas, 1974-75
  48 straight  Jeff Lamp, University of Virginia, 1979-80
  48 straight  Marcus Wilson, Evansville College, 12/1/1996-2/2/1997 (one season)
  48 straight  Tyler Haws, Brigham Young, 2009-10 (one season)
  47 straight  Tim Blair, Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 1990
  46 straight  Glenn Napier, Morehead State, 1981-82
  46 straight  Todd Leary, Indiana, 2/22/1990-1/26/1994
  46 straight  Ashton Gibbs, Pittsburgh, 2009-10
  45 straight  Steve Smith, Michigan State, 1991
  45 straight  Roger Mason, Jr., University of Virginia, 2000-01
  45 straight  Cory Higgins, Colorado, to 1/7/2009
  44 straight  James Gillingham, Bradley U., 2/8 to 2/25/2003
  44 straight  Derek Raivio, Gonzaga, 11/24/2006 to 1/8/2007
  44 straight  Jack McClinton, Miami (Fla.), to 11/21/2008
  44 straight  Larry Wright, Oakland University, (Michigan), to Mar. 2010
  43 straight  Johnathon Jones, Oakland University (Michigan), to 1/23/2010
  43 straight  Clevin Hannah, Wichita State, to 1/27/2010
  42 straight  Ken McIntyre, St. John's (W 55-51) Villanova, misses 1st FT 3/20/1965 N.I.T. at Madison Square Garden
  42 straight  Jeff Jonas, Utah, 1976-77
  42 straight  David Bluthethal, U.S.C., 2000-01
  42 straight  Daniel Horton, Michigan, 2005-06
  42 straight  Daniel Horton, Michigan, to 2/4/2006 (2nd time)
  41 straight  Todd Lichti, Stanford, 1988-89
  41 straight  Geoff Goss, Gonzaga, c.1994
  41 straight  Derek Raivio, Gonzaga, 12/28/2004 to 2/3/2005
  41 straight  Bret Cloepfil, Colorado State, 2006-07
  41 straight  Holton Hunsaker, Utah Valley, 2011-12
  40 straight  Dave Ricketts, Duquesne University, to 1/30/1957
  40 straight  Donta Bright, Massachusetts, Jan.-Feb. 1996
  40 straight  Juan Dixon, Maryland, Dec. 2000 (one season)
  39 straight  Jackie Murdock, Wake Forest, to 1/31/1957
  39 straight  Rob Gonzalez, Colorado, 1/10 to 2/26/1983
  39 straight  Joey Graham, Oklahoma State, 2004-05
  39 straight  Sean Singletary, University of Virginia, to 12/16/2006
  39 straight  Jimmer Fredette, Brigham Young University, 11/17 to 12/12/2009
One Season
  73 straight  Gary Buchanan, Villanova, 11/17/2000-2/12/2001 (21 games)
  64 straight  Joe Dykstra, Western Illinois, 1981-82 (8 games)
  63 straight  A.J. Graves, Butler University, 11/25/2006-1/28/2007
  60 straight  Blake Ahearn, Southwest Missouri State, 12/20/2003-2/14/2004
  60 straight  Blake Ahearn, Southwest Missouri State, to 1/31/2005
N.C.A.A. Division II Record
Career Record Holders
  53 straight  Bob Gleason, Montclair State, 1966 (Small College Division) Panzer Gymnasium
  74 straight  Mike Hall, Adams State, 1992
  98 straight  Paul Cluxton, Northern Kentucky, 1996-97 (two seasons)
Career Records
  98 straight  Paul Cluxton, Northern Kentucky, 1996-97 (two seasons)
  88 straight  Aaron Farley, Harding University, 2002-1/30/2003 (two seasons)
  75 straight  Aaron Farley, Harding University, to 1/30/2003
  74 straight  Mike Hall, Adams State, 1992
  53 straight  Bob Gleason, Montclair State, 1966 (Small College Division)
  51 straight  Sterling Council, South Carolina-Aiken, to 1/2/2012
  44 straight  Jake Linton, Saint Martin University, (16 straight Feb. or Mar. 2007, 16 straight Nov. 2007)
  39 straight  Steve Coon, Chadron State, 1976-77
One Season
  94 straight  Paul Cluxton, Northern Kentucky, 11/8/1996-3/20/1997
  75 straight  Aaron Farley, Harding University, to 1/30/2003
  53 straight  Bob Gleason, Montclair State, 1966 (Small College Division)
  47 straight  Clyde Briley, McNeese State, 1964-65
N.C.A.A. Division III Record
DIII Consecutive Free Throws Record Holders
  70 straight  Korey Coon, Illinois Wesleyan, 2/13/1999 to 12/4/1999 (two seasons)
  84 straight  Dick Rhinehart, Kalamazoo College, 1/3/2001-12/17/2001 (two seasons, 16 g.)
DIII Consecutive Free Throws Records
  84 straight  Dick Rhinehart, Kalamazoo College, 1/3/2001-12/17/2001 (two seasons)
  70 straight  Korey Coon, Illinois Wesleyan, 2/13/1999 to 12/4/1999 (two seasons)
  66 straight  James Jones, Delaware Valley College, 2011 [ends career with streak] (6˝ games)
  65 straight  Nick Wilkins, Coe College, 2/5/2002-2/15/2003 (two seasons) 55?
  59 straight  Mike Michelson, Coast Guard Academy, 1/16-2/27/1990 (13 games)
  58 straight  Gian Paul Gonzalez, Montclair State, to 1/16/2006
  56 straight  Gary Chenault, George Fox University, 1978-79
  48 straight  Aaron Schmick, George Fox University, 1/10-2/3/2006 (6 games)
  47 straight  David Lowry, Transyvania University, 1981-82
  44 straight  Daniel Brown, Berea College, 1993-94
One Season
  66 straight  James Jones, Delaware Valley College, 2011 [ends career with streak] (6˝ games)
  59 straight  Mike Michelson, Coast Guard Academy, 1/16-2/27/1990 (13 games)
  58 straight  Nick Wilkins, Coe College, 2002-03 48?
  58 straight  Gian Paul Gonzalez, Montclair State, to 1/16/2006
NCAA Division unknown Consecutive Free Throws Records
  44 straight  Darren Cooper, Eastern Washington, 2001-02 2001-02?

