There have been some incredible dunks this season, but it’s hard to say, without any shadow of doubt, that any bests the one we say Saturday at Assembly Hall. Hanner Mosquera-Perea’s high-flying putback, left-handed, mind you, was that good. It was so good, in fact, former Indiana player and coach and current ESPN color commentator Dan Dakich said, “That’s the best dunk I’ve seen, ever, at Assembly Hall.” It might be a little bit of hyperbole, but the dunk has to be in the conversation. I mean, look at how high Mosquera-Perea got off the floor, and how extended he
Sam Dekker is making sure his name is mentioned when talking about the top dunkers in the Big Ten this season. Holding onto a 27-15 lead over Minnesota midway through the first half, Dekker drove baseline and threw down a thunderous one-handed slam over the outreached arm of Minnesota’s Joey King. “Bringing down the barn, big fella,” said ESPN’s Rece Davis, following the incredible dunk. Dekker finished with 20 points as Wisconsin clinched the Big Ten regular season title outright with a 76-63 victory over Minnesota. With the victory, the Badgers secure the No. 1 seed in next week’s Big
We have seen some monster dunks this season in the Big Ten. That prompted Tom Dienhart to ask Big Ten beat writers for their top dunker.
Purdue's Jon Octeus threw down an outstanding dunk on Thursday against Indiana. Check it out in this post!
Michigan freshman Aubrey Dawkins threw down a thunderous one-handed dunk against Illinois on Thursday.
James Blackmon Jr. threw down a huge dunk over two Maryland defenders in the Hoosiers' 68-66 loss to Maryland on Wednesday. Check it out in this post!
If there was any doubt whether Troy Williams was one of the Big Ten’s top high-flyers, he erased them in Sunday’s narrow 70-67 victory over Michigan. [ MORE: Video: Melo Trimble had a painful day Sunday at Iowa ] Williams, easily one of the Big Ten’s elite athletes, exploded for a handful of powerful flushes. Four of the dunks were included in CBS’ montage spotlighting Williams’ big day above the rim. Problem is, the montage aired a little too early, because the sophomore saved one of his best dunks of the day for late in the game. With 32 seconds
It's no secret that Maryland's Dez Wells is one of the Big Ten's elite finishers. The Terrapins star senior stated his case again in Wednesday night's 64-58 home win vs. Penn State.
Both Sam Thompson and Marc Loving were responsible for highlight-reel dunks in the Buckeyes' 80-56 blowout win over Maryland on Thursday night.
It's official: Ex-Indiana star and high-flyer Victor Oladipo will compete in the NBA dunk contest, the NBA announced Tuesday night.