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2018 NABC-NAIA Shoot & Slam Presented by US Bank


The NAIA and the National Basketball Coaches' Association (NABC) has partnered to develop the 2018 NABC-NAIA Shoot & Slam, presented by US Bank. The 5th annual event will take place in conjunction with the 81st annual NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship.

Saturday, March 17
4 p.m. - 3-Point Contest

Reed Dungan

Reed Dungan
Dalton State (Ga.)

Will Hill

Will Hill
Rio Grande (Ohio)

Colton Kooima

Colton Kooima
Northwestern (Iowa)

Brandon Scott

Brandon Scott
Science & Arts (Okla.)

4:30 p.m. - Dunk Contest

Arsenio Arrington

Arsenio Arrington
Aquinas (Mich.)

DeShun Patterson

DeShun Patterson
Tabor (Kan.)

Titus Rice

Titus Rice
Ottawa (Kan.)


(fan vote announced
on Feb. 27)

Vote on social media for fourth and final Dunker. (Voting open from Feb. 20 until Feb. 26) | VOTE HERE

Contestants announced (Feb. 19) | READ STORY HERE


Slam Dunk Fan Vote

2017 Slam Dunk Champ

Watch the video of last year's slam dunk contest champion Henry French of Trinity International.


Slam Dunk Contest: 4 overall contestants, which can come from either division. The 4th dunker is decided by a fan vote (open from Feb. 20 - 26). Contestants are announced on Feb. 19 (3-point & dunk) while the fan-vote dunker is announced Feb. 27. 

3-Point Contest: 4 overall contestants, which can come from either division. Contestants are announced Feb. 19.

• The NABC-NAIA Men's Basketball All-Star Committee determined the selection criteria and will oversee the selection process. Criteria takes into account season statistics, awards and postseason experience. The Committee is comprising coaches from both Division I and Division II ranks

Previous Champions:
• 2017
  – DUNK: Henry French, Trinity International (Ill.) | WATCH DUNKS
  – 3-POINT: Zach Taylor, Carroll (Mont.)

• 2016

  – DUNK: Richard McCalop, Science & Arts (Okla.) | WATCH DUNKS
  – 3-POINT: Trae Bergh, Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.)

• 2015

  – DUNK: Jamaal Thomas, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) | WATCH DUNKS
  – 3-POINT: Marcus Hurn, Great Falls (Mont.)

• 2014
  – DUNK: Tyler Inman, Southwestern Christian (Okla.) | WATCH DUNKS
  – 3-POINT: Travis Schuba, Madonna (Mich.)