 

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
N.A.I.A Division I Record Holders
  29 straight  Dick Nyers, Indiana Central College, 1958-59
  35 straight  Mort Wheeler, Hastings College, Feb. 1960 (7 games)
  44 straight  Curt Strathman, Westmar College, 1967-68 (frosh)
  47 straight  Rick Solvason, Northwest Nazarene, to 2/4/1991
  57 straight  Mike Hall, Adams State, Feb. 1991 after above (one season)
  74 straight  Mike Hall, Adams State, 1/11-2/15/1992 (one season)
N.A.I.A Division I Records
  74 straight  Mike Hall, Adams State, 1/11-2/15/1992 (one season)
  57 straight  Mike Hall, Adams State, ends Feb. 1991 (one season)
  51 straight  Brian Hills, Western Baptist College, 1995-96 (5 games)
  47 straight  Clyde Briley, McNeese State, Jan. 1964
  47 straight  David Lowry, Transyvania University, 1981-82
  44 straight  Curt Strathman, Westmar College, 1967-68 (frosh)
N.A.I.A Division II Record
Record Holders
  52 straight  Scott Blum, Grace College (Indiana), 1991-92
  52 straight  Kade Wilson, Albertson College (Idaho), 1994-95 51?
  60 straight  Dan Rough, Whitman College, 12/15/1995-1/31/1997 (two seasons)
  70 straight  Tyler Shively, Huntington Univ., 1/2-11/19/2008 (2 seasons- 20 games)
Records
  70 straight  Tyler Shively, Huntington Univ., 1/2-11/19/2008 (2 seasons- 20 games)
  60 straight  Dan Rough, Whitman College, 12/15/1995-1/31/1997 (two seasons)
  52 straight  Scott Blum, Grace College (Indiana), 1991-92
  52 straight  Kade Wilson, Albertson College (Idaho), 1994-95 51?

