Marsharee Neely To Participate In Slam Dunk Contest

March 31, 2010
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

March 31, 2010

INDIANAPOLIS, IN-- ODU senior Marsharee Neely (Greensboro, NC.) has been selected to compete in the 22nd annual State Farm College Slam Dunk Championships in Bracket Town in Spalding Arena which is located at the indiana Convention Center. The event will be shown on ESPN Thursday night from 9-11 p.m.

Neely will compete against Gerard Anderson (Cal St. Fullerton); Marqus Blakeley (Vermont); Ryan Brooks (Temple); Marquez Haynes (UT-Arlington); Lazar Hayward (Marquette); Chris Roberts (Bradley) and L.D. Williams (Wake Forest).

Brad Nessler, Jimmy Dykes and Holly Rowe will be the announcing team for ESPN.

Neely started 10 of 35 games for the Monarchs with a 5.5 point per game average. He hit .714 from the free throw line and .397 from the floor as well as 2.9 rebounds per game.

Neely scored a career high tying 20 points against Missouri. He scored in double figures eight times, including twice in the CAA Tournament. Neely also hauled down eight rebounds against VCU in the CAA semi-finals.

The last Monarch to ever compete in this event was Michael Williams in 2001.