Jacob Tucker's dunk case goes viral

Updated: March 9, 2011, 8:19 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

Jacob Tucker wasn't after fame when he recently uploaded a two-minute, 14-second video of himself throwing down an assortment of dunks on YouTube.

Tucker, a 5-foot-11 guard from Division III Illinois College in Jacksonville, Ill., wanted to make a case for an invitation to the NCAA dunk contest at the Final Four in Houston.

Tucker, who has an estimated 50-inch vertical, and his friends uploaded the video around 9:30 p.m. on Friday. The link was passed around by his friends and ...

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