 

National Junior College Athletic Association
  73 straight  Darrell Stanley, Colorado Northwestern Community College, 1990-91
  61 straight  Pete Jensen, Gulf Coast Community College, 12/3/1977-1/2/1979
  56 straight  Trent Hutchin, Copiah-Lincoln (Co-Lin) Community College (Miss.), 2008-09
  51 straight  Ralph Fugate, Lees College (Ky.), 1991
  47 straight  Eddie Newell, New Mexico Junior College, 1984-85

 

Boy's High School Records
 126 straight  Daryl Moreau, De La Salle (New Orleans), 1/17/1978-1/9/1979 (Louisiana)
 102 straight  Brad Radford, Frankenmuth High, 12/14/2007-2/9/2008 (one season) (Michigan)
  88 straight  Akeem Morissaint, Calvary Christian Academy (Ft. Lauderdale), c.2009 (Florida)
  87 straight  Michael Brooker, Brentwood Academy, 1995-96 (Georgia)
  76 straight  Brad Niemann, Glenbrook South (Glenview), 2/19/1986-1/24/1987 (Illinois)
  72 straight  Rob Cavanaugh, Valparaiso High, 1989-90 (Indiana)
  72 straight  Geoff Van Winkle, Forest Park High, 1/12-12/28/2002 (two seasons) (Indiana)
  72 straight  Tyler Schmidt, Le Sueur-Henderson High, 2007-08 (Minnesota)
  71 straight  Mike Lipnisky, Rolling Meadows High, 12/27/1989-1/20/1990 (Illinois)
  70 straight  Mark Wittbrodt, Bay City Western, 2/11/1991-3/3/92 (Michigan)
  68 straight  Ryan Dierks, Newark Licking Valley, 12/22/2007-1/25/2008 (Ohio)
  68 straight  John Jenkins, Station Camp High, 2008-1/9/2009 (Tennessee)
  67 straight  Denton Jones, Central High (Knoxville), 1969-70 (Tennessee)
  66 straight  Tim Hobby, Alvin High School, 1985 (Texas)
  66 straight  Brett Snodgrass, East Central High, 1996-97 (Indiana)
  64 straight  Steve Alford, Chrysler High (New Castle), 1982-83 (Indiana)
  64 straight  Matt Seidensticker, Shelby High School, 1995 (Montana)
  63 straight  Marvin Selvy, Corbin High, 1964-65 1965-66? (Kentucky)
  62 straight  Jeff Reck, St. Paul Harding, Jan.-Feb. 2002 (Minnesota)
  61 straight  Bart Stepp, South Eugene High, 1988-89 (Oregon)
  61 straight  J.J. Redick, Cave Springs High, 1999-2000 (Roanoke, Virginia)
  59 straight  Sonny Benefield, Sweeny High, 1964 (Texas)
  59 straight  Chuck Archambault, Bismarck High, 1998-99 (North Dakota)
  58 straight  Frank Jones, Clay County HS, 1964 (Kentucky)
  58 straight  Victor Newman, Houston Academy High, 1987-88 (Alabama)
  58 straight  Brian Holpuch, Bend High School, 1992-93 (Oregon)
  58 straight  Dane Luke, Milford High School, 1996-97 (13 games) (Illinois)
  58 straight  Nick Bahe, Southeast High School, 2002 (Nebraska)
  56 straight  Matt Mills, Rector High School, 1998-99 (Arkansas)
  56 straight  Richard Donnelly, Steubenville High School, 1989-90 (Ohio)
  54 straight  Richard Hauser, Westfield High, 1956 (North Carolina)
  54 straight  Travis Butler, Lauderdale County High, 1965-66 (Alabama)
  54 straight  Jimmy Thomasson, Parkersburg South, 1985 (West Virginia)
  54 straight  Jeff Work, Fallbrook High, 1985 (San Diego section, California)
  54 straight  Tony King, Clyde Erwin High (Asheville), 1987-88 (North Carolina)
  54 straight  Tony Taylor, Martin County West (Sherburn), Feb.-Dec. 1996 (2 seasons) (Minnesota)
  54 straight  Tyson Hartnett, Shawnee High (Medford), 2003-04 (New Jersey) (1 miss on yr. was 1st attempt of season)
  54 straight  Austin Thornton, Cedar Springs, 2/20-3/9/2007 (Michigan)
  53 straight  Jim Stepp, Sheldon Clark High, 1976 (Kentucky)
  52 straight  Rob Kezmarsky, Laurel Highlands Mustangs, 1989-90 (Pennsylvania)
  52 straight  Rick Rickert, Duluth East, Jan.-Feb. 2000 (Minnesota)
  52 straight  Nick Dials, Willard High School, 2002-03 (Ohio)
  52 straight  Dan Borcherdt, Archbold High School, 2004-05 (Ohio)
  51 straight  Doug Winiger, Indianapolis Warren Central, 1963-64 (Indiana)
  51 straight  Mike Pardon, Roseburg High, 1983-84 (Oregon)
  51 straight  Matt Marganthaler, Macomb High, 12/20/1985-1/28/1986 (Illinois)
  51 straight  Radford Graves, Monroe County, 2003 (Kentucky)
  50 straight  Bill Staehlin, Homewood-Flossmoor, 1/10-1/28/1975 (14 games) (Illinois)
  49 straight  Steve Alford, Chrysler High (New Castle), 1982-83 (Indiana)
  48 straight  Tom Muesseler, Latrobe High, 1967-68 (Pennsylvania)
  48 straight  Joey Welty, Carroll County High, 1981-82 (to 2/16/1982) (Kentucky) (one season)
  48 straight  Jeff Reck, St. Paul Harding, 2002 (Minnesota)
  48 straight  Zach Gillum, Greenup County HS, 2004-05 (Kentucky)
  47 straight  Brett Eades, Paris High, 1989 (Kentucky)
  46 straight  Mark Mason, Sullivan East HS, 1969-70 (Tennessee) (6 games)
  46 straight  Kent Baker, Mt. Gilead Indians, 1975-76 (Ohio)
  46 straight  Brandon Fisher, Henderson County HS, 1997 (Kentucky)
  46 straight  Andrew Gallas, Wyoming Tri-unity Christian, 12/30/2003-3/13/04 (Michigan)
  45 straight  Marvin Spencer, Brien McMahon Senators, Jan.-Feb. 1967 (Connecticut)
  45 straight  Joe Jakubick, Madison HS Cardinals, 1979-80 (Ohio)
  44 straight  Bill Crone, Connersville High, 1961-62 (Indiana)

