The Eastern Kentucky Colonels basketball team held their annual Hoopfest on Wednesday, and Junior guard Marcus Lewis highlighted the show. A teammate held a ball and stood under the basket while Lewis ran from out of bounds jump over the man and reverse dunk it in.
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Here are some fun facts about Eastern Kentucky University:
It is located in Richmond, Ky.
It has roughly 15,000 undergraduate students.
It is the alma mater of Jets coach Rex Ryan.
It has a basketball player named Marcus Lewis who has crazy hops.
Lewis showed off his ups in an impressive alley-oop dunk that was unfortunately only captured on a brief, grainy video. The EKU Colonels...
In what has to be the best in-bounds ally-oop dunk of the season, Eastern Kentucky's Marcus Lewis soared above the rim to embarrass Southeast Missouri State on Saturday.
The junior guard not only slammed down the rock, he faked out two SEMO defenders on his way down the lane and into highlight reel immortality.
2,922 fans saw Lewis help the Colonels to a 81-72 victory in the...
The ally-oop has become a staple of basketball on every single level. Most of the time, we see it used as a backdoor set play in a half-court offense, or it’s the way to get up and down the court quickly on a fastbreak. But it is even more impressive when it is used on an out-of-bounds set. This is when the athleticism and size of a player comes into play. That’s exactly what...