Men's Basketball

    Sheehey Highlights Field in Papa John's Dunk of the Year Finals

    Go Hoosiers! Vote for Will Sheehey for Dunk of the Year
    Go Hoosiers!
    Vote for Will Sheehey for Dunk of the Year
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    March 7, 2011

    CHICAGO - Indiana University freshman guard Will Sheehey's powerful one-handed slam against Iowa highlights a field of eight impressive dunks vying for the 2011 Papa John's Dunk of the Year, announced today by sports television production and event marketing company Intersport.

    The Papa John's Dunk of the Year is wholly determined by fan voting on Facebook (Facebook.com/DunkoftheYear) and will be announced on CBS, the network home of the Final Four, on Sunday, April 3 at 3:30 p.m. ET.

    Named the top play on SportsCenter, Sheehey's dunk - in which he blows by his defender and posterizes Iowa's Melsahn Basabe with a powerful one-handed jam - joins the following seven dunks in the 2011 Papa John's Dunk of the Year Finals:

    Player, School
    Jared Cunningham, Oregon State
    Scotty Hopson, Tennessee
    Terrence Jones, Kentucky
    Kyle Kuric, Louisville
    Jermaine Mallett, Missouri State
    Travis Releford, Kansas
    Shay Shine, High Point

    Papa John's Dunks of the Year, a one-hour CBS special, will highlight all eight finalists, reveal the 2011 Papa John's Dunk of the Year, and explore the greatest dunks and dunkers in college basketball.

    Intersport is also the creator of the 23rd Annual College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships (ESPN2, March 31, 7-9 p.m. ET) and the inaugural National High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships (CBS, April 3, 4:30-6 p.m. ET) - both held in Houston, TX, the home of the 2011 Final Four.


    About Intersport
    For 25 years, Intersport has been an award-winning innovator and leader in the creation of sports and entertainment based marketing platforms. Intersport provides turnkey solutions for global brands combining three award-winning divisions: Sponsorship & Event Marketing, Television Programming & Production and Digital Production & Strategy. Intersport is headquartered in Chicago.
     

     


       

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