A Free Throw Shooting Legend

Going into the 2010 Florida Senior Games State Championships Basketball Shooting competition, Umatilla’s Andy McGuffin, had connected on 92% of his free throws in 12 years of previous competition. To win the gold medal in the 85-89 age group in 2010, he hit 97% of his 30 free throws, connecting on 29.

McGuffin, the 2005 Florida Senior Games State Championships Male Athlete of the Year, was good on his first round of 10 free throws, missed the final free throw of the second round and then went 10 for 10 in the third round.

It was his 14th overall gold medal in the event since 1994 and he has made good on 361 of 390 free throws since 1995.

Andy McGuffin’s Year by Year Free Throw Shooting
2010: 29-30            2004: 28-30           1999: 26-30
2009: 24-30            2003: 27-30           1996: 29-30
2008: 26-30            2002: 28-30           1995: 29-30
2006: 29-30            2001: 30-30
2005: 28-30            2000: 28-30
                                                             TOTAL: 361-390 (92.56%)
Numbers not available for 1994 gold medal