Roster Set for 2019 Championships

Roster Set for 2019 Championships

MINNEAPOLIS (April 3, 2019) – The 2019 State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships roster is finalized, Intersport announced today. The 31st annual event, which will showcase the dunking and long-range shooting talents of 24 of the country’s premier college basketball players, will air live on ESPN at 8 p.m. CT on Thursday from Target Center in Minneapolis.


The night features the Great Clips Slam Dunk Championship, the State Farm Men’s 3-Point Championship, the Rocket Mortgage Women’s 3-Point Championship and the Applebee’s Team Shootout. The winners of the Men’s and Women’s 3-Point Championships will then compete in the Reese’s Puffs Battle of the Champions. The following players have been selected to compete in each contest:




State Farm Men’s 3-Point Championship

David Crisp - Washington

Clayton Custer – Loyola Chicago

Mike Daum – South Dakota State

Corey Davis Jr. – Houston

Fletcher Magee – Wofford

CJ Massinburg – Buffalo

Josh Perkins – Gonzaga

BJ Taylor – UCF


Great Clips Slam Dunk Championship

Jordan Davis – Northern Colorado

Roberto Gallinat – Pacific

Jamall Gregory – Jacksonville St.

Roderick Howell – North Greenville

Khalil Iverson – Wisconsin

DaQuan Jeffries – Tulsa

Marlain Veal – Southeastern Louisiana

Josh Webster – Missouri State


Rocket Mortgage Women’s 3-Point Championship

Sophie Cunningham – Missouri

Natisha Hiedeman – Marquette

Presley Hudson – Central Michigan

Kiara Leslie – NC State

Darby Maggard – Belmont

Maci Morris – Kentucky

Taylor Pierce – Idaho

Danni Williams – Texas




Roderick Howell of Division II North Greenville earned a spot in the Slam Dunk Championship by winning the “Dark Horse Dunker” competition, a digital media fan-voting contest. After 280,895 fan votes were cast over four weeks, Howell was selected to compete in the contest.


Over the last 30 years, several of the top players in college basketball have competed in the College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships including: Gary Payton, Steve Nash, Jason Terry, Kyle Korver, Bobby Hurley, Michael Finley, Allan Houston, Wesley Matthews, Yogi Ferrell, Cappie Pondexter, Katie Gearlds, Kristi Toliver, Tiffany Hayes and Ariel Atkins.


Tickets for the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships are on sale now. Tickets, which begin at $15, can be purchased at, or the Target Center box office.


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