Here’s a video compilation (above) from the dunk contest at Sunday’s UW Alumni Game.
Darnell Gant upset Terrence Ross in the finals.
— Washington’s Nigel Williams-Goss finished with seven points, five assists and three rebounds at Team USA won a tune-up game 97-51 against the Czech Republic before the FIBA Men’s U19 World Championship. The Americans face the Ivory Coast in the tournament opener 11:15 a.m. PST Thursday.
— Colorado’s Spencer Dinwiddie and Stanford’s Chasson Randle are two of 16 finalists for the USA Basketball World University Games team. The roster will be trimmed to 12 players. The squad will play in the World University Games in Russia. Stanford’s Josh Huestis missed the cut.
— California’s Allen Crabbe said he’s not worried about the draft and believes he’ll be taken in the first round.
— Oregon opens the 2013-14 season against Georgetown on Nov. 8 in the Armed Forces Classic.
— Arizona State signed Shaquielle McKissic, a 6-4 guard who averaged 22.5 points last season at Edmonds Community College. The former Kentridge High standout has just one season of eligibility remaining.
— It’s a busy summer for ASU sophomore Jahii Carson. He’s participating in the Nike Point Guard Skills Academy and the Lebron James Skills Academy. Meanwhile, Sun Devils sophomore forward Kenny Martin is transferring.
— Stanford hired Tim O’Toole who had been the director of basketball operations at Syracuse. He replaces Mark Madsen, who left to become the head coach of the Los Angeles D-Fenders, the NBA Development League affiliate for the Los Angeles Lakers.