Every college basketball season there’s That Guy. The one who pulls off a hellacious dunk that makes the rounds on highlight shows and YouTube, but more often than not, it’s the last time you ever hear from him.
Jamine Peterson was in danger of becoming That Guy. In a Feb. 2 game at Syracuse, the Providence sophomore pulled off one of the dunks of the year, going off-glass to himself for a two-hand hammer in traffic. That night, my Dad delivered the “Did you see that?” phone call, telling me “some kid from Villanova, I think” had a Tracy McGrady-style cram. Never mind the name — he couldn’t even remember the school. Read More »