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Hard as it may be to believe, Tom Pritchard's put-back dunk may not be the most memorable slam of Indiana's season anymore.

In fact, it may not even be the Hoosiers' best slam of the week.

Challenging Pritchard for those honors is freshman guard Will Sheehey, who provided one of the better dunks of the season early in the second half of Indiana's 64-63 loss to Iowa on Saturday. Sheehey blows by his defender, drives straight down the lane and soars over Iowa's Melsahn Basabe for a vicious one-handed dunk that sent the Hoosiers crowd into a frenzy.

The dunk helped Indiana build momentum to take a 10-point lead late in the second half, but even that was not enough to prevent the Hoosiers from falling into a tie with Iowa for last place in the Big Ten. The Hawkeyes closed the game on a 16-5 run, completing a season sweep of Indiana.

Don't blame Sheehey for the disappointing result. He had a season-high 12 points on Saturday and his dunk earned the No. 1 spot on SportsCenter's Top Plays.

Previous Dunk of the Year nominees: 

Illinois forward Brandon Paul

Central Florida guard Marcus Jordan

Syracuse forward C.J. Fair

Old Dominion guard Kent Bazemore

High Point guard Shay Shine

Memphis forward D.J. Stephens

Dayton forward Chris Wright

Oregon State guard Jared Cunningham

Vanderbilt's Jeffery Taylor

Arizona forward Derrick Williams

Indiana forward Tom Pritchard

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