 Consecutive Successful Free Throws - One Game

A.B.A.
  23 straight  Rick Barry, Oakland Oaks, 1969

 

N.B.A.
Historic Record Holders
  16 straight  Ed Macauley, Boston Celtics (W 100-95) New York Knickerbockers, 2/3/1952
  19 straight  Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks (L 121-141) at Boston Celtics, 11/22/1961
  19 straight  Bill Cartwright, New York Knicks (L 110-124) Kansas City Kings, 11/17/1981 at Madison Square Garden 5,922
  19 straight  Adrian Dantley, Detroit Pistons (W 127-123O.T.) Chicago Bulls, 12/15/1987
  23 straight  Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks (W 123-114) Chicago Bulls, 12/8/1992
Consecutive Foul Shots Records, One Game
  23 straight  Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks (W 123-114) Chicago Bulls, 12/8/1992
  21 straight  Deron Williams, New Jersey Nets (W 104-101) at Charlotte Bobcats, 3/4/2012
  20 straight  Richard Hamilton, Detroit Pistons (W 117-1162 O.T.s) Charlotte Bobcats, 11/21/2004
  19 straight  Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks (L 121-141) at Boston Celtics, 11/22/1961
  19 straight  Bill Cartwright, New York Knicks (L 110-124) Kansas City Kings, 11/17/1981 at Madison Square Garden 5,922
  19 straight  Adrian Dantley, Detroit Pistons (W 127-123O.T.) Chicago Bulls, 12/15/1987

