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Midnight Madness produces some memorable moments each year, so we're chronicling the best ones from Friday's lineup all weekend. If you spot something we missed, let us know here or here.

The most courageous person at any Midnight Madness across the nation on Friday night was Wagner forward Josh Thompson's mother. She stood in the paint facing the rim during the Seahawks' dunk contest and blindly let her 6-foot-5 son leap over her and throw down a vicious one-handed jam. It could have ended badly for Thompson's mother had he failed to clear her cleanly, but to his credit he did it with ease. The result was a dunk that was not only the most spectacular of the night at Wagner but also by far the riskiest.

More from Best of Midnight Madness Series:

The weekend's best missed dunk
Indiana's Will Sheehey recreates Iowa dunk
Buffalo's Mitchell Watt pulls off two-ball dunk
Maryland's Alex Len does cartwheel dunk
West Virginia sings 'Country Road"
Big dunks from Baylor newcomers
Paul Hewitt and the Green Machine
Even North Carolina's Roy Williams busts a move
Duke's Miles Plumlee clears 6-foot-11 brother
Syracuse legends get warm welcome
Kansas coach Bill Self and his custom motorcycle
Creighton guard leaps over 7-footer

Kentucky women's coach upstages John Calipari
The humorous side of Mississippi State's Renardo Sidney
Sing-along with Marquette's Buzz Williams
Memphis' Drew Barham has sweet dance moves
Maryland fans show appreciation for Gary Williams
Wagner forward leaps over his mom
New Mexico guard's back flip dunk
Tubby Smith shows fighting spirit

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