Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, March 12, 2013

Sam Thompson and Rodney Williams are the biggest names when it comes to Big Ten dunkers, but the conference has a deep pool of high-flyers. Even usually dunk-starved Wisconsin got in on the act, finishing the season with some of the most impressive slams. Check out my top 10 dunks from the 2012-13 season in this post. And here's my non-dunk countdown.

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10. Adreian Payne falls to floor, gets up for powerful putback vs. Nebraska

9. Jared Berggren spins and explodes for And-1 dunk vs. Penn State

8. Sam Thompson one-handed alley-oop vs. Nebraska

7. D.J. Newbill posterizes pair of Badgers on driving one-hander

T-6. Rodney Williams & Glenn Robinson III 360 dunks

Robinsonson III's

5. Jared Berggren posterizes Victor Oladipo

4. Ryan Evans slams home highlight-reel putback vs. Ohio State

3. Sam Thompson puts A.J. Hammons on a poster

2. Victor Oladipo alley-oop, dunk sequence

1. Rodney Williams alley-oop vs. Penn State

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