 

College
  19 straight  Jerry Shipp, Southeastern Oklahoma v. East Central, 1958
  18 straight  ?, ?, 19__ N.C.A.A. Small College/NAIA DI
  18 straight  Brian Hills, Western Baptist (Ore.) v. Albertson (Idaho), 2/19/1994 N.A.I.A. Div. II
  18 straight  Brian Hills, Western Baptist (Ore.) v. Southern Oregon, 1/14/1995N.A.I.A. Div. II
  23 straight  Carl Hartman, Alberson Broaddus (W.Va.) (W 113-92) at Salem Col. at Charleston, 12/6/1954 NCAA DII/NAIA DI
  21 straight  Johnny Lee, Yale v. Oregon State, 1956-57
  24 straight  Arlen Clark, Oklahoma State (W 66-51) Colorado, 3/7/1959 N.C.A.A. DI
  21 straight  York Larese, North Carolina v. Duke, 1959-60 N.C.A.A. DI
  22 straight  Ron Warner, Gettysburg College (L 79-892 O.T.s) St. Joseph's (Philadelphia), 2/13/1962
  30 straight  Rob Rittgers, California-San Diego (W 110-85) Menlo, 1/16/1988
  35 straight  Ron Marozzi, Rhode Island (W 83-61) at Colby College, 2/21/1956

 

National Junior College Athletic Association
Historic Record Holders
  24 straight  Sam Watson, Southwestern Michigan College v. Washtenaw, 1968-69
  25 straight  Casey Mitchell, Chipola College (Fla.) (W 86-81O.T.) Tallahassee, 1/24/2009 (missed 26th of game)
National Tournament Record Holder
  29 straight  Chris McMullin, Dixie State (Utah) v. Mercer County, 1982

 

U. S. High School - Foul Shots, One Game
  38  Bill Harvey, Hampton Bays High, 1979 (Suffolk County, N.Y.)
  38  Rusty Marshall, Roberts High, 1979 (Montana)
  33  Caleb Tanner, Floyd County High, 12/4/2013 (Virginia) 33 of 33
  31  Randy Patti, Rosedale (Kansas City) v Bishop Meige, 1970-71 31 straight
  28  Doug Schildt, Juneau High v Custer High, 1/18/1967 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) 28 straight
U. S. High School - Foul Shots, One Quarter
  20 straight  Bobby Davis, Mineral Ridge High, 1980 (Ohio)
  18 straight  Joe Basil, Raymond HS (W 81-74) Cashmere HS, 1974 (Washington Class A State Tourn.)

 

Canadian College Foul Shot Streak Records
Canadian Interuniversity Sport
C.I.S. Consecutive Free Throws - Single Game
  21 straight  Shane Butland, Memorial College v. Dalhousie, Feb. 5, 2001
  20 straight  John Hatch, St. Francis U., 1983-84

 

