Jabari Smith Jr. left everyone speechless following monstrous dunk

With Auburn well on its way to a first-round win over Jacksonville State in the NCAA Tournament, Jabari Smith Jr. took one final moment to remind everyone why he was named an All-American.

The SEC Freshman of the Year produced a team-high 20 points, 14 rebounds and four assists on Friday to lead the second-seeded Tigers to an 80-61 win over the No. 15 seed Gamecocks. Walker Kessler recorded 13 points, 10 rebounds and nine blocks to finish shy of a triple-double.

Smith had perhaps the play of the tournament with just over one minute remaining. The scene unfolded when Smith collected the offensive rebound off of his own missed 3-pointer. Smith dribbled around a few defenders and unleashed fury on Brandon Huffman.

The monstrous jam by Smith immediately sent the Tigers’ bench into a frenzy. Players on the sideline had incredible reactions to the dunk and were left

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Isaac Traudt’s dunk makes Sportscenter Top 10

Isaac Traudt left his mark over the last few days

The Virginia basketball signee’s emphatic dunk has certainly made waves over social media.

Traudt had 24 points, 12 rebounds, three assists in his Grand Island’s 53-41 loss to St. Louis Vashon on Friday afternoon. His dunk even made it to Sportcenter’s Top ten plays at No. 5 later that night.

On Saturday, Traudt followed up with another highlight-filled performance after recording 30 points on his way to being named the MVP of the game. With his 30 points, Traudt is the new All-Time leading scorer in Islander Basketball history – amassing 1147 and counting.

The Top 50 power forward was Tony

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Obi Toppin’s Dunk Was Crazy, But The Pacers Knock Off The Knicks In Indy

The Indiana Pacers picked up their 11th win of the season on Wednesday evening in Indianapolis when they crushed the New York Knicks 122-102. 

While the Pacers advanced to 11-16 in their first 27 games, the Knicks fell to 12-13 and now are under .500 on the season in their first 25 games. 

“We played with a lot of energy for the majority of the game,” Rick Carlisle said postgame. “Good start, which is always important. A lot of balance, and a lot of guys played hard, so obviously every win is important for us right now, but we did many good things.” 

The Pacers are a solid 8-6 in 14 games at home this season, but a dreadful 3-10 in 13 road games.  

As for the Knicks, they got an incredible highlight from Obi Toppin (see tweet below from ESPN’s SportsCenter), but are struggling right now with a 4-6

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SportsCenter top 10: Corey Tripp’s dunk named No. 1 play

Corey Tripp’s dunk for Medina High School was SportsCenter’s No. 1 play on Tuesday night.

MEDINA, Ohio — Northeast Ohio was received plenty of attention on ESPN on Tuesday night. And it had nothing to do with the Browns, Indians or Cavaliers.

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Rather it was Medina High School senior Corey Tripp who laid claim to the No. 1 play of ESPN’s “SportsCenter” on Tuesday night — and rightfully so. In the third quarter of Medina’s matchup against Avon on Tuesday, Tripp recorded a steal and proceeded to dribble the ball up the court, dodging a defender with a behind-the-back dribble before slamming down a thunderous dunk over a defender.

“Wow. And if you do not think that is Tuesday’s top play, you’re Tripp-ing,” ESPN’s Neil Everett said, as

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