Archive for the 'College' Category

College / Dec 22, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Video: HS Senior Derrick Jones Shows Out At City Of Palms Dunk Contest

Derrick Jones

High school senior Derrick Jones’ in-game aerial exploits already left us supremely impressed. What the hyper-athletic UNLV commit did at the City Of Palms Dunk Contest this weekend has us downright amazed. Watch Jones soar on a series of acrobatic slams that would surely win the NBA dunk contest. Read More »

College / Dec 21, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Video: Notre Dame Guard Demetrius Jackson Posterizes 7-2 Defender

Demetrius Jackson, Isaac Haas

We’re partial to the NBA, but a dunk like this deserves attention regardless of playing field. Watch 6-1 Notre Dame guard Demetrius Jackson launch for an epic poster jam over Purdue’s Isaac Haas – a defender 13 inches taller than he is. Read More »

College / Dec 18, 2014 / 9:45 pm

Video: Jahlil Okafor Hits UCONN With Quick Baseline Spin And Power Jam

Jahlil Okafor

Duke freshman and top draft prospect Jahlil Okafor is 6-11, 270 pounds. Men that big aren’t supposed to move like this. Watch the 18 year-old catch in the post and make a quick baseline spin move before finishing with a powerful jam versus Connection. Read More »

College, High School / Dec 18, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Video: High Schooler D.J. Harvey Headbutts Backboard On Block Try

D.J. Harvey

Have you ever wondered why that padding on the underside of backboards exists? For incredibly rare moments like this, of course. Watch DeMatha Catholic (MD) sophomore D.J. Harvey, Jr. hit his head hard on the backboard while rising for a huge block in a recent game. Read More »

College / Dec 13, 2014 / 9:00 pm

Video: Ohio State’s Sam Thompson Soars For Vicious Inbounds Alley-Oop

Sam Thompson

The only thing even close to as awesome as Sam Thompson’s vicious lob dunk? Reactions of his teammates and the Buckeyes’ crowd. Watch Ohio State’s high-flying senior soar for an epic alley-oop dunk off an inbounds pass versus Morehead State. Read More »

College / Dec 10, 2014 / 10:30 am

Is This The Most Devastated Michigan Fan Ever?

Devastated Michigan Basketball Fan

Last night, the Michigan Wolverines dropped a second consecutive game at home to in-state non-rival Eastern Michigan, 45-42. It’s the first time Eastern Michigan has beaten Michigan since December 17, 1997, and it comes after the Wolverines dropped a game this past weekend to the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). One Michigan fan’s countenance summed it all up. Read More »

College / Dec 5, 2014 / 10:00 am

Portland State Player Fakes Handshake Before Steal & Meaningless Jam

Portland State's Bryce White

This is pretty disgraceful, and a good example of what not to do as a college athlete. Portland State basketball player Bryce White should become a synonym for donkey after the disrespectful way he handled the end of his Portland State Vikings 83-71 loss to the Portland Pilots on Wednesday. Read More »

College, GIFs / Nov 23, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Video: Duke’s Justise Winslow Blocks Layup While Clearing Shooter’s Head

Justise Winslow

A 6-6, 225 pound 18 year-old that starts for Duke, averages 15 points per game, and clears opposing players’ heads while blocking shots? Sounds like a pretty good NBA prospect to us. Watch Blue Devils freshman Justise Winslow jump over Chasson Randle for an epic block in his team’s win over Stanford. Read More »

College / Nov 20, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Breaking Down A Kentucky Vs. Philadelphia 76ers Seven-Game Series

Nerlens Noel, Karl-Anthony Towns

The Kentucky Wildcats and the Philadelphia 76ers are two basketball programs with completely different goals this season. SMU coach Larry Brown said the Wildcats should go 45-0 this season while 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie would love for his team to go 0-82 and secure the top spot in the NBA Draft Lottery. Kentucky is fighting for a National Championship and the 76ers are in full tank mode. Read More »

College / Nov 15, 2014 / 5:45 pm

Video: K-State’s Brandon Bolden Levels Southern Utah Player’s Dunk Attempt

Brandon Bolden, John Marshall

Ouch. This was brutal. During college basketball action last night, Southern Utah’s John Marshall sneaked into the backcourt to intercept the inbounds pass by Kansas State’s Brandon Bolden. But when Marshall tried to take it in for a score, Bolden annihilates him so thoroughly, we’re not sure Marshall will ever take it hard to the hole again. Read More »