The NCAA Tournament’s open practice sessions have never been known for serious, x’s and o’s game prep. Actually, they’re not really known for anything. Occasionally, however, fans and reporters in attendance get to see a show. East Tennessee State arrived Wednesday morning and gave folks just that.
Ryan Fagan from the Sporting News caught a few of the Buccaneers’ tremendous, rim-rattling, gravity-defying, downright offensive dunks:
Florida Gulf Coast isn't the only Dunk City in Orlando, apparently. Seems @ETSUAthletics has big-time dunkers, too pic.twitter.com/wg4vhWWVRX— Ryan Fagan (@ryanfagan) March 15, 2017
And the ETSU athletics handle caught the best one of all. Behold!
AJ Merriweather of @ETSU_MBB— ETSU Athletics (@ETSUAthletics) March 15, 2017
with the #SCTop10 SLAM during practice for the #NCAATournament #marchmadness #ETSUTough @ESPNAssignDesk pic.twitter.com/leUnLITmJH
AJ Merriweather! Send it in!
East Tennessee State, the new mid-major Cinderella hopeful that you will be rooting for, will take on Florida Thursday afternoon at 3:10 p.m. ET. Tune in.