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  1. Jabari Parker ends prep career to big cheers

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Jabari Parker threw down a baseline dunk. He dished out a few assists. He grabbed a few rebounds. He made a few steals and blocked a few shots. On the court Wednesday, Parker was being Parker as he displayed his all-around game and sho...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  2. NU's Shurna to compete in 3-point contest

    Scott Powers

    Northwestern senior forward John Shurna will compete in the 3-point shooting contest in the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships in New Orleans on March 29. This year's competition will be held at Tulane's Fogelman Arena at 8 p.m. ...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  3. N. Chicago's Simpson awes vs. Round Lake

    Scott Powers

    ROUND LAKE, Ill. -- North Chicago's Aaron Simpson first got flipped and then he flipped the switch. During the first quarter of Tuesday's game with Round Lake, the 6-foot Simpson drove to the basket and went up for a dunk. A defender stepped in an...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  4. Illini conclude Italy trip with 3-1 record

    Scott Powers

    Illinois closed out its Italy trip with an 89-85 overtime win over Fulgor Omegna on Friday. The Illini forced overtime when senior guard Sam Maniscalco stole the ball, and sophomore guard Crandall Head threw home a dunk on an offensive rebound in th...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  5. Illini defeat West Virginia in scrimage

    Scott Powers

    Illinois defeated West Virginia 47-26 in a scrimmage at the Aviano Air Base in Italy on Wednesday. The two teams held a clinic for the troops' children, participated in a dunk contest, scrimmaged against the Aviano varsity unit and then played two 1...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  6. Illinois, W.V. to scrimmage in Italy

    Scott Powers

    Illinois and West Virginia will scrimmage while visiting the Aviano Air Base in Italy next month. The teams will visit the air base on Aug. 17 and will hold a children's basketball clinic, have a dunk contest and scrimmage against military personn...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  7. Harlem Globetrotters draft Jacob Tucker

    Scott Powers

    Illinois College guard and 2011 college slam dunk champion Jacob Tucker was drafted by the Harlem Globetrotters on Tuesday. Tucker put himself on the national map in March when his dunk highlight video went viral on YouTube. The video now has more...

    Blog | June 21, 2011
  8. Harlem Globetrotters draft college slam dunk champion Jacob Tucke...

    Scott Powers

    Illinois College guard and 2011 college slam dunk champion Jacob Tucker was drafted by the Harlem Globetrotters on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2011
  9. Viral video dunker earns spot in contest

    Scott Powers

    Almost a month after his online audition video went viral, Division III Illinois College guard Jacob Tucker earned an invitation to the college slam dunk championship at the Final Four in Houston. Read the entire story....

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  10. Illinois College's Jacob Tucker earns spot in college slam dunk c...

    Scott Powers

    Almost a month after his online audition video went viral, Division III Illinois College guard Jacob Tucker earned an invitation to the college slam dunk championship at the Final Four in Houston.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2011
  11. Illinois College's Jacob Tucker states his case for an invitation...

    Scott Powers

    Jacob Tucker, a 5-foot-11 guard from Division III Illinois College, turned to YouTube to state his case for an invitation to the 2011 NCAA dunk contest.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  12. Tucker stumping for dunk contest

    Scott Powers

    Jacob Tucker wasn't after fame when he recently uploaded a two-minute, 14-second video of himself throwing down an assortment of dunks on YouTube. Read the entire story....

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  13. Waukegan's Jereme Richmond enjoying new chapter in career at McDo...

    Scott Powers

    Waukegan's Jereme Richmond still doesn't agree with the official's charging call against him in the Class 4A state semifinals. Since that game on March 19, people have sent Richmond photos and video of the dunk, and he's now more than certain he cle...

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2010
  14. With a dunk, Loyola's Andy Polka knew he was back from a severe a...

    Scott Powers

    With a dunk, Loyola's Andy Polka knew he was back from a severe ankle injury.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2009
  15. De La Salle's Mike Shaw and Morgan Park's Wayne Blackshear want t...

    Scott Powers

    De La Salle's Mike Shaw and Morgan Park's Wayne Blackshear want to win a national championship together.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2009