By: Chris O’Brien
If you are a Kansas Jayhawks fan, you need at least three writers in your arsenal:
- Gary Bedore – Kansas City Star
- Jesse Newell – Kansas City Star
- Chris O’Brien – Bill Self’s Backup on Medium Rare Basketball (shameless self-promotion)
Why? Because you’ll get stuff like this:
This resulted in a dunk pic.twitter.com/Q243xXfniq
— Jesse Newell (@jessenewell) December 3, 2017
I went back to re-examine the game tape and did a little iPhone work.
Check this out!
Or go all film-noir with this one…
No matter which poster you choose, Vick may have just secured a spot in the NBA with this dunk alone.
You can go check out Jesse Newell’s full write-up over here. It’s complete with analysis, quotes from players, and–most importantly–giphys of all the alley-oops from the Syracuse game.
I’ll have two posts up this week, one chronicling Devonte’ Graham’s big week (back-to-back 35 pt games) and then a (depressing) trip down memory lane with the 2003 Syracuse vs. Kansas national championship game and how that one game may have changed the course of 21st-century college basketball.