Derrick Williams Video: Watch Arizona Star's Sweet 16 Putback Dunk Against Duke

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That player descending from the rafters and flushing the putback dunk is Derrick Williams. He didn't get up there with a running start. He took two steps and instinctively rose above the cylinder—well above the cylinder—to power the missed layup through for two points.

Bill Raftery correctly assessed a couple of possessions later that it was only worth two points, but it's also worth a spot on SportsCenter's top 10 plays tonight.

It's not the first time that Williams has put on a show. He's put on a highlight reel sophomore season that has vaulted him to the top of many NBA mock drafts.

It's a season no one saw coming. Williams was just an add-on to a solid recruiting class two years ago.

He was so unheralded compared to his teammates that he nearly was asked to redshirt. The Arizona coaching staff didn't even see him play in person before he became a Wildcat. 

It's safe to say that Arizona made the right move. Williams became the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year, but he was just getting started.

This season, Williams averaged 19.1 points and 8.2 rebounds per game while shooting 58 percent from three-point range.

At the end of the day, though, it's Williams' explosion around the hoop that fills arena seats and then gets people out of them. What a dunk.

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