ATLANTA, GA -- Texas A&M's Acie Law IV and Marlon Pompey are among 24 talented seniors who will tip off Final Four weekend in The 19th Annual State Farm College Slam Dunk & Three Point Championships, airing on ESPN on Thursday at 8 p.m. (CT).
This annual event, held at the Georgia State Sports Arena, features the
country¹s best dunkers and three-point shooters competing in a series of events, including the Vegas.com Men¹s Slam Dunk Championship, the Midas Touch Men¹s 3-Point Shooting Championship, the State Farm Women¹s 3-Point Shooting Championship and the Taco Bell Battle of Champions (3-Point Shooting).
Joining Pompey in the Vegas.com Men¹s Slam Dunk Championship are Notre Dame¹s Russell Carter, Long Beach State¹s Louis Darby, Rutgers¹ Adrian Hill, Chicago State¹s Royce Parran, Georgia native Brent Petway of Michigan, Weber State¹s David Patten and Georgia Tech¹s Mario West.
The panel of judges for the dunk competition includes new Atlanta Falcon Joe Horn, Atlanta Hawk Josh Smith, former Atlanta Hawk and 1986 NBA Slam Dunk Champion Spud Webb, Miami Dolphin Ronnie Brown and Philadelphia Eagle Takeo Spikes.
Law will be challenged in the Midas Touch Men¹s 3-Point Shooting
Championship by Stephen Sir (Northern Arizona), Aaron Brooks (Oregon), Colin Falls (Notre Dame), Adam Haluska (Iowa), Jarrius Jackson (Texas Tech), Demetris Nichols (Syracuse) and Kammron Taylor (Wisconsin).
Past participants include current and former NBA stars Michael Finley, Steve Nash, Nick Van Exel, Gary Payton and Freddie Jones.