Up, up and away: Williams soars for big-time swat

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Up, up and away: Williams soars for big-time swat

Everybody knows Minnesota’s Rodney Williams can jump. He’s one of the nation’s elite dunkers, after all. In Tuesday night’s upset over No. 1 Indiana, Williams showed off his ups on the defensive end. And the athletic senior’s block of Victor Oladipo’s late 3 was just as pretty as any of his highlight dunks. Watch Williams soar to block Oladipo’s shot in the final minute of the upset here.

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OK, for real, when was the last time you saw a player elevate as high as Williams on a blocked shot? The guy soared like he was shot out of a cannon.

And Williams had this nice block, as well, Tuesday:

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