Women's Consecutive Successful Free-Throw Streaks
World Record
 133 straight Deb Remmerde, Northwestern College (Iowa), ends 2/8/2006 v Dakota Wesleyan, over 23 games (N.A.I.A.)
High School
 120 straight Lakin Preisner, Northern Heights High, Nov./Dec., 2012-12/13/2013 (Kansas)
N.C.A.A. Division III
(unofficial)
  69 straight Valerie Kepner, Baldwin-Wallace (NCAA) & Lake Erie College (NAIA), 1987-2/18/1989 (three seasons) (8 points in 1987 for NAIA team)
(official)
  69 straight Jamie Visness, Concordia-Morehead, 1/28/2002 to 2/12/2003, 29 games
  57 straight Suzy Carlson, Rose-Hulman College, to 2006 (one season)
N.C.A.A. Division I
  70 straight Lauren Prochaska, Bowling Green, to 12/21/2010
  66 straight Ginny Doyle, University of Richmond, 6 in 1990-91, 60 in 1991-92 (3/1/1991-1/22/1992)
  61 straight Cyndi Valentin, Indiana University, 11/26/2005-06 (12 games, 11/29/2005 v. Belmont to 1/12/2006 v. Northwestern)
  60 straight Ginny Doyle, University of Richmond, 1991-92
  60 straight Adrienne Squire, Penn State, 2005-06 (10 in 2005 season, 50 straight next season to 1/12/2006 v. Illinois)
  57 straight Jody Beerman, Central Michigan, 1986-87
  53 straight Katie Miller, Northern Iowa, 1999-2000
  53 straight Zane Teilane, Western Illinois, 1/11-2/26/2005
  52 straight Greta Luksyte, North Carolina-Wilmington, to 11/20/2008
  52 straight Emily London, Samford University, 12/19/2008-3/6/2009
  52 straight Elena Delle Donne, Delaware, 2/20-3/13/2011 (one season)
  49 straight Lisa Rathburn, Brigham Young, 1990-91
  49 straight Brooke Lassiter, Louisiana Tech, 2000-01
  48 straight Cyndi Valentin, Indiana University 1/2-11/27/2004
  47 straight Jeanine Radice, Fordham University, 1988-89
  47 straight Samantha Prahalis, Ohio State, ends 2/21/2010 N.C.A.A. Div. I
  45 straight Amy Slowikowski, Kent State, 1988-89
  45 straight Wendy Scholtens, Vanderbilt, 1988-Jan. 1989 (one season)
  45 straight Tiffany Woosley, U. of Tennessee, 12/21/1992-2/6/1993 (one season)
  45 straight Lauren Prochaska, Bowling Green, to 2/15/2009
  44 straight Paige Guffey, Murray State, 2008-09
  42 straight Susan Robinson, Penn State, to 3/14/1990
  41 straight Travece Turner, Moorhead State, 2000-01
  40 straight Andrea Riley, Oklahoma State, 2006-07 (Frosh.; In 1st 8 games.)
  39 straight Heidi Arciszewski, U. of Wisconsin- Eau Claire, 11/29-12/13/2008 (one season)
  39 straight Elena Delle Donne, Delaware, 2009-10 (one season)
N.C.A.A. Division II
  78 straight Jamey Gelhar, Saint Martin's (Oregon), 12/18/2008 to 2/28/2009 (one season)
  53 straight Denise Gallo, Pittsburgh-Johnstown, 2/1-2/20/1996 (one season)
  39 straight Katie Zimmerman, Michigan Tech, 2007-08 (one season)
N.A.I.A.. Division II
 133 straight Deb Remmerde, Northwestern College (Iowa), ends 2/8/2006 v Dakotaa Wesleyan, over 23 games
  53 straight Deb Remmerde, Northwestern College (Iowa), 12/30/2004-2/9/2005 (one season)
  41 straight Brittany Smart, Cedarville University (Ohio), 2005-06 (one season)
N.A.I.A.. Division I
  57 straight Jackie Weaver, Trevecca Nazarene University, 11/18/2005 to 1/14/2006 (missed 1st try 1/19)
