Hellacious-very great or overwhelming (adjective)
Dunks aren’t seen as much in NCAA college basketball as in the NBA but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. They are still players that can light up full stadiums with a tenacious throwdown.
Dunks are such a great part of the game because they are an extreme show of athleticism. The jaw dropping feats bring fans to their feet and infuses life into a game.
UConn star Andre Drummond is set to take off for the NBA but he leaves behind memories of awesome dunks.
Here are the other student athletes that join him as college hoops’ most hellacious dunkers.
Rodney Williams, Minnesota
Mason Plumlee, Duke
Jared Sullinger, Ohio State
Elijah Johnson, Kansas
Quincy Acy, Baylor
We start off with the cover boy for this article.
The former UConn center is a rim destroyer and uses power as well as athleticism to dazzle audiences.
He didn’t perform up to the massive hype his freshman year as a Huskie, but number 12 still put on a show in the air.
In early December, Drummond put on a clinic against a good Harvard squad.
Thankfully it was put on the internet for the world to see.
He may not be as well known as the others on this list but Victor Oladipo is a top-notch dunker.
The sophomore guard for the Indiana Hoosiers is ready for the national spotlight so you should get to know his name now.
Oladipo averaged 10.9 points per game and 5.5 rebounds per game this season while adding a whole array of great dunks.
The one I chose to share with you is a monster slam against Minnesota.
You’ll become a better person after watching it.
Terrence Jones may not be the best or most prolific player on a dominant Kentucky squad,but the kid sure can dunk.
He seeks out the rim like no one else in the game and finishes with a burst of athleticism.
This video is from early December against UNC. Jones is able to drive past Jon Henson and then dunk over Tyler Zeller.
His amazing athletic ability is on display here when he shows up to play against two of the premier players in college ball.
UNC fans may be upset with the play of Harrison Barnes in the 2012 NCAA Tournament, but it is still apparent that the dude has skills.
He is known as a great outside shooter but can still ferociously attack the rim when needed to.
Just take this impressive dunk against Kentucky. I know it didn’t happen this season but it was just too awesome to not include.
His Tar Heels teammate misses a long three from the side of the court. But have no fear, UNC fans, for Barnes then swoops in like Superman and saves the play.
No college basketball list is complete without Davis, who is widely considered to be the best player in the game. Anthony Davis can do it all. He will be a star in the NBA as he is a gifted shooter and rebounder.
The 2012 Naismith Award winner is also a great dunker.
This monster dunk against Kansas is a wonderful testament to the amount of power that Davis can bring to his slams.
He can create an earthquake in a stadium with his amazing athleticism.
Brow down indeed.