Archive for the 'College' Category

College / Jan 29, 2015 / 9:30 pm

Watch Mizzou’s Keanau Post Swat Devin Booker’s Dunk Attempt With Authority

Keanau Post, Devin Booker

This is one of the most powerful dunk rejections we’ve ever seen. It’s made even more impressive that the player who performed it is a deep reserve for a college basketball bottom-feeder. Watch Missouri’s Keanau Post absolutely swat a poster attempt by Kentucky’s Devin Booker during tonight’s game between the SEC squads. Read More »

College / Jan 23, 2015 / 2:30 pm

Video: Punches Thrown And Landed At Alabama-Auburn Women’s Game

Auburn, Alabama

If the Alabama-Auburn football game is the Iron Bowl, what does that make this? At last night’s game between women’s basketball teams of the Crimson Tide and Tigers, a fight broke out that included several legitimately landed punches, three ejections, and one official being shoved to the floor. Read More »

College, High School / Jan 21, 2015 / 2:30 pm

The 2015 McDonald’s All-American Nominees Have Been Announced

Kelly Oubre Jr., Cliff Alexander

Think of your favorite NBA superstar. No, seriously, take a second. Who did you come up with? Derrick Rose? LeBron James? Kevin Durant? Anthony Davis? At every level of basketball, from the NBA down, there is a group of players who are in a league of their own. Not only are their individual numbers usually ridiculous, but also the game seems to come easier to them. At the high school level this top group of youngsters makes up each year’s McDonald’s All-American Games. Think I’m overselling it? The last four number one picks in the NBA Draft are all alumni of the games. Read More »

College / Jan 17, 2015 / 8:15 pm

Watch Siena Freshman Collapse Basket During After Pre-Game Reverse Jam

Siena Backboard

This was a nice dunk – smooth and effortless. But it hardly the type that should cause a backboard stanchion to collapse. Perhaps there was some gamesmanship ship at play from home court Canisius? If so, it certainly worked. Watch Siena freshman Willem Brandwijk throw down a casual double-pump reverse jam during warm-ups of his team’s loss to Canisius, followed by the basket slowly collapsing several seconds later. Read More »

College, GIFs / Jan 14, 2015 / 4:00 pm

Watch Cliff Alexander Smash It On A Seven-Footer

Cliff Alexander, Anthony Allen

Kansas freshman Cliff Alexander has throw down plenty of dunks as a top recruit before arriving in Lawrence this fall, but he hasn’t ever been a national stage like he was last night when ESPN televised the Jayhawks’ 67-57 win over Oklahoma State. He certainly made the most of his time in the spotlight, especially when he threw it down (literally) over seven-footer Anthony Allen. Read More »

College / Jan 13, 2015 / 4:00 pm

Video: Anthony Davis Guarantees A 2015 NCAA Title For Kentucky

Anthony Davis

After playing against Anthony Davis and the Pelicans in December, Bulls power forward Pau Gasol said the Brow’s “a freak,” and we don’t disagree. Davis is continuing to dominate for the Pellies, putting them in prime playoff contention in the loaded West. The former defensive force for Kentucky recently guaranteed a 2015 NCAA Title for his Wildcats in an interview with Red Bull. Read More »

College, GIFs / Jan 12, 2015 / 4:00 pm

GIF: JUCO Standout, Phillip Rankin, Obliterates Defender On Poster Jam

Phillip Rankin

We’re pretty sure you haven’t heard of Phillip Rankin. The Alabama native tried to walk on at South Alabama before going the junior college route. In a recent game, he detonated on a poor defender who didn’t know the 6-8 forward was about to immortalize him for all the wrong reasons on this bonkers alley-oop flush. Read More »

College / Jan 10, 2015 / 9:45 pm

Video: Dick Vitale Pays Tribute To Stuart Scott With ‘Boo-Yah’ After UNC Win

Marcus Paige

Somewhere, Stuart Scott is smiling. In tribute to the late, great sportscaster and diehard Tar Heel fan, Dick Vitale repeatedly yelled Scott’s signature “Boo-yah!” after Marcus Paige hit a last-second layup to give North Carolina a win over Louisville on Saturday. Read More »

College, High School / Jan 10, 2015 / 4:45 pm

Video: High-Schooler Lucas Campbell Hammers Poster Dunk On Two Defenders

Lucas Campbell

Serious question: What exactly are they feeding these young ballers today? A couple days ago, high school senior Hafid Yassin out of Seattle threw down one of the best inbounds alley-oop dunks we have ever seen, sending the Internet into a tizzy after his ridiculous showcase of bounce went viral. Read More »

College / Jan 9, 2015 / 11:45 am

Video: Bill Walton Enjoys UCLA Dancers, Quotes Neil Young Lyrics & More

Dave Pasch, Bill Walton

There aren’t many commentators quite as loquacious as former UCLA Bruin and championship-winning Portland Trail Blazer, Bill Walton. The Hall of Fame NBA center — who overcame a stutter to become a broadcaster when his playing career was done — called Thursday night’s Stanford-UCLA game and had a string of incredible pronouncements including quoting Neil Young in the pre-game, forgetting his broadcasting partner’s name and proclaiming Shane Battier a future President of the United States. Read More »