  55 straight Becky Fly, Missouri Southern, 1/14/1983 to 2/26/1983
  41 straight Brittany Roberts, Lubbock Christian U., 1/1/2011 to 2/5/2011
N.J.C.A.A... Division I
  49 straight Paula Corder, Three Rivers Community College, 1996-97
N.J.C.A.A... Division II
  52 straight Candance Lacombe, Louisiana State-Eunice, 2008-09
N.C.A.A. - During One Season
  78 straight Jamey Gelhar, Saint Martin's (Oregon), 12/18/2008 to 2/28/2009 N.C.A.A. Div. II
  70 straight Lauren Prochaska, Bowling Green, to 12/21/2010 N.C.A.A. Div. I
  61 straight Valerie Kepner, Baldwin-Wallace, 11/18/1988-2/18/1989 N.C.A.A. Div. III
  61 straight Cyndi Valentin, Indiana University 11/26/2005-06 N.C.A.A. Div. I (12 games, Nov. '05 to 1/12/2006 v. Northwestern)
  60 straight Ginny Doyle, University of Richmond, 1991-92 N.C.A.A. Div. I
  57 straight Suzy Carlson, Rose-Hulman, to Jan. 2006 N.C.A.A. Div. III
  53 straight Denise Gallo, Pittsburgh-Johnstown, 2/1-2/20/1996 N.C.A.A. Div. II
  52 straight Elena Delle Donne, Delaware, 2/20-3/13/2011 N.C.A.A. Div. I
  47 straight Samantha Prahalis, Ohio State, ends 2/21/2010 N.C.A.A. Div. I
  45 straight Wendy Scholtens, Vanderbilt, 1988-Jan. 1989 N.C.A.A. Div. I
  45 straight Tiffany Woosley, U. of Tennessee, 12/21/1992-2/6/1993 N.C.A.A. Div. I
N.C.A.A. - During One Game
  26 straight Kelsey Minato, Army (L 85-92) Holy Cross, 2/12/2014 N.C.A.A. Div, I
Kelsey Minato, West Point number 5, shooting a foul shot.
Kelsey Minato
  22 straight Shanika Freeman, Jacksonville State (L 83-96) at Florida Atlantic, 2/6/2003 N.C.A.A. Div. I
  22 straight Missy Guadagnino, Nova Southeastern (W 66-58) Florida Southern, 1/25/2006 N.C.A.A. Div. II
  21 straight Candace Fincher, Valdosta State v. West Alabama, 1/25/1986 N.C.A.A. Div. II
  20 straight Sharon Rines, St. Joseph's (Maine) v. Emmanuel (Mass.), 1/26/1993 N.C.A.A. Div. III
  20 straight Kristeena Alexander, George Mason U. v. Central Florida, 1996 N.C.A.A. Div. I
  20 straight Liz Beggs, Kent State v. St. Bonaventure, 2000 N.C.A.A. Div. I
  20 straight Nya Geschke, Wisconsin-Whitewater v. Wisconsin-Stout, 2/21/2004 N.C.A.A. Div. III
N.A.I.A.. - During One Game
  18 straight Tina Beal-Brown, McMurry (Texas) v Angelo State (Tx.), 12/10/1983 N.A.I.A. Div. I
  18 straight Delena White, Hannibal-LaGraange (Mo.) v. Columbia (Mo.), 3/10/2003 N.A.I.A. Div. I
  21 straight Britney Kannady, Oklahoma Wesleyan v. Northwestern Oklahoma State, 12/6/2003 N.A.I.A. Div. II
N.J.C.A.A. - During One Game
  25 straight Paula Corder, Three Rivers Community College (Mo.) v. Crowder College, 1997-98 N.J.C.A.A. Div. I
National High School Consecutive Free Throw Records (N.H.S.A.A.), Girls:
6 on 6 era
  81 straight Kathy Marlow, Ogden High School, 1972 (Iowa) [exhibition at halftime of state tourney game]
  53 straight Jody Ratigan, Tri-Center High, 1985-86 (Iowa)
  51 straight Sherry Myers, Oakland High, Nov.-Dec. 1968 (Iowa)
modern era
 120 straight Lakin Preisner, Northern Heights High, Nov./Dec., 2012-12/13/2013 (Kansas)
