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Southwest Christian senior hammers down NBA-quality dunks in NAIA contest

Jay Busbee
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Tyler Inman

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Tyler Inman in air.

While the NCAA is penalizing players who dunk, the NAIA is embracing them. Over the weekend, the NAIA held its  slam-dunk contest, and Southwest Christian senior Tyler Inman melted the rim with some of the finest dunking this side of a video game.

Check out his work right here:

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And finally, a closeup of that long-toss closer:

Southwestern Christian is a tiny (enrollment under 700) Biblically-oriented private school in Bethany, Oklahoma. Inman scored himself a perfect 50 on that final dunk. I think even he'd agree that qualifies as heavenly.

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