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USF signee Hawkins in New Orleans dunk contest



USF men's basketball's NCAA Tournament run didn't make it all the way to New Orleans, but one of the Bulls' future players will be there this weekend, as guard JaVontae Hawkins of Flint, Mich., will participate in the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk Championships, which will be broadcast on CBS on Sunday at 4:30 p.m.

Hawkins, one of the most decorated players in Stan Heath's incoming recruiting class, is one of eight high school players competing in the dunk contest. Here's a full list of the entrants. ... Hawkins is active on Twitter, and USF fans can follow him here.

[Last modified: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 9:52am]


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