  80 straight Elena DelleDonne, Ursuline Academy, to Jan. 2006 (Wilmington, Delaware)
  70 straight Shanna Zolman, Wawasee High School (Syracuse), 2001-02 season to 2/2/2002 v. Northridge (Indiana)
  63 straight Katie Edwards, Fergus High School, c. 2002 (Montana)
  63 straight Shanna Zolman, Wawasee High School, 2002 (Indiana)
  58 straight Katrina Greer, Penns Valley High, 2003-04 (Pennsylvania)
  55 straight Marissa DeMont, Sandusky High, 3/4/2009-12/22/2009 (Michigan)
  54 straight Shanna Zolman, Wawasee High School, 1999 (Indiana)
  54 straight Kari Daugherty, Warsaw River View HS, 2008-2009 (Ohio)
  54 straight Danielle Ledrich, New Philadelphia High, 2009 (Ohio)
  53 straight Brooke Bisping, Morton High School, to 1/13/2009 (Illinois)
  53 straight Kelly Hughes, Point Pleasant Boro High, 7 games•12/27/2011 to 1/10/2012 (New Jersey)
  50 straight Lisa Kunzman, Mounds View Irondale, 1995 (Minnesota)
  49 straight Ashley Burrows, Bondurant-Farrar HS, 10 games•12/20/2013 to 1/31/2014 (Iowa)
  47 straight Brittany Johnson, East Richland High, 2005 (Illinois)
National High School Consecutive Free Throw Records, One Game, Girls:
6 on 6 era
  42 straight Jeanette Olson, Everly High v. Kingsley-Pierson, 1968 (Iowa)
  41 straight Dea Baker, Woodward-Granger v. Truro High, 1970 (Iowa)
  37 straight Gail Watts, Leslie Union v. Webster County, 12/13/1960 (Georgia)
  37 straight Jennifer Williams, New Market (W 84-48) Hamburg High, 1/3/1986 (after miss) (Iowa)
  35 straight Sherry Myers, Oakland High (W 86-71) Missouri Valley, 12/13/1968 (Iowa)
  32 straight Joan Mann, Farragut High, Feb. 1963 District Playoffs
  25 straight Beverly Montgomery, Hurricane High (W 77-59) Riverside, 2/25/1967 North Mississippi Class B Tournament Finals (Mississippi)
  25 straight Monica Barr, Scranton High (W 77-63) Glidden-Ralston, 1/27/1984 (Iowa)
  24 straight Karen Fuller, Wales-Lincoln High, 1956 (Iowa)
modern era
  33 straight Angie Sapp, Williamsville High v. Pleasant Plains, 1/2/1990 (Illinois)
  30 straight Erika Ernst, Charlotte High v. Birmingham Marian, 10/21/1990 (Michigan)
  26 Kris Hubbard, Wauconda High v. Antioch, 1982 (Illinois) (26 of 29)
  25 Brenda Mock Kirkpatrick, Tuscola High v. Asheville Erwin, Feb. 1994 (North Carolina) (25 of 25)
Women's National Basketball Association:
W.N.B.A. Consecutive Free Throws Record
  66 straight Eva Nemcova, Cleveland Rockers, 6/14/1999-6/5/2000 (over 2 seasons)

 

Iowa High School Girls Post-Season Free Throw Contests, 6-on-6 era:
Historic Record Holders Progression
  41 straight Mary Lou Hilger, Hamburg High, 1961
  69 straight Teresa Voight, Fenton Central, 1966 (Regional)
  81 straight Cathi Marlowe, Ogden High, 2/24/1973 (Ames Regional)

 

Canada High School Consecutive Free Throw Records (N.H.S.A.A.), Girls:
6 on 6 era
  61 straight Margaret McBurney, Edmonton High School, 1931

 

Australia Women's Professional Free Throw Streak Record:
Basketball South Australia - Central A.B.L.
  61 straight Deanna Smith, South Adelaide Panthers, 2004 (number may be wrong)

 

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