November 25, 2009
Candace Parker did it seven times. West Virginia's Georgeann Wells was the first. Now another joins the pantheon.
Tuesday night, Baylor's Brittney Griner became only the seventh woman in the history of college basketball to dunk. Video, if you haven't noticed, is above.
Griner is a star 6-foot-8 freshman center at Baylor, averaging 15.0 points per game, a team high for the No. 8-ranked Bears. Dunking is nothing new for Griner, who threw down 52 times in high school, making her possibly the most entertaining female high school basketball player ever.
Yahoo! Sports blog Ball Don't Lie even debated whether or not she could play in the NBA. Regardless, with four years of college eligibility ahead of her, there's plenty more where this came from.
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