Vermont's Blakely leaps over field
INDIANAPOLIS -- Vermont's Marqus Blakely beat Bradley's Chris Roberts in the college slam dunk contest Thursday night.
Roberts had a 50 and a 47½ in the first round and 44½ in the semifinals before running into trouble in the finals. He misfired on three attempts, including a between-the-legs dunk, before he received a 40 for his one-handed power dunk with time running out.
Blakely then ended it with a 41. He had L.D. Williams stand in the lane about 5 feet from the basket ...
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