[April 1, 2013] CHICAGO – Indiana’s Jordan Hulls will participate in the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships at 7 p.m. ET April 4 at McCamish Pavilion on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Intersport announced today via Twitter. The 25th annual event, which will showcase the dunking and sharp-shooting talents of 24 of the nation’s top college basketball players, will be broadcast live on ESPN. The broadcast team includes Brad Nessler, Dan Dakich, Jimmy Dykes and Samantha Ponder.
Individual events include: Hampton Hotels Men’s 3-Point Championship, State Farm Women’s 3-Point Championship, Pepsi MAX Battle of the Champions and Denny’s Slam Dunk Championship.
Hulls will be competing in the Hampton Hotels Men’s 3-Point Championship. A 6-foot senior guard, Hulls started in all 36 games for an Indiana team that earned a No. 1 seed in the 2013 NCAA Tournament. Hulls led the Hoosiers with a team-best 80 3-pointers drained and shot with nearly 45 percent accuracy from behind the arc this season. He also tallied 107 assists this season for Indiana. Hulls is a two-time honorable mention All-Big Ten selection and a three-time academic all-conference pick.
One player already named to the Denny’s Slam Dunk Championship roster is High Point’s senior forward Corey Law, who won the State Farm Dark Horse Dunker competition. The State Farm Dark Horse Dunker Facebook bracket was a five-week knockout competition that began with 16 under-the-radar dunkers who had what it takes to compete against the D-I field in Atlanta. Fans determined the winner by voting during each round at the official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/CollegeSlam).