Posted March 21, 2013 on
KANSAS CITY, Mo. --- North Carolina freshman J.P. Tokoto put an exclamation mark on Thursday's NCAA Tournament practice by leaping over 6-10 teammate Joel James for a dunk. photographer Jim Hawkins was there ...

J.P. Tokoto dunks over teammate at practice

North Carolina Tar Heels' J.P. Tokoto throws down an enormous dunk over 6'10" teammate Joel James during NCAA Tournament warmups.

J.P. Tokoto dunks over teammate during practice

J.P. Tokoto made it look simple to jump over a 6’10” teammate. Tokoto glided over Joel James for the slam during UNC’s team practice on Thursday. Roy Williams’ reaction was pretty phenomenal as well. North Carolina is getting ready to play Villanova in the second-round of the tournament in Kansas City. Earlier in the year, Tokoto drilled a backwards half-court shot. [Gamedayr]

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Previewing #8 UNC vs #9 Villanova

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OL Under Construction

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – While Gio Bernard’s early jump to the NFL has been the focal point in discussing North Carolina’s offseason personnel losses, there are massive holes to fill along an offensive line that played bulldozer during the Tar Heels’ record–setting offensive explosion last fall.
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