Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, March 13, 2015

Few people go out of their way to challenge A.J. Hammons around the basket, and fewer people succeed when doing so.

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Don't tell Ross Travis that. The Penn State senior took on the Big Ten's block leader (2.8 bpg) and put him on a poster with a highlight dunk Friday in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals.

Travis, from just outside the 3-point line in the closing minutes of the first half, attacked the lane, got a step on Hammons and exploded for a fantastic one-handed dunk.

"That was (Michael) Jordan-esque!" ESPN color commentator Dan Dakich said. "In the house that Michael built.


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