Virginia's Adam Hall To Compete In Slam Dunk Championship
March 26, 2002
CHARLOTTESVILLE – Adam Hall of the University of Virginia is scheduled to compete in the slam dunk competition at the 14th annual college Slam Dunk and Three-Point Basketball Championships on Thursday night (March 28) in Atlanta, Ga. The competition will take place at the Georgia State University Sports Arena.
Hall, a 6-5 forward/guard from Katy, Texas, averaged 9.7 points and 4.6 rebounds a game for the Cavaliers as a senior during the 2001-02 season. He was a team tri-captain and started 16 of the 19 games in which he played during the season. He missed 10 games because of a foot injury.
Hall averaged 10.2 points and 4.9 rebounds a game for his career, and ranks eighth on the Cavaliers’ career list for steals (157) and 11th on the three-point field goals made list (89). He scored 1,104 points during his career and started 88 games.
Among the other players scheduled to participate in the slam dunk competition are Devin Brown (Texas-San Antonio), Brandon Dean (Arkansas), Ryan Humphrey (Notre Dame), Frederick Jones (Oregon), Chris Richardson (UNLV), Rolan Roberts (Southern Illinois) and Antwan Scott (Wake Forest).
The event includes a men’s three-point contest, a women’s three-point contest, the slam dunk contest and a three-point shootout between the men’s and women’s champions. Judges for the slam dunk contest are expected to include Georgia State men’s head basketball coach Lefty Driesell, four-time Heavyweight Champion Evander Holyfield and Atlanta Falcons’ quarterback Michael Vick.
ESPN will tape the event with Brad Nessler, Brad Daugherty and Jimmy Dykes serving as hosts of the program that will air on Saturday (March 30) from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.