Mar 31, 2011
College of Charleston’s Andrew Goudelock Edges Massachusetts’ Cerie Mosgrove in 3-Point Battle of the Champions
[March 31, 2011] CHICAGO – Underdog small school competitor 5-foot-11-inch Jacob Tucker, from Division III Illinois College, won the Denny’s Slam Dunk Championship at the 23rd annual State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships at Hofheinz Pavilion on the University of Houston campus tonight. In a tight final round against UNC Asheville’s John Williams, Tucker rebounded from two missed attempts with a thunderous reverse slam over Illinois College teammate Nathan Kohler. Tucker, whose YouTube highlight video has garnered more than three million views, won the Facebook fan vote for the only non-Division I spot in the event.
Andrew Goudelock from the College of Charleston won the Mercedes-Benz Men’s 3-Point Shooting Championship. Massachusetts’ Cerie Mosgrove took home the State Farm Women’s 3-Point Shooting Championship title. In the Battle of the Champions, Goudelock edged Mosgrove, 17-15.
The program premiered on ESPN2 tonight and will reair numerous times on ESPN networks, including a Saturday at 1:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2 broadcast.
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